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Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary

Resource ID 104253

KS3 R.E.

Religious Texts
Bible Stories
"Balaam's Donkey"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Description
"Balaam's Donkey"
This resource is part of a collection with the following variants:

104251 - Lower KS2 Mixed Ability

104252 - Upper KS2 Mixed Ability

104253 - KS3 Mixed Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]

Students are asked to demonstrate their understanding of the Bible story Balaam’s Donkey by sequencing cards or filling in the gaps to make up the complete story. They will identify the key components of the story, and see links between the donkeys at the Sanctuary and the inspiration for this Bible story.

Contextual Summary


This is an R.E. resource for key stages 2 and 3 that engages students with donkeys at the Sanctuary and how their gentle and forgiving nature is reflected in this bible story. The tasks enable them to demonstrate their understanding of the Bible story Balaam’s Donkey. Students are asked to put the story into the correct sequence after they have cut the jumbled the story components (there is also a missing sentence version for students in lower key stage 2).

Key Skills Practised
  • Identifying and placing story elements in their chronological order
  • Sequencing skills
  • Demonstrating understanding of a Bible story
Learning Opportunities
Learning Outcomes

Students will have demonstrated that they can identify the stages of a story. Students will have shown their understanding by placing cards or sentences in the correct sequence.

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