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Lesson Theme: The People of God build community.Five-Day Lesson Pacing GuideNote: This pacing guide suggests how to present the lesson over five days. Please adapt the lesson to suit your needs.Day 1Share Experiencesl Gathering Song l “God’s Love Is...” (CD-2, #6) l Gathering Prayer (see page TG1-22)l Cover Activity l How Do I Decide? (page 1)l Story l The Friend Decision (page 2)l Activity l What Is the Problem? (pages 2–3)l Closing Prayer l Loving God, help us to praise you by caring for allyou created. Amen. (Repeat.)Day 2Discover Gospel and Doctrinel Gathering Prayer l Loving God, help us to praise you by caring for all you created. (Repeat).l Gospel Ritual l “Gospel Acclamation” (CD-2, #24)l Sunday Gospel l Jesus Tells Us to Give to God (page 3)l Discuss the first Know question.l Catholic Faith Word l Pharisees (page 4)l Discuss the second and third Know questions.l Activity l Creative Dramal Closing Prayer l Loving God, we are happy to belong to you. Amen.(Repeat.)Day 3l Gathering Prayer l Loving God, we are happy to belong to you. Amen. (Repeat.)l Connecting Gospel and Doctrine (page 4)Distribute the students’ What the Church Believes andTeaches handbooks. Turn to page 30.l Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for our priests and for all who teach us to love you. Amen. (Repeat.)Day 4Live the Gospell Gathering Prayer l Loving God, you are so good, and we are happy to be your children. Amen. (Repeat.)l Activity l Good News Activity Book, Activity #26l Activity l You Shall Not Lie (page 4)l Closing Prayer l Loving God, we praise and thank you foryour great love. Amen. (Repeat.) Day 5l Gathering Prayer: Loving God, we praise and thank you for your great love. Amen. (Repeat.)l Weekly Lesson Assessmentl Closing Prayer (see page TG1-23)l Closing Song l “CHOICES” (CD-1, #16)Friday Take-HomeRemind the students to share their lesson with their families and to do the Family Corner activities and prayer on page 4 together.Curriculum Connectionsl Math: Have the students practice adding and subtracting monetary values using money math manipulatives. (CCSS. Math.Content.2.MD.C.8)l SS: Discuss what leaders do in a community. Then have the students brainstorm in small groups what roles other people have in a community. Ask the students to share their list with the class. (D2.Civ.2.K-2)Additional Resourcesl Lesson Assessment (gospelweeklies.com/assessments)l Seasonal Resources (gospelweeklies.com/seasonal)l Video Links: Go to gospelweeklies.com/blog to subscribe to GROW.Catholic Identity Project of the WeekIt is often easier to recognize what should be given to “Caesar” than what should be given to God. With your children, brainstorm a list of ways people can give to God what belongs to God. Some examples mightbe time and talents. Then invite each individual to commit to giving something to God throughout the week.Saints and Feast Days to Celebratel October 22: Saint John Paul II – This Polish saint was the pope for almost 27 years. He traveled to visit Catholics all over the world. He cared about young people and started World Youth Day. Say a prayer today for our current pope, Pope Francis.l October 28: Saints Simon and Jude – These men are two of Jesus’ Twelve Apostles. Many people pray to Saint Jude for desperate situations. Pray: Saints Simon and Jude, help us to be good followers and friends of Jesus. Amen.Extending the LessonUnit 1: We Are the Church l TG1-21


































































































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