Page 13 - Teaching Guide - Good News
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Lesson Theme: Jesus invites us to faith.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 “Yes, Lord, I Believe” (CD-2, #26) l Gathering Prayer (see page TG1-14)l Cover Activity l We Read the Bible at Mass (page 1) l Story l Saint Francis Rebuilds the Church (page 2) l Catholic Faith Word l Church (page 2)l Discuss the Know questions related to the story.l Activity l Stretch and Sing “God’s Love Is...” (CD-2, #6)l Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for all the things that helpus change and grow. Amen. (Repeat.)Day 2Discover Gospel and Doctrinel Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for all the things that help us change and grow. Amen. (Repeat).l Gospel Ritual l “Gospel Acclamation” (CD-2, #24) l Sunday Gospel l The Vineyard Owner (page 3)l Discuss the Know questions related to the Gospel. l Activity l Creative Dramal Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for Jesus’ stories that tell us of your love for us. Amen. (Repeat.)Day 3l Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for Jesus’ stories that tell us of your love for us. Amen. (Repeat.)l Connecting Gospel and Doctrine (page 4)Distribute the students’ What the Church Believes andTeaches handbooks. Turn to page 12.l Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for all the wonderful things you created. Amen. (Repeat.)Day 4Live the Gospell Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for all the wonderful things you created. Amen. (Repeat.)l Activity l Good News Activity Book, Activity #26l Activity l Building the Church (page 4)l Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for loving us and takingcare of us. Amen. (Repeat.) Day 5l Gathering Prayer: Loving God, thank you for loving us and taking care of us. Amen. (Repeat.)l Weekly Lesson Assessmentl Closing Prayer (see page TG1-15)l Closing Song l “Come and Follow Me” (CD-2, #14)Friday Take-HomeRemind the students to share their lesson with their families and to do the Family Corner activities and prayer on pages 3 together.Curriculum Connectionsl ELA: Invite the students to reflect on the steps the vineyard owner took to care for his vineyard. Then ask the students to write a paragraph explaining the steps to take in order to plant and care for a garden. (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2).l Sci: In pairs, have the students conduct an investigation to determine if plants need sunlight and water to grow. (2-LS2-1)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 WeekTo honor Mary and the two new Fatima saints (see Saints and Feast Days to Celebrate for October 13), invite your students to collect baby items for a crisis pregnancy center or snacks for an after-school program.Saints and Feast Days to Celebratel October 11: Saint John XXIII – “Good Pope John” was an older man when he was elected pope, yet he called for the Second Vatican Council—a major event of renewal for the Catholic Church. He was concerned about peace in our world and worked for peace.l October 13: 100th Anniversary of Our Lady’s Appearances in Fatima – Mary appeared several times to three children in Fatima, Portugal, in 1917. On May 13, 2017, two of the children, Jacinta and Francisco, were canonized as saints. Mary asked them to pray the Rosary. Pray the Hail Mary or a decade of the Rosary today for the conversion of sinners and world peace.Extending the LessonUnit 1: We Are the Church l TG1-13


































































































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