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Lesson Theme: People of God serve others.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 “Serving Each Other” (CD-1, #19) l Gathering Prayer (see page TG1-30)l Activity l Who Will Help? (page 1)l Story l Adam’s Monday (page 2)l Discuss the Know questions related to the story.l Catholic Faith Word l Serve (page 3)l Closing Prayer l Loving God, help us to realize that we are not toosmall or too young to help. Amen. (Repeat.)Day 2Discover Gospel and Doctrinel Gathering Prayer l Loving God, help us to realize that we are not too small or too young to help. Amen. (Repeat.)l Gospel Ritual l “Gospel Acclamation” (CD-2, #24)l Sunday Gospel l Jesus Teaches Us to Serve (page 3)l Discuss the Know questions related to the Gospel.l Songl “ServingEachOther”(CD-1,#19)l Closing Prayer l Loving God, help us to find ways that we can helpothers. Amen. (Repeat.) Day 3l Gathering Prayer l Loving God, help us to find ways that we can help others. Amen. (Repeat.)l Connecting Gospel and Doctrine (page 3)Distribute the children’s What the Church Believes andTeaches handbooks. Turn to page 20.l Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for saints and angels who are your helpers too. Amen. (Repeat.)Day 4Live the Gospell Gathering Prayer l Loving God, help us to find ways that we can help others. Amen. (Repeat.)l Activity l Good News Activity Book, Activity #28l Activity l Saints Show Us How to Serve Others (page 4)l Closing Prayer l Lord, when I answer people, let me speak withyour wisdom and love. Amen. (Repeat.) Day 5l Gathering Prayer: Loving God, thank you for friends who help each other. Amen. (Repeat.)l Weekly Lesson Assessmentl Closing Prayer l We Can Help and Serve (see page TG1-31) l Closing Song l “Saints” (CD-2, #22)Friday Take-HomeRemind the students to share their lesson with their families and to do the Family Corner activities and prayer on page 3 together.Curriculum Connectionsl ELA: Ask the students to select a person they admire and who is one of their role models. Then help the students research their role models and write reports on their lives. Invite the students to share their reports with the class. (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.7 / CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.6)l SS: Discuss with the students the types of leaders Jesus mentions in the Gospel. Then assign small groups types of contemporary leaders (e.g., principal, president, pope, etc.). Ask them to draw pictures of the leaders and describe what each leader does. (D2.Civ.1.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 WeekPart of our call as Catholics is to be ecumenical and to learn from other faith traditions about their understanding of God. In this spirit, invite a Jewish religious leader to tell your children about Judaism.Saints and Feast Days to Celebratel November 9: Dedication of St. John Lateran – The pope is a bishop. His church is the Lateran Basilica in Rome. Today, we celebrate the dedication of this church. Pray: Father in Heaven, please bless Pope Francis with good health and great wisdom. Amen.l November 11: Saint Martin of Tours – Martin didn’t want to become a bishop, but the people of Tours, France, convinced him to become their bishop. Ask: When have you been reluctant to do something good you were asked to do?Extending the LessonUnit 1: We Are the Church l TG1-29


































































































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