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Lesson Theme: God prepares a feast for all.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 GatheringSongl “SongoftheBodyofChrist”(CD-1,#14) l Gathering Prayer (see page TG1-18)l Cover Activity l Who Gets to Eat? (page 1)l Article l Feeding the Hungry at a Big Table (pages 2–3) l Discuss the Think questions related to the story.l Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for our friends. Help us to welcome them. Amen. (Repeat.)Day 2Discover Gospel and Doctrinel Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for our friends. Help us to welcome them. Amen. (Repeat).l Gospel Ritual l “Word of Truth and Life” (CD-1, #1)l Sunday Gospel l Jesus Invites Us to a Feast (page 4)l Discuss the Gospel using the Think questionsl Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for welcoming andincluding us in your family. Amen. (Repeat.) Day 3l Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for welcoming and including us in your family. Amen. (Repeat.)l Connecting Gospel and Doctrine (page 4)l Discuss the Think questions related to the Gospel.Distribute the What the Church Believes and Teaches handbooks. Turn to page 15.l Catholic Faith Word l Liturgy (page 4)l Our Catholic Faith (page 5)l Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for celebrations of love.Amen. (Repeat.)Day 4Live the Gospell Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for celebrations of love. Amen. (Repeat.)l Activity l Welcome! God’s Banquet Is for Everyone (pages 6–7) l Puzzle l Celebration Puzzle (page 8)l Closing Prayer l Loving God, help us to always accept yourinvitations. Amen. (Repeat.) Day 5l Gathering Prayer: Loving God, help us to always accept your invitations. Amen. (Repeat.)l Weekly Lesson Assessmentl Activity l The Mass: Liturgy of the Eucharist (Venture ActivityBook, Activity #14)l Closing Prayer (see page TG1-19)Friday Take-HomeRemind the children to share their lesson with their families and to do the Pray, Think, Act activities on page 8 together.Curriculum Connectionsl ELA: Guide the students in writing a news article on the wedding feast described in the Gospel. Allow them to imagine that they are able to conduct interviews with the king and guests so they can include quotes in the article. (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3)l Tech: Explain to the students that people around the world have different ways of celebrating events. Have the students research celebratory customs from a few different cultures. Then allow the students to make a collage of pictures and captions showcasing celebrations around the world. (ISTE2016.3a)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 WeekCelebrations are a great way to build community and to say thank you! Guide your children in organizing and throwing a party to say thank you to the workers in the parish or school. Help them divide tasks so that everyone is involved. Invite parents to assist with the party as well.Saints and Feast Days to Celebratel October 17: Saint Ignatius of Antioch – Ignatius lived in the very early days of the Church at a time when being a Christian was dangerous. He wrote letters to encourage other Christians to stay faithful to Jesus .l October 18: Saint Luke – This saint wrote two of the books in the New Testament: the Gospel According to Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.l October 19: Saints Isaac Jogues, Jean de Brébeuf, and Companions – These men worked to bring the Good News of Jesus to people in Canada and what is now Upstate New York. They were missionaries. How do we bring the Good News of Jesus to others?Extending the LessonUnit 1: We Are the Church l TG1-17


































































































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