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Lesson Theme: We obey civil law and God’s law.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 “We Will Walk With God” (CD-2, #8)l Gathering Prayer (see page TG1-22)l Cover Activity l To Whom Do You Pledge Your Allegiance? (page 1) l Article l Minimum Wage, Living Wage, Just Wage (pages 2–3)l Discuss the Talk questions related to the story.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 “Word of Truth and Life” (CD-1, #1)l Sunday Gospel l Give to Caesar and God (page 4)l Discuss the Gospel using the Talk questions.l 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)l Discuss the Talk questions related to the Gospel.Distribute the What the Church Believes and Teaches handbooks. Turn to page 31.l Catholic Faith Word l Responsibility (page 5)l Our Catholic Faith l (page 5)l Closing Prayer l Loving God, you are so good, and we are happy tobe your chlidren. 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 Attitudes (page 6)l Activity l What Is God's? What Is Caesar's? (pages 7–8)l Closing Prayer l Loving God, we praise and thank you for yourgreat love. Amen. (Repeat.) Day 5l Gathering Prayer: Loving God, we praise and thank you for your great love. Amen. (Repeat.)l Weekly Lesson Assessmentl Activity l Catholic social teaching (Visions Activity Book,Activity #29)l Closing Prayer (see page TG1-23)Friday Take-HomeRemind the young people to share their lesson with their families and to do the Pray, Think, Act activities on page 6 together.Curriculum Connectionsl Math: Explain to the students that we pay taxes just like the people in the Gospel. Have them use proportional relationships to calculate sales tax for different items. (CCSS.Math. Content.7.RP.A.3)l SS: Have the students research the different roles citizens are able to play in our society (such as voters, taxpayers, members of the military, jurors, petitioners, members of Congress, etc.) and instruct them to create a graphic organizer explaining the relationship between these roles. (D2.Civ.2.6-8)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 class, brainstorm a list of ways people can give to God what belongs to God. Then invite each individual to commit to giving something to God throughout the week. Ask everyone to keep a reflection journal of their experience to share next week.Saints and Feast Days to Celebratel October 22: Saint John Paul II – This Polish saint was 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 for our Pope today.l October 24: Saint Anthony Mary Claret – This Spanish saint was a popular preacher and faithfully prayed the Rosary. He spread the Good News of Jesus by writing 200 books and pamphlets.l October 28: Saints Simon and Jude – These men are two of Jesus’ Twelve Apostles. Many people pray to Saint Jude for desperatesituations.Extending the LessonUnit 1: We Are the Church l TG1-21


































































































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