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Lesson Theme: Jesus teaches us his law of love.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 “The Great Commandment” (CD-2, Track #13) l Gathering Prayer (see page TG1-26)l Cover Activity l How do you put love into action? (page 1)l Article l The Rescuers (pages 2–3)l Discuss the Talk questions related to the story.l Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for rules that keep us safeand help us get along with others. Amen. (Repeat.)Day 2Discover Gospel and Doctrinel Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for rules that keep us safe and help us get along with others. Amen. (Repeat).l Gospel Ritual l “Word of Truth and Life” (CD-1, #1)l Sunday Gospel l Two Great Commandments (page 4)l Discuss the Gospel using the Talk questions.l Closing Prayer l Loving God, help us to love you and each other.Amen. (Repeat.) Day 3l Gathering Prayer l Loving God, help us to love you and each other. 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 35.l Catholic Faith Word l Prayer of the Faithful (page 4)l Our Catholic Faith l (page 5)l Closing Prayer l Loving God, help us to treat others as we want tobe treated. Amen. (Repeat.)Day 4Live the Gospell Gathering Prayer l Loving God, help us to treat others as we want to be treated. Amen. (Repeat.)l Activity l How Can We (Re)Cycle Love? (pages 6–7)l Catholic Leaders l WE Scare Hunger (page 8)l Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for the many ways wecan show love to others. Amen. (Repeat.) Day 5l Gathering Prayer: Loving God, thank you for the many ways we can show love to others. Amen. (Repeat.)l Weekly Lesson Assessmentl Activity l New Testament (Visions Activity Book, Activity #4) l Closing Prayer (see page TG1-27)Friday Take-HomeRemind the young people to share their lesson with their families and to do the Pray, Think, Act activities on page 8 together.Curriculum Connectionsl ELA: Invite the students to write a prayer expressing their love for God. (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.2)l Tech: Have the students create flyers with guidelines for digital citizenship. Encourage them to consider all kinds of technological interactions (texting, social media, fan pages, video games, etc.). (ISTE2016.2b)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 WeekThere are many ways that we can show our love for our neighbor. As a class, plan and complete a service project to show love to a needy person or group in your community.Saints and Feast Days to Celebratel November 1: Feast of All Saints – Pray a litany to the saints. Name the saint for each child’s name: “Saint Mateo.” Response: “Pray for us.” End with “All you holy men and women.” Response: “Pray for us.”l November 2: All Souls’ Day – Today, we pray for those who have died. We pray that they will be welcomed by God into Heaven.l November 3: Saint Martin de Porres – Martin was raised inpoverty in Peru. He experienced racial prejudice, but kept a heart offorgiveness and justice.l November 4: Saint Charles Borromeo – During a time of illnessand famine, Charles borrowed money to feed thousands of people.Extending the LessonUnit 1: We Are the Church l TG1-25


































































































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