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     Lesson Theme: Jesus has one commandment: Love one another.
 Day 1
Share Experiences
Five-Day Lesson Pacing Guide
Note: This pacing guide suggests how to present the lesson over five days. Please adapt the lesson to suit your needs.
Day 4
Live the Gospel
l Gathering Prayer l Loving God, help us to love others as you love us. Amen. (Repeat.)
l Activity l Jesus Listens to Mary (page 2)
l Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for the gift of Mary, our
mother. Amen. (Repeat.) Day 5
l Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for the gift of Mary, our mother. Amen. (Repeat.)
l Weekly Review
l Closing Prayer (see page TG4-31)
l Closing Song l “Mary, Our Mother” (CD-2, #11)
Friday Take-Home
Remind the students to share their lesson with their families and to do the Family Corner activities and prayer on page 3 together.
Curriculum Connections
l ELA: Prior to class, gather other stories about Jesus found in Bible storybooks and make copies of them. In small groups, have the students read these stories and compare and contrast them to this Sunday’s Gospel story. A table worksheet might help them organize their thoughts. (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.9)
l Tech: Divide the students into pairs and have them type out a kind and considerate conversation between two imaginary people. Have the students act out their conversation. Discuss as a class how we can be like Jesus when we are talking with others, whether in person or through the written word. (ISTE2016.2)
   l Gathering Song l “New Life” (CD-2, #1)
l Gathering Prayer (see page TG4-30)
l Story l Who Can Play? (pages 3–4)
l Activity l How Do I Show Love? (page 4)
l Closing Prayer l Loving God, help us to be loving and kind. Amen.
(Repeat.)
Day 2
Discover Gospel and Doctrine
l Gathering Prayer l Loving God, help us to be loving and kind. Amen. (Repeat.)
l GospelRituall “GospelAcclamation”(CD-2,#24)
l SundayGospell JesusSaystoLoveOneAnother(page1)
l Discuss the Know questions related to the Gospel.
l Activityl StretchandSing“You’veGottoLoveThem”(CD-2,#20) l Connecting Gospel and Doctrine (page 3)
l CatholicFaithWordl ChurchCommunity(page3)
l Closing Prayer l Loving God, help us to let love bring us together.
Amen. (Repeat.) Day 3
l Gathering Prayer l Loving God, help us to let love bring us together. Amen. (Repeat.)
Distribute the students’ What the Church Believes and
Teaches handbooks. Turn to pages 34 and 50.
l Activity l Good News Activity Book, Activity #4
l Closing Prayer l Loving God, help us to love others as you love us.
Amen. (Repeat.)
     Additional Resources
l Lesson Assessment (gospelweeklies.com/assessments)
l Seasonal Resources (gospelweeklies.com/seasonal)
l Video Links: Go to gospelweeklies.com/blog to subscribe to GROW. l Teaching Companion to WCBT Handbook (gospelweeklies.com/
catechists-teachers)
Catholic Identity Project of the Week
Create Love One Another Bingo cards to help the children better understand the ways we can love one another. In each block, write a different way the children can love as Jesus loves. Ask them to pick a different way to love each day of the week and, when they complete it, to check it off their board.
Saints and Feast Days to Celebrate
l May 10: Ascension of the Lord – This is the traditional day for celebrating our Lord’s Ascension 40 days after Easter. Commonly called Ascension Thursday, it’s now celebrated in the US on the following Sunday (May 13 in 2018) except in the archdioceses of Boston, Hartford, New York, Newark, Omaha, Philadelphia.
l May 10: Saint Damien de Veuster – Some people thought Father Damien was a hero for going to Moloka’i (Hawaii) to live and care for the needs of those with leprosy (Hansen’s disease). Others thought he was crazy. Ask: Was Father Damien more foolish or courageous?
Unit 4: We Celebrate Jesus’ Death and Resurrection l TG4-29
Extending the Lesson
 












































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