Category: Religious Education (Catholic) 9

  • Multiple “Signs” of Intelligence in the Bible

    Read about Howard Gardner’s eight “signs” of intelligence (and at wikipedia). Consider the first seven intelligences for this activity: Spatial – picture smart Bodily-Kinesthetic – body smart Musical – music smart Linguistic – word smart Logical-mathematical – number smart Interpersonal – people smart Intrapersonal – self smart Assignment 1: For each set: give a brief […]

  • The 10th Commandment

    Read about all Ten Commandments: Read both versions of the Beatitudes found in Matthew 5:3-10 and Luke 6:20-26 For this task, pay special attention to the 10th Commandment and the first Beatitude in Matthew and Luke. 1. Create a visual that emphasizes a point of connection from the 10th Commandment and the first Beatitude. 2. […]

  • The Beatitudes

    Read Matthew 5:3-10 Create a Visual response to “The Beatitudes.” Pick one, some, or all. Use Canva to inspire your creativity. Bonus: Show off your visual creation in a new post in your blog.

  • Friendship Tableaus

    A tableau or tableau vivant is a representation of a scene. No movement takes place. Students simply take positions to portray the main message of a scene. They freeze in that position for about 30 seconds. (Like a youtube “mannequin challenge” of sorts.) Join a small group, pick one tableau. When it is your turn, present […]

  • Qualities of Friendship

    Below is a list of traits one would like to find in a friend: joyful helpfulcaring creative spontaneous humble courageous fearless brave leader caring good listener gentle merciful just honest faithful sympathetic fun fair understanding sensitive accepting sensible responsible prudent non-judgmental generous giving sharing peacemaker knowledgeable good-looking athletic loving smart in control funny talkative soft-spoken […]

  • Be Just

    Theme 1: What keeps us apart? Outcomes Students will identify and analyze examples of prejudice suggest ways that they could respond with compassion to situations of injustice demonstrate an understanding of how responding with com- passion leads to peace Key Concepts Christian justice is rooted in love. It is based not only on fairness, but also […]

  • Be Honest

    Theme 1: When is it stealing? Outcomes Students will express and apply the seventh commandment identify how the seventh commandment challenges actions that are commonly deemed acceptable define stewardship and discuss it in terms of the demands of the seventh commandment identify the balance between the right to own and the requirement to share in specific […]

  • Be Generous

    Theme 1: Do I have a heart of gold? Outcomes Students will examine and evaluate their attitudes towards other people express the meaning of “pure of heart” identify ways they can be more generous in their attitudes understand how Jesus models a generous attitude toward others outline strategies for readjusting their attitudes when necessary Key Concepts […]

  • Be Forgiving

    Theme 1: What does it really mean to forgive? Outcomes Students will examine the ways Jesus models forgiveness define forgiveness express the Christian call to forgiveness identify areas in their life where they are called to forgive name and appreciate the fruits of forgiveness Key Concepts “Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy” (Matthew […]

  • Be Hopeful

    Theme 1: What keeps us going? Outcomes Students will define hope and its role in Christian living explore the ways prayer nourishes hope identify people who model Christian hope find hope for their own lives in the death and resurrection of Jesus Key Concepts “Blessed are you when people revile you and persecute you and utter […]