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1 Correlation of the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Faith Formation Program

2 Seeds Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () Grade Pre-K Anchor 1 Knowledge of the Faith Description Seeds K.PK.1 State that God is the creator of the world. 17, 20, K.PK.1.1 State that creation reflects God s love for us. 17, 20, K.PK.2 State that Jesus helps us to know God s love. 5, K.P K.2. 1 K.PK.2.2 K.PK.3 K.PK.4 K.PK.5 K.PK.6 K.PK.7 With prompting and support, tell the story of Jesus birth. With prompting and support, explain that Jesus is our friend and helper who shows special concern for the poor. Identify the Bible as a special book that we treat respectfully. With prompting and support, tell some stories from the Old Testament that show God s love for creation. With prompting and support, tell the story of how God entrusted creation to humans. 23, 30 A, B, C 525 5, 15, 16, 17, 24, 31 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, , 21, 31 A, B, C , 21, Name the members of the Holy Family. 9, 23 A, B, C With prompting and support, retell ageappropriate parables told by Jesus , 24 A, B, C 546 Anchor 2 Knowledge of the Sacraments and Liturgy (SL) Description Seeds SL.PK.1 State that through Baptism we become children of God and members of the 13, Church. SL.PK.2 State that the Eucharist is a special meal SL.PK.3 State that Advent, Christmas, Lent, and Easter are important seasons of the liturgical year. 12, SL.PK.4 State that Easter, when Jesus rose from the 638, 12, 30 dead, is a celebration of new life. 658 SL.PK.5 Demonstrate the following liturgical gestures: the sign of the cross, kneeling, 4, 28, bowing and the sign of peace. SL.PK.6 State the meaning of and use properly these liturgical words: amen & alleluia. Pre-K Seeds Page 1

3 Seeds Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () M.PK.1 M.PK.2 M.PK.3 M.PK.4 Anchor 3 Moral Formation (M) Seeds Description State that we are called to know, love, and 5, 15, 16, 17, serve God, to love others as ourselves, and to 24, 31 respect all of creation. Express love and gratitude to God for life and God s gifts to us. Demonstrate honesty, sharing, and respect for others Based on Jesus teachings, show forgiveness of others and ask forgiveness from others. 2002, 2196, , 15, 16, , 15, 16, Anchor 4 Praying with Christ (P) Seeds Description P.PK.1 Define prayer as talking to and listening to 18, 29 God. P.PK.2 Demonstrate different ways to pray. 18, P.PK.3 Identify praise and thanksgiving as forms of prayer C.PK.1 C.PK.2 C.PK.3 CS.PK.1 TOB.PK.1 TOB.PK.2 Anchor 5 Living in the Community of the Church (C) Description Seeds State that the people of the Church are God s family. 6, 10, 11, Identify Mary as the mother of Jesus and our 963-7, 8, 9, 28 Mother. 968 Identify saints as models of Christian living 8, 29 and our friends and helpers. 828 Anchor 6 Living as Christians in Society (CS) Description Seeds Show respect for God s gifts and care for the environment. 20, 21, Anchor 7 Theology of the Body (TOB) Description Seeds With prompting and support, state we are 5, 15, 16, 17, 356, created to love, by love, and for love. 24, State the two great commandments that Jesus taught: love of God and love of others. 15, Pre-K Seeds Page 2

4 Seeds Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () Pre-K Seeds Page 3

5 Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () Kindergarten At the end of Kindergarten, children will be able to: 1. Make the sign of the cross. (2157) 2. Identify the Bible as a special book that we treat respectfully. ( ) 3. Retell the story of Jesus birth. (525) 4. Name the members of the Holy Family: Jesus, Mary and Joseph. ( ) Anchor 1 Knowledge of the Faith Description K.K.1 State that God is the creator of the world. 7-11, K.K.1.1 State that creation reflects God s love for us. 7-11, K.K.2 State that Jesus helps us to know God s love. 4, K.K.2.1 Tell the story of Jesus birth. 18, 20, K.K.2.2 Explain that Jesus is our friend and helper who shows special concern for the poor. 544 K.K.3 4, 7, 12, Identify Jesus as the Son of God. 13, 15, 20, 29, K.K.4 K.K.5 K.K.6 K.K.7 K.K.8 State that Jesus taught us to call God our Father. Identify the Holy Spirit as the Person of God who lives within us and helps us to do what God asks us to do. Identify the Bible as a special book that we treat respectfully. Tell some stories from the Old Testament that show God s love for creation. Tell the story of how God entrusted creation to humans. 15, 20, 22, 24, 28, 29 7, 15, 27, 29, 30, 3, 32 6, 7, 21, , K.K Name the members of the Holy Family. 20, K.K Identify angels as special messengers of God. 25, 31, K.K.11 Tell the story of Jesus blessing the little children K.K.12 Retell age-appropriate parables told by Jesus. 546 Kindergarten Page 1

6 Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () Anchor 2 Knowledge of the Sacraments and Liturgy (SL) Description SL.K.1 State that through Baptism we become children of God and members of the Church , SL.K.2 State that the Eucharist is a special meal. 17, SL.K.3 State that Advent, Christmas, Lent, and Easter are important seasons of the liturgical year. 18, SL.K.4 SL.K.5 Identify Palm Sunday as the day that Jesus entered into Jerusalem. 560 Identify Holy Thursday as the day that Jesus shared the Last Supper with the Apostles. 610 SL.K.6 Identify Friday as the day that Jesus died SL.K.7 State that Easter, when Jesus rose from the dead, is a celebration of new life. 18, 31, , 658 SL.K.8 SL.K.9 Demonstrate the following liturgical gestures: the sign of the cross, kneeling, genuflecting, bowing, and the sign of peace. Give the meaning of and use properly these liturgical words: amen & alleluia. Anchor 3 Moral Formation (M) Description M.K.1 State that we are called to know, love, and serve 7-12, 21- God, to love others as ourselves, and to respect 23 all of creation. M.K.2 Show respect for God s name. 22 M.K.3 M.K.4 M.K.5 Express love and gratitude to God for life and God s gifts to us. Demonstrate honesty, sharing, and respect for others. Based on Jesus teachings, show forgiveness of others and ask forgiveness from others. 15, 29, , 2196, , Kindergarten Page 2

7 Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () Anchor 4 Praying with Christ (P) Description P.K.1 16, 18, 24, 25, Define prayer as talking to and listening to 26, 27, God. 28, 29-30, 33 P.K.2 Demonstrate different ways to pray, e.g., 27, 28, reading, listening, and singing , 33 P.K.3 Identify praise and thanksgiving as forms of prayer. 16, 29 Anchor 5 Living in the Community of the Church (C) Description C.K.1 12, 13, State that the people of the Church are God s 16, 24, family. 27, 31 C.K.2 Identify the parish as their Church community , C.K.3 Identify pastors/priests as leaders of parishes. 17, 32, C.K.4 19, 20, Identify Mary as the mother of Jesus and our , 24, Mother. 968 C.K.5 CS.K.1 CS.K.2 CS.K.3 TOB.K.1 TOB.K.2 TOB.K.3 29, 32 Identify saints as models of Christian living 19, 24, and our friends and helpers. 28, 33 Anchor 6 Living as Christians in Society (CS) Description Show respect for God s gifts and care for the environment. Recognize that human dignity (each person has value and is worthy of respect) comes from being created and loved by God , , 11, 22, 23 Show concern for the poor, the hungry, and the homeless. Anchor 7 Theology of the Body (TOB) Description With prompting and support, explain that each person is created to love, by love, and for love. State the two great commandments that Jesus taught: love of God and love of others. State that life is a gift and each person is created as a gift. 7, 11, 22, 23 7, 11, 22, 23 4, 8, 11, 17, 22 7, 11, 22, , , , 2785 Kindergarten Page 3

8 Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () Grade 1 At the end of First Grade, children will be able to: 1. State that God is the creator of the world. (290) 2. Give the meaning of and properly use these liturgical words: amen & alleluia. 3. State the two great commandments that Jesus taught: love of God and love of others. (2196) 4. Define prayer as talking and listening to God. ( ) 5. State that we are created to love, by love and for love. (356, 1604) K.1.1 K.1.2 K K K.1.3 K.1.4 K.1.5 K.1.6 K.1.7 K.1.8 K.1.9 K.1.10 K K.1.11 K.1.12 Anchor 1 Knowledge of the Faith Description Identify God s self-revelation in creation Discuss God the Father as creator of the world. 7, 15, Describe God as creating the universe out of nothing. 11, Identify creation as all that is, both visible and invisible. 11, Describe Jesus as sent by God so that we may know God s love. 4, 7, Explain that Jesus desires a personal 4, 7, 12, relationship with each of us Identify Jesus as the only Son of God the Father. Recognize Jesus as one who invites us to call God our Father. Describe Jesus as one who reaches out to all, showing special concern for the poor, the lowly, the weak and the suffering. Identify the Holy Spirit as the Person of God who lives within us and helps us do what God asks us to do. Display reverence for the Bible. Explain the Old Testament theme of God s love for creation. Describe all of God s creation as having its own particular goodness and reflecting God s wisdom and love. Explain the Old Testament theme of God entrusting creation to humans. 4, 7, 12, 15, 20, 35, 31, 33 20, 22, 28, 29 4, 13, 17, , 27, 32 6, 7, 21, , 15, , Recount the story of the birth of Jesus. 18, 20, , 525 Grade 1 Page 1

9 Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () K.1.13 Tell the story of the finding of Jesus in the Temple. 534 K.1.14 Explain the meaning of the parables of Jesus. 546 K.1.15 Describe Jesus entry into Jerusalem 559 (Palm Sunday). 560 K.1.16 Describe the suffering and death of 613 Jesus ( Friday). 617 K.1.17 Tell the story of the Resurrection of 638 Jesus (Easter Sunday). 640 K.1.18 Give the meaning of the name Jesus 430, 441- and of his titles of Emmanuel and Son 445, of God 744 Anchor 2 Knowledge of the Sacraments and Liturgy (SL) Description SL.1.1 Experience and describe symbols as a 1145 way of communicating spiritual 13, 31, realities through physical signs. SL.1.2 Define baptism as the means by which we are incorporated into the Church, become members of Christ and share in His mission. 13, 31, SL.1.3 Describe the symbols, rites, and , ministers of baptism ( ) and 13, 31, Eucharist SL Define Eucharist as a meal and a 17, 32, , celebration SL.1.5 Define liturgy as the official prayer of the community. 17, SL.1.6 Explain the meaning of liturgical 1145 gestures, e.g., kneeling, singing, 1158 genuflecting, bowing. SL.1.7 Recite/sing common responses of the 1153 assembly at Mass SL.1.8 Participate as part of the assembly 13, 17, when sacraments are celebrated. 31, 32, 33 SL.1.9 Describe the essential elements of the Eucharistic Liturgy SL.1.10 Define the Liturgical Year SL Identify the basic elements of the 524, 525, Liturgical Year: Advent, Christmas, , Lent, Easter, and Ordinary Time Grade 1 Page 2

10 SL M.1.1 M.1.2 M.1.3 M.1.4 M M M M.1.5 M.1.6 M.1.7 M.1.8 M.1.9 M Correlation of the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Faith Formation Program Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () 1173 Identify Holy Days of Obligation , 2185 Anchor 3 Moral Formation (M) Description Recognize all human life as sacred and as a gift from God Express awe and gratitude to God for life. 16, Recognize morality as an invitation to respond freely to God s love Discuss God s call to know, love and serve God, to love our neighbor as 2002, 2196, ourselves, to respect all of creation, 22-24, , and to share eternal life with 1026 God. Describe Jesus commandment to love one another as Jesus loves us Identify the two great commandments as the core of Jesus message. Recognize that human relationships are built on respect and love of themselves and others. Appreciate human abilities and the uniqueness of themselves and others. Recognize that positive and negative feelings (passions) are neither good nor bad in themselves. Forgive others and ask others for forgiveness. Demonstrate honesty, sharing, and respect for others needs. Recognize the legitimate authority of God (1899) and parents. Identify persons with legitimate authority , 2401, , M Define lawful civil authority M.1.10 Express obedience appropriately. 21, 22, Grade 1 Page 3

11 Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () P.1.1 P.1.2 P.1.3 P.1.4 P.1.5 P.1.6 P.1.7 P.1.8 Anchor 4 Praying with Christ (P) Description Define prayer as a response to an awareness of God s love and goodness Explain the importance of prayer in a relationship with God. 25, 27, List the forms of prayer: praise, thanksgiving, petition, contrition Explain personal prayer and formal prayer Experience various forms of personal 25, 27, prayer, e.g., centering, reflection , Describe and practice memorized prayers and spontaneous prayer Identify reading, reflecting, listening, 25, 27, singing, and meditating as ways to 29-30, pray. Recite: the Lord s Prayer, Hail Mary, and Glory Be to the Father , , Anchor 5 Living in the Community of the Church (C) Description C , 13, Identify the Church as God s family , 24, 27 C.1.2 Explain the Church as parish. 17, 32, C.1.3 C.1.4 C.1.5 C.1.6 C C.1.7 Identify faith and baptism as criteria for membership in the Church. Give reasons for showing respect for members of all Christian denominations. Recognize Mary as the Mother of Christ ( ), the Mother of God (963), and our Mother. Recall the event and meaning of the Annunciation. Recognize Mary as a model of obedience to God. Identify saints as models of Christian life and as ordinary people who grew in holiness and love. 13, 31, , 20, 24, 28, 29 19, 20, 24, 28, 29 19, 24, 28, , , 1477 Grade 1 Page 4

12 Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () Anchor 6 Living as Christians in Society (CS) Description CS.1.1 Recognize that each person s human 7, 11, 22, dignity comes from being loved by God 23 and called by God to a life of holiness. CS.1.2 CS.1.3 CS CS Recognize the equality of races, sexes, and the rights of all people. Identify Christian service as a response to the needs of the community. Participate in Christian service activities appropriate to their age. Express concern for the hungry, victims of violence and injustice, and the homeless. 7, 11, 22, 23 7, 11, 22, 23 7, 11, 22, 23 7, 11, 22, CS.1.4 Define peace CS Identify some means to obtain peace CS Exhibit non-violent responses to frustration and need CS.1.5 Exhibit respect for the environment. 7, CS.1.6 Recognize our responsibility to be good stewards of creation by sharing and conserving the earth s resources. TOB.1.1 TOB TOB.1.2 TOB.1.3 TOB Anchor 7 Theology of the Body (TOB) Description Explain that each person is created to 4, 7, 8, love, by love and for love. 13, 21 State that love is to desire what is good 4, 7, 8, for another person. 13, 21 Explain the two great commandments 4, 8, 11, that Jesus taught: love of God and 17, 22 love of others. State that life is a gift and each person is created as a gift. Identify Jesus Christ as the model of what it means for a human person to be gift. 7, 11, 22, , & , 11, 22, , , 11, 22, , 2013 Grade 1 Page 5

13 K.2.1 K.2.2 K.2.3 K.2.4 K.2.5 K.2.6 K.2.7 K.2.1 K.2.2 K.2.3 K.2.4 K.2.5 Correlation of the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Faith Formation Program News Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () Grade 2 At the end of Second Grade, children will be able to: 1. Describe Jesus as sent by God so that we may know God s love for us. (458) 2. Identify Mary as the Mother of Jesus. (494) 3. Recite the Our Father ( ), Hail Mary ( ), and the Glory Be. (257) 4. Identify the Church as God s family. (1655) 5. Identify Baptism as the sacrament through which we become children of God and members of the Church. (1218) 6. Recite an Act of Contrition. ( ) 7. Define the Eucharist as a sacred meal. (1329) 8. Define the Eucharist as a celebration. ( ) 9. Define liturgy as the official prayer of the community. ( ) 10. Identify Jesus Christ as the model of what it means to be a human person as a gift. (614, 2013) Anchor 1 Knowledge of the Faith Description News 7, 12, 52, Describe God as the Holy Trinity , 16, Describe God the Son as the Savior of 18, 19, the world. 40, Identify the Holy Spirit as one with 7, 9, 12, the Father and the Son Describe Jesus Christ as truly God and truly human. 9, 10, Identify Jesus as like us in every way 9, 10, except sin. Describe Jesus as entrusted with the message and ministry of reconciliation. Describe Jesus return to the Father/Ascension into heaven. Explain the division of the Bible into the Old Testament and the New Testament. Explain the life and ministry of Jesus including his teachings and miracles. Discuss the Passion and Death of Jesus as well as the Resurrection and Ascension of Jesus. Identify important men and women of Scripture. Explain that the name Jesus means God Saves. 10, 16, 18, 19, 40, 55 18, 19, 20, 21, 45 50, 52, 55 53, 54 Grade 2 News Page , , , 10, 52,

14 News Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () Anchor 2 Knowledge of the Sacraments and Liturgy (SL) Description News SL.2.1 SL.2.2 SL.2.3 SL.2.4 SL.2.5 SL.2.6 SL.2.7 SL.2.8 SL.2.9 SL.2.10 Define Sacraments as a means of grace unless hindered by dispositions of the participant. Define Eucharist as sharing Christ s Body and Blood, as sacrifice, as Jesus gift of Himself, as the sacrament in which Jesus Christ is uniquely and truly present. Describe the Eucharist as recalling/reenacting the Last Supper, the sacrifice of the cross, the Lord s Passion, Death and Resurrection Describe the Eucharist as effecting our unity with one another in Christ. Explain that Christ makes Himself present in the bread and wine through the power of the Holy Spirit and the prayers of the ordained priest. Explain how the Eucharist calls each participant to a greater love of God and neighbor. Describe Penance/Reconciliation as a sacrament of conversion. Describe the sacrament of Penance as continuing Jesus ministry of forgiving and reconciling. Define Penance as the means by which sinners re-establish communion with God and the Church. Define the elements of Penance: Contrition, Examination of Conscience, Confession, Absolution, and Penance (Satisfaction). 21, 45, 54 12, 20, 21, 22, 26, 38, 51, 52, 53 12, 20, 21, 22, 26, 38, 51, 52, 53 12, 20, 21, 22, 26, 38, 51, 52, 53 12, 20, 21, 22, 26, 38, 51, 52, , , 1382, , , 20, 21, 22, 26, 38, 51, 52, 53 13, 21, 23, 30, 32, 45, 50, 51, 52, 54 13, 21, 23, 30, 32, 45, 50, 51, 52, 54 13, 21, 23, 30, 32, 45, 50, 51, 52, 54 13, 21, 23, 30, 32, 45, 50, 51, 52, SL.2.11 Discuss the appropriate frequency for , Grade 2 News Page 2

15 SL.2.12 SL.2.13 SL.2.14 SL.2.15 SL.2.16 M.2.1 M.2.2 M.2.3 M.2.4 M.2.5 M.2.6 M.2.7 M.2.8 M.2.9 Correlation of the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Faith Formation Program News Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () M.2.10 M.2.11 participating in Eucharist and Penance. Identify the symbols and minister of 23, 30 Penance/Reconciliation. Describe the individual and communal 23, 30 forms of the Rite of Penance. Participate as part of the assembly in celebrations of the sacrament of 23, 30 Penance. Identify the basic elements of the Easter Triduum: The Evening Mass of Back the Lord s Supper, the Celebration of Cover the Lord s Passion, and the Easter Vigil. Identify the basic structure of the Mass: Introductory Rites, Liturgy of 22 the Word, Liturgy of the Eucharist, Concluding Rites. Anchor 3 Moral Formation (M) Description News Identify norms for Christian 31, 32 behavior: Jesus Law of Love and the Ten Commandments. Understand themselves and others as 27, 28, persons accountable for choices and 29, 30 their consequences. Recognize personal responsibility for relationships with others. Recognize signs of a lack of respect for others. Experience making moral decisions. Define sin as refusal to love God, self, and neighbor. Explain how sin, temptation, accidents and mistakes differ. Describe the power of God s love as greater than the power of sin. Discuss the degrees of personal sinfulness: mortal (grave) offense and venial (lesser) offense. Recognize the need for reconciliation with the community. Define conscience. 27, 28, 29, 30 27, 28, 29, 30 27, 28, 29, 30 23, 28, 30, 55 28, 30 Grade 2 News Page , , 30, 53, , , 28, 29,

16 News Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () P.2.1 P.2.2 P.2.3 P.2.4 P.2.5 P.2.6 Anchor 4 Praying with Christ (P) Description News Identify the Eucharistic Liturgy as the source and goal of all Christian prayer. Discuss prayer as a way of deepening one s relationship with God. Experience personal reflection as a form of prayer. Write simple prayers of praise, thanksgiving, petition, and contrition. 20, 24, 56, Recite an Act of Contrition. 46 Identify the rosary, devotions to Mary and the saints, and and the use of sacramentals as forms of prayer , 43, , 54, , 20, 31, 40, 47, 54 Anchor 5 Living in the Community of the Church (C) Description News C.2.1 C.2.2 C.2.3 C.2.4 C.2.5 C.2.6 C.2.7 Explain that the word Church refers to both local communities and the worldwide community of believers. Define the Church as the People of God. Recognize the hierarchical structure of the Church: laity, professed religious, priests and deacons, bishops, Pope. Describe the function of priests. Recall the events and implications of the Annunciation and the Visitation. Recognize Mary as Mother of the Church. Recount the lives of several selected saints. 11, 12, 17, 22, , 51, 54 22, 23, 30, 38, 50, 51, , 2675, 2683, , 495 9, 10, 18, 20, 45, 13, Grade 2 News Page 4

17 News Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () Anchor 6 Living as Christians in Society (CS) Description News CS.2.1 Identify rights and responsibilities of membership in: family, neighborhood, parish, and civil society. CS.2.2 Recognize prejudice and discrimination. Anchor 7 Theology of the Body (TOB) Description News TOB.2.1 TOB TOB TOB.2.2 TOB.2.3 TOB.2.4 TOB Explain, with prompting, that life is a gift and each person is created as gift. Explain, with prompting, that Jesus Christ is the model of what it means for a human person to be gift. Explain that, for a gift to be authentic, it must be sincerely given and received. With prompting and support, explain that each person is created for a selfgiving relationship with God. Recognize Jesus as the source of hope throughout our daily tasks and difficulties. Identify God as the source of good desires in our hearts. Explain, with prompting, that a pure heart is drawn to things that are true, good and beautiful , , 21 5, 18, 21, 22, 28, , , , 28, 30, 53, , 49, 56, , 31 31, Grade 2 News Page 5

18 News Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () Grade 3 At the end of Third Grade, children will be able to: 1. Describe creation as all that God has made, both visible and invisible. (326) 2. Identify God s love for creation as a major theme in the Old Testament. (295) 3. Acknowledge God s creation as an expression of divine love reflecting God s wisdom and goodness. (339) 4. Display reverence for the Bible and explain why Christians revere the Bible. ( ) 5. Identify praise, thanksgiving, petition and contrition as forms of prayer. ( ) 6. State that life is a gift and each person is created as gift. (2378, 2785) Anchor 1 Knowledge of the Faith Description News K.3.1 5, 17, 19, Define faith as a grace, a gift of God K.3.2 Discuss God s call to ongoing conversion K Identify Jesus as the one who invites all to continuing conversion and faith K.3.3 Identify Jesus as the one whose whole earthly life most fully reveals who God is K , Describe the meaning of the titles of Jesus: The 10, 16, , Christ/Messiah, Lord, Redeemer, and Savior. 18, 40, , 389 K.3.4 Explain the coming of the Holy Spirit. 12, 19, K Explain the role of the Holy Spirit in preparing for Christ s coming. 12, 19, K.3.5 Describe the Bible as the Word of God in human words. 50, K.3.6 Tell the story of the presentation of Jesus in the Temple K.3.7 Describe the Baptism of Jesus as the beginning of this public life/ministry K.3.8 Discuss the meanings of Jesus parables and his purpose for using them K.3.9 Define miracles as signs worked by Jesus that reveal God s love and power at work in him, manifest the presence of the Kingdom 9 547, 548 in him and attest that he was the promised Messiah. K.3.10 Discuss Jesus calling of the apostles. 5, 19, K Identify the missionary activities of the Apostles K.3.11 Tell the story of the sending of the Holy Spirit/Pentecost. 19, 25, back cover 731, 732 K A, B, C 697, 701, Recognize the symbols of the Holy Spirit and 19 Pentecost 696 Grade 3 News Page 1

19 News Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () their meaning: Cloud and Light, Dove, Fire. Anchor 2 Knowledge of the Sacraments and Liturgy (SL) Description News SL.3.1 Define sacraments as visible signs of God s grace SL List the seven sacraments SL Describe sacraments as signs of grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church SL.3.2 Describe Jesus continuing care for the sick 21, 45, and dying as expressed in the 50, 54 Anointing of the Sick SL.3.3 List the ranks of Holy Orders as Bishop, Priest, and Deacon. 50, 51, SL.3.4 Identify the basic elements of the Liturgical Back 524, 525, year: Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, Cover 540, , 1168, Easter Triduum, Pentecost and Ordinary 1076, Time SL.3.5 Identify the major Marian feasts. 20, 25, SL.3.6 Recite the appropriate responses and prayers of the Mass. M.3.1 M.3.3 M.3.4 M.3.5 M.3.6 M.3.7 Anchor 3 Moral Formation (M) Description Recognize that God created each person with a body and a soul. Define sin as refusal to love God, self, and neighbor. Explain how sin, temptation, accidents and mistakes differ. Describe the power of God s love as greater than the power of sin. Discuss the degrees of personal sinfulness: mortal (grave) offense and venial (lesser) offense. Recognize the need for reconciliation with the community. News 5, 14, 22 23, 29, 54 27, 28, 29, Grade 3 News Page , 9, , 53, 55 23, M , 28, Define conscience , 51 M.3.9 Practice a simple examination of conscience. 31, Anchor 4 Praying with Christ (P) Description News

20 News Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () P.3.1 Describe prayer as asking the saints to intercede with God for us and the , 2684 entire world. P.3.2 Describe Benediction/Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. 1418, 1330 P.3.3 Recite the Apostles Creed P.3.4 Plan a prayer around a theme. A, B, C Anchor 5 Living in the Community of the Church (C) Description News C & Identify a Christian as a disciple of Jesus C.3.2 Understand the formation of Christian 12, 53 communities C Explain that all members of the Church are called by Baptism to proclaim and share the News among all nations and cultures. C.3.3 Identify saints as intercessors & 956 C Distinguish between worship of God and 31, 40 devotion to the saints. C Identify American saints, modern day saints, A, B, C and those whose cause for sainthood is being promoted. C Recognize Mary as Patroness of the United 45 A, B, C C.3.4 CS.3.1 CS.3.2 States of America. Describe stewardship as making the best use of God s gifts in creation, caring for and sharing one s time, talents and possessions. 31 Anchor 6 Living as Christians in Society (CS) Description News Respond to the need to care for and share their gifts of time, talent, possessions, etc. Identify the causes and effects of hunger in the world , 44 A, B, C , Grade 3 News Page 3

21 News Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () TOB.3.1 TOB TOB.3.2 TOB.3.3 TOB.3.4 TOB.3.5 TOB TOB TOB TOB.3.6 TOB TOB TOB TOB Anchor 7 Theology of the Body (TOB) Description News Identify all persons as created in the image and likeness of God. 357 With prompting and support, explain 28 that human beings become the image of God more fully in a free, authentic, selfgiving 1702 relationship. Explain why human beings are persons to be loved, and not treated as objects. State that God created each person with a body and a soul. Explain that God made each human being as a boy or a girl as revealed in their bodies. Explain how bodily actions have meaning. Explain how, through loving actions, the human body can reveal God. Identify how the human body reveals the person. Demonstrate that the human body speaks a language, which is God s love. Explain, at an age appropriate level, that life is a gift and each person is created as a gift. Identify the human person as created to be a free, authentic gift as exemplified by Jesus Christ. With prompting and support, explain why it is necessary for each person to make a free, authentic gift of themselves in relationships. With prompting and support, explain that each relationship of self-giving requires each person to also be in relationship with God. Identify simple, every day occurrences in which we participate in self-giving relationships with our families. 11, 31, , , , 9, 31 8, 9, 31 8, 9, , 9, 31 8, 13 18, 21 5, 18, 21, 22, 28, 32 5, 18, 21, 22, 28, , , , 18, 21, 22, 28, , , 18, 21, 22, 28, 31, 32, , 2347 Grade 3 News Page 4

22 K.4.1 Correlation of the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Faith Formation Program Venture Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () Grade 4 At the end of Fourth Grade, children will be able to: 1. Describe creation as having intrinsic goodness and perfection. (339) 2. Recite the Apostles Creed. (194) 3. Define Sacrament as a visible sign of God s grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church. (1131) 4. Define the liturgical year. ( ) 5. Identify the basic elements of the liturgical year: Advent (524), Christmas (525), Lent (540), Easter Triduum (1168), Easter ( ), Pentecost (1076), and Ordinary Time ( ). 6. Memorize and recite the Ten Commandments. 7. Define sin as refusal to love God, self and others. (1849) 8. Define conscience. (1778) 9. Explain why human beings are persons to be loved, and not to be treated as objects. (356, 1604) K K K.4.2 K K.4.3 K.4.4 K.4.5 K.4.6 K K Anchor 1 Knowledge of the Faith Description Venture Discuss revelation as God s invitation to us to respond to God s love in faith Identify God s self-revelation in the Church and in Scripture. 6, 7, 8 79, 81 Describe God as personally involved in the life and history of a people. 6, Describe Jesus as totally open 606-7, 10, 11 and responsive to God s will. 608 Describe Jesus as one who acted with a 470- human will and loved with a human 7, 10, heart. Identify the Nicene Creed as a summary of the principal doctrines of 47, the Church. List the precepts of the Church. 37, Describe all creation as interdependent. 5, 6, 8, Discuss Scripture as helping us reach a 5, 7, 30, deeper understanding of life and faith. 59, Discuss Scripture as a written record of God s relationship with a people. Discuss God s covenant relationship with the Hebrew people. 5, 7, 30, 59, 63 Grade 4 Venture Page , 7, K Identify Scripture as inspired by God K Describe the Bible as the Word of God in human words. K Identify the Bible as a collection of

23 Venture Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () books determined by the Church to be inspired. K Recognize the Bible as having been written over a long period of time by different authors K.4.7 Understand the structure of the Bible. 9, 10, 47 A, B, C K Find Scripture references by book, chapter and verse. A, B, C Anchor 2 Knowledge of the Sacraments and Liturgy (SL) Description Venture SL.4.1 Describe sacraments as signs of grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church SL.4.2 Define grace as God s free and undeserved help, as participation in 1996, 9, 19, 29, 1997, God s life, as demanding our free , acceptance, as gift of the Holy 2003 Spirit, as God s activity in our lives. SL.4.3 Discuss faith as necessary for salvation. 12, SL Discuss faith as a human act of response 154, 59 to God s call. 155 SL.4.4 Describe Jesus as the one through 7, 10, SL SL.4.5 SL.4.6 M.4.1 whom all are reconciled to God. Associate Jesus healing and miracles with reconciliation and forgiveness of sins. 7, 10, 11, 19, 22, 23, 24, 45 Experience the Liturgy of the Hours. 42, 61 Identify the Lectionary and explain its 61 relationship to the Bible. Anchor 3 Moral Formation (M) Venture Description Associate morality with freedom and responsibility M , 31, Define virtue. 50, 58, M.4.3 Identify criteria for what is just , M.4.4 M Memorize and recite the Ten Commandments. Explain that the Ten Commandments teach us how to love God and others , , Grade 4 Venture Page 2

24 M.4.5 M M.4.6 M M M.4.7 M M M Correlation of the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Faith Formation Program Venture Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () Understand original sin as a result of the first sin that transmitted to all humans a weakened human nature and deprived all humans of original holiness and justice. Understand that ignorance, suffering, death and the inclination to sin results from original sin. Identify sin as an obstacle to salvation. Define personal sin as free and deliberate violation of the natural moral law. Explain that Jesus suffering and death atone for our faults and make satisfaction for our sins. Recognize the authority of one s conscience. Recognize that a well-formed conscience is a necessary guide in distinguishing good from evil. Identify each person s responsibility for continuing a lifelong process of conscience development. Recognize the importance of the Holy Spirit, Church teaching, prayer and counsel in continuing formation of conscience. 9, 19, 30, 61 9, 19, 30, 61 9, 19, 30, 31, Grade 4 Venture Page , 43 6, 23, 30, 38, 59 6, 23, 30, 38, 59 6, 23, 30, 38, 59 6, 23, 30, 38, 59 Anchor 4 Praying with Christ (P) Venture Description , 1853, , 1782, P.4.1 Recite the Acts of Faith, Hope and Love. 63 P.4.2 Identify the essential elements of the Way of the Cross 57, Anchor 5 Living in the Community of the Church (C) Description Venture C.4.1 Identify the Corporal and Spiritual , 64 Works of Mercy C Apply the works of mercy to daily life. 50, C.4.2 Recognize laws, precepts and other 37, 50, Church teachings as sources for 1986 established norms of behavior. C Identify the Beatitudes as norms for 36, 49

25 Venture Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () Christian behavior. C Identify Jesus as the model for the Beatitudes and the norm of the new law, Love one another as I have loved you. 36, 49 C List the Beatitudes and discuss how they 36, 49 are to be lived. C.4.3 Identify prayer and work for Christian unity as essential to Christian life. C.4.4 Discuss the relationship of the Church 10, 32, 33 with the Jewish people. C.4.5 Recognize Mary as a Model of Faith, Model of Hope, Model of Charity, and Model of Holiness. 10, 11 Anchor 6 Living as Christians in Society (CS) Description Venture CS.4.1 Recognize the sinful consequences of 19, 29, abuse in the world, local community and personal situations CS.4.2 Show concern for victims of violence, 33-35, 36 injustice and addictions. CS.4.3 Define evangelization. CS.4.4 State the meaning of Christian 849- discipleship. 851 CS Describe what disciples of Jesus do to imitate Him Anchor 7 Theology of the Body (TOB) Description Venture TOB.4.1 Explain that all persons are created in the image and likeness of God TOB Identify humanity as the summit of 9-10 creation. 343 TOB Identify the human person as distinct 9-10 from animals because humans can think and choose, giving them the ability to 356 love. TOB With prompting and support, explain why each human person is intrinsically 379 good. TOB.4.2 Recognize that God created men and women equal in dignity and made them to complement each other TOB.4.3 Explain why human beings are 33-35, persons to be loved, and not treated as 36, , 1604 objects. Grade 4 Venture Page 4 369, 371

26 Venture Pflaum Gospel Weeklies What the Church Believes and Teaches () TOB.4.4 TOB.4.5 TOB.4.6 TOB.4.7 TOB Identify immodesty and not taking care of one s body as a misuse of one s sexuality. Explain that all creation is sacramental because God is revealed through it. Identify the broken relationships caused by Original Sin: the human person and God; human beings and nature; between human persons, and within one s self. Identify heaven as a perfect relationship of free, total self-giving between human beings and God. Explain how joy, peace and happiness in this lifetime is a foretaste of heaven , 36, , 45 9, 36, 45, , Grade 4 Venture Page 5

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