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1 Our Response to God s Gifts Archdiocese of Miami Curriculum Mapping Kindergarten through Grade 8 Dominic Yonto Director of Sales Sean Williams Educational Consultant

2 Archdiocese of Miami Curriculum Mapping for Kindergarten Dominic Yonto, Director of Sales Sean Williams, Educational Consultant

3 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum KINDERGARTEN April

4 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 1 CREED: Understand, believe and proclaim the Triune and redeeming God as revealed in creation and human experience, in Apostolic Tradition and Sacred Scripture, and as entrusted to the teaching office of the Church K Identify myself and my family as belonging to God s Family SE: TE: 61a, 61c, 61d, AP: 11 CD: We Are Church BLM: 11 K State that God s Holy Spirit lives in me SE: 75-80, 207, 211 TE: 61a, 75a, 75b, AP: 13 FindingGod.com: Flames of Spirit; Holy Spirit Bookmarks; The Holy Spirit Song; Prayers to the Holy Spirit; Feeling the Spirit in My Prayer K K K K K State that God made me to know, love, serve him and to be happy with him always. State that Jesus is the Son of God and Son of Mary. Describe faith as believing in God even though we cannot see him. Identify angels as God s special messengers. Describe how God gives us many gifts in the universe. 294, SE: 9-14, TE: 1a, 9a, 9b, 9-14, 45a, 45b, AP: 2, , 495, SE: 33-38, 207, 212 TE: 31a, 31c, 31d, AP: 6 FindingGod.com: Mary in the Scriptures, Blessed by God, Mary Name SE: 53, 210 TE: , 62 SE: 34, 88, 208 TE: 34, 88 BLM: 15 FindingGod.com: A Message from the Angels Magnet; Angelic Megaphones SE: 3-8, 9-14 TE: 1a, 1c, 1d, 3-8, 9a, 9b, 9-14 AP: 1, 2 BLM: 1 April

5 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten K K Show understanding that we are made in the image and likeness of God. State how when we are afraid we can ask God to help us. CD: Creation, He s God the Whole World In His Hands, Thanking God for Creation SE: 9-14 TE: 1a, 9a, 9b, 9-14 AP: 2 CD: Creation 2629, SE: 45-50, TE: 31a, 45a, 45b, 45-50, 51a, 51b, April

6 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten Standard 2 SACRED SCRIPTURE: Read, comprehend and articulate salvation history as conveyed in God s revelation through Sacred Scripture. K K K K K K Identify some major people of the Old Testament (Abraham and Sarah, Noah, Moses, etc.) through story telling and drama. Identify that Jesus belonged to a family that loved and cared for each other, called the Holy Family. State how Jesus grew up in a family and was obedient to his mother Mary and father Joseph. (Lk 2:51) Show understanding that when Jesus grew up he taught people about how God cares for them. State how Jesus loved his friends all through his life. Show basic understanding that Jesus died loving even those who killed him. (Lk 23:34) FindingGod.com: A Timeline of God s Friends SE: 31-38, 39-44, 207, 211,212 TE: 31a, 31c, 31d, 31-38, 39a, 39b, AP: 6, 7 BLM: 6, 7 CD: Las Posadas/The Inns FindingGod.com: What Would the Holy Family Do? 437, , 564, 583, 1655 K Retell the Resurrection story , 385 SE: 31-38, 39-44, 207, 211,212 TE: 31a, 31c, 31d, 31-38, 39a, 39b, AP: 6, 7 BLM: 6, 7 CD: Las Posadas/The Inns, Silent Night FindingGod.com: What Would the Holy Family Do? SE:69-74 TE: 61a, 69a, 69b, CD: I Have Great Joy in My Soul FindingGod.com: Growing with God Bulbs 516, SE:69-74 TE: 61a, 69a, 69b, CD: I Have Great Joy in My Soul FindingGod.com: Showing My Love to Others, ABCs of Love, They re Walking With Jesus 235 SE: , 152, , TE: 121a, 147a, 147b, 147,150, , AP: 25 BLM: 25 SE: , 152, , TE: 121a, 147a, 147b, 147,150, , April

7 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten K State that Jesus always loves all his children K K Recall how Jesus healed sick people and fed poor people. State that Jesus told the people that they should ask God for what they need. State basic understanding that we follow Jesus as his friends did. AP: 25 BLM: 25 FindingGod.com: We Know that Jesus is Alive, Jesus is Alive Windsocks SE: TE: 31a, 45a, 45b, AP: 8 CD: Jesus and the Children FindingGod.com: Showing My Love to Others SE: 81 TE: 81 CD: The Man Through the Roof, The Loaves and the Fish SE: TE: 91a, 91c, 91d, AP: SE:69-74 TE: 61a, 69a, 69b, CD: I Have Great Joy in My Soul FindingGod.com: Growing with God Bulbs; ABCs of Love; They re Walking With Jesus April

8 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten Key Element II: Liturgy and Sacraments CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 3 SACRAMENTS: Understand and participate in the sacraments of the Church as effective signs of God's grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church. K K K K Standard 4 Identify baptism as the way we become children of God. Identify the bread and wine at Mass as signs of God s presence with us. Identify sacraments as signs of God's love for us. Identify the tabernacle as a place where the Blessed Sacrament is kept in the form of bread , 197 SE: , , 190 TE: 91a, , 105a, 105b, AP: 18 BLM:18 CD: The Baptism Song FindingGod.com: Baptism Role-Play; Baptism Farmer in the Dell SE: , 190, 206, 209 TE: 91a, 111a, 111b, AP: 19 CD: The Last Supper FindingGod.com: Breaking Bread Together; Jesus, the Bread of Life SE: , 190 TE: 91a, CD: We are Church FindingGod.com: Sacraments Song, Name the Sacrament SE: LITURGY: Understand and celebrate the liturgical rites of the Church as expressed in the liturgical year and epitomized in the Eucharist as the source and summit of Christian life. K K Identify Good Friday as the day we remember Jesus giving His life for us. Recognize Easter as celebrating Christ's Resurrection from the dead SE: ,167 TE: , 241 See Easter, 510 SE: , , TE: 121a, 147a, 147b, , 151a, 151- April

9 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten K Make the sign of the cross properly. See Cross, p. 873 K K K K K Identify the priest as someone chosen by God to lead us in prayer at Mass. Show recognition that the Church celebrates the lives of holy people called saints. Demonstrate understanding that God forgives us when we are sorry. Recognize that sacramentals are sacred signs of the Church's heritage, such as crucifix, statues, rosary, Bible, candles, Holy water, and blessings. Identify the liturgical seasons of Advent, Christmas, Lent, and Easter , , , AP: 25 FindingGod.com: Where is Jesus?; We Know that Jesus is Alive 184 SE: 7, 168, 184 TE: 7, 168, 184 FindingGod.com: Sign of the Cross Necklaces; Visualizing the Sign of the Cross SE: 65, , 207 TE: 65 FindingGod.com: Meet the Priest SE: 1-2, 31-32, 61-62, 91-92, , (pullouts available in the back of the student book) TE: 1a, 1-2, 31a, 31-32, 61a, 61-62, 91a, 91-92, 121a, , AP: 7, 24 FindingGod.com: A Cupcake Celebration for the Saints; When the Saints Come Marching In; Interview with a Saint; Billboard of Saints SE: , 191 TE: 121a, 135a, 135b, AP: 23 BLM: , SE: , , See Sacramentals, p , , 540, , 106, SE: 57-60, 87-90, , , , , , , TE: 31a, 57a, 57b, 57-60, 61a, 87a, 87b, 87-90, 91a, 117a, 117b, , 121a, 147a, 147b, , 151a, 151b, , , , , AP: 10, 15, 20, 25 BLM: 10, 15, 20, 25, Liturgical Calendar; Advent; Christmas, Lent April

10 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten K K Show basic understanding of Advent and Lent as special times of preparation for Christmas and Easter. Identify religious signs and symbols as objects that tell us about God and his people , SE: 57-60, , , , TE: 31a, 57a, 57b, 57-60, 91a, 117a, , 151a, 151b, , , AP: 10, 20 BLM: 10, 20, Liturgical Calendar, Advent, Lent , SE: April

11 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten Key Element III: Life in Christ CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 5 K K K K K Standard 6 CONSCIENCE: Develop a moral conscience informed by Church teachings. Recognize Jesus' loving actions in stories, songs, and pictures. * Give verbal examples of loving actions. Demonstrate loving actions with which they are familiar. Exhibit awareness that rules teach how to act at home, at school, and in the community. State awareness that God forgives when people are sorry , , , , SE: 23, 29, 45-50, 55, 69, 70, 75, 112, 135, 148,166 TE: 31a, 45a, 45b, AP: 9,12,19 CD: The Man Through the Roof, Pentecost, The Last Supper, Zacchaeus, Jesus and the Children, The Loaves and the Fish SE: , TE: 121a, 129a, 129b, FindingGod.com: ABCs of Love, Band-Aid of Love, Happy Symbols FindingGod.com: ABCs of Love; Band-Aid of Love; Happy Symbols , 328 SE: 15-20, , 192 TE: 1a, 15a, 15b, 15-20, 121a, 121c, 121d, AP: 3 BLM: 3, 21 FindingGod.com: Pledge to My Parents; Parents, May I?; The Commandments Song; Commandment Match , SE: , 191 TE: 121a, 135a, 135b, AP: 23 BLM: 23 CHRISTIAN LIVING: Understand and live the moral teachings of the Church through a life of discipleship in Jesus Christ expressed in love for God, love of neighbor, conversion, positive self- image, personal integrity, social justice, and the dignity of the human person. April

12 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten K K K K K K K Acknowledge that I am a child of God, both created by and loved by him. Describe ways we can respond to Jesus' call to love God and love our neighbor (See John 13: 34-35). Identify why we have rules in class and at home to help treat each other fairly and to respect each other as children of God. Recall that when other children are doing something wrong to us or others we should tell them to stop or tell parents/teachers (See Matthew 18:12, 15). Understand that how we treat others and the things of creation is how we show that we are followers of Jesus. Demonstrate the ability to express sorrow when we have hurt others and forgive others when they say they are sorry for what they did (See Matthew 18:22). Describe ways that we can practice the charity of the Lord in good works and love for all by showing respect for self and for others in our family, parish and school SE: 9-14 TE: 1a, 9-14 AP: 2 BLM: , , SE: , TE: 121a, 141a, 141b, AP: 24 BLM: 24 FindingGod.com: Help Your Neighbor; Good Neighbor Game SE: 15-20, , 192 TE: 1a, 15a, 15b, 15-20, 121a, 121c, 121d, AP: 3 BLM: 3, 21 FindingGod.com: Pledge to My Parents, Parents, May I?, The Commandments Song, Commandment Match , , , 2227, SE: , 191 TE: 121a, 135a, 135b, AP: 23 BLM: 23 SE: 3-8, 9-14, 21-26, , TE: 1a, 1c, 1d, 3-8, 9a, 9b, 9-14, 21a, 21b, 21-26, 121a, 141a, 141b, AP: 1, 2, 24 BLM: 4 460, SE: , 191 TE: 121a, 135a, 135b, AP: 23 BLM: SE: , TE: 121a, 141a, 141b, AP: 24 BLM: 24 Every session includes an idea for serving others, a real life application of Catholic Social teaching. April

13 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten K K Give examples of how we share love in community and help one another be healthy and happy. Give an example of forgiveness with a brother or a sister or a parent SE: , TE: 121a, 141a, 141b, AP: 24 BLM: 24 FindingGod.com: Help Your Neighbor; Good Neighbor Game SE: , 191 TE: 121a, 135a, 135b, AP: 23 BLM: 23 April

14 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten Key Element IV: Prayer CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 7 PRAYER: Know and participate in the Catholic tradition of prayer and acknowledge prayer as the primary way we deepen our knowledge and relationship with God in the community. K K K K K K Participate in prayer alone, in class, with the family and at church. Recognize that we can pray to God to help ourselves and others, and that this is a prayer of petition. Identify that we remember and pray for the dead; say a prayer for someone special who has died. Memorize and recite the Sign of the Cross and the Glory Be. Identify "Amen" as an end to prayers and a yes to God. Identify the Church as a sacred place where the people of God gather to pray and to worship God. 2691, , 473 SE: 93-98, TE: 91a, 91c, 91d, AP: 16 BLM: 16 FindingGod.com: Group Prayer; Prayer Book; Prayer Song; Prayer Pictures; Telephone to God , See Eternal Rest, p. 181 See Sign of the Cross and Glory Be, FindingGod.com: Group Prayer, Creating Prayers of Petitions See Sign of the Cross and Glory Be, p , See Amen, SE: , TE: 151a, 151b, , FindingGod.com: Our Loved Ones, Let s Celebrate 532 SE: 7, 78,168, 184, 185 TE: 7, 78, 168, 184, 185 FindingGod.com: Sign of the Cross Necklaces, Visualizing the Sign of the Cross SE: , , SE: , TE: 91a, , 111a, 111b, AP: 19 CD: I Have Great Joy In My Soul FindingGod.com: Church and Ambo Visit, Song: Church April

15 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten K K K K Share the simple prayers in the morning, evening and at mealtime done at home. Recall that we pray spontaneously on any occasion. Recall that we ask Blessed Mother Mary and the saints to pray to Jesus for us. Demonstrate how we respect others while participating in the liturgy. Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Standard 8 See Common Prayers, pp , 536 SE: , SE: 93-98, TE: 91a, 91c, 91d, AP: 16 BLM: 16 FindingGod.com: Group Prayer, Prayer Book, Prayer Song, Prayer Pictures, Telephone to God SE: FindingGod.com: We Pray Mary s Prayer 2686, FindingGod.com: R-E-S-P-E-C-T CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC CHURCH: Understand and appreciate the mystery of the Church, the Body of Christ, the community of believers, as expressed in the Church s origin, mission of evangelization, hierarchical structure, marks, charisms, members and the communion of saints. K K K State basic understanding that I belong to the Church because I am baptized. State that Jesus gave the Church as a sign of his living presence in the world. Give examples of saints who loved God and others very much , , 193, 197 SE: , , 190 TE: 91a, , 105a, 105b, AP: 18 BLM:18 CD: The Baptism Song FindingGod.com: Baptism Role-Play, Baptism Farmer in the Dell SE: TE: 61a, 61c, 61d, AP: 11 BLM: 11 FindingGod.com: Song: Church SE: 1-2, 31-32, 61-62, 91-92, , (pullouts available in the back of the student book) April

16 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten K K Show how our parish community is like a family. Identify that the Church is as big as the world. TE: 1a, 1-2, 31a, 31-32, 61a, 61-62, 91a, 91-92, 121a, , AP: 7, 24 FindingGod.com: A Cupcake Celebration for the Saints; When the Saints Come Marching In; Interview with a Saint; Billboard of Saints , 208 SE: TE: 61a, 61c, 61d, AP: 11 BLM: , 780, 804 FindingGod.com: Song: Church 147, SE: TE: 61a, 61c, 61d, AP: 11 BLM: 11 FindingGod.com: Song: Church April

17 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Standard 9 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God ECUMENISM: Understand and participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world through knowledge of and collaboration with other Catholic (Eastern), Orthodox, and Christian churches. K Standard 10 State that some of our relatives, playmates, and neighbors may worship in other Christian communities (denominations) that believe in Jesus Christ CATHOLIC PRINCIPLES AND RELATIONSHIPS: Apply Catholic principles to interpersonal relations.. K K K K K Recognize that babies are a gift from God. Know that followers of Jesus show respect for all life. Distinguish between respectful touches and disrespectful touches. (Also see Virtus Teaching Touching Safety Program materials) Show ways of caring for God's gift of the body. Understand that each person is different and special. 2260, FindingGod.com: Pretty Baby, Wonderful Gift FindingGod.com: Respect for Life A Seamless Garment, Care Jars , SE: , 66-67, , 326 SE: 9-14 TE: 1a, 9a, 9b, 9-14 AP: 2 FindingGod.com: We Are Special Awards, Special Friend Symbols April

18 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten Standard 11 VOCATION: Understand and undertake discipleship in Christ responding in faith by participating in the mission of the Church through living a specific call in the life of the Church. K K K K State that God calls me to love and serve him. State that the Church has special people who are called to help us to learn about God and to live as followers of Jesus: specifically, priests, religious brothers and sisters, missionaries (lay and religious). Show a basic understanding that my life is a special gift from God to share with others. Identify my parents, teachers, and other adults in the community as God's helpers in my life. 381, , , , , , See Priest, 524, Religious or Consecrated Life, 525 and Vocation, See Meditation, , , SE: 75-80, TE: 61a, 75a, 75b, 75-80, 81a, 81b, AP: 14 BLM: 14 SE: 65, , 207 TE: 65 FindingGod.com: Meet the Priest FindingGod.com: Share Your Love, SHARE FindingGod.com: Community Helpers Charades April

19 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Standard 12 K K K K K CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING: Know, understand, critique and apply social justice and stewardship principles to societal situations in a way that acknowledges and affirms the dignity of the human person and community. Know that we respect and are kind to all because all are made in the image and likeness of God. Recognize that it is wrong to say bad things about other people. Give examples of how we show our love of our family by helping at Home. Participate in age-appropriate activities that support respect for all life. Recognize that all of God's creation needs care SE: 9-14 TE: 1a, 9a, 9b, 9-14 AP: SE: TE: 121a, 121c, 121d, SE: TE: 121a, 129a, 129b, AP: 22 FindingGod.com: Children Take the Next Step, , 1943, , 2407, Helping My Bigger Family, 359, Every session includes an idea for serving others, a real life application of Catholic Social teaching. 503, SE: 3-8 TE: 1a, 1c, 1d, 3-8 AP: 1 CD: Creation, He s Got the Whole World In His Hands, Thanking God for Creation FindingGod.com: My Gift of Love K Recall that all creation is a gift of God , , 73 SE: 3-8 TE: 1a, 1c, 1d, 3-8 AP: 1 CD: Creation, He s Got the Whole World In His Hands, Thanking God for Creation FindingGod.com: My Gift of Love April

20 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Kindergarten Standard 13 INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE: Understand and participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world through knowledge of and collaboration with Jews, Muslims, and all faith traditions. K Standard 14 Know that not everyone is a Catholic, and that some of our relatives, playmates, and neighbors may know about God in other ways , MISSIONARY VOCATION: Demonstrate an appreciation for Catholic missionary and evangelization efforts through our parish community, its culture, worship, sacramental life, and service. K Explain that Jesus asks us to share the story of his love for all, our friendship with him, and our love of his Church with those we meet. (Mt 28:19-20) K Explain that we are followers of Jesus , K Know that we learn how to help others by , 350, helping our family and Friends K K Realize that Jesus asks us to share the Good News of the Gospel and our Catholic Faith with those we meet. Participate in missionary projects of the parish and community. FindingGod.com: Messengers of Good News! SE:69-74 TE: 61a, 69a, 69b, CD: I Have Great Joy in My Soul FindingGod.com: Growing with God Bulbs, ABCs of Love, They re Walking With Jesus SE: , TE: 121a, 141a, 141b, AP: 24 BLM: 24 FindingGod.com: Help Your Neighbor, Good Neighbor Game FindingGod.com: Messengers of Good News! Every session includes an idea for serving others, a real life application of Catholic Social teaching. April

21 Archdiocese of Miami Curriculum Mapping for Grade 1 Dominic Yonto, Director of Sales Sean Williams, Educational Consultant

22 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum FIRST GRADE April

23 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 1 Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 1 CREED: Understand, believe and proclaim the Triune and redeeming God as revealed in creation and human experience, in Apostolic Tradition and Sacred Scripture, and as entrusted to the teaching office of the Church Show understanding that God is the creator of all things in the universe, calling all creation good Comprehend that I am made by God and destined to be with him always Show understanding that God created me as good and cares for me as a loving parent State belief that there are Three Persons in one God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit the Holy Trinity State that Jesus is God s Son who was sent by him to teach us how to love one another as his children Identify God the Holy Spirit as God s Spirit alive in us and in the Church , , , SE: 3-4, 7-8, 13, , 209, 242, 244 TE: 1a, 1c-1d, 1, 3-4, 7-8, 9a, 121a-b, 141a, Record: God s Garden BLMs: 1, 5, 24 APs: 5, 24 FindingGod.com: Animal Pantomime, Creation Song , SE: 179, 53, 206, TE: 4, 9a-b, 53 Record: God s Garden SE: 12, 17, 179, 203, , 244 TE: 15-16, 39, 129a-b, 129, 179 BLM: 3 APs: 16, 22 FindingGod.com: The Glory Be with Actions SE: 23, 69-70, , 252 TE: 23, BLM: 12 FindingGod.com: The Glory Be with Actions, Trinity Mobile, Trinity Song SE: 20, 26, 37-38, 58, 64, 88, 90, 102, 128, 135, 148, , 246, 251 TE: 15a, 20, 24, 26, 31a, 31c, 31, 57a, 75ab, 79, 88, 90, 128, 129a, 135, 148, 158, 160 Record: Jesus Is Born, Loving Jesus, Jesus and the Children BLMs: 15, Christmas, Holy Week APs: 2, 3, 6, 13, 14, 16, 20 FindingGod.com: A Gift for Jesus, Newscast It s a Boy 136, SE: 70-72, 74, , 206, TE: 61a, 69a-b, 70-74, April

24 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Identify Mary as the Mother of Jesus, the Son of God State meaning of the name of Jesus as God saves" and Christ as "anointed" Describe the meaning of heaven as being happy with God forever Describe the meaning of faith as a gift from God that enables us to follow him Identify the Church as a community of those who believe in God and who ratify that belief by being baptized Indicate belief that God made human beings in his own likeness, giving them responsibility for the care of the earth Show understanding that God reveals himself to us in all of creation. BLMs: 11, Pentecost APs: 12, 14 FindingGod.com: Act Out the Story of Pentecost, Flames of Spirit SE: 32, 82-83, 86, 136, TE: 31c, 81a-b, 82, 86, 88, 136, 158 Record: Jesus Is Born, Saying Yes To God BLM: 6 APs: 6, 10, 14 Poster: 3 Records: Jesus Is Born, Saying Yes to God FindingGod.com: Hail Mary Scramble, Praying the Hail Mary with Actions , 82 See Christ, SE: 34, 90, , See TE: 34, 90 Jesus, p SE: 243, 244 TE: SE: , 777, , 197 SE: 100, , 194, TE: 100, BLMs: 11, 17 AP: 17 Record: Jesus Asks Friends to Follow 299, SE: 5, 8, 30, 141, , 203, , 211 TE: 1d, 5, 7-8, 30, 141a-b, Record: God s Garden BLM: 24 AP: 5 FindingGod.com: Creation Song, Ecology Walk SE: 5, 8, 30, 141, , 203, , 211 TE: 1d, 5, 7-8, 30, 141a-b, Record: God s Garden BLM: 24 AP: 5 FindingGod.com: Creation Song, Ecology Walk April

25 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Comprehend that God is everywhere, all knowing and all loving SE: 3-8 TE: 3-8 Standard SACRED SCRIPTURE: Read, comprehend and articulate salvation history as conveyed in God s revelation through Sacred Scripture Identify the Bible as a sacred book that reveals who God is and his love for us Name the Gospel as the good news about Jesus Christ, the Son of God State that Jesus had many friends who followed his way Describe how Jesus ate with his closest friends on the night before he died (Lk 22) SE: 17-18, 20, , 240 TE: 17-18, 20, 22, 82, 136, 139, 158, 162 FindingGod.com: Bible Song , SE: , 1323, SE: 63-64, 66, 68, 167 TE: 63-64, 66-68, 167 BLM: 14, Holy Week APs: 11, 12 Record: Jesus Asks Friends to Follow FindingGod.com: Song: Jesus Calls Us 120, 272, SE: , 246 TE: , 109 April

26 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 1 Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God State that Jesus forgave those who crucified him before he died (Lk 23:34) Describe Jesus Resurrection from the dead and appearances to his friends (Mt 28, Mk 16, Lk 24, Jn 20-21) See Resurrection, SE: State that Jesus ascended into heaven SE: 170, 246 TE: BLMs: 9, 25 APs: 9, Identify the Angel Gabriel as the messenger who told Mary that she would be the Mother of Jesus, the Son of God, at the Annunciation. (Lk 1:26-38) Identify that Mary s cousin Elizabeth and her husband Zechariah were the parents of John the Baptist (Lk 1:5-25) Identify the Holy Spirit of God at work in the lives of Mary and Elizabeth Retell the story of the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem as written in the Gospel of Luke (Lk 2:1-14). SE: 51-53, 55-56, 150, , 246, 250 TE: 51B, 51-53, 55-56, , 150, 151a, BLMs: 9, 25 APs: 9, 25 Record: Jesus Is Risen FindingGod.com: Easter Celebration SE: 81-82, 246 TE: 81a-b, Record: Saying Yes to God BLM: 6 AP: Finding God Web Site: Sunday Connection: , Finding God Website: SE: 153, 154, 157, 158 TE: Finding God Activity Finder: Advent Banner Describe Nazareth as the place where Jesus grew in strength and wisdom (Lk 2:39-40). Sunday Connection: April

27 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Show understanding that Jesus was filled with God s Holy Spirit and had a mission to announce the good news through teaching and healing Articulate the teaching of Jesus about who is greatest in the Kingdom of God State that Jesus taught the people by using stories called parables Show understanding that Jesus prayed and taught his friends how to pray State that Jesus had power to heal others and raise people from the dead Show understanding that Jesus taught in the temple, and the temple leaders questioned his authority to teach. faith/liturgical-year/sunday-connection/holyfamily-of-jesus-mary-and-joseph-b-sundayconnect 65-66, SE: 39-44, TE: 39a-39b, 39-44, 75a-75b, Finding God Activity Finder: Healing Role- Plays , SE: 43, 219, 246 TE: 43, 219, 246 Finding God Activity Finder: God s Kingdom is Among Us 546, see also SE: 249 Parables, p , SE: TE: 39a-39b, BLM 7 Finding God Activity Finder: Prayer Song SE: TE: 51a-51b, Finding God Activity Finder: Healing Role- Plays , Finding God Activity Finder: Dramatic Play of Jesus with the Teachers April

28 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 1 Key Element II: Liturgy and Sacraments CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 3 SACRAMENTS: Understand and participate in the sacraments of the Church as effective signs of God's grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church Identify sacraments as signs of God's love for me State that Jesus gave the sacraments to the Church Describe the Sacrament of Baptism as the first sacrament allowing Christians to receive other sacraments Describe the Sacrament of Penance/ Reconciliation as God's sign of forgiveness and infinite mercy to us SE: 93-94, 98, 194, 250 TE: 91c-d, 93-94, 98 BLM: 16 FindingGod.com: Baptism Farmer in the Dell SE: 94-95, 98 TE: 94-95, 98 BLM: , FindingGod.com: Sacraments Song 251, SE: 100, , 240, 250 TE: 99b, , SE: 196, 239, FindingGod.com: Making Peace with God April

29 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 1 Key Element II: Liturgy and Sacraments CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Exhibit basic recognition of the Sacrament of the Eucharist as a sign of Jesus sharing Himself with us during the Mass , 1396 Identify the essential elements of Baptism , , SE: 195, 240, 243, 247 TE: 91a BLM: 18 AP: 18 FindingGod.com: Breaking Bread Together SE: TE: 99a-99b, Finding God Activity Finder: Baptism Role Play Standard 4 LITURGY: Understand and celebrate the liturgical rites of the Church as expressed in the liturgical year and epitomized in the Eucharist as the source and summit of Christian life Identify the baptismal font as the place of the ritual of Baptism where we are first welcomed into the Church Describe the Mass as a time that God is present to us in His Word and in the Eucharist Identify the proclamation of the Gospel at Mass as hearing God's Word spoken to us State that Christ is present in those assembled, in the Word of God and in the priest. (update needed from Pre-K version) Identify when the priest speaks the words of Jesus at the Last Supper as the time that we recognize Jesus' presence with us in the bread and wine that become his Body and Blood SE: 103 TE: 100, SE: 107, 110, 195, , 245, 247, 251 TE: 105, 107, 110 BLM: 18 APs: 9, 18 FindingGod.com: Order of the Mass SE: 10, 247 TE: 10, 64 FindingGod.com: Order of the Mass SE: 51, 56, 115 TE: 12, 15, 18, 21-22, 39-40, 45, 51, 54, 56, 63, 69, 75, 78, 81, 93, 95-96, 99, 105, 113, 115, 123, 132, 141, 164, 186 BLMs: 7, 21, Lent AP: SE: 107, 110, 195, , 245, 247, 251 TE: 105, 107, 110 BLM: 18 APs: 9, 18 FindingGod.com: Order of the Mass April

30 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Identify the symbols and the colors of the seasons of the Church Year: Advent wreath, Lent ashes, palms, cross, Easter candle Show respect for God by entering the church building quietly, making the Sign of the Cross with Holy Water and genuflecting to the presence of God in the tabernacle Identify objects in the Church: altar, cross, tabernacle, sanctuary light, Easter candle, baptismal font, statues of saints, image of Mary, holy water fonts, Stations of the Cross Discuss when and how we pray the Our Father together at Mass as God's children SE: 89, 155, 163 TE: 89, 147, 155, 163 BLM: 20, Advent AP: SE: , 252 TE: 100, , 353 SE: , 239, 252 TE: , 239, 252 Finding God Activity Finder: My Special Message to Jesus SE: 39-44, TE: 39a-39b, 39-44, 45a-45b, Describe what people do when they receive Jesus in Holy Communion Finding God Activity Finder: Be Present to Me, Jesus Breaking Bread Together April

31 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 1 Key Element III: Life in Christ CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 5 CONSCIENCE: Develop a moral conscience informed by Church Teachings List and know diverse images of the Holy Spirit Identify that we live good lives with the help of the Holy Spirit Recall that God created us to love to do what is right and good in response to his love for us. * State that God gives us the ability to choose right or wrong SE: 23, 70, 73, 175 TE: 23, 24, 69a, S-69a, 70, 73, 175 BLM: Pentecost AP: SE: 70-72, 74, , 245 TE: 69a-b, 70-72, 74, 176 BLMs: 11, 12, Pentecost FindingGod.com: Courage Badges, Flames of Spirit 293, SE: 12, 17, 128, 179, 203, , 244 TE: 15-16, 39, 128, 129a-b, 129, 179 BLM: 3, 21, 23 Aps: 16, 22 FindingGod.com: The Glory Be with Actions SE: , 130, 135, 163, 248 TE: , 135, 163 BLM: Define sin as choosing to disobey God SE: 130, 132, 134, 248, TE: 121a, , 132, 134 CHRISTIAN LIVING: Understand and live the moral teachings of the Church through a life of discipleship in Jesus Christ expressed in love Standard for God, love of neighbor, conversion, positive self- image, personal integrity, social justice, and the dignity of the human person Illustrate ways Jesus teaches us to love God and our neighbor, and state the Two Great Commandments and their meaning (Jn 13:34-35, Lk 10:25-28) Show understanding that God created me as good and loving, to be respected and loved SE: 124, 128, TE: 124, 125, BLM: 21 Aps: 21, 23 FindingGod.com: The Great Commandment Banner , 1738, SE: 128, 205 TE: 128 BLMs: 21, 23 AP: 13 April

32 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Recall that when other children are doing something that harms us, themselves or others, such as bullying, we should ask them to stop or ask parents/teachers to help Affirm that God wants us to love and obey our parents Identify that rules in class and at home help us know how to treat each other fairly and to respect each other as children of God Exhibit sense that we have the light of Jesus shining in us so that we might love as Jesus showed us how to love Exhibit understanding of obedience to others who care for our safety. * Participate in works of charity with others in our family, parish and school. We practice the charity of the Lord in works and love for all Explain the ways in which Jesus shows us how to live Acknowledge and affirm that Jesus taught us to respect and treat each and every person as the family of God and everything in creation as a gift of God , , , SE: 63, 124 TE: S-31B, 39, 43, 63, 123, 124, 125, 127, 129, S-129A, 130 AP: 4, 7, 8, 21: FindingGod.com: Bully, No Bully SE: 137, 140, 200, 248 TE: 135, 137, a, , , , 185, 196 BLM: 21 APs: 7, 23 FindingGod.com: Parents, May I? SE: TE: 121a-121d, BLM 21: God s Commandments FindingGod.com: Making Classroom Rules, Parents, May I?, God s Rules Are Our Rules , 2248, 2255 SE: 9-14, TE: 1a, 9a-9b, 9-14, 121a, 129a-129b, FindingGod.com: Share Your Love 455, SE: TE: 135a-135b, FindingGod.com: Parents, May I? FindingGod.com: Can You Tell How I Care? SE: TE: 121a-121d, BLM 21: God s Commandments FindingGod.com: Making Classroom Rules, Parents, May I?, God s Rules Are Our Rules , 2415, , 424 SE: , TE: 135a-135b, , 141a-141b, BLM: 23, 24 FindingGod.com: Parents, May I?, A World of Thanks, An Interview About God s Creation, Creation Song April

33 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 1 Key Element IV: Prayer CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 7 PRAYER: Know and participate in the Catholic tradition of prayer and acknowledge prayer as the primary way we deepen our knowledge and relationship with God in the community Recognize that prayer is listening to and talking to God as our loving Father Define prayer as coming into God s presence; when we love him, we are with him , Explain how Jesus teaches us to pray , Memorize and recite the Sign of the Cross, the Lord's Prayer, the Hail Mary and the Glory Be , SE: 15, 19, TE: 15-17, 19, 40 AP: See Sign of the Cross, p , See Sign of the Cross, Explain what family prayer is Share an example of a prayer for the dead. 958, Recognize that asking God for his help is called a prayer of petition Recognize that when we pray to the Blessed Mother and the saints, they intercede to Jesus for us. See Eternal Rest, p , See Prayer for Souls in Purgatory, p. 537 SE: 18, 40, 66, 78, , 132, 138, 180, 186, 250 TE: 18, 40-41, 44, 63, 66, 78, 81, 91a-b, 96, 111a-b, , 132, 138, 176, 180 FindingGod.com: Prayer Song BLMs: 7, 19, Lent APs: 19, 25 SE: 41-42, 77 TE: 41-42, 168 BLM: 14 SE: 6, 8, 24, 39-44, 46-48, 50, 72, 84, 102, 186, , 208 TE: 6, 15, 31a-b, 39a-b, 39-44, 45a, 46-48, 50, 84, 102 SE: 86 TE: 86 SE: SE: 249 TE: 69b, 111b, 129b , , SE: 178, 239 TE: 178 IGE: 2, 32, 62, 92, 122 BLM: All Saints Day APs: 1, 14, 17 April

34 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 1 Poster: 3 Record: Saying Yes to God Describe how the Church is a special and sacred place Discuss why morning, mealtime and night prayers are important Understand that prayer together, such as family prayer, is a way of life for Christians (Mt 18:19) Understand that we pray when we talk to God with our minds and hearts Understand that the Holy Spirit helps us to pray Discuss why it is important to pray by yourself and with your family. 2691, SE: 10, 64, 241 TE: 64, 67 BLM: , , , , SE: , 193 TE: 111a-111b, With My Family section at the end of each session in the SE has an opportunity for families to pray together SE: , 193 TE: 111a-111b, FindingGod.com: Prayer Book FindingGod.com: Prayers to the Holy Spirit, Feeling the Spirit in My Prayer , SE: , 193 TE: 111a-111b, FindingGod.com: Prayer Book With My Family section at the end of each session in the SE has an opportunity for families to pray together. April

35 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 1 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Standard 8 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC CHURCH: Understand and appreciate the mystery of the Church, the Body of Christ, the community of believers, as expressed in the Church s origin, mission of evangelization, hierarchical structure, marks, charisms, members and the communion of saints State that the Church is a place where people gather to praise, thank and worship God Show understanding that the Church is God s special family State that we learn about God through the Church Identify the name Catholic as the name of the Church of which we are members State that Jesus Christ established the Church and commanded his followers to help the Church grow Retell stories to show that the Church has many holy people some of whom are called saints Identify the Church as a community of those who believe in God, the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, and who become members of that community through the sacrament of Baptism SE: 194, 240 TE: 91a, BLM: SE: 64, 68, 177, 241 TE: 64, 68, , , SE: 64, , TE: 64, , SE: 77, 80, 241 TE: 77, 80, 91b, 98, 99a, 138, 102, 275 BLM: SE: TE: 61d, BLM: 4 APs: 2, , , 101, 111, SE: 65, 91, 121, 177, , 142 TE: 61, 65, 91, 121a, 121, 151a, 177, BLM: All Saints Day 777, , 193 SE: , 194 TE: 99a-99b, BLM: 17 FindingGod.com: Baptism Welcomes Us into the Large Community, Baptism Role-Play, Baptism Farmer in the Dell Illustrate ways the parish is a community Identify the Sacrament of Baptism as the way in which we share in God s own life and become members of the Church. 1262, 1274, SE: 63-68, TE: 61a, FindingGod.com: Good Samaritans Are Among Us, Community Helpers Charades SE: , 194 TE: 99a-99b, BLM: 17 FindingGod.com: Baptism Role-Play April

36 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Name the Holy Spirit as God s Spirit helping the Church to grow and to serve the world State that Jesus gave the Church the mission to spread to all people the message of God s love. Standard SE: TE: 21a-21b, FindingGod.com: Flames of Spirit, Holy Spirit Bookmarks, Doing Good for Others Bucket , SE: 63-68, TE: 61a, ECUMENISM: Understand and participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world through knowledge of and collaboration with other Catholic (Eastern), Orthodox, and Christian churches Understand that Jesus founded the Catholic Church. 866, SE: TE: 61d, BLM: 4 APs: 2, SE: 194, 240 TE: 91a, BLM: Understand that other Christians share a common baptism and belief in Jesus even though they do not share everything that Jesus taught us Recognize that we are Catholic Christians. 837, SE: Know that Jesus prayed that we might all be one so that the world might believe that he was sent by the Father (Jn 17:20-23) SE: TE: 1a, BLM 3 FindingGod.com: Glory and Praise, Revealing Someone Special April

37 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 1 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Standard 10 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC PRINCIPLES AND RELATIONSHIPS: Apply Catholic principles to interpersonal relations Discuss that all persons are "created in God's image." Show how we love and respect our family Define womb as a special place where a baby grows Discuss that we treat others the way Jesus would have treated them Distinguish between respectful touches and disrespectful touches. (Also see Virtus Teaching Touching Safety Program materials) Give examples of how parents are role models in a Christian family to be loved and obeyed like Jesus obeyed Mary and Joseph (Luke 2:51) Explain how parents, brothers and sisters can also be friends. 229, , , , , 63, , 73 SE: 12, 17, 128, 179, 203, , 244 TE: 15-16, 39, 129a-b, , 179 BLM: 3, 21, 23 APs: 13, 16, 22 FindingGod.com: The Glory Be with Actions 350, , 384 SE: 35, 38, 50, 56, 93, TE: 35, 38, 121b, S135A, 135b, AP: , SE: 84 TE:31c, 84, S-347 AP: SE: 124, 128, TE: 124, 125, BLM: 21 APs: 21, 23 FindingGod.com: The Great Commandment Banner See Virtus training , SE: TE: 135a-135b, FindingGod.com: Parents, May I? 1666, , , April

38 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 1 Standard 11 VOCATION: Understand and undertake discipleship in Christ responding in faith by participating in the mission of the Church through living a specific call in the life of the Church Examine a variety of Christian vocations as a response to the baptismal call Show understanding that God calls us as his own to be loved and to love State that marriage is a vocation between a man and a woman Identify the priest as an ordained minister of the Church who has a special role of leading people in prayer Show understanding that the Church has special ministers who are called to serve others , , , , , 2, , 452, See Vocation, See Meditation, , , , , 328, SE: 95, 100 TE: 95, 100 SE: 128, 150, TE: 128, 135b, 150 APs: 1, 2, 13 SE: 197 SE: 89, 95, 199, 250 TE: 89, , SE: April

39 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 1 Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Standard 12 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING: Know, understand, critique and apply social justice and stewardship principles to societal situations in a way that acknowledges and affirms the dignity of the human person and community State that Jesus shows us how to live SE: 45, 123, TE: 45, Recognize that God has entrusted to all human beings responsibility for the world and all its creatures , 426, We are called to be helpful and loving to our parents, brothers, sisters, friends and teachers Know that as Catholics, we promise to take care of all God's creation Understand that we care for the poor and the suffering Participate in age appropriate activities that show respect for life SE: 98 TE: , , , , 520 See Love, SE: 5, 8, 30, 141, , 203, , 211 TE: 1d, 5, 7-8, 30, 141a-b, Record: God s Garden BLM: 24 AP: 5 FindingGod.com: Creation Song, Ecology Walk SE: 5, 8, 30, 141, , 203, , 211 TE: 1d, 5, 7-8, 30, 141a-b, Record: God s Garden BLM: 24 AP: 5 FindingGod.com: Creation Song, Ecology Walk SE: TE: FindingGod.com: We Share a Meal April

40 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 1 Standard 13 INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE: Understand and participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world through knowledge of and collaboration with Jews, Muslims, and all faith traditions Show understanding that God loves and cares for all people and we should, too Understand that we care for all people of different cultures and races at every stage of life State that Jesus was a Jew who lived and carried out his mission within the Jewish culture and tradition Understand that many people believe in God even though they are not baptized and know that God loves them Show awareness that I have neighbors who know about God in different ways than I do SE: 9, 14, 16-18, 20, TE: 9, 14-18, 20, 61a, 121a, 129a-b, AP: SE: 142, 146 TE: 142, , 98 LoyolaPress.com: Jesus of Nazareth: , LoyolaPress.com: God s Love for People of All Faiths: , LoyolaPress.com: God s Love for People of All Faiths: April

41 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 1 Standard 14 MISSIONARY VOCATION: Demonstrate an appreciation for Catholic missionary and evangelization efforts through our parish community, its culture, worship, sacramental life, and service Understand that we are called to share our story of faith in Jesus and invite others to come to know and love him as we do Tell that God created each person to love him and to love others SE: 20, 26, 37-38, 58, 64, 88, 90, 102, 128, 135, 148, , 246, 251 TE: 15a, 20, 24, 26, 31a, 31c, 31, 57a, 75a-b, 79, 88, 90, 128, 129a, 135, 148, 158, 160 Record: Jesus Is Born, Loving Jesus, Jesus and the Children BLMs: 15, Christmas, Holy Week APs: 2, 3, 6, 13, 14, 16, 20 FindingGod.com: A Gift for Jesus, Newscast It s a Boy 50-58, SE: 124, 128, TE: 124, 125, BLM: 21 APs: 21, 23 FindingGod.com: The Great Commandment Banner April

42 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 1 Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Recognize that God gave all of us gifts to share with others. CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Show how we are all disciples of Jesus , 86, 451 SE: 9, TE: 9, 27b, SE: Identify ways our parish shows its Christ-like service to others Hear stories about lay missionaries, priests, brothers and sisters Describe ways you can help a new child in your class or a new baby in your family, feel welcome , SE: 9-14, TE: 9a-9b, 9-14, 75a-75b, FindingGod.com: We Are Special Awards, Welcome Cards, We Share a Meal, Community Helpers Charades , , 131 FindingGod.com: Meet the Priest, Invite Your Priest to Class FindingGod.com: Welcome Cards Recall news of the day that shows service to others April

43 Archdiocese of Miami Curriculum Mapping for Grade 2 Dominic Yonto, Director of Sales Sean Williams, Educational Consultant

44 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum SECOND GRADE April

45 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 2 Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 1 CREED: Understand, believe and proclaim the Triune and redeeming God as revealed in creation and human experience, in Apostolic Tradition and Sacred Scripture, and as entrusted to the teaching office of the Church Identify the Holy Spirit* SE: 4, 23, 235, 267 TE: 4, 23 FindingGod.com: Flames of the Spirit, Holy Spirit Bookmarks, The Holy Spirit Song Show understanding that God reveals himself in the Holy Trinity - three Persons in one God Identify Jesus Christ as the Son of God, one with the Father and the Holy Spirit State that Jesus Christ was born of the Virgin Mary State that Jesus Christ suffered under Pontius Pilate, died on the cross and was buried Show an understanding of the Resurrection; that God raised Jesus from the dead , 62 SE: 4, 266, 274 TE: 1c, 4, 24, 64 AP: 1 FindingGod.com: A Community of Love, Trinity Song, Visualizing the Sign of the Cross , SE: 10, 14, 16-17, 20, 89, 160, 262, 268, TE: 1a, 4, 9a-b, 10, 14, 15a-b, 20, 40, 87a, 88-89, 160 BLM: 15 AP: 15 FindingGod.com: A Community of Love, Trinity Song 495, SE: 31, 82-83, 86, TE: 31, 81a-b, 83-84, 87a, 87 AP: 6 Reflection: Jesus Is Born SE: 148, 152, 193, 268 TE: 151a, 152 BLM: Holy Week AP: 20, 25 FindingGod.com: Walk Through Holy Week , SE: 40, , 169, 171, 193, 264, 268, 272 TE: 40, 147a, 147, , 151a, AP: 20, 25 FindingGod.com: Where Is Jesus? April

46 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr State the meaning of creed; a short summary of our key beliefs Recognize human persons as made in the image and likeness of God and meant to live forever with God Understand that God gives us the gift of grace; a participation in the life of God Show understanding that God reveals himself in the Holy Trinity - three Persons in one God Identify Mary as Jesus mother, the Mother of God.* See Creed, p See Creed, p. 508 SE: , 316 SE: 124, 150, 162, 229, 266, 267, 270 TE: 1c, 23, 148, 150, 162 BLM: 1, 25, Lent FindingGod.com: Mirror of God, We Are Special Awards , 423 See Grace, SE: 9, 14, 23, 33, 94, 266 See Grace, p. p. 514 TE: 14, 29, 33, 94, , 62 SE: 4, 266, 274 TE: 1c, 4, 24, 64 AP: 1 FindingGod.com: A Community of Love, Trinity Song, Visualizing the Sign of the 495, See, Mother of God, p Describe Mary as the Mother of the Church.* , 148, See Mother of the Church, p Recognize that God is holy, all wise and all loving Identify the persons of the Holy Trinity in the Creed. Cross SE: 22, 32, 81-86, 267, 269 TE: 22, 31, 81a-b, BLM: 14 AP: 14 FindingGod.com: Mary in the Scriptures, Rosary Prayer Cloths SE: TE: 81a, BLM 14 AP: 14 FindingGod.com: Mary Name SE: 1-8 TE: 1a, 1-8 FindingGod.com: Showing God s Love BLM 1 See Nicene Creed, p. 889 See Nicene Creed, , See Creed, 521 LoyolaPress.com: Nicene Creed FindingGod.com: The Creed Game April

47 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 2 Standard 2 SACRED SCRIPTURE: Read, comprehend and articulate salvation history as conveyed in God s revelation through Sacred Scripture Show understanding that the Bible is a special book that tells who God is and how we live as God s children.* , , SE: 184, 262, 269 TE: 105, , 124 BLMs: 18, 23 AP: 18 FindingGod.com: Beatitude Ribbon, Words of Wisdom April

48 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 2 Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Understand that both the Old Testament and the New Testament tell how God created us out of God s love so that we could share in His love by knowing Him, loving Him and serving Him Identify the Gospels as stories about Jesus and what he taught us Recognize that Jesus gave his life to save us Explain the meaning of the parables of the lost sheep (Lk 15:1-7) and the lost son (Lk 15:11-32) Explain meaning of the miracle of the loaves and fishes (Jn 6:1-13) Show understanding of Jesus as the Bread of Life (Jn 6:35 and 6:51) Show understanding of Jesus last meal with his disciples as a special sharing of his love (Lk 22:14-20) Describe how Jesus taught us to forgive as he forgives us Give examples of what Jesus did after he was raised from the dead (Mt 28:8-20; Mk 16:9-20; Lk 24:13-42) Show understanding that Jesus called God his Father and is the light of the world , 104, 328 SE: , , TE: 57a, BLM: SE: 22, 100, , 166 TE: 15a, 21a, 22, 27a, 31c, 39a, 45a, 51a, 69a, 75a, 81a, 82, 99a, APs: 6, 18 FindingGod.com: Gospel Rocks SE: 104, 268, 273 AP: 25 FindingGod.com: My Special Message to Jesus 1439, 1465 SE: 52, TE: 51a-b, 51-52, AP: ; , , SE: TE: 27a-27b, AP: 5 BLM: 5 FindingGod.com: Jesus, the Bread of Life SE: 100, 268 TE: 91a, 100, 111a AP: 19 FindingGod.com: Breaking Bread Together 242, 488 SE: 40, 73 TE: 40 SE: 100, 170 TE: 100, 170 AP: 25 FindingGod.com: Group Role Play The Disciples Bear Witness SE: TE: 15a-15b, AP: 3 April

49 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Show understanding that parables tell us about the Kingdom of God. 546, LoyolaPress.com: Jesus the Light of the World: SE: 271 AP: 8 FindingGod.com: Parable of the Lost Sheep Key Element II: Liturgy and Sacraments CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 3 SACRAMENTS: Understand and participate in the sacraments of the Church as effective signs of God's grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church Define sacrament as a physical sign instituted by Christ that gives us grace Identify the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Eucharist, and Confirmation) Exhibit understanding of the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist under the form of bread and wine Describe Confirmation as the sacrament that completes the grace of Baptism by a special outpouring of the Holy Spirit Show the difference between mortal sin, venial sin, and accidents for sacramental preparation Define Sacrament of Penance/ Reconciliation as a sacrament of forgiveness of sin and healing regularly practiced See Sacrament, 526 SE: 9, 14, 23, 29, 33, 64, 68, 94, 97, 149, 198, 266, 272 TE: 14, 29, 33, 61c-d, 63-64, 68, 91c, 94, 97, 149 FindingGod.com: Sacramental Dictionaries SE: 94-95, 97-98, , 273 TE: 91a, 91c, 93-95, BLM: 16 FindingGod.com: Baptism Role Play , , SE: 28, 95, 97, 112, 115, 199, 208, , 264, 267, 269, 272, 274, 264 TE: 11, 28, 95, 99a, 111a, 112, 115, 232 BLMs: 5, 19 FindingGod.com: Breaking Bread Together 266, SE: 94-95, 97-98, 199, 264, 273 TE: 91c, 93-95, FindingGod.com: Gifts of the Holy Spirit SE: 70, 74 TE: 69-70, , SE: 59, 69-70, 74-76, 80, 200, 214, 261, TE: 61a, 61c, 65, 69-71, 74, 75a-b, Poster: 3 FindingGod.com: Public Relations for Reconcilers April

50 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Define Baptism as a sacrament that makes one a member of the Christian community and part of the Body of Christ SE: 65, 94, 198 TE: 61a, 65, 94, 178 Reflection: New Life Through Baptism FindingGod.com: Order of the Mass, Baptism Welcomes Us into the Large Community April

51 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 2 Key Element II: Liturgy and Sacraments CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Identify signs, symbols, and effects of the Sacrament of Baptism.* Describe the Sacrament of the Eucharist as uniting us to God and one another. Standard , SE: TE: 91a, BLM: 16 FindingGod.com: Baptism Welcomes Us into the Large Community, Baptism Role- Play, Baptism Farmer in the Dell, Baptism Dramatization SE: TE: 91a, BLM: 16 FindingGod.com: Breaking Bread Together, Eucharistic Celebration Match, Be Present to Me, Jesus, Proclaim the Eucharist LITURGY: Understand and celebrate the liturgical rites of the Church as expressed in the liturgical year and epitomized in the Eucharist as the source and summit of Christian life Explain that at Mass we gather together as God's family and pray the responses Recognize the Eucharist as the greatest prayer in the life of the Church.* Show awareness of the activity of the Holy Trinity in the rites of the sacraments Identify the essential elements in the Rite for receiving the Sacrament of Penance/ Reconciliation including confession of sin, contrition, firm amendment, absolution, and penance Model the elements of the Sacrament of Penance/Reconciliation and show familiarity with them , 178 SE: 70, 101, , 110, 202 TE: 70, 91a, 101 FindingGod.com: Many People, One Family , SE: 89, 95, 97, 131, 149, 199, 208, 262, 264 TE: 27a, 61c, 89, 91a, 91c, 95, 99a, 103, 111b, 131 FindingGod.com: Breaking Bread Together SE: 29, 64, 101, 267 TE: 64, SE: 70, 72, 74-80, , 261, 263 TE: 69a-b, 69-70, 72, Poster: 3 FindingGod.com: Public Relations for Reconcilers SE: 69-80, 200, 271 TE: 69a-b, 75a-b, Poster: 3 FindingGod.com: Public Relations for Reconcilers April

52 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Demonstrate reverence and respect for sacred actions and sacred spaces Identify the Gloria as a song of praise to the Holy Trinity Identify the components of the Liturgy of the Word and the prayer responses Identify the Prayer of the Faithful as the final part of the Liturgy of the Word Demonstrate gestures of reverence during the Eucharistic Prayer where the priest consecrates the bread and wine using the words of Jesus and changes the bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Christ Identify the seasons of the Church year as celebrations in the life of Jesus, Mary, and the saints Point out that we belong to a parish family who gathers at Mass to celebrate the life of Jesus , FindingGod.com: Gesture in Prayer SE: 109, 203 SE: 107, 204, 269 TE: 105a, 105, 107 BLM: 18 AP: 18 FindingGod.com: Order of the Mass SE: , 269 FindingGod.com: Order of the Mass SE: 28, 95, 97, 115, 199, 206, 208, 269, 272 TE: 28, 95, 115 BLMs: 5, 19 FindingGod.com: Eucharistic Prayers SE: 27, 87-90, TE: 27, 87-90, SE: , , TE: 91a, 99a-99b, , 105a-105b, , 111a-111b, BLM: 17, 18, 19 FindingGod.com: Compare and Contrast Recognize that the Eucharist is a sacrament of love and service , , SE: , TE: 105a-105b, , 111a-111b, BLM: 18, 19 FindingGod.com: Eucharist Celebration Match Conduct a simple examination of conscience SE: 71, 212, 214, 265 TE: 71 April

53 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Identify the major parts of the Mass: Introductory Rites, Liturgy of the Word, Liturgy of the Eucharist, and Closing Rite SE: , TE: 105a-105b, , 111a-111b, BLM: 18, 19 FindingGod.com: Eucharist Celebration Match April

54 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 2 Key Element II: Liturgy and Sacraments CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Describe Penitential Rite as the time to show sorrow for sin and ask God for forgiveness in the prayer, "Lord Have Mercy" Recognize the components of the Liturgy of the Eucharist: preparation of the altar and gifts, offering of the gifts, Eucharistic Prayer, communion rite, prayer after communion and prayer responses. Reverence the tabernacle in a Catholic Church because it's where the Eucharist is kept before and after communion Exhibit understanding that the priest or deacon ends Mass by sending us forth to do good works in the world Describe the importance of participating in Mass as essential to living the Christian life SE: SE: 11, 14, TE: 11, 14 SE: , TE: 111a-111b, BLM: 19 FindingGod.com: Be Present to Me, Jesus LoyolaPress.com: The Sacrament of the Eucharist: A Holy and Sacred Celebration: , 229 SE: 112, 207 TE: 112 AP: 21 FindingGod.com: Go in Peace to Love and Serve the Lord, Heart, Heart, and Hands Go in Peace 1389, , 289, SE: 30, 101, , 113, 116, 202, 209 TE: 28, 30, 101, , 111a, 113, 116, 202, 209 AP: 17, 18, 19 Key Element III: Life in Christ CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 5 CONSCIENCE: Develop a moral conscience informed by Church Teachings Discuss the meaning of grace and how grace affects the way we live our lives , 2005, SE: 9, 14, 23, 33, 94, 266 TE: 14, 29, 33, 94, Define and give examples of making good choices SE: 71, 131, , , 219, 264 TE: 71, 129a-b, 129, 131, 134 April

55 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Articulate the belief that God gives us a free will to choose what is right and to avoid evil Recall that we love because God has loved us first Indicate that love is when we choose to do what is right and good. Standard SE: , 219, 270 TE: 121a, 121, 129a, , BLMs: 20, 22, SE: 6-8, 12, 20, 26, 30, 35, 41, 48, 56, 83 TE: 1a, 8, 12, 15, 19-20, 26, 30, 35-36, 39-41, 48, 56, 70, 83, 99 BLM: 3 AP: 14 FindingGod.com: ABCs of Love CHRISTIAN LIVING: Understand and live the moral teachings of the Church through a life of discipleship in Jesus Christ expressed in love for God, love of neighbor, conversion, positive self- image, personal integrity, social justice, and the dignity of the human person Recognize ourselves as good and deserving of love, created in God's image and likeness (See Genesis 1:27).* Explain that God created us to know, love, and serve Him Discuss that respect for ourselves and others includes telling those who are harming us, themselves or others (for example, by bullying) to stop or seeking help from parents or other adults when they do not stop SE: 17, 21, 266 TE: 1a, 1c, 3, 17, 21, 29 AP: 23, 24 FindingGod.com: Showing God s Love SE: 3, 5, 7-8, 21, 23, 43-44, 140, 217, , 264, 266 TE: 1b, 1d, 3, 5, 15, 21, 39a, 39, 43-44, 117a, 140 BLM: 1 AP: 1, 23 FindingGod.com: The Great Commandment Banner SE: 43 TE: 43, S-61B, 127, S-129A FindingGod.com: Bully, No Bully April

56 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 2 Key Element III: Life in Christ CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Identify how the Ten Commandments guide us in how to love God and love others Show respect for others and ourselves as human persons belonging to the family of God SE: 34-35, 37-38, 133, 136, 140, 216, 263, 266, 274 TE: 31a, 31c-d, 33-35, 37-38, 121a, 136, 140 Posters: 1, 22, 23 FindingGod.com: Making Classroom Rules SE: , TE: 121a, 135a-135b, , 141a-141b, BLM: 24 AP: 23, 24 FindingGod.com: R-E-S-P-E-C-T Show that we live lovingly in our family SE: TE: 121a, Give examples of how we can show respect for our parents Acknowledge and affirm the dignity of the human person and community , , , 335 FindingGod.com: Family First, First Family SE: TE: 141a-141b, BLM: 24 AP: 24 FindingGod.com: R-E-S-P-E-C-T SE: Show respect for all humanity SE: TE: 141a-141b, BLM: 24 AP: 24 FindingGod.com: R-E-S-P-E-C-T Recognize that Catholic Social Teaching is the term for how the Church continues to teach us to treat others and all creation as Jesus taught us to treat them so that we live differently , SE: Every session in the program provides children/adults with opportunities to explore and act on their commitment to the principals of Catholic Social Teaching. April

57 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Explain that what we have is a gift from God and that we are called to share what we have been given with others FindingGod.com: Help Your Neighbor, Our Love Grows Key Element IV: Prayer CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 7 PRAYER: Know and participate in the Catholic tradition of prayer and acknowledge prayer as the primary way we deepen our knowledge and relationship with God in the community Recite a prayer of contrition See Act of Contrition, Identify the Sign of the Cross and Glory be as a prayer to the Trinity Recognize that Jesus prayed to God His Father and taught us to say the "Our Father." See The Sign of the Cross, p Introduce the Apostle's and Nicene Creed. See Apostles Creed, p Write and recite a prayer for someone special who has died Recite the Hail Mary to praise God and to ask for Mary's intercession Recognize and express prayer as blessing, adoration, petition, intercession, thanksgiving and praise. See The Sign of the Cross, p. 181 See Act of Contrition, 536 See The Sign of the Cross, See Apostles Creed, p , 1032 See Eternal Rest, p See The Hail Mary, 181, See Apostles Creed, See Hail Mary, SE: 72, 74, 78, 190, 215 TE: 61b, 69b, 72, 74, 78 Poster: 2 SE: 4, 266, 274 TE: 1c, 4, 24, 64 AP: 1 FindingGod.com: A Community of Love, Trinity Song, Visualizing the Sign of the Cross SE: 18-19, 112, 189, 196, 226 TE: SE: 193 FindingGod.com: The Creed Game SE: 179, 180 TE: 179, 180 SE: 189, 196, 197 TE: 189, 196, 197 FindingGod.com: Hail Mary Scramble, Praying the Hail Mary with Actions SE: 11, 17, TE: 1b, 1d, 11, 15b, 15, 17, 19-20, 31b, 39b, 147b April

58 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 2 Key Element IV: Prayer CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Identify prayer as communication with God who loves us Recognize hymns as prayers Explain that at Mass we gather not just to listen and pray responses but to pray the whole Mass Show an understanding of the prayer of adoration during Mass and before the Blessed Sacrament. Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Standard , , , , SE: 18-19, 24, 36, 42, 78, 83-84, 108 TE: 18-19, 24, 27, 36, 42, 54, 69, 78, 81, 84, 108 FindingGod.com: Prayer Before Meals Puzzle, Prayer Circle, Creating Prayers of Petitions SE: 54 TE: 5, 19, 54, 85, S-376 CD2, Track 5, Echo CD2, Track 7, Our Father CD2, Track 9, Jesus in the Morning SE: 16, 101, 106, , 202, 263, 269 TE: 16, 91a, 101, 106, 116 AP: 17 FindingGod.com: Role Playing the Sign of Peace, Come and Worship, Many People, One Family SE: 11, 262 TE: 9, 11 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC CHURCH: Understand and appreciate the mystery of the Church, the Body of Christ, the community of believers, as expressed in the Church s origin, mission of evangelization, hierarchical structure, marks, charisms, members and the communion of saints State that the Church was started by Jesus to help him spread the Good News and to baptize people as His disciples Show understanding of what it means to be a member of the Catholic Church Show understanding of how the Church continues the mission of Jesus Christ SE: 263 TE: , , TE: 91a-b AP: 17 FindingGod.com: I Belong Poetry, Looking at the Church SE: TE: April

59 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Give an example of how the Catholic Church is a sign in the world Exhibit understanding that all who are baptized belong to the Church forever. Standard , SE: 263 FindingGod.com: Sacramental Dictionaries , SE: TE: 91a, BLM: 16 FindingGod.com: Baptism Welcomes Us into the Large Community, Baptism Role- Play, Baptism Dramatization ECUMENISM: Understand and participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world through knowledge of and collaboration with other Catholic (Eastern), Orthodox, and Christian churches Understand that Jesus founded the Catholic Church that we might all be one so that the world may believe that the Father sent Him (Jn 17:20-23) Understand that we pray for unity in the Church because Jesus also prayed "that they all may be one" Understand that other Christians share a common baptism and belief in Jesus even though they do not share the fullness of all that Jesus taught us Identify the Catholic church as a community of Jesus' followers Show understanding that there are many Christians who are baptized and have a common belief in God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit, but belong to other churches. 866, SE: 263 TE: , SE: 263 TE: 263 AP , , SE: 10 TE: 10, 45a, 52, FindingGod.com: Many People, One Family, Church Song, We Are Fam-I-ly , 129, Loyolapress.com: God s Love for People of 136, All Faiths: catholic-faith/family/catholic-teens/catholic- teachings-for-teens/gods-love-for-people-of- all-faiths April

60 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 2 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Standard 10 Give examples of denominations of Christian churches (for example: Lutheran, Episcopal, Methodist, and Baptist). CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC PRINCIPLES AND RELATIONSHIPS: Apply Catholic principles to interpersonal relations Give examples of how we can treat others the way Jesus treated others Illustrate ways in which we can care for our bodies Explain what we mean when we say we are created in God's image Show understanding that we respect others and ourselves as human persons belonging to the family of God , 309, 32- SE: TE: SE: , 355, 374, , 1945 Know that we should respect our parents.* , 2251 Loyolapress.com: God s Love for People of All Faiths: 1, , 73 SE: 17, 21, 266 TE: 1a, 1c, 3, 17, 21, 29 AP: 23, 24 FindingGod.com: Showing God s Love SE: 34, 48, 137, , , 266 TE: 31b, 121a, 133, 135a-b, 137, 141a-b, , BLMs: 1, 12 APs: 23, 24 FindingGod.com: The Great Commandment Banner, Stars Who Give Us Light SE: , Define extended family FindingGod.com: Helping my Bigger Family State that it is important to treat our family and friends with respect State that we live lovingly in our family SE: 34, 48, 137, , , 266 TE: 31b, 121a, 133, 135a-b, 137, 141a-b, , BLMs: 1, 12 APs: 23, 24 FindingGod.com: The Great Commandment Banner, Stars Who Give Us Light FindingGod.com: Family First, First Family April

61 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 2 Standard 11 VOCATION: Understand and undertake discipleship in Christ responding in faith by participating in the mission of the Church through living a specific call in the life of the Church Explain that all Christians follow Jesus as the Way, the Truth, and the Life (Introduce) Describe the role of the priest as minister of the Eucharist and the Sacrament of Penance/Reconciliation Understand that God calls some to marriage, priesthood, religious life or to be single Express how my parents/guardians help me to live the way Jesus wants me to live Understand that God calls each of us to serve in special ways , , 452, SE: 39-44, 263 TE: 39a, AP: 22 BLM: 17, 20 FindingGod.com: Christians Do Their Best SE: 76-77, , 272 TE: 95 BLM: 19 FindingGod.com: Public Relations for Reconcilers SE: 118, TE: 117b, 118 APs: 7, 17 FindingGod.com: I Can Serve My Community SE: , TE: 121a, , 121a, AP: 23 FindingGod.com: Showing My Love to Others FindingGod.com: Cooperative Groups, Friends Helping Friends, God s Kingdom is Among Us, Good Deeds Blossom, Who Am I? How Do I Serve? April

62 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 2 Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Standard 12 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING: Know, understand, critique and apply social justice and stewardship principles to societal situations in a way that acknowledges and affirms the dignity of the human person and community Define created in God's loving image , SE: 17, 21, 266 TE: 1a, 1c, 3, 17, 21, 29 AP: 23, 24 FindingGod.com: Showing God s Love State how, as Christians, we promise to care for all of God's creation State that we are called to share what we have with others Define extended family , , , , , , , , 451 SE: 5, 8, 221 TE: 1b, 1c, 1, 5, 8, 16, 23, 221, S-356 AP 1 SE: FindingGod.com: Helping My Bigger Family Show understanding that we respect others and ourselves as human persons belonging to the family of God , 381, , SE: 34, 48, 137, , , 266 TE: 31b, 121a, 133, 135a-b, 137, 141a-b, , BLMs: 1, 12 APs: 23, 24 FindingGod.com: The Great Commandment Banner, Stars Who Give Us Light April

63 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 2 Standard 13 INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE: Understand and participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world through knowledge of and collaboration with Jews, Muslims, and all faith traditions Know that we respect people of all faiths because God loves all people Exhibit understanding that many people believe in God even though they are not baptized and know that God loves them. Standard , , SE: 5 TE: 31a TE: 15, 45a, 99a, 221 BLM 3 AP 3 MISSIONARY VOCATION: Demonstrate an appreciation for Catholic missionary and evangelization efforts through our parish community, its culture, worship, sacramental life, and service Demonstrate how and when you might share your story of faith in Jesus with others SE: 23 TE: Recognize that God sent his greatest gift, his son Jesus, to show us how to live on this earth Recognize that the Eucharist is a sacrament of love and service Explain the meaning of Blessed are the peacemakers. (Mt 5:9) Identify the different ministries/works of priests, deacons, religious brothers and sisters , , See Meditation, , , , , 179, , , 139, 266 SE: 9-14 TE: 9a-b, 9-14, 15a-b SE: 89, 95, 97, 131, 149, 199, 208, 262, 264 TE: 27a, 61c, 89, 91a, 91c, 95, 99a, 103, 111b, 131 FindingGod.com: Breaking Bread Together SE: 143 TE: 143 SE: 46-47, 50, 53, 76-77, , 262, 264, 272 TE: 45-47, 50, 53, 95 BLM: 8, 19 FindingGod.com: Public Relations for Reconcilers April

64 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 2 Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Discuss that one way to be holy is to care for the earth and its resources as a gift from God Participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world Read stories about missionaries Cooperate in school, church and/or community projects. CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God , , , , SE: 5 TE: 1b, 5 AP: 1 FindingGod.com: Building Unity Each Unit in Grade 2 has a Unit Opener saint where students can learn about their works and missions. LoyolaPress.com: Current Mission Work Every session in Grade 2 offers a Service suggestion, a real life application of Catholic Social Teaching themes. April

65 Archdiocese of Miami Curriculum Mapping for Grade 3 Dominic Yonto, Director of Sales Sean Williams, Educational Consultant

66 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum THIRD GRADE April

67 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 3 Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 1 CREED: Understand, believe and proclaim the Triune and redeeming God as revealed in creation and human experience, in Apostolic Tradition and Sacred Scripture, and as entrusted to the teaching office of the Church Identify the Holy Trinity in the Apostles and Nicene Creed State understanding of the meaning when we say, I believe in one God Exhibit how God wants our love as a response to his love Identify Jesus Christ as Savior and Redeemer , see Apostles Creed, , , , SE: 4, 6, 8, 24, 53, 72, 191, 254 TE: 4, 8, 24, 31a, 51a-b, 52-54, 72 Reflection: Prayer, Apostles Creed BLM: 1 Poster: 1 FindingGod.com: We Proclaim Our Belief SE: 4, 6, 24, 71, 191, 258, 262, 267 TE: 24, 71 Reflection: Apostles Creed, Prayer on 128 Poster: 1 FindingGod.com: We Proclaim Our Belief 52 SE: 69, 152, 165, 167, 260 TE: 21a-b, 59, 151a, 152, 158, 165, 167, 266 APs: 4, 9, 20 FindingGod.com: My Thank-You Prayer 84-85, 486 SE: 10-11, 52, 63-68, 95, 113, , 134, , , 197, 215, TE: 10-11, 21a, 31a, 41, 51a, 52, 61a, 61cd, 63-68, 95, 113, , 121a, 134, , 163, Reflection: Sign of the Cross BLMs: 2, 11 APs: 11, 19 FindingGod.com: A Fruit Break; Fired Up for Jesus; Personal Promise Cards April

68 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Identify that the Holy Spirit as Sanctifier lives in me and inspires me to do what is good Exhibit understanding that we experience God s forgiveness when we are sorry for our sins Recognize God as Judge who asks us to account for how well we obey his commands , State the meaning of Jesus' Resurrection , See Resurrection Demonstrate understanding that God the Father, as Creator, loves us as a good and loving parent Exhibit understanding that we are meant for heaven , 485 SE: 17, 19, 20, 56, , 202, 211, 253, 256, 258, 265 TE: 17, 19-20, 56, 91a, 99a-b, BLMs: 3, 17 APs: 3, 17 FindingGod.com: Disciples Tell of Visit; My Peace Prayer SE: 215, 262 FindingGod.com: Commandment Match; 3 Good Questions + 3 Good Answers = 1 Moral Choice SE: 52, 55-56, 120, 147, , , 197, 265 TE: 51a-b, 52, 54-56, 147, 150, BLM: 9 AP: 25 FindingGod.com: Choose Your Own Interpretation; Decorative Eggs; We Proclaim Our Belief; To My Dear Friends SE: 52, 53, 55, 56, 100, 170, 265 TE: 51a, 99a, 147a AP 9 SE: TE: 1a, 15a-15b, BLM: 3 FindingGod.com: Showing God s Love SE: TE: 151a, , Standard 2 SACRED SCRIPTURE: Read, comprehend and articulate salvation history as conveyed in God s revelation through Sacred Scripture Discover how to navigate the Bible by locating passages and stories Acknowledge the Bible as a collection of sacred books that reveals God's Word to us. 59, SE: 184, 254, 259, 266 TE: 1a, 1c BLM: 16 April

69 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr State that the Holy Spirit inspired people to write the Bible Name the Old Testament and New Testament as the two major sections of the Bible Identify first book of the Old Testament as the Book of Genesis State that the Old Testament books tell us about God as Creator and Protector State that the New Testament is about the life and teachings of Jesus Christ and the early Church , See Old Testament, p , SE: 65 TE: 65 SE: 184, 205, 262, 266 SE: 184, 262, 267 BLMs: 2,3 SE: 4, 184, 262 TE: 3, 4, 7 FindingGod.com: Thank You, God SE: 23, 178, , 262 April

70 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 3 Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 2 SACRED SCRIPTURE: Read, comprehend and articulate salvation history as conveyed in God s revelation through Sacred Scripture Identify the Our Father (the Lord's Prayer as found in Matthew) as the prayer of Jesus in the Gospels. Compare and contrast the choices of Cain and Abel - the sons of Adam and Eve (Gn 4). Identify the story of Noah and God s promise to Noah (Gn 6-11). Identify Abraham as the father of our faith in God (Gn 12ff). Identify Jesus as teacher and healer in the Gospels. State meaning of Kingdom of God/Kingdom of Heaven in the Gospels See Lord s Prayer, p , , , , , 567, See Kingdom of God(of Heaven) p , See Kingdom of God, 517 SE: 15, TE: 15a, Reflection: Our Father FindingGod.com: Prayer Partners LoyolaPress.com: Noah and the Flood FindingGod.com: Round-Table Discussion LoyolaPress.com: Getting to Know Jesus the Healer, Jesus of Nazareth SE: 33-38, 260 TE: 31a, BLM: 6 FindingGod.com: Kingdom Flag April

71 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 3 Key Element II: Liturgy and Sacraments CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 3 SACRAMENTS: Understand and participate in the sacraments of the Church as effective signs of God's grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church Describe the sacraments as gifts Christ gave us to know him and to grow in our love and help us be like him.* Describe examples of adoration of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament outside of Mass. Identify and describe the Sacraments of Healing as Penance/Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick. Identify and describe the Sacraments in the Service of Communion as Holy Orders and Holy Matrimony. Describe how Sacraments of Initiation help Christians to live a life centered on Jesus. Identify the Sacrament of the Eucharist as the means Christ has chosen to remain in our midst physically. Define sacramental and give examples such as rosaries, crucifixes, medals of saints , , 302, , 322, , , , , , SE: 75-80, 93, 200, TE: 61a, 75a-b, 75-80, 93, 98 SE: 79, 106, 108, 201, 207, 254, , 259, 261, TE: 79, 105a, 106, BLMs: 13, 16 FindingGod.com: Jesus, The Bread of Life; Proclaim the Eucharist SE: 100, 202, 253 TE: 100 BLMs: 7, 44, 45 Poster: 3 SE: , , 203, 259, 261 TE: , SE: 93-98, 266 TE: 91a, BLM: 16 FindingGod.com: Sacraments Songs; Name the Sacrament SE: TE: 91a, 105a-105b, AP: 18 BLM: 18 FindingGod.com: Breaking Bread Together; Eucharistic Celebration Match; Proclaim the Eucharist SE: 77, 97, 265 TE: 77, 97 April

72 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 3 Standard 4 LITURGY: Understand and celebrate the liturgical rites of the Church as expressed in the liturgical year and epitomized in the Eucharist as the source and summit of Christian life Define liturgy as the public celebration of the Church of our lives in Christ SE: , 260 FindingGod.com: Many People, One Family Key Element II: Liturgy and Sacraments CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Identify symbols of the Eucharist as the consecrated bread and wine.* Explain the major seasons of the liturgical (church) year: Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, Ordinary Time, Triduum. Describe the roles of the priest, deacon, lector, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion, acolytes, and the assembly at Mass. Identify and describe the major parts of the Mass: Introductory Rites, Liturgy of the Word, Liturgy of the Eucharist, and Closing Rite. Identify major tenets of faith found in the Creed , , See The Creed, p. 49 See the Apostles Creed, p , 532 SE: TE: 105a SE: 27-20, 57-60, 87-90, , , , 207, 253, 259, 263 TE: 27a-b, 27-30, 57a-b, 57-60, 87a-b, 87-90, 117a-b, , 147a-b, , 151a-b BLMs: 10, 15, Year in Our Church, Advent, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week, Easter, Pentecost, All Saints/Souls Day APs: 10, 15, 25 FindingGod.com: Decorative Advent Cards; Exploring Different Nativity Stories; Advent Observance Banner; Stained-Glass Illustrations SE: TE: 91a, 111a-111b, FindingGod.com: Meet the Priest; Invite Your Priest to Class SE: SE: 4, 6, 24, 53, 54, 72, 83, 191, 194, 254 TE: : 4, 6, 24, 53, 54, 72, 83 FindingGod.com: We Proclaim Our Belief; Creed Tic-Tac-Toe April

73 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 3 Key Element III: Life in Christ CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 5 CONSCIENCE: Develop a moral conscience informed by Church Teachings Define Morality as referring to the human acts of good or evil Explain that Jesus sums up the commandments for us in his law of love Define obedience and state its relationship to the Ten Commandments Understand obedience as an act of love , 1732, ; cf See Morality, 520 SE: , 134, 215, 261 TE: , 134 AP: 22 FindingGod.com: Our Never-Fail Recipe, WWTHFD: What Would the Holy Family Do?; 3 Good Questions + 3 Good Answers = 1 Moral Choice; Commandment Match, Jesus Said No Can You? SE: 213, 255, 258 Reflection: Kingdom of God See Obedience of Faith, SE: 131, 262 TE: 131 LoyolaPress.com: About the Ten Commandments SE: 131, 262 TE: 131 April

74 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 3 Standard 6 CHRISTIAN LIVING: Understand and live the moral teachings of the Church through a life of discipleship in Jesus Christ expressed in love for God, love of neighbor, conversion, positive self- image, personal integrity, social justice, and the dignity of the human person Exhibit understanding that God created us as naturally good and destined for union with him Illustrate that loving our neighbor as ourselves also includes speaking up for ourselves or others when we are being harmed (for example by disrespectful touching) and seeking help from parents or other adults when we need help Demonstrate understanding that the Two Great Commandments encompass the Decalogue Compare and contrast responsible and irresponsible stewardship of God s creation SE: 4-5, 7-8, , 256 TE: 4-5, 7-8, 121a BLMs: 7, 19 Poster: 4 AP: , , 467, SE: 26 TE: 9a, 61b, S-121D SE: 213, 255, 258 Reflection: Kingdom of God SE: 1, 6, , 256 TE: 1a, 1c, 121a, 141a, BLM: 24 APs: 1, 24 FindingGod.com: I See I Care; My Gift of Love; Be a Flower in God s Garden; Happy Toss April

75 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 3 Key Element III: Life in Christ CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God State the meaning of justice. 1807, See Justice, Define what virtues are and how virtues are acquired State that Catholic Social Teaching gives us basic ideas or principles that help us know how to live and treat each other and all creation in our personal lives and in the groups to which we belong (Demonstrate) Explain that whatever we do for people in need, we do for Jesus Give examples of the ways in which we might use our free will to love, honor, and obey God freely or choose not to follow God (sin) Explain how one would imitate Jesus' example of how to love Give examples of virtues in relationship to the Christian life. 1803, , , State how we live virtue in family life Acknowledge and affirm the dignity of the human person and community SE: 136, 140, 260 TE: 136 SE: TE: 121a, 121c-d, SE: 26, 28-30, 34, 35, 38, 43, 44, 111, 123 TE: 1b, 27a, 31b, 61b, S-61A, 91b, S-91B, 121B, 125 AP 3 Song: What Does It Mean to Follow Jesus? SE: 26, 123 TE: 121b, 123 SE: 258 FindingGod.com: One of God s Gifts to Us: Free Will Activity SE: 33-38, TE: 33-38, FIndingGod.com: Share Your Love, Showing God s Love AP: 7 BLM: 7 SE: 268 FindingGod.com: Jesus, Help Me to Be Virtuous SE: 268 FindingGod.com: Jesus, Help Me to Be Virtuous, Can You Tell How I Care? LoyolaPress.com: Living the Virtues in Everyday Life SE: April

76 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Participate in activities that show we care about people, especially those who are unable to help themselves, as a means of recognizing their human dignity Understand that we share in Jesus' mission to bring a message of love, justice, and hope to the poor and victims of injustice. 1738, , SE: In each unit of the Catechist Guide, catechists are provided with Catholic Social Teaching Themes; Every session includes an idea for serving others, a real-life application of Catholic Social Teaching Themes. SE: In each unit of the Catechist Guide, catechists are provided with Catholic Social Teaching Themes; Every session includes an idea for serving others, a real-life application of Catholic Social Teaching Themes. April

77 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 3 Key Element IV: Prayer CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 7 PRAYER: Know and participate in the Catholic tradition of prayer and acknowledge prayer as the primary way we deepen our knowledge and relationship with God in the community Observe that God hears and answers our prayers Explain that listening to God's word in Scripture is a privileged way God speaks to us today Explain the Apostles and Nicene Creeds as prayers Identify prayer as blessing, adoration, contrition, petition, intercession, thanksgiving and praise , 575 SE: 23, 26-30, 76, 108, 259 TE: 6, 23, 26-30, 76, 102, 108, 128, 164 APs: 5, , 469 SE: 23, 26, 71, 185, TE: 23, 26, 71 Reflection: 8 AP: SE: 4, 191, , 205, 254, 256, 258 TE: 4 BLM: 1 Poster: 1 FindingGod.com: The Creed Game SE: 85, 99, 102, 111b, 119, 132, TE: 15, 17, 85, 99b, 102, 119, 132, 135b AP: 22 April

78 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 3 Key Element IV: Prayer CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Differentiate between private and public prayer Show the difference between spontaneous prayer and liturgical prayer Describe prayer as talking to and listening to God, as essential to Christian life , , SE: 185, 255, 268 TE: 6, 10, 116, , , Write a prayer for the faithful departed. 958, 1032, Discuss various ways that families and people can pray together. Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Standard , LoyolaPress.com: Introducing Children to the Gift of Prayer: LoyolaPress.com: Introducing Children to the Gift of Prayer: See Eternal Rest, p , See Prayer for Souls in Purgatory, 537 LoyolaPress.com: The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Soul s Day): LoyolaPress.com: Praying with Children: CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC CHURCH: Understand and appreciate the mystery of the Church, the Body of Christ, the community of believers, as expressed in the Church s origin, mission of evangelization, hierarchical structure, marks, charisms, members and the communion of saints Identify that our Church community includes the Pope, bishops, priests, deacons, religious and lay people (under the leadership of the Pope) , SE: 70-71, 73-74, 254, 264 TE: 69a-b, 70, AP: 12 FindingGod.com: My Much-Loved Leader April

79 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr State that Jesus Christ established the Church and is its head and that we are the Body of Christ Identify the Apostles of Jesus as the ones who led the early Church communities Identify that Jesus chose Peter as the leader of his Apostles to teach and guide the Church and spread the Gospel Name the Pope as the visible head of the Church on earth and the successor of Peter Identify the bishops as successors to the Apostles Discuss the responsibility of Catholics to financially support Church ministries Recognize the faith community as a way of coming to know God SE: 70-71, 255 TE: Reflection: Faith in Jesus AP: 12 FindingGod.com: Being Like Simon , SE: 4, 50, 73-74, 253 TE: 4, 50, 61a, 61c, 69a, 74 AP: , SE: TE: AP: 8, See Pope, , SE: 71, , 2047, Recorded Scripture: 314 SE: 70, 73-74, 264 TE: 69a-b, 70, AP: 12 FindingGod.com: My Much-Loved Leader TE: 14, 74, 77, 118, 120, 127 SE: 28-30, TE: Identify members of the Catholic Church as Christians SE: State meaning of Communion of Saints , SE: 82, 178, 179, 255 TE: 82, 178, 179 FindingGod.com: A Saint s Story Identify Pentecost as a foundational moment of the Church , , 115 SE: 64, 65, 147, 152, , 263 FindingGod.com: Fired Up for Jesus Explain that the Church continues the work SE: of Christ on earth with the help of the Holy TE: 61a, 61c-61d, Spirit. AP: 11 BLM: 11 April

80 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 3 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Demonstrate how the Church continues Jesus' ministries of community, work, worship, and service. Standard 9 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God SE: TE: 121a, ECUMENISM: Understand and participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world through knowledge of and collaboration with other Catholic (Eastern), Orthodox, and Christian churches Show awareness that we respect all faiths because God loves all people.* Know when in the year Christians share prayer for unity (Week of Prayer for Christian Unity - January every year) State that our respect for other Christians and faiths does not mean we deny that the fullness of the faith Christ taught is found in the Catholic Church Name some other Christian communities or denominations (for example: Baptist, Methodist, Episcopalian) that are in your neighborhood or near your parish church or school State that the Catholic Church works for the unity of all people to live in peace and justice , SE: 7, 8, 52, 94, 142, 143, 146 SE: SE: 66, 142, 143, , Use That All May be One, a book on Ecumenism from Loyola Press for this section LoyolaPress.com: Social Justice: Use That All May be One, a book on Ecumenism from Loyola Press for this section. April

81 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 3 Standard 10 CATHOLIC PRINCIPLES AND RELATIONSHIPS: Apply Catholic principles to interpersonal relations Realize that modesty shows respect for our own bodies and the bodies of others Memorize "love your neighbor as yourself and love God with all of your mind, heart, and strength" (law of love) Compare the law of love to the Ten Commandments Recognize Jesus as the model of a how to treat others Understand that through the parables, Jesus taught us to love ourselves and one another Use the law of love to judge the decisions of people in the Bible stories, films, TV programs, stories, and songs , SE: SE: 213, 217, 255, 258 AP: 7 Reflection: Kingdom of God , 325 SE: 213, 217, 255, 258 AP: 7 Reflection: Kingdom of God SE: TE: 121a, FindingGod.com: Care Jars SE: Catechists and Teachers can review the book Movies that Matter: Reading Film through the Lens of Faith s/family-life-and-parenting/movies-thatmatter April

82 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 3 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Judge their own actions toward others as following or not following the law of love. CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God SE: 213 Standard 11 VOCATION: Understand and undertake discipleship in Christ responding in faith by participating in the mission of the Church through living a specific call in the life of the Church Show understanding that Jesus called people to be his disciples Describe vocation as a calling to serve others and examine a variety of Christian vocations as a response to the baptismal call List marriage, priesthood, religious life, and single life as special vocations in the Church Understand that Holy Orders is a sacrament of special service and commitment to the Church , 618, , 123, 172, , , 188, , 279, , , , , SE: 45, 47, 49-50, 64-65, 67-68, , 257, 268 TE: 39a-b, 45a-b, 45, 47, 49-50, 61, 63-65, 67-68, 133 Reflection: Kingdom of God AP: 8 FindingGod.com: We Meet Again, My Friends; Lord, I Am Not Worthy; Messengers of Good News! SE: 9, 43-45, 49-50, 52, , 193, 203, 261, 268 TE: 9, 31a, 39a-b, 43-44, 49-50, 52, 91a, 111a-b, Reflection: Prayer on pg. 152 BLM: 12 AP: 8 FindingGod.com: Community Helpers Charades; Personal Promise Cards; Help Wanted to Serve Others; Who Am I? How Do I Serve? SE: , 193, 203, 254, 257, 261, , 268 TE: 91a, 111a-b, APs: 6, 8 Reflection: Prayer on pg. 152 FindingGod.com: My Personal Mission SE: , , 203, 259 TE: April

83 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Show understanding that parents have a vocation to serve God and the Church by helping their children to grow close to God Articulate that all people are called to holiness by living their lives close to God Exhibit understanding that student desires to follow Jesus Examine a variety of Christian vocations as a response to the baptismal call. Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Standard , , , , SE: 112, 124, 203, 268 TE: 112 SE: 193, 203, Reflections: Kingdom of God, Here I Am, God FindingGod.com: I Will Follow You; Being Like Simon , , 452 SE: 112, 268 TE: 112 LoyolaPress.com: Called by God, CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING: Know, understand, critique and apply social justice and stewardship principles to societal situations in a way that acknowledges and affirms the dignity of the human person and community Explain how we show acts of love and kindness to others and to all God's creation State that the Beatitudes show us how to trust God, to forgive, and to have mercy for others State that we show our love for God when we help those in need Understand that caring for others means considering their needs SE: 8, 141, 145, 217, 256 TE: 1a-c, 8, 9a-b, 31b, 61b, 91b, 121b, 141, 145 AP: 1, SE: 214, SE: 19, 13-14, 44, TE: 1b, 9, 12-14, 31b, 44, 51, 61b, 91b, , 121b , SE: 136 TE: 1b, 31b, 61b, 91b, 121b, 136 April

84 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 3 Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Understand that God wants us to resist envy and greed Realize that the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy are ways of showing our love for Jesus who cares for the poor. CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God , See Works of Mercy, p See Corporal Works of Mercy, 508, See Spiritual Works of Mercy, SE: 256, 267 TE: 1b, 31b, 61b, 91b, 121b Standard 13 INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE: Understand and participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world through knowledge of and collaboration with Jews, Muslims, and all faith traditions Identify Judaism as Jesus' faith Understand that we respect people of all faiths because God loves all people Recall that Catholics are called to protect and promote the freedom of all people to practice their faith State that the Catholic Church works for the unity of all people to live in peace and justice , , LoyolaPress.com: Jesus of Nazareth: LoyolaPress.com: God s Love for People of All Faiths: LoyolaPress.com: God s Love for People of All Faiths LoyolaPress.com: Building Unity April

85 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 3 Standard 14 MISSIONARY VOCATION: Demonstrate an appreciation for Catholic missionary and evangelization efforts through our parish community, its culture, worship, sacramental life, and service Report the meaning of the word evangelization: to proclaim Christ and his Gospel by word and the testimony of life, in fulfillment of his command to go make disciples Recognize that Jesus gave us the Catholic Church to live in a community of believers with him Identify what Jesus asked His disciples to do for others Realize that every Catholic is called to have a missionary spirit by engaging in age appropriate service and works of mercy (for example: fundraisers for missionary groups such as The Holy Childhood Association, Catholic Relief Services, etc.) Understand that we need to bear witness to our Catholic faith in our community and society Illustrate how you would share the story of your faith with others who may ask about it , 502, See Evangelization, , , SE: 65, 257 TE: 31a, S-45B, 47, 61c AP 8, 16 SE: 70-71, 255 TE: Reflection: Faith in Jesus AP: 12 FindingGod.com: Being Like Simon SE: 45-50, 63-68, 100, 217 TE: 45a-b, 45-50, 61c-d, 63-68, 100 AP: 8 SE: 28, 29, 35, 43, 44, 61, 62, 91, 216, 217 TE: 5, 11, 17, 23, S-27A, 29, 37, S-39A, 41, 45a, 59, 83, 89, 91c, 92, 95, 119, 125, 137 AP 2, 19 BLM 8 SE: TE:28-30 April

86 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 3 Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Give examples of the missionary work and zeal of St. Peter and St. Paul (Acts of the Apostles) Identify missionary orders (e.g., Medical Missionaries, Priests and Sisters of the African Missions, The White Fathers, etc.) State names of our president and world leaders and pray that they are inspired by God to make wise decisions in favor of justice, peace, and equality. CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God LoyolaPress.com: St. Peter and St. Paul LoyolaPress.com: Current Mission Work April

87 Archdiocese of Miami Curriculum Mapping for Grade 4 Dominic Yonto, Director of Sales Sean Williams, Educational Consultant

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89 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 4 Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 1 CREED: Understand, believe and proclaim the Triune and redeeming God as revealed in creation and human experience, in Apostolic Tradition and Sacred Scripture, and as entrusted to the teaching office of the Church Identify God as Trinity: Father, Son and Holy Spirit Identify Christian faith as Trinitarian State the meaning and sources of revelation: Apostolic Tradition and Sacred Scripture, as entrusted to the teaching office of the Church Articulate that God is faithful to his promises Describe Holy Spirit as proceeding from both the Father and Son as perfect love and wisdom Show understanding that God expects us to love and forgive each other. (See for example, Mt 6:14-16, Mt 18:21-22, Mk 11:25 and Lk 6:37) , 62 SE: 12-13, 48, 259, 263, 268 TE: 1a, 1c, 12-13, 48, 121c Poster: 1 AP: 2 234, SE: 259, 263, 268 Poster: 1 AP: 2 FindingGod.com: Theological Virtues Faith, Hope, Charity 85, 90, 95, SE: BLMs: 11, Lent Reflection: Go Forth, A Walk in the Vineyard 210, SE: 17, 154 TE: 9a, 15a-b, 17, 39a, 154 Record: Adam and Eve BLM: Advent FindingGod.com: Mission Picture Frames 264, 295 SE: 38, 50-56, , 260 TE: 31a, 38, 45a, 50-56, 51a-b BLM: Pentecost APs: 4, 8 FindingGod.com: Fruit is Good for You, Wind Tunnel, Gifts From the Holy Spirit SE: 9-14, 33-38, 51-56, 75-80, 93-98, 112, 120, , , , 259 TE: 9-14, 31c-d, 33-38, 45a-b, 51-56, 75-80, 93-98, 112, 120, , 135a-b, , Record: The Great Commandment Reflection: The Prayer of Saint Francis BLM: 22 April

90 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Describe what it means to be holy , Show understanding that God gives us the freedom to choose good over evil State that although God is named Father, Son and Holy Spirit, God is neither male nor female Distinguish the roles of the Holy Trinity: the Father as Creator, the Son as Redeemer and the Holy Spirit as Sanctifier Explain that God is described by many names , , 428 See Holiness, 514 APs: 19, 23 FindingGod.com: Forgive Us Our Trespasses, Words That Heal SE: 10 TE: 10, 82, 99a Finding God.com: Heroes and Saints, Holy Spirit, Source of Unity 363 SE: 4, 8, 17, 22-26, 58, 60, , 136, 139, , TE: 1a, 4, 8, 17, 22-26, 57a-b, 58, 60, 91c, , 129a, 136, 139 Record: Adam and Eve BLM: 4 APs: 4, 16 FindingGod.com: Twenty Questions, Adam and Eve, You Are What You Think 239, LoyolaPress.com: SE: 268 FindingGod.com: Signing Our Senses LoyolaPress.com: Names for Jesus Demonstrate God as loving and forgiving. 268, FindingGod.com: God is the Key, Letter to Describe meaning of faith in my life , God, Making Peace with God 27, 28 SE: 259 LoyolaPress.com: 5 Ways to Nurture Your Child s Faith: April

91 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 4 Standard 2 SACRED SCRIPTURE: Read, comprehend and articulate salvation history as conveyed in God s revelation through Sacred Scripture Describe the meaning of covenant in the story of Abraham and Sarah Exhibit understanding of how God s promise was passed on to the descendants of Abraham Identify Moses as a great leader who heard God s command to save the descendants of Jacob/Israel Identify Moses as a great prophet who received God s covenantal promise and the law. 59, 72 8 SE: 154, 258, 263 TE: BLM: Advent FindingGod.com: Round-Table Discussion 60, 63, 64 8 SE: 154, 240 TE: , 2574, , SE: , 128, 268 TE: , 128 AP: 24 Reflection: The Ten Commandments FindingGod.com: Paper-Bag Puppets SE: , 128, 144, 258, 268 TE: , 128, 141 APs: 21, 24 April

92 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 4 Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Describe the journey of the Israelites in the desert and God s leading them with care and love List the first five books of the Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy Describe the meaning of Patriarch. 59, 61, See Patriarch, p Name the three patriarchs of Israel: Abraham, Isaac and Jacob SE: 144 TE: 144 AP: 24 Reflection: The Ten Commandments FindingGod.com: Community Mobiles , 21 See Covenant, See The Essential Guide to Catholic Terms by Mary Kathleen Glavich, SND p 111. This is published by Loyola Press See The Essential Guide to Catholic Terms by Mary Kathleen Glavich, SND This is published by Loyola Press Identify the son of Jacob: Joseph. LoyolaPress.com: St. Joseph Identify the meaning and significance of the Ark of the Covenant. Key Element II: Liturgy and Sacraments Standard , 2578 Use Stories of the Old Testament by James Campbell to explain the Ark of the Covenant. OR use The Essential Guide to Catholic Terms p. 17. CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God SACRAMENTS: Understand and participate in the sacraments of the Church as effective signs of God's grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church Identify and name sacramental signs , Demonstrate understanding that the Eucharist is the source and summit of the Christian life Connect the Jewish feast of Passover with Jesus' last meal with his disciples , 1407 SE: 113, 266 TE: 105a, FindingGod.com: Sacramental Dictionaries SE: 11, 65, , 204, 259, 266 TE: 9a, 11, 65, 99a-b, AP: 17 SE: TE: 51a, 52 April

93 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Describe each of the essential components of the Sacrament of Penance/Reconciliation. Standard SE: 17, 23-24, 75-80, 93-98, 205, 211, 255, , TE: 17, 23-24, 75a-b, 75-80, 91a, 91c-d, AP: 16 FindingGod.com: God Is the Key LITURGY: Understand and celebrate the liturgical rites of the Church as expressed in the liturgical year and epitomized in the Eucharist as the source and summit of Christian life Apply the concept of the Sabbath in the Old Testament to Sunday for Christians Identify the holy days of the church calendar and deduce that these are days of required attendance at Mass Relate the celebration of the Jewish feast of Passover with Jesus' last meal with his disciples Identify and describe the days of the Triduum and their meaning Understand how to create and participate in the writing of prayers of intercession for Mass Demonstrate how the life of Jesus is remembered in the liturgical year , SE: 73, 101, 104, 131, , 206, 260 TE: 91a, 101, 104, 129a, 131, BLM: 24 Poster: 3 AP: SE: 57-60, 87-90, 103, , , , 209, TE: 27a, 57a-b, 57-60, 73, 87a-b, 87-90, 103, 117a-b, , 147a-b, , 151a-b BLMs: 10, The Year in Our Church Poster: 3 APs: 15, 20, 25 FindingGod.com: All Saints Day; The Gift of Eternal Life Prayer Cards SE: TE: 51a, , See Triduum, SE: 103 TE: 104, 147a AP: 20 FindingGod.com: Sharing the Gift of Peace, Special Prayers for Peace; Jesus Path to the Cross SE: , 208 TE: SE: FindingGod.com: Creations to Celebrate the Liturgical Year April

94 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Associate ordinary time with the teachings and public life of Jesus Identify the parts of the Rite of Reconciliation and participate in a reconciliation service. See Ordinary Time, 522 SE: TE: 1a, 27a-27b, AP: 5 LoyolaPress.com: Ordinary Time , SE: 17, 23-24, 75-80, 93-98, 205, 211, 255, , TE: 17, 23-24, 75a-b, 75-80, 91a, 91c-d, AP: 16 FindingGod.com: God Is the Key April

95 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 4 Key Element III: Life in Christ CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 5 CONSCIENCE: Develop a moral conscience informed by Church Teachings Identify that it is the Holy Spirit and the Church that help us to choose what is right.* Define virtue Define the theological virtues of faith, hope, and love Identify that God gives us gifts of freedom and conscience Memorize and recite the Ten Commandments Name the Beatitudes and their origin (Mt 5:3-12) , , , See The Ten Commandments, pp , See pp See The Beatitudes, p SE: TE: 1a, 51a-b, SE: 268 SE: 13-14, 28-30, 216, 259, 261, 268 TE: 1a, 9a, 9, 13-14, SE: 13-14, 28-30, 216, 259, 261, 268 TE: 1a, 9a, 9, 13-14, SE: , 128, 131, , 137, 140, , 146, 212 TE: 121a, 121c-d, , 128, 129a-b, 131, 140, 141a, , 146 Reflection: The Ten Commandments BLMs: 23, 24 Poster: 5 AP: 22 Finding God.com: Ten Commandments Tablet; Paper-Bag Puppets; Community Mobiles SE: 39-44, 213, 256, 267 TE: 31a, 39a-b, BLM: 7 Poster: 2 AP: 7 FindingGod.com: Following in Jesus Footsteps, Walking with Jesus April

96 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Understand that sin is choosing to turn away from God, which harms our relationship with God, ourselves and others Demonstrate in concrete actions the contrast between faith, hope, and love Discuss how loving others as Christ does is sometimes hard Identify the demonstration of faith, hope and love in Scripture (Old and New Testaments) Understand that the Ten Commandments teach us how to love God and others. Standard , , SE: 16-17, 26, 76-80, 94-98, 264, 267 TE: 1a, 15a-b, 16-17, 26, 61a, 75a-b, 76-80, 91c, BLMs: 3, 13, 20 Record: Adam and Eve FindingGod.com: Wanted SE: 13-14, 28-30, 216, 259, 261, 268 TE: 1a, 9a, 9, 13-14, SE: TE: SE: 13-14, 28-30, 216, 259, 261, 268 TE: 1a, 9a, 9, 13-14, SE: , 128, 131, , 137, 140, , 146, 212 TE: 121a, 121c-d, , 128, 129a-b, 131, 140, 141a, , 146 Reflection: The Ten Commandments BLMs: 23, 24 Poster: 5 AP: 22 Finding God.com: Ten Commandments Tablet; Paper-Bag Puppets; Community Mobiles CHRISTIAN LIVING: Understand and live the moral teachings of the Church through a life of discipleship in Jesus Christ expressed in love for God, love of neighbor, conversion, positive self- image, personal integrity, social justice, and the dignity of the human person Identify the dignity of the human person as the essential social teaching of the Church Illustrate a basic understanding of Church Recall that the Sacraments, especially Reconciliation and the Holy Eucharist, help us to love and forgive others , 319 TE: 1b, 23-25, 31b, 31c, 61, 61b, 83, 91b, 121b, 175, 218, SE: 11, 63-68, 70-71, 74, 257, 268 TE: 61a, 61c-d, 63-68, 69a, 70-71, 74 FindingGod.com: Alleluia Instruments , , , SE: 11, 17, 23-24, 65, 75-80, 93-98, , , 211, 255, , TE: 9a, 11, 17, 23-24, 61a, 65, 75a-b, 75-80, 91a, 91c-d, 93-98, 99a-b, AP: 16, 17 Record: The Lost Sheep April

97 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 4 Key Element III: Life in Christ CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Recognize the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy Understand that differences in personalities, races, and nationalities are good for the whole of the human family Recognize that the teaching of the Church gives us principles in Catholic Social Teaching that apply to our own lives and how we live with others in our nation and the world Give examples of how the Beatitudes show us to trust God, forgive, and have mercy for others Acknowledge and affirm the dignity of the human person and community and how the dignity of the human person leads us to defend the common good Give examples of how speaking up for ourselves or others when we are being harmed, or seeking help from parents or other adults when we need help, is a practical way to defend the common good Understand that the Church is a light to the world Understand that the Church is called to be a community Understand that as members of the Church, we learn from others and teach others the way to the reign of God Understand that participation in our family and parish communities gives us support for living the Christian way of life See, Corporal 509; Spiritual , SE: 53, 55-56, 217, 258, 267 TE: 31b, 53, AP: 9 TE: 1b, 31c, 64 SE: 15, 19-25, 28, 218, 219 TE: 1b, 31c, 61b, 91b, 121b SE: TE: 39a-39b, BLM: 7 AP: 7 SE: SE: SE: TE: SE: TE: , SE: TE: LoyolaPress.com: 5 Ways to Nurture Your Child s Faith: April

98 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Understand that Mary and the saints offer us examples of good Christian lives Understand that God wants us to resist envy and greed , 2551, , SE: TE: 61a, AP: 14 BLM: 14 LoyolaPress.com: Thank-You Cards to Mary LoyolaPress.com: Making Good Moral Choices Key Element IV: Prayer CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 7 PRAYER: Know and participate in the Catholic tradition of prayer and acknowledge prayer as the primary way we deepen our knowledge and relationship with God in the community Indicate that Christians forgive those who hurt them Demonstrate that Christians pray for everyone, the living and the dead Pray the Rosary as a special prayer that helps us imitate the lives of Jesus and Mary , , , , , 467, SE: , 266 SE: 186 TE: 12, 45a, 150 Reflection: The Prayer of St. Francis FindingGod.com: God Is the Key SE: 186 TE: 12, 45a, 150 Reflection: The Prayer of St. Francis FindingGod.com: God Is the Key April

99 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 4 Key Element IV: Prayer CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Recognize that the mysteries of the Rosary are meditations on different events in the lives of Christ and his Blessed Mother Identify prayer as blessing, adoration, contrition, petition, intercession, thanksgiving and praise Identify the Nicene Creed as the statement of beliefs we pray at Mass Explain the difference between meditative prayer (as a vehicle to think about the mysteries of our salvation in Christ) and contemplative prayer (as being with God like being with our best friend and simply enjoying his presence) Describe the Rosary as a way we come to understand Jesus through the eyes and "school" of Mary Recognize prayer as an essential part of leading a moral life Write and recite a prayer of blessing and thanksgiving. 971, 2708 See The Rosary, p.189, SE: , SE: 6-7, 10, 14, 78, 90, 96, 100, , , 164, 167, 186, 192, 265 TE: 6-7, 10, 14, 47, 78, 96, 100, , , 164 BLMs: 2, 17, 25 Poster: 4 Reflection: Go Forth FindingGod.com: Our Father See Nicene Creed, p. 50, 195 See Nicene Creed, p , See Nicene Creed, 521 SE: , , SE: 6, 96, 186 TE: 3, 12, 15, 36, 81, 110, 138, 177 AP: SE: , , See #2 How prayer is connected to Christian life, , 555 See Grace After Meals, 536 SE: LoyolaPress.com: Overcoming Temptations of Daily Life SE: 186 April

100 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 4 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Standard 8 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC Church: Understand and appreciate the mystery of the Church, the Body of Christ, the community of believers, as expressed in the Church s origin, mission of evangelization, hierarchical structure, marks, charisms, members and the communion of saints Identify the Catholic Church as the assembly of God s people Identify the Church as the People of God Examine the followers of Jesus who make up the Church (Apostles, saints, us) Name the Pope as head of the Catholic Church Recognize that the Church is hierarchical (i.e., that there is a divinely given order of ministry and leadership in the Church- Bishop, Priest, Deacon, Lay faithful and Consecrated Life with each having a special role) , 777, , 781, SE: 11, 63-68, 70-71, 74, 257, 268 TE: 61a, 61c-d, 63-68, 69a, 70-71, 74 FindingGod.com: Alleluia Instruments 148, SE: 63-68, 70-71, 74, 257, 264, TE: 63-68, 69a, 70-71, 74 AP: SE: 70-74, , 205, 256, 262, 265, 268 TE: 61a, 69a, 70-74, 91a, 111a-b, AP: 11 Reflection: A Walk in the Vineyard , , , See Pope, SE: 70-71, 74, 265 TE: 61a, 69a, 70-71, 74 SE: 70-74, 265, 268 TE: 61a, 69a, FindingGod.com: Meet the Priest; Spiritual Bouquet April

101 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 4 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Identify part of the Nicene Creed that describes the Church as holy and catholic. Standard 9 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God , , See Nicene Creed, p. 16, See Nicene Creed, SE: LoyolaPress.com: The Creed Game ECUMENISM: Understand and participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world through knowledge of and collaboration with other Catholic (Eastern), Orthodox, and Christian Churches Explain that Christ Jesus, sent by the Father, founded the Catholic Church that we might all be one (Jn 17:20-23) State that our respect for other Christians faiths does not mean we deny that the fullness of the faith Christ taught is found in the Catholic Church Name some Eastern Catholic Christian Churches (For example: Maronite, Byzantine Ukrainian, etc.) that do share the fullness of all that Jesus taught us and accept the role of the Pope as the successor of St. Peter Understand that there are many Christians who are baptized and have a common belief in God but do not share the same understanding of the role of the Pope as the successor of St. Peter State that the Catholic Church is a community of Jesus' followers Understand that Christians are called to work and pray for unity in the Church because Jesus also prayed "that they all may be one" (John 17:21-22) , 866, SE: 47-49, 64, 68, 179 TE: 69a SE: 48 TE: 69a TE: 69a , SE: 70, 71, 74, 136 TE: 69-71, SE: TE: 61a, 69a-69b, BLM: , 866, LoyolaPress.com: Marks of the Church April

102 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 4 the-church Understand that other Christians share a common baptism and belief in Jesus even though they do not share the fullness of all that Jesus taught us (for example, regarding whether there are seven sacraments or the role of the Pope as successor of Peter in the Church). Standard , , 136, 193 SE: 70, 71, 74, 136 TE: 69-71, 74 CATHOLIC PRINCIPLES AND RELATIONSHIPS: Apply Catholic principles to interpersonal relations Define human sexuality as a gift from God in which we share in God's creation Describe the nature of a relationship with God, ourselves, and others Understand that participation in family and parish communities gives us support for living the Christian way of life Understand that authority is necessary for human community BLM SE: 9-14, 33-38, 51-56, 75-80, 93-98, 112, 120, , , , 259 TE: 9-14, 31c-d, 33-38, 45a-b, 51-56, 75-80, 93-98, 112, 120, , 135a-b, , Record: The Great Commandment Reflection: The Prayer of Saint Francis BLM: 22 APs: 19, 23 FindingGod.com: Forgive Us Our Trespasses, Words That Heal See Meditation, 211, , , SE: 71, 264 TE: SE: 21, 22, 123 TE: 21, 22, 123 April

103 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 4 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Recognize that love of self and others is key to a relationship with God. CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God , , , 435 See Meditation, 32 SE: , TE: 135a-135b, , 141a-141b, AP: 23, 24 BLM: Identify a sense of personal goodness and 364, , , 71 LoyolaPress.com: Who Am I? self-worth as being responsible and loving Recognize that God cares deeply about how , 211, SE: , we treat others. 391, 401 TE: 135a-135b, , 141a-141b, AP: 23, 24 BLM: Recognize that the differences in 814, , SE: , personalities, races, and nationalities are good for the whole of the human family. Standard 11 TE: 135a-135b, , 141a-141b, AP: 23, 24 BLM: 24 VOCATION: Understand and undertake discipleship in Christ responding in faith by participating in the mission of the Church through living a specific call in the life of the Church State the meaning of Christian discipleship. 618, , 123, 172, , See , 386, Disciple, p , Articulate how vocations are ways to , , , 375, holiness in life SE: 29-30, 83, 86, 171, , 258 TE: 27b, 29, 31c, 39a, 81a-b, 83, 86, 171, Reflection: Go Forth BLM: Christmas FindingGod.com: Forgiving Hands; Heroes and Saints SE: 116, 262, 264, 268 TE: 111a-b, 113, 116 AP: 11 April

104 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Identify vocations in the Church: marriage, , 139, priesthood, religious life, and single life , 279, See Vocation, Understand that through baptism, Jesus calls us to live a life of service, welcoming, and helping others, especially those in need SE: , 205, 256, 262, 265, 268 TE: 61a, 91a, 111a-b, AP: 11 Reflection: A Walk in the Vineyard SE: 65, 68, TE: 1b, 31b, 61b, 65, 68, 91b, , 121b Recognize that Jesus is the example of , 307- SE: 45-50, TE: 31a, 31c-d, 45-50, Christian life and love Define vocation as a call to serve in the Church. See Vocation, , , FindingGod.com: Vocational Brochures, 903, , , 452, Help Wanted to Serve Others, Prayer for Vocations LoyolaPress.com: Called By God FindingGod.com: Compare and contrast a variety of Christian , 279, 375, FindingGod.com: Vocational Brochures, vocations as a response to the baptismal call , Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Standard 12 Help Wanted to Serve Others, Prayer for Vocations FindingGod.com: CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING: Know, understand, critique and apply social justice and stewardship principles to societal situations in a way that acknowledges and affirms the dignity of the human person and community Define human sexuality as a gift from God in which we share in God's creation Identify a sense of personal goodness and self-worth as being responsible and loving April

105 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 4 Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Recognize that love of self and others is key to a relationship with God Describe examples of how the Church cares for those in need and works to build a better world Understand that participation in family and parish communities gives us support for living the Christian way of life Recognize one's responsibility for stewardship as care for all of God's creation. Standard 13 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God , FindingGod.com: ABCs of Love , LoyolaPress.com: Current Mission Work faith/family/catholic-teens/social- justice/current-mission-work , , , , , , 426, FindingGod.com: Caring for the Earth; Share God s Beauty; Seeing God s Creation INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE: Understand and participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world through knowledge of and collaboration with Jews, Muslims, and all faith traditions Identify the Jews as the descendants of Abraham who received the first covenant from God Show understanding that Christians receive the blessings of the covenant God made to Abraham Distinguish the Old Testament from New Testament Identify the first five books of the Old Testament as the Jewish Torah , 72, , , , , See Meditation, , , See Books of Bible, xiv, 24, Identify Jesus within the Jewish tradition SE: 21, 258 TE: 121a, 153 BLM: Advent FindingGod.com: Round-Table Discussion SE: , 128, 142, 154 TE: 121a, 121c, , 128, 142, 154, 258 AP: 21, 24 FindingGod.com: Paper-Bag Puppets SE: 34, 184, 260, 263 TE: 1a, 34, 59 SE: 34, 263, 268 TE: 34 SE: 130 April

106 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Recognize the psalms as the prayers of Jewish and Christian people State the importance of respecting the religious beliefs of others Identify Islam as a religion that professes to hold the faith of Abraham based and belief in one God Recognize Muslims as those who reverence God and who adhere to the religion of Islam Explain the importance of religious liberty in our society 2579, , , , , , , 2137, , 444, 458, 41-43, , 316, 420, 501 SE: TE: 3 AP: 1 SE: 25 TE: 25, 69a LoyolaPress.com: God s Love for People of All Faiths LoyolaPress.com: God s Love for People of All Faiths LoyolaPress.com: God s Love for People of All Faiths April

107 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 4 Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Standard 14 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God MISSIONARY VOCATION: Demonstrate an appreciation for Catholic missionary and evangelization efforts through our parish community, its culture, worship, sacramental life, and service Realize that Jesus calls all who follow him to Go and make disciples. (Mt 28) Describe what disciples of Jesus do to imitate Him Explain Jesus as the Prince of Peace (Is 9:6; Lk 2:13-14) Identify the ways people care for God's creation Define evangelization as revealed in the Person of Christ the entire design of God and to put humanity in communion with Him , See Disciple, , , , , , , 426, , 172, , 502, See Evangelization 512 SE: 29, 30, 53, 64, 66, 68 TE: 61c, S-61D AP 5 CD1, Track 8 SE: 29, 30, 43, 50, 53, 55, 56, 83 TE: S-27B, 51, 81a SE: TE: 135a SE: 3-8 TE: 1b-d, 3-8, 31b, 61b, 91b, 121b, 219 AP: 1 SE: 29, 30 TE: S-27B, 61c Song Two by Two FindingGod.com: New Testament Search Give an example of how you would evangelize , 137 April

108 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Realize that Jesus gave us the Catholic Church to support and guide the way to true freedom and eternal happiness Discuss the responsibilities of Catholics to discover ways to financially support missionary work Understand world hunger, world peace, human rights, and sacredness of life , , 452 SE: TE: 69a-69b, SE: TE: 69a-69b, SE: April

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111 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 5 Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 1 CREED: Understand, believe and proclaim the Triune and redeeming God as revealed in creation and human experience, in Apostolic Tradition and Sacred Scripture, and as entrusted to the teaching office of the Church Identify the revelation of the Trinity in the story of Jesus' Baptism in the Gospel of Mark (Mk 1:9-11) Understand that the Church teaches that Jesus Christ is truly God and truly man Understand that faith is a gift freely given by God and freely received Identify the marks of the Church: one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Recognize Mary as the Immaculate Conception Define the Immaculate Conception: that from the first moment of her conception, Mary by the singular grace of God and by virtue of the merits of Jesus Christ was preserved immune from original sin Identify the Trinity in the Nicene Creed. See Nicene Creed, pp FindingGod.com: Waters of Life SE: 5, 34, , 261 TE: 1a, 13, 31a, 31c, 34 Reflection: The Incarnation FindingGod.com: A Community of Love SE: 4, 169, , TE: 4, 61c-d AP: 10 FindingGod.com: Our Family Tree of Faith; An Interview with Thomas , 165, 166, , See Marks of the Church, p SE: 83-86, 221 TE: 81, AP: SE: 83-86, 221 TE: 81, AP: 10 See Nicene Creed,16 SE: 190, 252, 254, 263 FindingGod.com: Faces of the Church; Illustrated Dictionary; The Church Is Apostolic; Looking at the Church SE: 33-38, 191 TE: 31c, FindingGod.com: The Creed Game, We Proclaim Our Belief, Creed Tic-Tac-Toe April

112 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 5 Standard 2 SACRED SCRIPTURE: Read, comprehend and articulate salvation history as conveyed in God s revelation through Sacred Scripture Recognize the meaning of Gospel, as the good news proclaimed by Jesus Understand meaning of evangelist as the name given to the four writers of the New Testament Gospels who are called Matthew, Mark, Luke and John State that the Gospel of Mark is found in the New Testament Identify the chief characters in the Gospel of Mark especially Jesus, John the Baptist, Peter, the Twelve Apostles, Judas, and Mary Magdalene Know that the whole of Christ's life continually teaches the mystery of redemption: his birth, hidden years, public life, the mysteries of his death, Resurrection, Ascension, his prayer, and his love of all people Identify meaning of discipleship; a disciple is a follower of Jesus, one who accepts and assists in spreading the good news of Jesus Christ by both words and deeds , , See Gospel, , , , , , 102, 109, , 184, , 86, , , See Disciple, pp SE: 100, 259 TE: 139 SE: 258 TE: 175 FindingGod.com: New Testament Search; United in Peace; What Am I? Game; Wheel of Words SE: 185, 203, 259 SE: 19, 94, 162, 254 TE: 19, 57a, 94, 162 AP: 3, 8, 12, 16, 19 FindingGod.com: To Tell the Truth; Imaginary Interviews; Jesus Friends SE: 9, 18, 22, 23, 29, 34, 44, 49, 50, 58, 86-88, 106, 116, 118, 120, 124, 132, 134, , 146, 150, 201 TE: 21a, 391, 451 BLM 23 AP 24 SE: 256 TE: 147a BLM: 12 AP: 8, 19 FindingGod.com: New Testament Search; Beatitude People; Acting as We Should; Living the Beatitudes; Jesus Wants You; Called to Live Holy Lives; Jesus Wants You; Looking at the Church April

113 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 5 Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Identify significance of the Transfiguration of Jesus Understand Jesus predictions about his death in the Gospel of Mark (Mk 8:31-33; 9:30-32; 10:32-34) Demonstrate the significance of Jesus last meal of the Passover with his disciples Explain the meaning of the Paschal Mystery in relationship to Jesus suffering, death and resurrection Understand that Jesus predicts his resurrection in the Gospel of Mark (Mk 8:31-33; 9:30-32; 10:32-34) Identify the writer of the Gospel of Mark, the time of writing, and the community for whom the Gospel was written Explain the role of St. John the Baptist in the Gospel of Mark. 444, , SE: 100, 104, 200 TE: , 557 SE: 118 FindingGod.com: A Model of Holiness; Jesus Friends; Read All About It! , See Passover, , 96; See Paschal Mystery, SE: 94, 152, 263, 267 TE: 91c, 94, 152 FindingGod.com: TV News Interview SE: 258, 266 TE: 91c, 152 pp FindingGod.com: A Model of Holiness; Facing Difficult Decisions; Read All About It! LoyolaPress.com: Learn More about St. Mark and his Gospel: St. Mark: LoyolaPress.com: Learn More about St. Mark and his Gospel: St. Mark: April

114 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Understand the power of Jesus to heal and to forgive in the Gospel of Mark Understand Jesus as Suffering Servant in the Gospel of Mark LoyolaPress.com: Learn More about St. Mark and his Gospel: St. Mark: LoyolaPress.com: Names for Jesus Retell the parables in the Gospel of Mark (Mk 3:22-30, 4:21-29) Understand significance of the miracle of the loaves , 1335 FindingGod.com: Parable Posters LoyolaPress.com: God s Lavish Abundance List the two nature miracles of Jesus in Mark s gospel (Mk 4:37-41; 6:48-51;11:12-14) Explain why the disciples perceived Jesus walk to Jerusalem to be so difficult (Mk 10:32) Identify who is greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven (Mk 9:33-37) , LoyolaPress.com: ayconnection 557 LoyolaPress.com: Identify the respect Jesus had for women. LoyolaPress.com: April

115 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Understand Mark s account of the Resurrection of Jesus (Mk 16:1-8) Understand that Jesus predicts his resurrection in the Gospel of Mark. (Mk 8:31-33; 9:30-32; 10:32-34) 641, also see See Resurrection, 525 LoyolaPress.com: LoyolaPress.com: FindingGod.com: A Model of Holiness; Facing Difficult Decisions; Read All About It! April

116 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 5 Key Element II: Liturgy and Sacraments Standard 3 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God SACRAMENTS: Understand and participate in the sacraments of the Church as effective signs of God's grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church Describe the sacraments as efficacious (effective) signs of grace instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church to strengthen our faith, to bear fruit and make us holy Name and identify the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, Communion) and describe their symbols Name and identify the Sacraments of Service (Matrimony, Holy Orders) and describe their symbols Name and identify the Sacraments of Healing (Penance and Anointing of the Sick) and describe their symbols , , , 1278, , 1318, , , 1582, , 1499, , 256, , 271, SE: 28-30, 35, 40, 43-44, 53, 59, 140, 171, , 200, 259, 265, 270 TE: 27a-b, 27-29, 31a, 39a-b, 43-44, 53, 59, 121a, 140, AP: 7 FindingGod.com: Sacramental Dictionaries , , SE: 40, 46, 55, 200, 252, 255, 258, 270 TE: 45a, 46, 51a, 56 BLM: 5, 9 APs: 8, 10 Poster: 2 FindingGod.com: Win, Lose, or Draw SE: 41, 70, 77, 79, 80 TE: S-27B, 61a, 75a, 264, S370 SE: 201 LoyolaPress.com: The Seven Sacraments Describe the Sacrament of Matrimony as a grace-filled covenant between a man and woman Describe Holy Orders as a call given by God to men to serve the Church and make Christ present sacramentally in the world. serve His people and bring them to the sacraments Witness the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick and recognize God's healing presence , , , SE: 41, 70, 77, 79, 80 TE: S-27B, 61a, 75a, 264, S , SE: 64-65, 69-74, 201, 254, 256, 260, 266, 268 TE: 61a, 64-65, 69a-b, AP: 12 FindingGod.com: Laying On of Hands , 1507, SE: 113, 252 TE: S-39A, 91a, S-111B, 114 BLM 19 AP 19 April

117 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 5 CD2, Track Describe the Mass as the one perfect sacrifice of Christ seen particularly in the words of consecration. Standard , , , SE: LITURGY: Understand and celebrate the liturgical rites of the Church as expressed in the liturgical year and epitomized in the Eucharist as the source and summit of Christian life Explain Liturgy as the work of the whole Christ, head and body, describe the Liturgical seasons and mayor feasts of the Church Explain that all forms of liturgy are the actions of Christ through the Church for our redemption , 1187, 1189, , , Describe the rite of Baptism , Describe the hierarchy of the Church (pope, cardinals, bishops/archbishops, priests, deacons, consecrated life, and laity) , 897, 914, SE: 27-30, 57-60, 83, 87-90, , , , 205, 263 TE: 27a, S-27A, 57a, S-61D, 87a, 117a, 151A, S-151A-B, 263, T341, S360 AP 5, 10, 15, 20, SE: 173, 175, 204, 259 TE: 173, 175 AP: 9, 11, 25 FindingGod.com: Holy Spirit, Source of Unity; Moved By the Spirit: Report from Jerusalem; Flying Doves SE: 40, 45-59, 200, 252 TE: 31a, 40, 45a-b, AP: The Essential Guide to Catholic Terms by Mary Kathleen Glavich published by Loyola Press, page 66. LoyolaPress.com: Frequently Asked Questions about the Pope: April

118 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 5 Key Element II: Liturgy and Sacraments Understand the Eucharist as the memorial of Christ Passover and its roots in the Jewish celebration of Passover. CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God , Defines symbol and ritual , Know that the Church has several names for the Sacrament of Penance: the Sacrament of Reconciliation, the Sacrament of Forgiveness 276, SE: TE: 91a, SE: TE: 91a, 105a-105b, AP: 18 BLM: 18 Key Element III: Life in Christ CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 5 CONSCIENCE: Develop a moral conscience informed by Church teachings Explain morality. 1749, Identify that our conscience helps us to know what is right and to do what we believe is right Identify the eight Beatitudes as Jesus' teaching about the Kingdom of God and moral goodness Identify moral goodness as concerned for others and creation Explain what virtues are and how they are acquired SE: 52, 123, 125, , , 254 TE: 52, 121a, 121d, 123, 125, 130, 135a, AP: 14 Poster: 4 Reflection: Called to Holiness SE: 9-12, , , 210, 211, 255 TE: S-121C, S-129B BLM 21 AP SE: 23-26, 209, 253 TE: 21a, FindingGod.com: Acting as We Should; Beatitude People; Living the Beatitudes , SE: , 145, 163, , 262, 264, 272 TE: 121a, 121c, 135a, , , , , , SE: 21, 212, 273 TE: S-135A, S-135B, 273, S382 April

119 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Name and explain the four Cardinal Virtues: prudence, justice, fortitude and temperance Explain that it is the Holy Spirit that enables us to grow and act in a Christian manner Recognize Christian morality as an invitation to respond freely to God's love Recognize that we are responsible for our own actions. Standard , See definitions pp 513, , , SE: 212, 259, 262, 269, 272, 273 SE: 33-38, TE: 33-38, BLM: 23 SE: 33-38, TE: 33-38, BLM: 23 SE: 33-38, TE: 33-38, BLM: 23 CHRISTIAN LIVING: Understand and live the moral teachings of the Church through a life of discipleship in Jesus Christ expressed in love for God, love of neighbor, conversion, positive self- image, personal integrity, social justice, and the dignity of the human person Acknowledge that from the first moment of new life, at conception, a unique, unrepeatable human being is created and loved by God Illustrate/Demonstrate how we should respect all people, no matter how different they are from us (for example, by race, culture, or age) , , 2323, SE: 3, 7 TE: 1b, 1c SE: 13, 14, 61, 63, 64, TE; 61c BLM 11 AP 11 April

120 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 5 Key Element III: Life in Christ CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Give examples of how social justice principles can be applied to inform and critique both personal and societal situations , SE: 13, 14, 63, 131 TE: 1b, 31b, 61b, 91b, 121b, S Explain why we are called to participate in outreach activities that reach out to the poor, the lonely, and the suffering as Jesus did Describe how the Church is the sacrament of Christ in the world State the seven key themes or principles of Catholic Social Teaching , 49, , SE: 13, 14, 47, 141, 144, 145 TE: 141a SE: 40, 95, 98, 200, 258 TE: 40, 91a, 91c-d, 95, 98-99, 102 AP: 16 Reflection: The Eucharist FindingGod.com: Source of Strength; Come and Worship; Eucharistic Prayers SE: 214, 215 TE: 1b, 31b, 61b, 91b, 121b Illustrate a basic understanding of Church. 777, Identify a sense of personal goodness and self-worth as being responsible and loving Understand that the Church teaches that we must work for a more just and fair world , SE: , TE: 91a, AP: 17 SE: , TE: 121a, , AP: 22 BLM: 21, 22 SE: , TE: 121a, , AP: 22 BLM: 21, 22 April

121 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 5 Key Element IV: Prayer CCC Compendium USCCA Standard 7 PRAYER: Know and participate in the Catholic tradition of prayer and acknowledge prayer as the primary way we deepen our knowledge and relationship with God in the community Pray daily as a way of raising of one's mind and heart to God, remaining in his 2559, 2743 See Acts of Faith, Hope SE: 6-8, 12, 18, 24, 26, 30, 33, 36, 38, 39, 42, 44, 48, 54, 57, 60, 63, 68, 69, 72, 75, 80, presence, seeking his guidance (1Thes and Love, p. 84, 86, 87, 90, 96, 98, 102, 108, 111, 114, 191 5:17). 120, 126, 132, 135, 144 TE: 21B, S-21B, 21, 65 BLM Recognize sacramental ritual prayers SE: 24, 36, 37, 66, 78, 108, TE: 21b, Construct spontaneous and meditation prayers , SE: 6-8, 12, 36, 42, 51, 66 TE: S-1C, S -21B, 121D Memorize liturgical responses SE: 100, 101 TE: 100, Lead the Rosary with a group (in class session or at home). 971, 2678, Understand that prayer and Christian Life are inseparable, transformative and God's loving gift no matter what tempest may arise in life. faithfulness to prayer and worship leads to the grace to lead a moral life Participate in the Church as a celebration of the Paschal Mystery Recognize prayer as a loving communication with God that helps each person develop and strengthen their relationship with him and also the community of the Church , , , 2590 See The Rosary, p. 189 See How to Pray the Rosary, SE: , 270 AP: 5 FindingGod.com: Rosary Prayer Cloths SE: 8, 18, 24, 33, 42, 78 TE: S-21B SE: 88, 95, 100, 101, 102, 266 TE: 147a AP 17 CD Jesus, Bread of Life SE: FindingGod.com: Praying Your Emotions, Directions for Daily Living, Healing Words April

122 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 5 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Standard 8 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC CHURCH: Understand and appreciate the mystery of the Church, the Body of Christ, the community of believers, as expressed in the Church s origin, mission of evangelization, hierarchical structure, marks, charisms, members and the communion of saints Know that the Church was instituted by Christ and is constantly sustained and sanctified by the Holy Spirit Show understanding that the Catholic Church is entrusted with the mission of Jesus Christ Identify Peter as the first of the apostles and head of the early Christian community Identify the Pope and recognize how the Pope speaks in the name of the Church to all its members and to the world Identify the head of a diocese as a bishop, an archdiocese as an archbishop Articulate that Holy Orders is the sacrament that provides deacons, priests and bishops to serve the People of God in the Catholic Church , SE: 23, 34, 35, 38, 43, 53, 54, 56, 79, 125, 126, 139 TE: 17, 31a, 31c, 124 AP 9 857, SE: 34-36, 38, 50, 52-56, 82, 101, , , 254 TE: 33-35, 50, 52-56, 82, 129a-b, 132, 147b, BLMs: 6, 8 APs: 6, 9, 14, 18, 21, 23, 25 FindingGod.com: A New Year s Wish for the World; Building Unity; Jesus Community , , , , , 273 SE: 65, 148 TE: 65 AP: 8, 12, 19 FindingGod.com: The Church Is Apostolic; Naming the Apostles; Who Is Saint Peter? SE: 65, 268 TE: 65 AP: 12 FindingGod.com: Meet a Pope; The Church Is Apostolic SE: 71, 253 TE: 71 FindingGod.com: The Church Is Apostolic SE: 64-65, 69-74, 201, 254, 256, 260, 266, 268 TE: 61a, 64-65, 69a-b, AP: 12 FindingGod.com: Laying On of Hands April

123 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Show understanding that all members of SE: 64, 69a, the Church belong to the Communion of AP: 10 Saints by reason of baptism. FindingGod.com: I Belong Poetry; Building Unity; Jesus Community; How Can We Help? Recall that the Church is the "people of 781, 153, SE: 252, 263, 266 God," called together by the Holy Spirit, and LoyolaPress.com: Marks of the Church for is one, holy, catholic and apostolic. Children: Identify name of current Pope as the official head of the Catholic Church. LoyolaPress.com: Meet Pope Francis Name current Archbishop of Miami. p?op=archbishopthomaswenski ECUMENISM: Understand and participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world through knowledge of and Standard 9 collaboration with other Catholic (Eastern), Orthodox, and Christian churches Explain that Jesus founded the Catholic Church and named Peter as the rock upon which that Church would be built (Mt 16:18) State that the Catholic Church recognizes that the Pope is the successor of Peter on earth and therefore the leader of the Catholic Church throughout the world Identify that the bishop or archbishop of a diocese is a successor of the Apostles, appointed by the Pope, sign of our unity and shepherd of the particular Church assigned to him Know that the Eastern Christian Churches that do not accept the role of the Pope as the successor of St. Peter and head of the universal Church are called "Orthodox" , 567, 816, , SE: 65, 148 TE: 31c, S-31C SE: 65, 73, 268 TE: 65 FindingGod.com: Meet a Pope; Our Christian Leaders , , , , , See Orthodox Churches, 890 SE: 64-65, 69-74, 201, , 256, 260, 266, 268 TE: 61a, 64-65, 69a-b, AP: 12 FindingGod.com: Laying On of Hands, Meet a Pope; Our Christian Leaders, The Church Is Apostolic SE: 67 TE: 67 April

124 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 5 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community State that our respect for other Christians means that we both recognize what we share in common but also that they do not share in the fullness of the faith Christ taught Relate how Catholics are called to work and pray for unity in the Church because Jesus also prayed "that they all may be one" (Jn 17:20-23) Compare and contrast the Eastern Catholic Churches and the Roman Catholic Church. Standard 10 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God , 866, , , 1240, 1318, , LoyolaPress.com: God s love for People of All Faiths: LoyolaPress.com: The Way of Human Dignity: , See Eastern Churches, 510 SE: 67 TE: 67 CATHOLIC PRINCIPLES AND RELATIONSHIPS: Apply Catholic principles to interpersonal relations [Recognize] Define "sacred" as all comes from and belongs to God Describe that God created humans with bodies and souls Explain how modesty demonstrates respect for one's body and the bodies of others Explain that human life is sacred from its beginning to its natural end Identify that we are capable of intimacy and trust of others because of God's love for us , 356, , , , , , , TE: 1b, , 71 SE: 3-5, 7, 8, 142 TE: 137a SE: 137 TE: 135a, , 472, 478, , 211, 391, SE: TE: 1b, SE: 142 TE: 142 FindingGod.com: Respect for Life A Seamless Garment April

125 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Define conception as the moment when life begins Compare our adoption as sons and daughters of God through Baptism, to adoption into a human family. 2270, , , , 207, , 486 FindingGod.com: Respect for Life a Seamless Garment SE: TE:45a-45b, AP: 8 Standard 11 VOCATION: Understand and undertake discipleship in Christ responding in faith by participating in the mission of the Church through living a specific call in the life of the Church Identify the Sacrament of Baptism as initiation into a life of discipleship in Jesus Christ Understand that through Baptism all followers of Jesus are called to the ministry of service Understand that there are different calings or vocations: to the priesthood, consecrated life, married or single life , See Baptism, , , , , 279, See Vocation, 531 SE: 40, 45a, 45-50, 52, 57-60, 200, 252 TE: 40, 45-50, 52, AP: 10 FindingGod.com: A Reminder to Be Holy; Back to the Future SE: 40, 45-47, 49, 50, 55 TE 45a, 61a, 76, 122 SE: 41, 64, 69-74, 75-80, 81-8, 193, 201 TE: 29, 61a, S-61C, 691, S-69a-b, 81a, S-147a BLM 14 AP 4, 14 April

126 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 5 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Understand meaning of discipleship. 618, , Recognize vocations as particular calls in the Church to live the Christian life Examine a variety of Christian vocations as responses to the baptismal call. Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Standard 12 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God See Vocation, p , 172, , , , , , See Disciple, See Vocation, , 375, 452 SE: 256 TE: 21a, 147a BLM: 12 FindingGod.com: New Testament Search; Acting as We Should; Beatitude People; Living the Beatitudes; Jesus Wants You; Called to Live Holy Lives; How Can We Help?; Jesus Wants You SE: 41, 64, 69-74, 75-80, 81-8, 193, 201 TE: 29, 61a, S-61C, 691, S-69a-b, 81a, S-147a BLM 14 AP 4, 14 SE: 41, 64, 69-74, 75-80, 81-8, 193, 201 TE: 29, 61a, S-61C, 691, S-69a-b, 81a, S-147a BLM 14 AP 4, 14 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING: Know, understand, critique and apply social justice and stewardship principles to societal situations in a way that acknowledges and affirms the dignity of the human person and community Identify that the Church teaches that we must work for a more just and fair society and world Explain Recognize that human life is sacred from its beginning to its natural end , 943, , , , , , 404, SE: 13, 14, 4, , 470, SE: 142 TE: 142 FindingGod.com: Respect for Life A Seamless Garment April

127 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Compare our adoption as sons and daughters of God through Baptism to adoption into a human family Define stewardship as responsibility for all God's creation Explain how Jesus reached out to the poor, the lonely and the suffering and asks us to do the same Understand that the Church teaches us that we must help the poor and needy Describe that God created humans with bodies and souls Understand that we are all called to overcome evil and be responsible stewards , , , SE: 40, 45a, 45-50, 52, 57-60, 200, 252 TE: 40, 45-50, 52, AP: 10 FindingGod.com: A Reminder to Be Holy; Back to the Future SE: 47, 272 TE: 47 BLMs: 21, 22, SE: TE: BLM: 14 AP: 14 FIndingGod.com: We Share a Meal, Catholic Social Teaching Mobile, Food for All , SE: , SE: TE: BLM: 14 AP: 14 FIndingGod.com: We Share a Meal, Catholic Social Teaching Mobile, Food for All SE: TE April

128 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 5 Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Standard 13 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE: Understand and participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world through knowledge of and collaboration with Jews, Muslims, and all faith traditions Understand that there are many religions but only one God Identify Judaism as the religion of God's covenant with Abraham Identify the religion of Islam as founded on the faith of Abraham Recognize the psalms as Jewish prayers found in the Old Testament Identify the Prophet Muhammad as the founder of Islam and the Qur'an as the sacred scripture of Islam. Standard SE: 16-17, 20, 261, 266 TE: BLM: 7 FindingGod.com: Who Am I?; Hear, O Israel SE: 16, 20, 255, 262 TE: 15a, 16, 20 BLM: 3 APs: 3, 9 Record: The Story of Abraham; Who Am I? SE: 16, , 265 TE: 16 BLM: 3 AP: , , SE: 269 Islam: MISSIONARY VOCATION: Demonstrate an appreciation for Catholic missionary and evangelization efforts through our parish community, its culture, worship, sacramental life, and service Realize that disciples of Jesus are not only called to continuous conversion and renewal in light of the teaching of Jesus, but also to share what they have learned from him in and through the Church with others , 487 SE: 27-29, 35, 43, 52, 55, 61, 88, 148 TE: 147a CD Songs of Our Faith April

129 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Show understanding that the Catholic Church is entrusted with the mission of Jesus Christ SE:33-35, 47, 52, 55, 88, 148 BLM 8, Explain evangelization , 172, , 502, Explain "Peace is the work of justice, and , , 308, the effect of charity." Articulate that it is the measure and guide we use for how we should live is the teaching and example of Jesus Recognize that Jesus gave us the Catholic Church to give us grace, his very own life Understand what Jesus meant when He asks His followers to "go therefore and make disciples of all nations". (M, 28:19) Explore all the ways God asked us to care for the world Participate in fundraisers to support parish ministries Identify places in our world that need our prayers because of issues of injustice, war, and inequality , SE: 65, 258 TE: 65, 258 SE: 34, 55 CD2, Track LoyolaPress.com: The Way of Human Dignity SE: TE: SE: TE: FindingGod.com: Fired Up for Jesus, New Testament Search FindingGod.com: Praising Creation, My Gift of Love , Each session in Finding God grade 5 includes 452 an idea for serving others. TE: S-31C, 35, S-121A BLM 16 AP 2 April

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132 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 6 Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 1 CREED: Understand, believe and proclaim the Triune and redeeming God as revealed in creation and human experience, in Apostolic Tradition and Sacred Scripture, and as entrusted to the teaching office of the Church Show understanding of the actions of a Trinitarian God as revealed in Scripture and Tradition and stated in the Creed Indicate God as the creator of the universe and as the creator of humanity Understand Original Sin, as a loss of original holiness and a wounded reality of human existence Know that God shows deep love and care for humankind regardless of our sinfulness Show understanding that God gives human beings free will to love and serve him out of free choice Describe how in God s providence leads all creatures to their ultimate end , 240, , See Nicene Creed, 46, , , 63, SE: 81-84, 86, 256, , 268, 275 TE: 1c-d, 61c, 81a-b, 81-84, 86 BLM: 14 FindingGod.com: The Creed Game, Celebrate Your Baptism SE: 1, 9-14, 21, , 149, 259, TE: 1a-b, 1, 9a-b, 9-14, 27a-b, 135a-b, , 149 APs: 2, 23 FindingGod.com: The Creed Game, Celebrate Your Baptism, Seeing God s Creation 404, 405, SE: 13, 16-20, 274 TE: 1a, 13, 15a-b, 16-20, , , SE: 6, 15-20, 36, 38, 53-54, 60, 113, 255, 262, 264 TE: 1c, 9a, 15a-b, 15-20, 31c-d, 34, 36, 38, 51a, 53-54, 111a FindingGod.com: Timeline of God s Friends: Old Testament and Saints, Trust Box, Trust Stones 56, SE: 7, 51-56, , 262, 267 TE: 7, 31a, 31c-d, 33, 45a, 51a, 51-56, 121 FindingGod.com: Illustrated Guide to Making Good Choices, Making Good Moral Choices, Trust Box SE: , 265 TE: 75a Reflection: God With Us April

133 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Show understanding that God communicates with people revealing his plan for us State the meaning of Incarnation, a mystery of our faith Understand that at the end of time, Christ will return and we will be held accountable for how we helped to build the Kingdom of God (Mt 7:21-23; 25:41-46) Describe Mary as the Mother of God and the Mother of Jesus because Jesus is both true God and true man Understand that Mary was a virgin before and after the birth of Jesus Christ. ( change to Bold Dogma) Standard 2 FindingGod.com: The Creed Game, Trust Box, Trust Stones , SE: 58-60, 77, 93-98, 100 TE: 15a, 31c 45-50, 58-60, 77, 93-98, 100 Record: God Chooses Noah, God Calls Isaiah BLM: 3 APs: 3, 6, 8 FindingGod.com: A Timeline of God s Friends , 85-86, 83-86, See SE: Incarnation, FindingGod.com: The Creed , , SE: 265 FIndingGod.com: A Reminder to Be Holy, Friends Helping Friends, Our Never Fail Recipe , 95 82, See Mother of God, 521 SE: 18, 83, 267 TE: 18, 83, 267 FindingGod.com: Mary in the Scriptures, Learning to Say Yes , 148 LoyolaPress.com: Marian Resources: LoyolaPress.com: God Chose Mary: SACRED SCRIPTURE: Read, comprehend and articulate salvation history as conveyed in God s revelation through Sacred Scripture Show familiarity with the role of the patriarchs in the unfolding of God s revelation to his people , SE: 23, 26, 270 TE: 21 Record: Jacob Deceives His Brother FindingGod.com: Who Am I? April

134 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Trace the unfolding of God s revelation through the history of the Chosen People of Israel Describe the events of the Book of Exodus and its significance in the history of the Chosen People of Israel SE: 8, 45-50, 258 TE: 31a, 45-50, 61c, 91c-d APs: 4, 8, 13, 16 FindingGod.com: Timeline of God s Friends: Old Testament & Saints SE: 4, 41, 46-50, 52, 64-65, 184, 258 TE: 31a, 41, 45a-b, 45-50, 99a AP: 4 Posters: 2, 3 April

135 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 6 Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Show understanding of the actions of a Trinitarian God as revealed in Scripture and Tradition and stated in the Creed Show understanding of how God made covenants with the Chosen People as a sign of God's faithfulness Identify the Sacred God s name YAHWEH in the Book of Exodus State the significance of the Ark of the Covenant in the difficult journey of the Israelites through the desert State the meaning of monotheism and its connection to the Jewish understanding of God in Scripture Show understanding of the connection between God s covenant and the entry into the Promised Land State the role of the judges in the Old Testament , 240, See Nicene Creed, 46, SE: 81-84, 86, 256, , 268, 275 TE: 1c-d, 61c, 81a-b, 81-84, 86 BLM: 14 FindingGod.com: The Creed Game, Celebrate Your Baptism 58-62, , SE: 19-20, 22-26, 35, 40-44, 46-50, 64, 68, , 270 TE: 1a, 15a, 21a, 22-26, 31a, 35, 41-44, 45a-b, 45-50, Record: God Chooses Noah BLM: 3 Poster: 2 APs: 3, 4, 8, 16 FindingGod.com: Timeline of God s Friends: Old Testament & Saints, Ten Commandments Mobile, Who Am I? SE: 41, 44, 276 TE: 39, 41, , 2130 SE: 64, 68, , 259, 262, TE: 31a, 39a, 45a, 64, 68, 99a Record: Solomon s Temple, God Calls Isaiah BLM: 7 Poster: 2 AP: SE: 79, 265, 268 TE: 79 BLM: 13 FindingGod.com: Create Your Own Mezuzah SE: 4, 100, 104, 184, 259, 262, 271 TE: 99a, 100, 104 BLM: 7 Posters: 1, 2 SE: 23 TE: 23 April

136 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Identify the major prophets of the Old Testament and their role in the history of Israel (Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel and Daniel) Identify the Gospel of Matthew as a synoptic Gospel containing most of the Gospel of Mark, along with other material Describe the beginning of Jesus ministry in Capernaum, the call of the first disciples and the beginning of his ministry (Mt 4:12-25) State how Jesus challenges his disciples to be salt and light. (Mt 5:13-16) State the heightening conflict between Jesus use of authority and the Scribes and Pharisees' use in Matthew through the use of events and predictions. Show understanding that the use of conflict in the story of Jesus death creates opportunities for understanding Jesus true identity in Matthew State the importance of Matthew s use of the Old Testament as an anticipation of the coming of Christ a prefiguring device State how the first kings of Israel helped to establish a monarchy in Israel , , , 336, 355 SE: 93-98, , 154, 185, 271 TE: 91a, 91c-d, 93-98, 99a-b, Record: God Calls Isaiah Poster: 1 APs: 16, 17 FindingGod.com: A Message from Isaiah Bookmark, A News Report from Ezekiel 37:1 2, Events from Ezekiel 37:1 2 Comic Strips, Meet a Prophet, Secret Hope Notes, The Prophet Experiment SE: 103, 104 TE: 103, 104 SE: 170 TE: 170 SE: 103, 104 TE: 103, 104, 159 SE: 103, 104 TE: 103, 104 SE: 103, 104 TE: 103, 104 SE: 103 TE: 87a, 103 SE: TE: 31a, LoyolaPress.com: Babylon and the Kingdom of Judah: April

137 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Identify the loss of the northern kingdom to Assyria and the loss of Judah to Babylon Identify the return of the exiles to Jerusalem under King Cyrus of Persia and the reordering of Jewish life with the restoration of the law and the temple. LoyolaPress.com: Babylon and the Kingdom of Judah: LoyolaPress.com: Babylon and the Kingdom of Judah: April

138 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 6 Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Articulate the role of women in the Old Testament.(Some examples: Miriam [Ex 2:1-6], Rahab [Jos12:4ff], Deborah [Jgs 4-5] and Esther [book of Esther]) Show familiarity with the geography and cities of Samaria and Judea during the time of Jesus State the literary style of the Gospel of Matthew as narrative and discourse Show understanding that the author of the Gospel of Matthew was writing for a Jewish Christian community challenged to welcome Gentiles Recognize that Mathew rearranges the teaching of Jesus into five discourses to highlight Jesus as bringing to fulfillment the five books of the Torah Give examples in the narrative of the Gospel of Matthew that show the literary device of conflict to tell the story State that Jesus is the central figure of the Gospel of Matthew whose genealogy is traced through Abraham and King David. LoyolaPress.com: Related Reading for Bible Study: LoyolaPress.com: Video Introductions to the Gospel of Matthew: LoyolaPress.com: St. Matthew: LoyolaPress.com: Video Introductions to the Gospel of Matthew: Six Weeks with the Bible for Adults. Catechists and Teachers will have to break this down for their classes. There are 4 booklets: Matt 1-2, 5-7, and Six Weeks with the Bible for Adults. Catechists and Teachers will have to break this down for their classes. There are 4 booklets: Matt 1-2, 5-7, and Six Weeks with the Bible for Adults. Catechists and Teachers will have to break this down for their classes. There are 4 booklets: Matt 1-2, 5-7, and April

139 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Identify the main characters in the Gospel of Matthew and their purpose Show understanding that Matthew's infancy narrative (Mt 1:18-25; 2:1-23) identifies Jesus as Emmanuel as prophesied by the Book of Isaiah Identify the use of conflict and discourse in the temptation story to identify Jesus as the Son of God who seeks no power for himself (Mt 4:1-11) Describe Jesus interpretation and distinguish the teachings of Jesus from the Jewish regulations. (Mt.5:17-46) Identify the purpose of the healing ministry of Jesus as written in Mt 8: 1-9: State how Matthew views the conditions of discipleship in Mt 10-11, State how Jesus, in Matthew 15-20, identifies the condition of discipleship: to move from a Law that binds to the law that frees State Learn who witnesses the Resurrection of Jesus and what they do in Mt. 28: Identify Matthew s understanding of the mission to the Gentiles in Mt 28: Six Weeks with the Bible for Adults. Catechists and Teachers will have to break this down for their classes. There are 4 booklets: Matt 1-2, 5-7, and Six Weeks with the Bible for Adults. Catechists and Teachers will have to break this down for their classes. There are 4 booklets: Matt 1-2, 5-7, and Six Weeks with the Bible for Adults. Catechists and Teachers will have to break this down for their classes. There are 4 booklets: Matt 1-2, 5-7, and Six Weeks with the Bible for Adults. Catechists and Teachers will have to break this down for their classes. There are 4 booklets: Matt 1-2, 5-7, and Six Weeks with the Bible for Adults. Catechists and Teachers will have to break this down for their classes. There are 4 booklets: Matt 1-2, 5-7, and Six Weeks with the Bible for Adults. Catechists and Teachers will have to break this down for their classes. There are 4 booklets: Matt 1-2, 5-7, and Six Weeks with the Bible for Adults. Catechists and Teachers will have to break this down for their classes. There are 4 booklets: Matt 1-2, 5-7, and Six Weeks with the Bible for Adults. Catechists and Teachers will have to break this down for their classes. There are 4 booklets: Matt 1-2, 5-7, and Six Weeks with the Bible for Adults. Catechists and Teachers will have to break this down for their classes. There are 4 booklets: Matt 1-2, 5-7, and April

140 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 6 Key Element II: Liturgy and Sacraments Standard 3 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God SACRAMENTS: Understand and participate in the sacraments of the Church as effective signs of God's grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church Understand the sacraments as signs of God's grace that effect humankind Describe each of the seven sacraments as instituted by Christ within Sacred Scripture Explain how the seven sacraments are entrusted to the Church and accompany a person throughout life State the sacraments that have an indelible character and describe elements of this character Identify the Sacraments of Matrimony and Holy Orders as sacraments at the service of communion and mission Describe meaning of sacramental and give Standard , SE: 91, , 200, 213, 273 TE: 91, 105a-b, , 111a-b BLM: SE: , 109, , 273 TE: 91a, 105a, , 109, 111a-b BLM: 18 Reflection: Celebrating Eucharist, Getting to Know Jesus the Healer SE: , 273 TE: 91a BLM: , See Sacramental Character, SE: TE: 121a, AP: , 351, SE: 273 SE:, , 273 TE: 105a, , 111a-b Reflection: Belonging to God BLM: 18 FindingGod.com: Celebrate Your Baptism examples FindingGod.com: Sacramental Dictionaries LITURGY: Understand and celebrate the liturgical rites of the Church as expressed in the liturgical year and epitomized in the Eucharist as the source and summit of Christian life Identify the functions of ordained and nonordained ministers at Mass and explain the difference in roles , SE: 267, 269 April

141 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Name all of the holy days of obligation See Holy Days of Obligation, Identify the origin of sacramental actions as originating in Jewish rituals Identify the functions of laity as instruments of the Gospel in the formation of society State conditions that must be present for an emergency Baptism Recognize that the Church, in the course of the year, unfolds the Mystery of Christ Describe how Sacred Scripture is to be read and celebrated during Mass and other liturgical expressions of the Church , 1189 SE: 117, 206, 263 TE: 117 BLM: A Year in the Church FindingGod.com: How Can We Help?, Name That Holiday, Sharing a Prayer With My Family LoyolaPress.com: An Overview of the Mass SE: , , 177 SE: 70, 184 TE: 69a Key Element III: Life in Christ CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 5 CONSCIENCE: Develop a moral conscience informed by Church Teachings Describe and define the covenant God established with his people Explain that we receive wisdom and understanding from God's Spirit in the Church which helps us to know how to act , SE: 22, 35, 41, 43, 50, 64, 77, 94, 100, 101, 103, 104, 156 TE: 1c, 39b, 45a, 61c, 99a AP 3, , SE: 5, 55, 56, 76, April

142 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 6 Key Element III: Life in Christ CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Relate living a Christ-like life with keeping God's covenant Identify that we learn how to live good lives through the teachings of Scripture Identify scriptural examples of being called to be faithful to the love, justice and mercy of God's reign (Rom 5:20, Jn 3:17) Explain that we receive a heritage of faith from those who have gone before us , , , SE: 48, 55, 56, 58 TE: 61c SE: 5, 54, 55, 71 TE: 69a, 121c SE: 5, 19, 22-24, 41, TE: 19, 21a, S-31b, 69a SE: 148 TE: Acknowledge how Original Sin makes Christian living more difficult, but that Christ overcame sin and also helps us to do so Identify the moral values in the teachings of Christ Define the three sources of a moral act (object, intention, and circumstances) State that all people are called to be faithful to God's love. Standard , SE: TE: 1a, 15a-15b, FindingGod.com: Adam and Eve SE: , , , TE: 121a, , , , SE: 55, TE: 55 FindingGod.com: Making Moral Choices; Acting as We Should; 3 Good Questions + 3 Good Answers = 1 Moral Choice SE: TE: FindingGod.com: Showing God s Love CHRISTIAN LIVING: Understand and live the moral teachings of the Church through a life of discipleship in Jesus Christ expressed in love for God, love of neighbor, conversion, positive self- image, personal integrity, social justice, and the dignity of the human person Show understanding that Christian living is the gift of active discipleship in Jesus Christ SE: 216, 258, 260 TE: 75a-b, 141a-b Record: Faith that Works, Reflection: Belonging to God BLM: 24 April

143 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr State the meaning of natural law and give examples Recognize that the state must protect the rights of its citizens through socially just laws Recognize that we are obligated to keep promises, oaths, contracts and covenants (such as marriage) Compare and contrast contract and covenant Show understanding that the Christian virtues of purity of heart and chastity help us to respect others Show an understanding that we have a responsibility to work for the common good of society, and illustrate ways that we each can work for the common good , , , 62-66, See Covenant, 873, FindingGod.com: A New Year s Wish for the World; Boxes of Hope Activity, Little Flowers for God, Picture Tableau SE: 143, 146, 268 TE: 141, 143 SE: 112, , 217, 256 TE: 112, AP: 24 SE: 19, 217 APs: 3, 20 FindingGod.com: God s Rules Are Our Rules SE: 259 TE: S-1b, SE: 213, 215, 258 FindingGod.com: God s Rules Are Our Rules, Vices and Virtues SE: 33, 44, , 128, , 142, 150, , 259, 274 TE: 33, 44, 75a, , , 141a-b, 142, 150 BLM: 24 AP: 24 Record: Faith That Works FindingGod.com: A New Year s Wish for the World; Boxes of Hope; Bringing Joy to the Sick and Elderly; Care Jars, Catholic Social Teaching Mobile, Easter Baskets for Children; How Can We Help?; Serving the Body of Christ; Yarn-Web Prayer April

144 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 6 Key Element III: Life in Christ CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Understand that in Baptism we are all made brothers and sisters in Christ, and give examples of how the varied ethnic cultures make significant contributions to the Church , Compare/contrast free will and freedom Illustrate how, like the prophets, we are called to speak out against injustice and suffering Give examples of how we can respect the rights that individuals and families have: rights to their human dignity, freedom, property, and possessions State how the family is the foundation of human society Connect environmental stewardship with respect for God's creation Give examples of the ways in which the Church is rooted in many signs and symbols of the Old Testament Understand that God dwells within the Church, the Body of Christ , , , SE: 66, 67, 85, TE: 61a, S-141A SE: 55, 262 TE: 31c, 55, 262 SE: 67, 68, TE: 91c, S-91c AP 16, 17 SE: SE: 9-14 TE: 1a, 9a-9b, 9-14 FindingGod.com: Family First, First Family, Family Unity SE: TE: 121a, 135a, 135b, BLM: 23 AP: 23 FindingGod.com: Praising Creation LoyolaPress.com: The Old Testament SE: 75-80, TE: 61a, 75-80, AP: 13 BLM: Acknowledge and affirm the dignity of the human person and community , 335 SE: LoyolaPress.com: The Way of Human Dignity April

145 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Discuss how we are all children of the covenant God made with Abraham Explain that the key themes or principals of Catholic Social Teaching should be applied in how we make decisions in our lives and in our society Give examples of how the Bible explores the mysteries of life: suffering, injustice, and death Describe how the way to the reign of God is a way of justice and peace Engage in service to the community (family, parish, local, national, and global) in response to the Gospel call Understand that Jesus command of love is the center of God's plan for the world , , 418, , , 281, gnity+of+the+human+person&limit=f007c2a 3d2e1405ebcb12fe8edfb5d12 LoyolaPress.com: Living Lives for Others: SE: TE: LoyolaPress.com: Babylon and the Kingdom of Judah: SE: LoyolaPress.com: The Way of Human Dignity gnity+of+the+human+person&limit=f007c2a 3d2e1405ebcb12fe8edfb5d12 LoyolaPress.com: Living Lives for Others: SE: 3-8 TE: 1a, 1c-1d, 3-8 AP: 1 BLM: 1 SE: TE: 141a-141b, SE: TE: 141a-141b, SE: 210 April

146 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 6 Key Element IV: Prayer CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 7 PRAYER: Know and participate in the Catholic tradition of prayer and acknowledge prayer as the primary way we deepen our knowledge and relationship with God in the community Identify psalms as prayers found in the Old Testament that Jesus liked to pray Recognize the Eucharistic Liturgy as the community's central act of worship Recognize that the prayer of Christians is grounded in the Word of God in Scripture and Tradition. 2579, , , , SE: 42, 54, 69-74, 102, 184, 241 TE: 27a, 51b, 54, 61b, 69a-b, 69-74, 102 Poster: 1 APs: 2, 12 FindingGod.com: Experiencing the Liturgy of the Hours; Praying Your Emotions; Singing the Psalms SE: 39-45, 261 TE: 39-45, SE: 6, 18, 24, 36, 42, 69-74, 78, 84, 102, 108, 114, 126, 132, 138, 144, TE: 1c Identify the Gospels, wisdom books and other books in Sacred Scripture as helpful for meditative prayer Identify and list the four types of mysteries of the Rosary (Joyful, Mysteries of Light [Luminous], Sorrowful, and Glorious) Identify and define the six types of prayer: blessing, adoration, petition, intercession, thanksgiving and praise Participate in the Church community s celebration of the Mass, especially on Sunday Recognize that Catholic Christians pray daily to talk to God and to listen to God's will , , , SE: 71-74, , 263, 276 TE: 71-74, , 263, 276 See The Rosary, p. 189 See How to Pray the Rosary, SE: 196, 197 TE: 196, SE: 69-74, 186 TE: S-27A, 69-74, , Affirm that worship belongs to God alone , , , SE: SE: 59, 86, 89, 149, SE: , 276 April

147 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Recognize that prayer deepens our SE: awareness of our Covenant relationship with God Identify the elements of the Lord's Prayer SE: 78, 188 FindingGod.com: Our Father Compare and contrast personal prayer and 2691, SE: communal prayer Recognize the humility and faith of Mary as our model for prayer. Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Standard , , LoyolaPress.com: The Story of Mary s/loyola%20press/ocf-articles/articleimages/the-story-of-mary.ashx?la=en CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC CHURCH: Understand and appreciate the mystery of the Church, the Body of Christ, the community of believers, as expressed in the Church s origin, mission of evangelization, hierarchical structure, marks, charisms, members and the communion of saints Realize that the mission of Christ and the Holy Spirit is brought to completion in the Church, which is the Body of Christ; the Church, guided by the Holy Spirit, continues Christ's saving work, especially through the Sacraments , SE: 67, 76, 81-83, 85 TE: 75a, 81a April

148 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 6 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Discuss the Church's visible bonds of unity: one origin, one baptism, and an unbroken line of apostolic succession beginning with Peter Explain and recognize that we celebrate the Pope as the leader of the Catholic Church throughout the world Relate that the Church is a community of God's people called to continual reform and renewal Describe the Magisterium as the teaching office of the bishops in communion with the Pope State evangelization as central to the mission of the Church in which all Catholics have a role Identify the Church as the beginning seed of the kingdom of God on earth Show understanding that we are in communion with all the baptized persons on earth and in heaven and purgatory. CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God 866, SE: 76, 82-86, , 258 TE: 61a, 75a-b, 76, 81a-b, 82-86, Reflection: Belonging to God BLM: 14 APs: 14, 18 FindingGod.com: Boxes of Hope, United in Peace, Yarn-Web Prayer , , , 95, , , , , SE: 270 TE: 270 SE: 97 TE: 97 SE: 5, 6, 266, TE: 1c, 3, 5 SE: 29, 76, 80, 261 TE: 29, 75a-b, 76, 80 Schools: S75A-B Reflection: Belonging to God AP: 5 FindingGod.com: The Creed Game, Create a Family Crest for the Church, Report from Jerusalem SE: 76, 82 TE: 75a AP 11 SE: 106 TE: 106 FindingGod.com: Baptism Welcomes Us into the Large Community LoyolaPress.com: What Happens At Baptism: April

149 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Illustrate how the Church is a sign of unity and peace to the world Identify the Catholic Church as a universal church. Standard SE: 83, 276 TE: , SE: 83, 276 TE: 83 ECUMENISM: Understand and participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world through knowledge of and collaboration with other Catholic (Eastern), Orthodox, and Christian churches Explain that the Pope is the successor of the Apostle Peter and thus the leader of the Roman Catholic Church and a sign of our unity Review how our friendship with other Christians means that we can both recognize what we share in common but also be honest about how we differ Identify where in the New Testament that Jesus prayed "that they all may be one" (Jn 17:20-23) and recite that prayer Understand that Eastern Catholic Churches in union with the Roman Catholic Church have their own church laws, ways to celebrate the liturgy and sacraments, and forms of prayer all approved by and recognized by the Pope as different cultural expression of the same faith Recognize the Orthodox Churches as the Eastern churches resulting from the Great Schism that do not therefore accept the role of the Pope as the successor of Peter and head of the universal Church , , See Pope, , , , 1240, 1318, , , , See Eastern Churches, , , , See Orthodox Churches, 890 SE: 83 TE: 83 AP 13, 18 SE: 79, 80 TE: 79, 80 SE: 43, 260 TE: 43 SE: 43, 260 TE: 43 April

150 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 6 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Standard 10 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC PRINCIPLES AND RELATIONSHIPS: Apply Catholic principles to interpersonal relations Identify one's self as being made in the image and likeness of God Acknowledge that the Holy Spirit calls all people to conversion and faithfulness Identify human sexuality as a gift from God that is expressed only in marriage of a man and woman for the good of the spouses and the procreation of children Demonstrate understanding that Christian virtues of purity of heart and chastity help us to respect others Recognize that the Church teaches the right use of God's gift of human sexuality , , , , , 72, 358 7, 66-68, 71 SE: 67, 84, 112 TE: 129a AP SE: 6, 67, 109 TE; 15a, 75a SE: 213, 215, 258 TE: S-61D FindingGod.com: God s Rules Are Our Rules; Vices and Virtues , Describe how we respect human sexuality State causes and effects of separation and divorce on families , April

151 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 6 Standard 11 VOCATION: Understand and undertake discipleship in Christ responding in faith by participating in the mission of the Church through living a specific call in the life of the Church Outline how Christian discipleship is an essential part of being Catholic Show understanding that a vocation is a call from God that each one receives based on God's plan for us and that we learn of his plan for us through prayer and listening to his call Describe how both the vocations of Marriage and Holy Orders are important to the life of the Church State that a man receives the sacrament of Holy Orders from the bishop who calls him to a life of service to the Church Identify the promise of obedience to the bishop and the vow of celibacy as special to the life of the priesthood in the Catholic Church Describe the deacon as a special vocation of service for both married and unmarried men. 618, , , , , 172, 386, , See Disciple, p , , , 126, 269, 271, , 269, , SE: 260, 276 Reflection: Belonging to God FindingGod.com: The Creed Game; Picture Tableau SE: , 134, 276 TE: 75a, 121a, , 134 Reflection: My Call to Be Holy BLM: 11 SE: 67, , 193, 201 TE: 129a, S-129b BLM 22 AP 22 SE: 67, 131, 201, 257, 264, 271 TE: 67, 129a BLM: 22 SE: 276, 268 SE: 134, 260 TE: 129a, 134 BLM: 22 April

152 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 6 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Show understanding that God calls us to love and serve others in whatever vocation we live Give examples of how Christians are to be missionaries, bringing the Good News to the ends of the Earth Recognize the types of vocations in the Church Explain how the vocation of single life is special to the life of the Church Describe how Marriage unites a man and a woman in a union that is faithful, permanent, exclusive and open to children Identify the priesthood as a special gift to the Church to which God calls men as a way of service List Identify and explain the two types of priests: Diocesan Priest and Religious Priest. CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God , 279, , , , , , , See Vocation, , , , needs more SE: 67-68, 117a, 123, 201, , 276 TE: 67-68, 75a, 123 Reflection: My Call to Be Holy FindingGod.com: A New Year s Wish for the World; A Reminder to Be Holy; Prayer for Vocations; Secret Hope Notes; Serving the Body of Christ SE: 83, 216, 217 TE: 61a, S-61B, 75a, S-75A SE: LoyolaPress.com: Called By God SE: TE: FindingGod.com: Marriage Promises LoyolaPress.com: Marriage Resources: SE: TE: FindingGod.com: Meet the Priest, Invite Your Priest to Class LoyolaPress.com: Sacrament of Holy Orders LoyolaPress.com: Sacrament of Holy Orders April

153 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 6 holy-orders Report Explain how a man prepares to become a priest in a seminary Outline the ways in which we can answer the vocation to religious life Examine a variety of Christian vocations as a response to the baptismal call. Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Standard , , , 375, 452 LoyolaPress.com: Sacrament of Holy Orders LoyolaPress.com: Sacrament of Holy Orders LoyolaPress.com: Called by God LoyolaPress.com: Sacrament of Holy Orders LoyolaPress.com: Called by God CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING: Know, understand, critique and apply social justice and stewardship principles to societal situations in a way that acknowledges and affirms the dignity of the human person and community Explain what is meant by saying that our God is a God of Freedom Understand that the Kingdom of God is a journey of justice and peace Identify that sin can corrupt God's good creation , 316, , SE: 55 TE: 55 SE: 137, TE: 141a, S-141A SE: 16, 17, 20, 97, 98 TE: 15a April

154 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Understand that the Bible explores the mysteries of life: suffering, injustice, and death. SE: 3-8 TE: 1a, 1c-1d, 3-8 April

155 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 6 Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Know that the prophets spoke out against injustice and suffering State that we are called to overcome evil and to be responsible stewards of all that God has given us. Standard 13 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God 64, , , 72, 140, , 2406, , 336, 355, See Prophet, , 506 SE: TE: 91a, 91c-91d, AP: 16 BLM: 16 FindingGod.com: The Prophet Experiment, Meet a Prophet SE: TE: 121a, 135a, 135b, INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE: Understand and participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world through knowledge of and collaboration with Jews, Muslims, and all faith traditions Identify Jewish holy days in the lunar calendar and how they are celebrated Recognize that the Torah is divinely inspired and includes the first five books of the Christian Bible State that to the Jewish people, whom God first chose to hear his Word, "belong the sonship, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the worship and the promises; to them belong the patriarchs, and of their race, according to the flesh, is the Christ." (Rom 9:4-5) Identify the Qur'an as the sacred scripture of the Muslim faith written in Arabic , , See Meditation, 139 SE: 41, 43, 44 TE: 39a AP 7 SE: 80, 184 TE: S-31B SE: 23, 26, 30, 65, 101, 258 TE: 39a, 45a, 65 AP 4 TE: S-31B, S-51B LoyolaPress.com: God s Love for People of All Faiths: April

156 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Characterize Judaism, Christianity, and Islam as monotheistic religions State Rosh Hashanah, the Ten Days of Awe, and Yom Kippur as the high holy days of Judaism Retell the story associated with the celebration of Hanukkah and the use of the menorah Identify the celebration of Pesach as the celebration of liberation in which the Jews retell the story of God's deliverance of them from slavery State that the word Qur'an means "recitation" Describe the mosque as a center of gathering for prayer, religious instruction, and community celebration SE: 79 TE: S-31B, S-51B, 79 LoyolaPress.com: What I Wish My Christian Friends Knew About Judaism: ory-or-memoir/what-i-wish-my-christian-friendsknew-about-judaism LoyolaPress.com: What I Wish My Christian Friends Knew About Judaism: ory-or-memoir/what-i-wish-my-christian-friendsknew-about-judaism LoyolaPress.com: What I Wish My Christian Friends Knew About Judaism: ory-or-memoir/what-i-wish-my-christian-friendsknew-about-judaism Encyclopedia Britannica: Mosque April

157 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 6 Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Standard 14 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God MISSIONARY VOCATION: Demonstrate an appreciation for Catholic missionary and evangelization efforts through our parish community, its culture, worship, sacramental life, and service Illustrate that individuals as well as society and culture are called to continual change and reform in light of the teaching of Jesus Give an example of a cultural value that differs from the values of the Gospel and how you might defend the gospel value to those who may disagree Cite examples of how Jesus sent his disciples out to evangelize. (For example, see Mt 28:19, Mk 16:15, Acts 1:8) State how the universal call to holiness is linked to the universal call to mission Explain how we are called to foster world peace, human rights, sacredness of life and the alleviation of world hunger Describe the church as a sign of unity and peace to the world Recognize that Jesus gave us the Catholic Church to teach and help us continue his mission from God the Father List ways in which charity can be practiced in the parish, school, and family , SE: 96-98, 109, 137 TE: S-75B, S-91D SE: 97, 98, 138 TE: S-75B TE: 29, 75a AP SE: 83, 109, 137 TE: 61a, 75s , 191, 358, , SE: 85, 97, 98, 118, 137, 216, , TE: 61c , AP , , , , , SE: 71, 76, 83, 85, 137, , 216, 217 TE: S-61a, 75a SE: TE: SE: Every session in Finding God includes an idea for serving others, a real-life application of Catholic Social Teaching Themes. April

158 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr State how the parish community and family are involved in mission work Show that all believers are united in Christ Jesus State evangelization as central to the mission of the Church in which all Christians have a role SE: , TE: Every session in Finding God includes an idea for serving others, a real-life application of Catholic Social Teaching Themes , SE: , TE: SE: 261 FIndingGod.com: New Testament Search April

159 Archdiocese of Miami Curriculum Mapping for Grade 7 Dominic Yonto, Director of Sales Sean Williams, Educational Consultant

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161 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 7 Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 1 CREED: Understand, believe and proclaim the Triune and redeeming God as revealed in creation and human experience, in Apostolic Tradition and Sacred Scripture, and as entrusted to the teaching office of the Church Explain what it means to say that God's revelation is "economic": i.e., that God reveals himself over time and in human history Identify God s revelation as the foundation of our faith as Christians Know that the Church continues to interpret the Word of God whether in written form or in the form of Tradition Describe how faith is both a personal relationship with God and a free assent to the truth God has revealed Show understanding that faith is a gift that we receive from God through the Church State how we as a Church profess our faith together and to the world Articulate that the central mystery of the Christian faith is the Holy Trinity: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit Describe the Trinity as a complete unity without confusing the Persons or dividing the substance of God State that the Catholic faith is one and the same everywhere and expressed uniquely in many cultures , 236, , 7, 8, , 157 SE: 9, 14-16, 22-23, 25, 58-59, 68, 74-75, 145, 164 TE: 19b, 9, 14-16, 22-23, 25, 58-59, 68, 74-75, 145, SE: 22-23, 319 TE: , , 32 SE: 15, 16, 36-37, 48-49, 94, 58-59, 94 TE: 15, 16, 36-37, 48-49, 58-59, 94 Record: Bible Covers FindingGod.com: What s the Solution, Who Do You Say I Am? , SE: 48, 155, 276, 290, , 306, 314, 316 TE: 48, , SE: , , 508, 521 SE: 48, 155, 276, 290, 302, 306, 314, 316 TE: 48, , 62 SE: 4-10, 290, 323 TE: 1c, 1d, 1, 3-10 AP: 1 FindingGod.com: A Community of Love , SE: 4-10, 290, 323 TE: 1c, 1d, 1, 3-10 FindingGod.com: A Community of Love SE: 162, 320 TE: 162 FindingGod.com: I Am a Catholic April

162 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Express the belief in the resurrection of the dead as essential to Christianity State the belief that all the faithful in Christ, living and dead, form the Communion of Saints Show understanding that faith is a gift from God helping us to respond to God s revelation to us , 156 SE: 15, 90, 123, 153, 155, 160, , 212, , 283, 285, 319 TE: 15, 90, 123, 153, 155, 160, , 212, , 283, 285 BLM: SE: 207, 305 TE: , , 28, Identify faith as reasonable and certain SE: 309 SE: 309 FindingGod.com: Faith, Hope, and Love, Our Family Tree of Faith Describe the natural ways of coming to know God: the world and the human person List and Explain the following characteristics of God: eternal, omniscient, omnipotent and omnipresent State that the Divine Persons are relative to one another State that each of the Divine Persons is wholly and entirely God SE: 4-10, 290, 323 TE: 1c, 1d, 1, 3-10 AP: 1 FindingGod.com: A Community of Love The Essential Guide to Catholic Terms by Sr. Kathleen Glavich, SND: 51, , , 62 SE: 4-10, 290, 323 TE: 1c, 1d, 1, 3-10 AP: 1 FindingGod.com: A Community of Love , 62 SE: 4-10, 290, 323 TE: 1c, 1d, 1, 3-10 AP: 1 FindingGod.com: A Community of Love April

163 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 7 Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God State understanding that although God is named Father, Son and Holy Spirit, God has no gender State that we have already risen with Christ in Baptism and participate in the life of the Risen Christ Describe how the Holy Spirit worked through Mary to prepare the way for the Incarnation. Standard , , SE: 124, 127, 162 TE: , 162 FindingGod.com: Waters of Life SE: TE: 45a, 45c, 45d, FindingGod.com: A Community of Love SACRED SCRIPTURE: Read, comprehend and articulate salvation history as conveyed in God s revelation through Sacred Scripture Show understanding of God s revealing word in Sacred Scripture as unfolding throughout the Old and New Testaments State the meaning of divine inspiration in relationship to biblical authorship Differentiate between divinely inspired truth and literal fact when interpreting Sacred Scripture Recognize that the Bible has both divine and human authorship initiated by God to reveal the truths God intends , 68-73, , , SE: 2, 6, 12, 14-15, 20, 22-23, 31, 49, 56, 94-95, 97, , 105, , 117, 119, 126, 139, 140, 144, 152, 161, 168, 171, 198, , 208, 215, , 267, 282, , , 306, , , 323 TE: 2, 6, 12, 14-15, 20, 22-23, 31, 49, 56, 94-95, 97, , 105, , 117, 119, 126, 139, 140, 144, 152, 161, 168, 171, 198, , 208, 215, , 267, 282, BLM: 3, 13, 25 AP: 3 Poster: Time Line of the New Testament FindingGod.com: How It Came to Be 18, 24 SE: , 261, 307, TE: SE: , 261, 307, 312 TE: , , SE: 15, 58, 205, , 303 TE: 15, 58, 205, April

164 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr State that the Church identifies 73 books in the canon of Scripture Describe the Church as having the authority to teach and interpret Sacred Scripture Show familiarity with the Gospel of Luke by sharing favorite parables from this Gospel (Lk 5-8, 10, 12, 13-16) Identify the Gospel of Luke as a synoptic gospel Describe the Infancy Narrative in Luke and its difference from Matthew s account (Lk 1:1-2:40; Mt 1:18-2:23) Recognize in Luke s Gospel Jesus teaching ministry during his journey to Jerusalem as authoritative and prophetic, particularly in the material unique to Luke in chapters Describe major themes of the Gospel of Luke (salvation is a joyful surprise; salvation includes everyone; special concern for the poor and needy; Mary as the first disciple.) Identify the role and significance of women in the Gospel of Luke. (Elizabeth [Lk 1], Mary, Anna [Lk 2:36-38]women healed, women as good examples, witnesses to cross [23:27;49] and resurrection [Lk ], etc.) State that the Gospel of Luke shows the universal mission of Jesus extending from Old Testament promises to the Jews to include the Gentiles. 120, SE: 14, 304 TE: 14 SE: 58, 321 TE: 58 SE: 11, 140, 299 TE: 11, 140, 299 SE: 258, , 323 TE: 258, SE: 56-57, 64-66, 228, 312 TE: 56-57, 64-66, 228 SE: 51, 111, 125, 138 TE: 51, 111, 125, 138 SE: 82, TE: SE: 12, 28, 32, 82, , TE: 12, 28, 32, 82, , AP: 4 SE: 12, 14, 21, 23, TE: 12, 14, 21, 23, , April

165 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 7 Key Element I: Knowledge of the Faith CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Recognize that God s covenant with the Chosen People of the Old Testament was a call to be holy State the meaning of the "Shema of Israel. (See Dt. 6:4-5) Describe the significance of the temple in Jerusalem to the Jews State the relationship between Jews and Gentiles in first century Palestine Identify how the Gospel of Luke incorporates conflict in the narrative (Lk 19-22) State the differences in the prologue of Luke s (Lk 1-2) Gospel from both Mark (Mk 1:1-13) and Matthew (Mt 1-2) State the significance of the Temple scenes in the Infancy Narrative of Luke Describe how Jesus prepares for his public ministry (Lk 3:21-4:13) Describe the ministry in Galilee and Jesus sensitivity to the needs of others, especially the poor (Lk 4:14ff) Recognize Luke s Gospel as a narrative: Jesus journey to Jerusalem Describe the Resurrection narrative in the Gospel of Luke as the fulfillment of Old Testament promises and Jewish messianic hopes Recognize how the Gospel of Luke shows Jesus compassion for Jerusalem and the Temple (Lk 19:41-47) Identify the figure of Jesus in the Gospel of Luke as son of Adam, son of Abraham, son of David and son of God (Lk 3:23-38) , , SE: 14, 306 TE: 14 LoyolaPress.com: New Life: SE: 257, 323 SE: SE: SE: SE: TE: SE: TE: 89a, 89c, 89d, , FindingGod.com: A Model of Holiness, Seeing the Good in Others, Beatitude Prayers SE: SE: SE: TE: SE: TE: 1a, 19a, 19b, April

166 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 7 Key Element II: Liturgy and Sacraments Standard 3 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God SACRAMENTS: Understand and participate in the sacraments of the Church as effective signs of God's grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church Describe how Christians participate in the priesthood of Christ, especially through the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Orders Describe the Sacrament of Confirmation and the elements of laying on of hands and sealing with oil of chrism Describe the validity of Sacrament of Matrimony under the following conditions: baptized man and woman, free consent, intention to fulfill contract for good of spouses and openness to of children Recognize the spouses as the ministers of the Sacrament of Matrimony through the expression of their marriage vows , , , , , 268, , 344, , SE: 13, 92, , 124, 127, , 169, , 193, 199, 215, 232, 245, , 303, 311 TE: SE: 13, 92, , 124, 127, , 169, , 193, 199, 215, 232, 245, BLM: SE: 102, , 190, 193, 215, 245, 287 TE: 102, , 190, 193 FindingGod.com: Gifts of the Holy Spirit 281 SE: 103, 199, 288 TE: 103, 199, 314 FindingGod.com: Marriage Promises SE: 103, 199, 288, 314, 324 TE: 103, 199 FindingGod.com: Marriage Promises April

167 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 7 Key Element II: Liturgy and Sacraments Describe the validity of the Sacrament of Holy Orders for men who are baptized, prepared through seminary education, and called by their bishop to be ordained Identify and describe the three degrees ranks of Holy Orders: episcopate, presbyterate, and diaconate Identify the priesthood as an apostolic call that comes from Jesus Christ, commissioning the apostles to continue to do the work of the Church Discuss the common Baptism of all Christians as a sign of communion. Standard 4 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God SE: , 199, 288, 311, 321 TE: , 199, SE: 199, 318 TE: 199 FindingGod.com: Sacramental Dictionaries , SE: 199, 318 TE: 199 FindingGod.com: Back to the Future, Meet a Pope, Vocational Brochures, Waters of Life 1271, SE: 102, 162, 197, 287 TE: 102, 162 FindingGod.com: Waters of Life LITURGY: Understand and celebrate the liturgical rites of the Church as expressed in the liturgical year and epitomized in the Eucharist as the source and summit of Christian life Describe why every Catholic has the obligation to attend Mass on all Sundays and holy days of obligation Describe that the validity of the Mass Eucharist requires a bishop or his authorized representative the priest to officiate at the Mass Eucharistic celebration Describe the funeral Mass as a special liturgy of blessing and farewell to the Christian who has died Compare/contrast another rite with the Latin Rite, showing catholicity of the Church. 2177, , ,514 SE: 84, 137, 229, 291, 310 TE: 84, 137, 229, , , , 1318, 1623, 1209, 1580 SE: 139, , 313 TE: 139 FindingGod.com: Source of Strength FindingGod.com: Episcopal Rite _ENG_HTM.htm April

168 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Explain that Christ, acting through the ministry of the priest, offers himself in the Eucharistic sacrifice at every Mass Describe how feasts of Mary and the saints are incorporated into the liturgical cycle Indicate how Catholics are called to the liturgical ministries , , , SE: , 308, 313 TE: FindingGod.com: Source of Strength, Forgive Us our Trespasses SE: TE: BLM: The Liturgical Calendar Poster: The Liturgical Year SE: 139, , 313 TE: 139, Key Element III: Life in Christ CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 5 CONSCIENCE: Develop a moral conscience informed by Church teachings Describe what is meant by: "The dignity of the human person is the foundation of Catholic Christian morality." Differentiate between original sin, personal sin, and social sin SE: , 307, 315 TE: , Original Sin, 522, See Social Sin, 528 SE: 144, 150, 318, 321, 324 TE: 144, 150 BLM: 14 FindingGod.com: Change-of-Heart Tree, Lead Us Not into Temptation April

169 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 7 Key Element III: Life in Christ CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Name and practically apply the Theological and Cardinal Virtues Show how the Beatitudes provide the foundation for understanding the moral teaching of Jesus Analyze the relationship between race, prejudice and institutional racism as social sin Explain that we identify moral values in the teachings and life of Jesus State the meaning of natural law as the ability to know right from wrong as inscribed in the human heart Identify conscience as a judgment of reason that helps us to see the moral quality of an action Describe the lifelong formation of the conscience Identify the Fruits of the Holy Spirit as signs of the Christian life (Gal 5:22-23) , , , , 400, 412, SE: 72, 160, 173, 208, 215, 269, 304, 309, 312, 319, 323 TE: 72, 160, 173, 208, 215 BLM: 4, 23 FindingGod.com: Faith, Hope, and Love Theological Views, Love Mobiles, Our Family Tree of Faith, People of Virtue, The Language of Hope, Vices and Virtues, What Holds You Back? SE: 97, , 112, 267, 294, 303 TE: 97, , 112, 267, 294, 303 Poster: The Beatitudes FindingGod.com: Beatitude People, Beatitude Prayers, Living the Beatitudes SE: 144, 319, 321 TE: SE: TE: FindingGod.com: Making Good Moral Choices, You are What You Think SE: TE: FindingGod.com: Making Good Moral See Conscience, , See Fruits of the Holy Spirit, 513 Choices, You are What You Think SE: TE: FindingGod.com: Making Good Moral Choices, You are What You Think SE: TE: FindingGod.com: Making Good Moral Choices, You are What You Think SE: , 269, 309 TE: , 269 BLM: 25, Gifts of the Holy Sprit AP: 25 FindingGod.com: I Belong Poetry, Clay April

170 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 7 Ornaments, Holy Spirit Candles, Holy Spirit, Source of Unity, Moved By the Spirit Engage in moral decision-making Identify the seven Capital Sins (deadly sins) as: pride, avarice, envy, anger, gluttony, lust, and sloth. Standard SE: 149, 292, , 309, 320 TE: 6-7, 125, 146, AP: 17 FindingGod.com: Decisions Relay, Persons of Courage, Seeing the Good in Others, The Language of Truth, Making Good Choices, Wall of Opposition, What Did You Say?, What Does Courage Look Like? SE: 117, 293, 304, 321 TE: 117, 293 BLM: 14 CHRISTIAN LIVING: Understand and live the moral teachings of the Church through a life of discipleship in Jesus Christ expressed in love for God, love of neighbor, conversion, positive self- image, personal integrity, social justice, and the dignity of the human person Show an understanding that Christian discipleship requires following Jesus Christ as the way, the truth and the life Recognize how the Incarnation of Jesus provides a key for understanding the central principal of the dignity of the human person , , 478, , SE: 15, 45, 46-51, 56, 65, 83, 90, 123, 145, , , 212, , , 259, 262, , 311, 319, 321 TE: 15, 45d, 45, 46-51, 56, 65, 83, 90, 123, 145, , , 212, , Record: The Feeding of the 5,000, The Man Born Blind, The Transfiguration, On the Road to Emmaus BLM: 11, 18, 19, 20 Lenten Commitments, Were You There?, Remember What He Said to You? AP: 2, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21 FindingGod.com: Christ Body Called to Imitate Jesus, First-Century Time Capsules, From Death to Life, Hope for the World, Jesus Friend SE: 46, 48, 50, 225, 229, 311 TE: 46, 48, 50, 225, 229 April

171 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr State the importance of Christians taking an active part in public life and promoting the common good Recognize that, as members of a parish, we have responsibilities that we call stewardship Explain how stewardship is important to the spiritual life of the parish State the principles of the social teaching of the Church , SE: 7, 10, 51, 66, 95, 138, 182, 219, , 304, 307, 316 TE: 7, 10, 51, 66, 95, 138, 182, 219 BLM: 1, 23 AP: 6 FindingGod.com: Collection Jars, It s Not Fair, Messages of Hope and Healing, Praising Creation, Read for Life, They ll Know I m a Christian, Who Am I?, Works of Mercy SE: 322 FindingGod.com: Baptism Baseball, Praising Creation SE: 24, 40, 52, 60-61, 68, 74, 96, 104, 120, 125, 128, 164, 208, 216, 227, 234, 238, 243, , 257, 261, , 290, 308, 314, 317, 318, TE: 24, 40, 52, 60-61, 68, 74, 96, 104, 120, 125, 128, 164, 208, 216, 227, 234, 238, 243, Record: Living in Relationship, Called by Name, Paying the Price, Face to Face, God s Dream for Us BLM: 9, 22 FindingGod.com: Baptism Baseball, Praising Creation , SE: FindingGod.com: Catholic Social Teaching April

172 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 7 Key Element III: Life in Christ CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Describe world peace as the work of justice and the effect of charity Acknowledge and affirm the dignity of the human person and community Understand that Scriptures teach us the importance of working for justice, peace, equality, and stewardship in our lives Understand that Jesus taught us about carrying a cross and living a life of loving service Show an understanding that the good of the human person is the purpose of society Explain opportunities to practice stewardship in the parish Identify gifts (time, talents, and treasures) that you have received in your family, and describe what it means to be a good steward of these gifts in the family Understand that Jesus' mission and ministry are continued today through the ministries of the word, worship, community building, and service , , , , , , , 409 See Justice, 517, See Charity, SE: 208, 304 TE: 208 SE: 7, 10, 51, 66, 95, 138, 182, 219, , 304, 307, 316 TE: 7, 10, 51, 66, 95, 138, 182, 219 BLM: 1, 23 AP: 6 FindingGod.com: Collection Jars, It s Not Fair, Messages of Hope and Healing, Praising Creation, Read for Life, They ll Know I m a Christian, Who Am I?, Works of Mercy SE: 14-15, 58-59, 80, 90, 104, 111, 205, , 314, 321, 323 TE: 14-15, 58-59, 80, 90, 104, 111, 205 FindingGod.com: A Model of Holiness SE: 167, 237, TE: 167, 237, , , , SE: Every session in Finding God grade 7 includes an idea for serving others, a real-life application of Catholic Social Teaching themes. SE: 322 FindingGod.com: Family First, First Family FindingGod.com: New Testament Search, Bringing Joy to the Sick and the Elderly, Lend a Hand, Parish Service Announcement April

173 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Understand that our Church is enriched through diverse cultural expressions; research different cultures to find examples of this diversity Give examples of how we can model Jesus' life of service in our relationships with others in our lives Explain with examples how the principles of Catholic Social Teaching (social justice) inform and critique personal and societal situations Discuss how the Beatitudes challenge us to continual conversion in our personal and social lives Engage in service to the community (i.e., family, parish, local, national, and global) in response to the Gospel call Articulate how service is an essential element of discipleship Understand that service is action rooted in and flowing from prayer , FindingGod.com: Jesus Wants You, People of Virtue, A Model of Holiness SE: FindingGod.com: Be a Peacemaker!, Respect for Life A Seamless Garment, Mirror of God, We Share a Meal, Trust Box, Yarn-Web Prayer, Catholic Social Teaching Mobile, Food for All SE: , 112, 303 TE: , 112 FindingGod.com: Beatitude Prayers Every session in Finding God grade 7 includes an idea for serving others, a real-life application of Catholic Social Teaching themes. SE: 36-37, 41, 307 TE: 36-37, 41 AP: 5 FindingGod.com: Jesus Wants You LoyolaPress.com: Showing Our Love for All: Real Faith Offers Real Help: April

174 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 7 Key Element IV: Prayer CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God Standard 7 PRAYER: Know and participate in the Catholic tradition of prayer and acknowledge prayer as the primary way we deepen our knowledge and relationship with God in the community Examine our relationship with God through personal prayer in light of the call of all disciples of Jesus to conversion, to repentance and to become like Christ. 1439, 2708, , 2754, , 570, 574, SE: 24, 40, 52, 59-61, 68, 74, 96, 104, 120, 125, 128, 164, 208, 216, 227, 234, 238, 243, , 257, 261, , 290, 301, 303, 308, 312, 314, TE: 24, 40, 52, 59-61, 68, 74, 96, 104, 120, 125, 128, 164, 208, 216, 227, 234, 238, 243 BLM: 22, Lent FindingGod.com: Eucharistic Prayer, Growing in Prayer, Personal Prayer Affirm that worship belongs to God alone SE: 4 TE: 4 FindingGod.com: Come and Worship, Family Sundays Recognize the Liturgy of the Eucharist as the community's central act of worship , SE: 5, 58, 126, , 165, , , 305, 308, 313, 314, 320 TE: 5, 58, 126, BLM: Eucharistic Prayers FindingGod.com: Source of Strength Recognize prayer using scripture SE: 14-15, 58-59, 80, 90, 104, 111, 205, , 314, 321, 323 TE: 14-15, 58-59, 80, 90, 104, 111, Identify and examine the elements of the Lord's Prayer SE: 16, 120, 156, 200, 274, 290 TE: 16, 120, 156, 200, 274, Illustrate how the Lord's Prayer and the Hail Mary come from Sacred Scripture , 2682, , , Outline the steps for Lectio Divina , See Lectio Divina, Explain how prayer provides a deepening awareness of our covenant relationship with God. SE: 16, 32, 120, 156, 200, 225, 274, 290 TE: 16, 32, 120, 156, 200, 225, 274, 290 FindingGod.com: Hail Mary Scramble SE: 52, 104, 120, 313 TE: 52, 104, SE: 248, , 318 TE: 248 LoyolaPress.com: Personal Prayer, Growing in Prayer April

175 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Explain which psalm is your favorite and why , 1196, Discuss the concept and need for openness and a generous response to God's call in our lives: vocation Identify how the Gospel affirms and challenges our thoughts and actions. Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Standard , 940, , 540 See Good Shepherd Psalm, , SE: 68 TE: 68 FindingGod.com: Praying Your Emotions 188, , 452 FindingGod.com: Prayer for Vocations, Vocational Brochures, Help Wanted to Serve Others , , , , , SE: 15, 89-90, TE: 15, CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC CHURCH: Understand and appreciate the mystery of the Church, the Body of Christ, the community of believers, as expressed in the Church s origin, mission of evangelization, hierarchical structure, marks, charisms, members and the communion of saints Recognize that the Church is missionary by nature State that the Church has a special mission to the poor Show understanding that all the living and dead together form the Communion of Saints in the Church Locate the part of the Nicene Creed that describes the Church as holy and catholic State the belief that the Church has the power to forgive sins through the sacraments SE: 87, 118, 191, 315 TE: 87, , SE: 207, 305 TE: 207 See Nicene Creed, p. 49, See Nicene Creed, p.16, 165, 166 Poster: Saint Paul s Missionary Journeys SE: 7, 196, 318 TE: 7, 196 BLM: SE: 276, 314, 316 TE: , SE: 30-31, , 119, 321 TE: 30-31, , 119 AP: 19 FindingGod.com: Sacramental Dictionaries, Letter to God, Miracles of Jesus, Public Relations for Reconcilers, Sacramental Dictionaries, Twenty Questions April

176 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 7 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Articulate understanding of the Rites of the Catholic Church as an expression of diversity State that the Rites of the Catholic Church derive from one profession of faith, celebration of the seven sacraments and one hierarchy Show understanding that a Catholic may fully participate in the liturgies of all the Rites of the Catholic Church State that the Pope is the head of patriarchs, primates, metropolitans and bishops Show understanding that the Catholic Church gradually is formed in the Christian era in keeping with God s plan Recognize that the Church names Mary as Mother of the Church. Standard 9 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God SE: 48, 276, 290, 302, 306, 314, 316 TE: 48, SE: 48, 276, 290, 302, 306, 314, 316 TE: 48, , See Pope, SE: TE: SE: 90, 318 TE: 90 FindingGod.com: Meet a Pope, Much Loved Leaders , ,148 SE: TE: 27b, BLM: 24 AP: 4, 8, 10, 18, 24 FindingGod.com: Learning to Say Yes ECUMENISM: Understand and participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world through knowledge of and collaboration with other Catholic (Eastern), Orthodox, and Christian churches List the Lutheran, Episcopal, Baptist, Methodist, and Apostolic churches as some of the churches evolved from the time of the Protestant Reformation Defend the Pope as the leader of the Catholic Church throughout the world, the successor of the Apostle Peter and a sign or of our unity , 838, 866, , , See Protestant, , SE: 90, 111, 205, 314, 318 TE: 90, 111, 205 FindingGod.com: Meet a Pope April

177 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Explain that Catholics are called to work and prayer for unity in the Church because Jesus also prayed "that they all may be one" (Jn 17:20-23) Explain that our respect for other Christians and faiths does not mean that we deny the fullness of the faith Christ taught is found in the Catholic Church State that our respect for other Christians means that we can both recognize what we share in common but that we also need to be honest about how we differ Identify that the Eastern Catholic Churches call their sacraments "mysteries" and Confirmation, "chrismation." State how the Roman Catholic Church respects all faith traditions State that the Church is a community of God's people called to continual reform and renewal Develop a prayer service for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (January 18-25) Identify that the Eastern Catholic and Orthodox Churches call their diocese an eparchy" , , 136, , , 136, 193 SE: 161, 260, 308 TE: 161 FindingGod.com: Family Unity SE: 161, 260, 308 TE: 161 FindingGod.com: I Am a Catholic 866, SE: 161, 260, 308 TE: 161 FindingGod.com: I Am a Catholic , 275 See Chrismation, , , , , 827, LoyolaPress.com: The History and Development of the Sacrament of Confirmation: LoyolaPress.com: God s Love for People of All Faiths her+faiths&limit=f007c2a3d2e1405ebcb12fe8 edfb5d12 165, , FindingGod.com: /10/best-practices-for-leading-group-prayer/ April

178 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 7 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Standard 10 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC PRINCIPLES AND RELATIONSHIPS: Apply Catholic principles to interpersonal relations Recognize that human rights are based on the equality of all persons resting on their dignity as human persons created in the , , image and the likeness of God State the meaning of human sexuality as a gift of God meant for married love between a man and a woman Describe human sexuality as being all that makes a person male or female (physical psychological and emotional, social relationships and need for intimacy, intellectual aptitude and attitude, and spiritual perspective) Define and differentiate between abstinence, chastity, and celibacy Integrate the meaning of Christian morality with Jesus' teaching, the dignity of the human person and the Incarnation Understand that sexual attraction is a gift from God expressed fully in marriage Recognize that every baptized person is called to lead a chaste life no matter what their state in life. 66, 72, 358 7, 66-68, 71 SE: 204 TE: 174 Songs: Voices That Challenge, We Are Called, Christ Has No Body But Yours, You Are the Light of the World, Love One Another BLMs: 16, 74 Web BLM: 22-A SE: TE: 141, , 2203, , , , 2348, Celibacy & Chastity, p , 456, , SE: TE: , SE: 196, 199, 269, 288, 301, 304 See TE: 196, 199, 269, 288 Chastity, 506 FindingGod.com: Learning to Be Truthful, You are What You Think, Read for Life, , 67-68, , , SE: , 292, 315, TE: FindingGod.com: 338, SE: 199 TE: 199 FindingGod.com: Marriage Promises SE: 196, 199, 269, 288, 304 TE: 196, 199, 269, 288 April

179 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr Recognize that the Christian response to life is that human life has inherent dignity and one should respect life in all its stages Identify the elements of our human sexuality as physical, mental, social, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual Connect how one's decisions positively or negatively affect the elements of their human sexuality Identify what is needed to live a chaste lifestyle , , , 2203, , , SE: , 307 TE: AP: 6 FindingGod.com: Messages of Hope and Healing, Read for Life 337, 456, , SE: 196, 199, 269, 288, 304 TE: 196, 199, 269, 288 Standard 11 VOCATION: Understand and undertake discipleship in Christ responding in faith by participating in the mission of the Church through living a specific call in the life of the Church State that the call to religious life in the Church is identified in two forms: active and contemplative , , , , 413, Contemplation 508, Religious Life, 525 SE: 305, 319 April

180 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 7 Key Element V: Education for Living in Christian Community Examine a variety of Christian vocations as a response to the baptismal call Describe how apostolic religious orders provided teachers and catechists for parishes in the United States for over 150 years Understand that religious life is a special type of discipleship. Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Standard 12 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God , 375, , , , , SE: 183, 195, 199, 258, 277, 288, 313, 316, TE: 183, 195, 199 BLM: 11 AP: 2 FindingGod.com: Back to the Future, Meet a Pope, Vocational Brochures, Waters of Life LoyolaPress.com: Current Mission Work SE: 319 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING: Know, understand, critique and apply social justice and stewardship principles to societal situations in a way that acknowledges and affirms the dignity of the human person and community State that the Scriptures teach us the importance of working for justice, peace, equality, and stewardship in our lives Recognize that the Christian response to life is recognition of its inherent dignity and a respect for life in all its stages Show understanding that the Christian life requires preferential love for the poor , 943, , , , , , , 404, , SE: 43-44, 87-88, , 160, , , 269, , TE: 43-44, 87-88, , , SE: TE: AP: 6 FindingGod.com: Messages of Hope and Healing, Read for Life SE: 7, 196, 318 TE: 7, 196 BLM: 23 April

181 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr State the conditions for abortion being a grave sin and the need for reconciliation and healing Explain that human rights are based on the equality of all persons, resting on their dignity, as human persons, created in the image and likeness of God Define "common good" as the sum total of conditions which allow people as groups or individuals, to reach fulfillment more easily Show understanding that the good of the human person is the purpose of society State how natural law expresses the dignity of the person and is the basis for fundamental rights and duties , , , , , , SE: 294, 301 TE: , LoyolaPress.com: Living Lives for Others SE: , SE: 307 LoyolaPress.com: The Way of Human Dignity April

182 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 7 Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Standard 13 CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE: Understand and participate in the call of the Church to be a sign of unity in the world through knowledge of and collaboration with Jews, Muslims, and all faith traditions State how the Church respects all faith traditions Articulate why other religions must be respected Understand that the Catholic Church acknowledges her special relationship to the Jewish people. The Second Vatican Council declared regarding Jewish people that "this people remains most dear to God, for God does not repent of the gifts he makes nor of the calls he issues." Show understanding that Jews express their faith in observing the commands of the covenant, reading Sacred Scripture, synagogue worship and family life Show understanding that Islam is a religion that expresses faith in the one God Show understanding that Judaism is a major world religion Describe the culture and roles in family life of the Jewish people during the time of Jesus Describe the role of the rabbi in Jewish education SE: 161, 169, 260, 308 TE: 161, 169 FindingGod.com: Family Unity SE: 161, 169, 260, 308 TE: 161, 169 FindingGod.com: Family Unity SE: TE: 169 BLM: 3, 16 LoyolaPress.com: SE: 14, 20, 21, 72-74, , 136, 169, 312, 322 TE: 14, 20, 21, 72-74, , 169 LoyolaPress.com: SE: SE: 169 LoyolaPress.com: What I Wish My Christian Friends Knew About Judaism. ory-or-memoir/what-i-wish-my-christian-friendsknew-about-judaism LoyolaPress.com: Names for Jesus April

183 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr State the significance of Jerusalem as the center of Jewish worship, Levite priesthood, sacrifice, temple life, and worship. Standard 14 faith/scripture-and-tradition/jesus-and-the-newtestament/who-do-you-say-that-i-am-names-forjesus/names-for-jesus LoyolaPress.com: What I Wish My Christian Friends Knew About Judaism. ory-or-memoir/what-i-wish-my-christian-friendsknew-about-judaism MISSIONARY VOCATION: Demonstrate an appreciation for Catholic missionary and evangelization efforts through our parish community, its culture, worship, sacramental life, and service Explain why the example of our lives as Christians is as important as what we say about the Gospel of Jesus Discuss why understanding what others believe might help you to share the Good News in a more meaningful and respectful way Recognize that Jesus gave us the Catholic Church that reflects the unity of the Trinity Father, Son, and Holy Spirit Summarize what Christ is asking of His disciples when He said: "teach them to observe all that I have commanded you" (Mt 28:20) , , SE: 90, TE: 90, Poster: The Four Evangelists FindingGod.com: A Model of Holiness, Gospel Rocks SE: 4-10, 290, 323 TE: 1c, 1d, 1, 3-10 AP: 1 FindingGod.com: A Community of Love SE: 36, 310 TE: 36 AP: 5 FindingGod.com: Jesus Wants You April

184 Archdiocesan Religious Education Curriculum Curriculum Mapping for Finding God, Gr. 7 Key Element VI: Evangelization and Apostolic Life Recognize that the Church is missionary by nature State that the Church has a special mission to the poor Recognize the theology of stewardship as it relates to distribution and use of resources for missionary work Identify special missionary vocations in the lives of the saints (St. Isaac Jogues, St. Therese of Lisieux, Mother Cabrini and others) Identify those in need within communities and provide appropriate service to help them Cite from the media examples of how discrimination and prejudice lead to events of war and injustice. CCC Compendium USCCA Finding God SE: 87, 118, 191, 315 TE: 87, 118 Poster: Saint Paul s Missionary Journeys FindingGod.com: Be a Peacemaker! Week, They ll Know I m a Christian SE: 7, 196, 318 TE: 7, 196 BLM: SE: 46, 103, 178, 219, 265, 315 TE: 46, 103, 178, 219, 265, 315 Poster: Saint Paul s Missionary Journeys SE: 38, 89, 96, 207, , , 286, 320 TE: 1, 38, 89, 96, 207, , BLM: 5, 21, Dear Child of God AP: 5 Poster: Saint Paul s Missionary Journeys, FindingGod.com: Saints and Symbols, Paul and Silas, Who Is Saint Peter? See Meditation, , , 398 Every Session in grade 7 includes an idea for serving others, a real-life application of Catholic Social Teaching Themes. Catechists engage students in discussion of this from what they ve heard at home. Also use newspapers and the internet April

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