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Sacred Scripture and the Rules of the Saints

This activity has students work individually and in small groups to read and reflect on the rules of St. Augustine, St. Benedict, and St. Francis.

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Non-Pauline Letters and Revelation

This small-group activity asks students to read and reflect on a Scripture passage from a Non-Pauline Letter in the New Testament. Students must then answer reflection questions about the passage.

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Paul’s Response to the Early Christian Communities

This small-group activity asks students to read and reflect on a Scripture passage about Paul and the early Christian communities.

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Paul’s Missionary Journeys

This small-group activity asks students to read a Scripture passage about one of Paul’s missionary journeys. Students must then create several blog posts describing the story.

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Mind Mapping: "I Am" Statements from the Gospel of John

This small-group activity asks students to reflect on a specific “I am” statement from the Gospel of John.

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Miracles

This small-group activity asks students to read several versions of a miracle of Jesus. Groups must then answer questions and create a storyboard to accompany the Scripture passage.

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Four Images of Jesus

This small-group activity asks students to read a section of the Gospel and answer questions focused on the image of Jesus.

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Freshman Orientation

This writing assignment asks students to write a description of their freshman orientation to a specific audience.

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Unit 4 Preassessment: New Testament Myths and Facts

This preassessment identifies misconceptions that students may have about the New Testament.

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Rubrics for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 3

This is the rubric to assess the final project possibilities for Unit 3.

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Final Performance Tasks for Unit 3

This handout provides two project possibilities for students to demonstrate their understanding of the concepts learned in Unit 3.

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The Prophets

This small-group activity provides questions for students to answer about the different prophetic books of the bible.

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The Book of Exodus

This small-group project asks students to read a section from the Book of Exodus before acting out the passage and responding to discussion questions.

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Abraham, Sarah, and Their Descendants

This partner project asks students to read and learn about a descendent of Abraham. The pairs must then complete a writing assignment and create an artistic symbol for the assigned person.

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Final Performance Tasks for Unit 2

This handout presents two project possibilities to assess student understanding of the concepts learned in Unit 2.

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Jigsaw Activity: Categories of Books in the New Testament

This activity asks small groups to answer questions about a specific section of the New Testament.

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Categories of Books in the Old Testament

This is a list of characteristics to be divided among the books of the Old Testament.

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Jigsaw Activity: Categories of Books in the Old Testament

This activity asks small groups to focus on a small portion of the Old Testament as they read and answer questions.

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Literal and Spiritual Senses of Scripture: The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25–37)

This small-group, discussion guide challenges students to read a familiar story using a different lense and perspective.

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Mind Map: From the Spoken Word to the Written Word

This Mind Map helps students to organize and brainstorm ideas about friends, school, sports, and family.

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Journal Entry: Inspiration

This is a journal prompt which asks students to reflect on times when they have been given advice.

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Vocabulary for Unit 2

This is a list of terms and definitions to be covered in Unit 2.

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Unit 2 Preassessment: "Meet Me in the Middle" Concepts

This preassessment lists many key concepts to be covered in Unit 2.

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Learning about Learning

This is a self-evaluation to help students reflect on their learning during Unit 1.