Old Testament Themes and Images in John's Prologue
A worksheet on the Old Testament themes and images in the prologue of the Gospel of John.
Exploring John's Christology
A worksheet where the critical questioning method is used to explore John’s Christology.
Comparing and Contrasting the Passion and Resurrection Narratives in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke
A group worksheet on comparing and contrasting the Passion and Resurrection narratives in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke.
Comparing and Contrasting Infancy Narratives
A group worksheet on comparing and contrasting infancy narratives in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke.
The Reign of God in the Gospel of Luke and Today
A group worksheet on how the Reign of God is presented in the Gospel of Luke and in today’s culture.
The Reign of God in the Gospel of Luke
A group worksheet on how the Reign of God is presented in the Gospel of Luke.
Jesus, the Teacher
A group worksheet on Jesus, the teacher.
Jesus and the Law of Moses
A group worksheet that compares different scriptural texts.
Exegetical Methodology: Sociohistorical Criticism
A group assignment on exegetical methodology: sociohistorical criticism.
Exegetical Methodology: Literary Criticism
A group activity on using exegetical methodology to analyze Scripture.
Literary Analysis of Luke 10:25-37
A partner discussion of Luke 10:25-37.
Contextual Reading of Scripture
An activity where students read selected Scripture quotes and generate a list of questions that they want to ask of the text to further understand why it was written.
Preassessment Pair Activity
A preassessment activity where students work in pairs to match definitions and vocabulary words.
Sunday Lectionary Readings: God’s Ongoing Story of Love for Humanity
A group assignment on several sets of Sunday Lectionary readings.
Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation (Dei Verbum, 1965)
A worksheet that examines several chapters of "Dei Verbum" using group discussion.
Imaginary First-Century Letters
Two imaginary first-century letters that describe the difficulties of staying faithful to the teachings of Jesus in a culture that rejects them.
Socratic Seminar Observation Form - Student
An observation form for students to fill out after a Socratic Seminar.
Socratic Seminar Symbol Codes
A list of symbol codes used to evaluate the Socratic Seminar method.
The Socratic Seminar
A handout on the Socratic Seminar method, which is a class seminar that gives students the opportunity to test their analytical and discussion skills through oral debate.
Socratic Seminar: Israel's Demand for a King
Instructions for an in-class debate on Israel’s demand for a King.
Israel in Egypt
A worksheet where students are asked to work in groups to read Scripture passages that illustrate the development of the Israelite community and identity.
Small Passage Midrash, from “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide
An activity where students read an assigned Scripture passage of the mythical genre and then work on interpreting what they have read, from “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.
The Disciples on the Road to Emmaus Part II
Discussion questions based on The Disciples on the Road to Emmaus (Luke 24:13-35).
How to Lead a Socratic Seminar
A reading on how to lead a Socratic seminar.
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