Sharing the Good News
This activity helps students prepare to share the Good News of Jesus with different individuals or groups, and then act out how they would do so, given the individual's or group's particular needs and characteristics.
Your Relationship with Jesus
This worksheet leads students to reflect on one of three Gospel passages in which Jesus interacts with the people around him and how he shows them compassion and mercy. Students will also reflect on their own relationship with Jesus and …
Exploring the Lectionary
In this activity, partners read the readings for a specific feast day and identify key symbols, similarities, and differences that help make Mass more meaningful.
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.
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.
God’s Presence in Nature
This assignment helps students to create a poem of praise about an object in nature.
Responding to God’s Invitation: Exemplary Models
This project asks students to research an exemplary model of what it means to be the best person that God created each of us to be.
Faith in Action
This handout challenges students to create a poster representing the ways they participate in Jesus’ mission to serve others.
An Interreligious Interview
This handout offers guidelines for setting up an interview with a person from a different religion.
A Zoroastrian Symbol
This handout presents a Zoroastrian Symbol of faith and explains its elements. Students are then challenged to create their own symbol to represent their personal understanding of faith and human nature.
Handout: Images of God in Scripture
Circle the Scripture passage that your teacher assigns you in the following list. Reflect on your assigned Scripture passage using the questions below. Use poetry, prose, painting, illustration, sculpture, or another medium to depict an image of God that is …
Final Performance Task Options
The final performance task options for Unit 3 focusing on the Paschal Mystery, the Holy Spirit and the Church, and the mission of the Church. The options include exploring one important ministry in a diverse Church, creating a poster comparing …
Final Performance Task Options for Unit 2
Options of final performance tasks for Unit 2 focusing on faith, the Trinity, the Kingdom of God, and creation in the image of God. The options include writing a personal creed, creating a Holy Trinity play, or exploring three Kingdom …
The Bible’s Big Picture (Part I)
A worksheet with Scripture passages to cut out.
Final Performance Task Options for Unit 1
Options of final performance tasks for Unit One about the basics of Catholicism, Scripture and Tradition, and Reason and Revelation. The options include reflecting on the Catholic faith in an essay, writing a personal story about your salvation history, or …
Final Performance Task Options for Unit 7
Final performance task options for unit 7 that assess the students’ knowledge of consecrated life. The options include writing a biographical essay about a woman or a man who chose the consecrated life, or giving an oral presentation on a …
Final Performance Task Options for Unit 6
Options for final performance tasks for unit 6 focusing on the vocation to ordained life and the Sacrament of Holy Orders. The options for final performance tasks include creating a brochure on priestly formation for prospective candidates, or writing a …
Modern-Day Martyrs: Redemptive Love in Action
An activity where students will learn about the lives of several modern-day martyrs, draw connections between the lives of these people and the life and death of Jesus, and explore what the witness of martyrs, from the time of Jesus …
A Graphic Novel or Play
A project where students are asked to create either a graphic novel or a play based on what they have learned in the Old Testament.
Researching and Writing about Scripture
A wrap-up project on researching and writing about Scripture.
Final Performance Task Options for Unit 5
Several final performance task project options for Unit 5 of The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth, Third Edition.
Final Performance Task Options for Unit 4
Several project ideas that coincide with Unit 4 of The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth, Third Edition.
Wrap-up: A Graphic Novel or Playlist, from Section 3 of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible"
A section wrap-up activity where students create a graphic novel or playlist.
The Life and Times of Jesus, from Section 3 Part 2 of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible"
A homework assignment on the life and times of Jesus.
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