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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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Rubrics for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 1

This is the rubric to evaluate student’s final projects for Unit 1.

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Rubrics for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 5

This is the evaluation tool for the two final-project possibilities for Unit 5.

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Rubrics for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 4

A rubric to assess the two final project options for Unit 4.

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Rubrics for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 3

This is the rubric for two projects designed to assess student understanding of the concepts presented in Unit 3.

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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 …

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The Bible’s Big Picture (Part I)

A worksheet with Scripture passages to cut out.

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The Images of Jesus Book

Read through the passages below, and select seven you like best. Create a booklet of drawings around the seven images you chose from the readings. Using copies of the handout, “Images of Jesus” (Document #: TX003029), fill in the missing …

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The Last Words of Jesus

Read the following seven passages from Scripture, which each contain one of the seven last words (meaning phrases or statements) of Jesus. Create a song title for each Scripture passage, expressing what you think these last statements meant to Jesus. …

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Vocations: Answering God’s Call – Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 3

An assessment rubric for Unit 3 project options.

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Vocations: Answering God’s Call – Final Performance Task Options for Unit 3

Several project options that reinforce the main ideas of Unit 3.

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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 …

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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.

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Researching and Writing about Scripture

A wrap-up project on researching and writing about Scripture.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 4

An evaluation rubric for the project ideas from Unit 4 of The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth, Third Edition.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 4

Several project ideas that coincide with Unit 4 of The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth, Third Edition.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 4

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 4 of The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth Teacher Guide.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 4

Several final performance tasks options for Unit 4 of The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth Teacher Guide.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 3 of “The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth”

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 3 of “The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth.”

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 3 of “The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth”

Several final performance task options for Unit 3 of “The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth.”

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 2 of “The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth”

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 2 of “The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth.”

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 2 of “The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth”

Several final performance task options for Unit 2 of “The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth.”

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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.

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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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Research Ideas for the Life and Times of Jesus, from Section 3 Part 2 of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible"

Several research ideas for projects and activities on the life and times of Jesus.

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Interviewing an Adult Who Has a Personal Relationship with Jesus, from Section 2 Part 1 of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible"

How to conduct an interview with an adult who has a personal relationship with Jesus, including appropriate questions to ask.

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A Brochure about the Trinity in Everyday Life

A wrap-up activity for Section 1 of “Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible.”

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 8 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ”

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 8 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 8 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ”

Several final performance task options for Unit 8 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 7 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ”

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 7 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 7 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ”

Several final performance task options for Unit 7 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Paul's Missionary Journeys

A group assignment on Paul’s missionary journeys.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 6 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ”

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 6 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 6 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ”

Several final performance task options for Unit 6 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Analyzing Artistic Depictions of the Book of Glory

A group activity where students analyze the artistic depictions of the Book of Glory.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 5 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ”

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 5 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 5 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ”

Several final performance task options for Unit 5 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 4 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ”

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 4 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 4 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ”

Several final performance task options for Unit 4 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 3 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ”

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 3 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 3 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ”

Several final performance task options for Unit 3 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 2 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ”

An evaluation rubric for Unit 2 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 2 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ”

Several final performance task options for Unit 2 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 1 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ”

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for unit 1 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 1 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ"

Several final performance task options for Unit 1 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 8 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 8 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 8 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide

Several final performance task options for Unit 8 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 7 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 7 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 7 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide

Several final performance task options for Unit 7 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 6 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 6 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 6 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide

Several final performance task options for Unit 6 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide.

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Miracle Presentation Plans

A planning sheet for a group presentation on miracles.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 5 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 5 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 5 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide

Several final performance task options for Unit 5 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide.

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A Service Project

A service project that will help students imitate Jesus’ love for those in need.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 4 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 4 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 4 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide

Several final performance task options for Unit 4 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 3 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 3 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 3 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide

Several final performance task options for Unit 3 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 2 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 2 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 2 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide

Several final performance task options for Unit 2 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 1 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide

An evaluation rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 1 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide.

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Final performance Task Options for Unit 1 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide

Several final performance task options for Unit 1 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” New Testament Teacher Guide.

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Using Rubrics to Assess Work

A reading on using rubrics to assess students’ work.

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Using Final Performance Tasks to Assess Understanding

A reading on how to use final performance tasks to assess student understanding.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 8 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

A grading rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 8 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 8 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

Several final performance task options for Unit 8 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 7 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

A grading rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 7 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 7 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

Several final performance task options for Unit 7 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 6 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

A grading rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 6 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 6 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

Several final performance task options for Unit 6 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 5 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

A grading rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 5 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 5 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

Several final performance task options for Unit 5 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Moses and Joshua: Small-Group Project, from “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

A small-group project where students compare and contrast Moses and Joshua as leaders of Israel, from “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Rubric for Final Performance Task Options for Unit 4 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

A grading rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 4 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 4 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

Several final performance task options for Unit 4 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Festivals and Holy Days: Research Project, from “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

A research project on festivals and holy days, from “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Rubric for the Final Performance Task Options for Unit 3 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

A grading rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 3 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 3 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

Several final performance task options for Unit 3 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 2 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

A grading rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 2 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 2 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

Several final performance task options for Unit 2 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 1 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

A grading rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 1 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 1 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

Several final performance task options for Unit 1 of “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 8 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

A grading rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 8 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 8 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

Several final performance task options for Unit 8 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 7 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

A grading rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 7 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 7 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

A list of several final performance task options for Unit 7 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 6 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

A grading rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 6 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 6 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

A list of several final performance task options for Unit 6 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 5 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

A grading rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 5 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 5 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

A list of several final performance task options for Unit 5 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

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Rubric for Final Performance Task in Unit 4 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

A grading rubric for final performance tasks for Unit 4 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

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Final Performance Tasks Options for Unit 4 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

A listing of several final performance tasks options for Unit 4 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 3

A grading rubric for several final performance tasks for Unit 3 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 3

A number of final performance task options for Unit 3 of "The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ."

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 2

A rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 2 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 2

A listing of final performance task options for Unit 2 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

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Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 1

A grading rubric for the final performance task options for Unit 1 of "The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ."

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 1

Options for final performance tasks for Unit 1 of "The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ."

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The Church Is One

This project is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students are asked to do research on the mark of the Church as 'One' using various websites.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 2

This resource is part of the Living in Christ Series. It offers ideas for assessing students who have recently learned about the Church, especially the birth of the Church at Pentecost.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 5

This resource is part of the Living in Christ Series. It offers various project ideas for students who have recently studied the Paschal Mystery, especially the birth of the Church at Pentecost, the descent of the Holy Spirit, and the …

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Exploring the Themes in Paul's Epistles

Background for the Catechist This session invites the participants to work in small groups to research some of Paul's major theological themes and create billboard representations to "sell" their assigned theme. In this way the young people get a deeper …

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Scripture Search and Discussion: Living by the Spirit of Jesus

(25 minutes) Before the session. Ask one of the participants to serve as a reader. Then, write each of the four following words or phrases on a separate sheet of paper. If your group is large, you might want to …

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The Final Beginning: Ascension and Pentecost

Overview After Jesus' death, his followers were fearful, angry, grief-stricken, confused, and shattered. About fifty days later, at Pentecost, they were confident, joyful, determined, committed, and passionate. This topic of this session covers the time from the Resurrection until the …

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Lenten Justice Crosses

OVERVIEW Through this hands-on project, the young people help spread the Lenten message of conversion to justice. They also become familiar with the message of the prophet Micah and the traditional spiritual disciplines of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Suggested Time: …

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All Saints' Day: Unmasking Saints

Unmasking Saints: A Learning Activity for All Saints' Day OVERVIEWThis creative activity helps young adolescents learn a little about their Catholic heritage by exploring the life and work of their patron saint or a favorite saint. Group Size: This strategy …

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Back to School: Saintly Guest Speaker

Saintly Guest Speaker? This activity is designed to have your students move around a little, look at the lives of a few saints, assess where they are in their spiritual lives, and help you assess how they are feeling about …

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Feminine Images of God

Look up the following Scripture references and summarize each in the space provided. For each group of readings, come up with a category or theme. Isaiah 66:13 Isaiah 46:3 Isaiah 49:13-16 Hosea 11:1,3-4 Wisdom 16:25-26   Psalm 22:9-10 Isaiah 66:9 …

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Scripture Puppet Show

This assignment allows students to use their own creativity in the understanding and application of the Scriptures. Their grade for this assignment will be based on their ability to do the following tasks: Involve all members of the group. Create …

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Names and Images of God

Fill in the three columns ("Names for God," "Images of God," "Feelings Evoked by Names and Images") for each of the age categories in which you have lived to date. In the "Names for God" box, list all the names …

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Taking Off on the Ten Commandments

This classroom strategy is based on a method used by Fr. Steve Brice while teaching religion at Aquinas High School, La Crosse, Wisconsin. Young people love humor and satire. One way to alleviate pressures students feel from the culture around …

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Using Imaginative Retellings in Teaching the Bible

Biblical stories have been imaginatively retold over and over again for centuries. A particular type of retelling, in which students assume the role of a biblical character then retell the story using a first-person point of view, has proven effective …

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Introductory Activities for Teaching Christology

Mimi McCaul, who teaches at La Salle High School in Pasadena, California, passes along to you some of the strategies she uses in the course Jesus of History, Christ of Faith. Thanks, Mimi! Introductory Activity On the first or second …

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Back to School: Beatitude Jingles and Cheers

Jesus taught us what happiness is all about in a Christian lifestyle and summed it up in the Beatitudes. Many people know the Ten Commandments by heart, and that is great. But as a Christian, we should also know the …