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 …
Chapter K: Let Your Voice Be Heard: Synod on Cyberbullying
Students are challenged to write a speech as if they were a member of Pope Francis’ synod addressing the problem of cyberbullying.
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.
Final Performance Task Options for Unit 8
The final performance task options for Unit 8 of Church History: Apostolic Times to Today. The options include writing journal entries from World War I to today, or writing an original graphic novel or comic book about the Church in …
Brochure on Vatican I
Work with your group to create a six-panel (folded) brochure describing the history and work of Vatican Council I.
Final Performance Task Options for Unit 6
The final performance task options for Unit 6 of Church History: Apostolic Times to Today. The options include coming up with interview questions for Pope Pius IX, or creating the front page of a newspaper from the day after Vatican …
Creating a Promotional Brochure
Your group has been assigned to create a brochure about one of the two major religious orders to emerge during the Catholic Reformation: the Jesuits or the Carmelites. Imagine that you are members of this new religious order during the …
Web Quest on Renaissance Culture
Write your group member’s names at the top of this handout, and circle the topic assigned to your group. Use the Internet to locate three reliable sources about your group’s assigned topic in Renaissance culture. Use this handout to organize …
Final Performance Task Options for Unit 3
The final performance task options for Unit 3 of Church History: Apostolic Times to Today. The options include creating a podcast about the Church in the High Middle Ages, or creating a journal of a Christian in the High Middle …
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 …
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 …
Final Performance Task Options for Unit 5
This assessment presents the final performance task options for unit 5 focusing on the priesthood. The options include interviewing a priest, or “adopting” a missionary priest project.
First Comes Love
A three-part worksheet that encourages the participant to compose a narrative about a personal experience of being loved and respected.
Final Performance Task Options for Unit 4
Options of final task performances for students to choose from to demonstrate their knowledge about the Sacrament of marriage.
Using a Wiki for Group Projects
This article is part of the Living in Christ Series. It discusses the use of Wikis for classroom group projects, including some suggestions and caveats.
Using Final Performance Tasks to Assess Understanding
This article is part of the Living in Christ Series. It discusses the value of using Final Performance Tasks to assess students.
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