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.
Creating a Triptych
This is a description for an art project where students express the relationship between Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition.
I Am . . .
This is a project description that asks students to create a poster as they explore their identity.
Final Performance Tasks for Unit 5
This handout lists two final-project possibilities for Unit 5.
Faith in Action
This handout challenges students to create a poster representing the ways they participate in Jesus’ mission to serve others.
Rubrics for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 1
This is a rubric to assess the final project options for Unit 1.
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.
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 …
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. …
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 …
Final Performance Task Options for Unit 4
Several final performance tasks options for Unit 4 of The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth Teacher Guide.
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.”
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.”
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.
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.
Revelation Gallery Walk Stations Wrap-Up Activity, from Section 2 of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible"
Stations for a section wrap-up Revelation gallery walk.
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.
A Brochure about the Trinity in Everyday Life
A wrap-up activity for Section 1 of “Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible.”
Analyzing Artistic Depictions of the Book of Glory
A group activity where students analyze the artistic depictions of the Book of Glory.
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.”
Three prayer stations presenting ideas for craft projects to help make forgiveness more tangible for students.
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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