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.
Final Performance Tasks for Unit 3
This handout provides two project possibilities for students to demonstrate their understanding of the concepts learned in Unit 3.
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.
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 …
The Bible’s Big Picture (Part I)
A worksheet with Scripture passages to cut out.
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 …
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 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.
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