Catholic Social Teaching and the Common Good
This worksheet helps students to take notes as they read articles and make connections to the principles of Catholic Social Teaching.
To Be a Disciple
This handout asks students to complete a chart by listing examples of discipleship at the time of Jesus and today.
Jesus and the Church
After reading several articles, students complete this chart by filling in key points about Jesus and the Church.
From the Apostles to Us
Students create a storyboard to show how God is revealed in Sacred Tradition.
Unit 2 Preassessment
This preassessment helps students identify what they know and want to know about concepts from Unit 2.
The Development of Catholic Trinitarian Theology
This worksheet has students fill in blanks from Chapter 2, Section 6-8, focusing on the faith changes during the early Church centered on the Trinity.
Where Am I Called?
Answer the following questions about your calling.
What is the State of Justice?
Evaluate the degree to which the seven themes of Catholic social teaching are present in a given situation. Use the scale below each theme to rank the extent to which it is present or absent, and write N/A (not applicable) …
Brief description of organization/agency/group and the nature of its work: How does it build relationships? promote justice?
A Healthy Approach to Life
It may be easy to think of church councils as having very little to do with our personal life. Yet the themes of Vatican Council II—change and renewal—are ones that we are called to live out for the rest of …
The Work of Pope Pius X: Mind Map
Use the student book to complete this mind map.
Three Renewal Movements
Work with your group to complete the section of this handout that corresponds to your assigned topic.
Research Activity: Working for Social Justice
Answer the following questions about the organization you are researching. Use a separate sheet of paper as needed.
School History Scavenger Hunt
Write your name and the names of your group members at the top of this handout. As a group, research the history of our school and complete the following questions. For each answer, note the source of your information. This …
Reading Reflection: Pope John Paul II's 1992 Address to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences
In your group, read the excerpt from Pope Saint John Paul II’s 1992 Address to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. Work in your group to answer the questions about your assigned paragraph. Then complete the questions about the remaining paragraphs …
Read and Reflect: A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indians
Complete this handout as you read the excerpt from Bartolomé de las Casas’s A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indians. Use a separate sheet of paper as needed.
Film Reflection: The Mission
Complete this handout as you view the film The Mission (1986, 125 minutes, rated A-III and PG).
Explorers, Conquistadors, and Missionaries Mind Map
Complete this mind map as you listen to the presentations of your classmates. Attach lines and boxes to each topic to add notes.
Examining the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification
Answer the following questions as a group.
Guided Notes: The Council of Trent
Guided notes about the Council of Trent.
Reflecting on Luther's Theses
Read these five excerpts from Martin Luther’s Ninety-five Theses. Then answer the reflection questions. Use a separate sheet of paper if you need more room.
Reviewing Martin Luther's Complaint and the Church's Response
Use this handout to take notes from the in-class presentation on article 28, “Luther’s Complaint,” in the student book.
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 …
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