Circles of Learning
This handout provides a diagram for students to fill in as they reflect on the impact of friendship and relationships.
Goals of Formal Education
Students rank eight possible goals of formal education based on their importance or relevance.
Cases to Examine: Levels of Independence
Students read several scenarios and rank the level of independence demonstrated.
Personality Perceptions of __________
Students choose adjectives from a list to describe a specific person.
This handout provides a series of questions for students to answer about themselves.
How Do I Know That I Am Fully Alive?
This handout asks students to rank statements according to their beliefs about what it means to be fully alive.
Cases to Examine: Dealing with Conflict
This handout provides three situations for students to read and evaluate. Students must give a suggestion for how to respond to the conflict in each scenario based on the strategies in the book.
Cases to Examine: Self-respect
This handout provides three situations where teenagers are not fully respecting themselves. Students read the situations and respond with suggestions that demonstrate more self-respect.
TV Truth: Keeping a Record
This handout provides a chart to help students keep track of the types of truths and lies portrayed on TV.
An Inventory on Money Matters
This handout provides a chart to help students keep track of their expenditures during one week
Cases to Examine: What Are We Afraid Of?
Students read several real-life scenarios and explore the many fears, anxieties, and pressures that influence decisions.
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 …
Karma Marga: "The Path of Works"
For each of the following actions, write a selfish motivation and a selfless motivation. Responses have been supplied for the first action as examples.
Chapter 43 Activity: Keeping the Seventh, Eighth, and Tenth Commandments
Students are asked to list 10 practical ways to keep the 7th, 8th, and 10th Commandments.
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.
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