On this worksheet, students read all four Gospel accounts of the resurrection before identifying similarities and differences between them.
This PowerPoint accompanies Chapter B by giving an overview of the Gospel of John.
The video "Matthew 1:1–16: The Genealogy of Jesus Christ," available on YouTube (2:19), is an animation of the lineage of Jesus that shows his connection to the tribe of Judah (see 0:18). It is used on day 3.
The song "Upon This Rock I’m Gonna Build My Church," by Judith Gayle and Shamar Barrett, available on YouTube (4:33), makes a personal statement about faith in a Caribbean style. It is best used on day 4.
This PowerPoint accompanies Unit 2, Chapter 4, by discussing the revelation of God through Scripture and Tradition.
This PowerPoint accompanies Unit 1, Chapter 2, by discussing the development of Trinitarian Doctrine in the early church.
This handout asks students to complete a chart by listing examples of discipleship at the time of Jesus and today.
After reading several articles, students complete this chart by filling in key points about Jesus and the Church.
Students create a storyboard to show how God is revealed in Sacred Tradition.
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.
A lesson plan for lesson 14 in The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth: Catechist Guide.
A lesson plan for lesson 13 in The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth: Catechist Guide.
This handout challenges students to reflect on and brainstorm what it would have been like to create Church teachings and rules shortly after Jesus’ death and resurrection.
A short prayer that calls us to feast on kindness and compassion towards others.
Jesus has just risen from the tomb. Although you and all the other Christians are overjoyed, you now have to decide what to do. You are one of the followers who has been with Jesus for more than two years. …
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 …
Correlation to Curriculum Framework Course IV: Jesus Christ’s Mission Continues in the Church from The Church: Christ in the World Today.
Using the information in chapter 1 of The Catholic Connections Handbook, find the word or words described in the clues below. Fill in the blank spaces below each clue. Then, use the letters from the numbered spaces to fill in …
A brief explanation of tradition versus Tradition.
A short video about how Catholic traditions that have been handed down help God reveal himself to us.
A summary of Chapter 26, The Bible: Worshipping God from the Catholic Connections Handbook for Middle Schoolers, Second Edition.
A summary of Chapter 25, Mary and the Saints from the Catholic Connections Handbook for Middle Schoolers, Second Edition.
A summary of Chapter 24, End Things: Heaven and Hell from the Catholic Connections Handbook for Middle Schoolers, Second Edition.
The descriptions below relate to the Church, present and past. Write the word or name from the box that matches each description. Some words will be used more than once.
A summary of Chapter 23, The Structure of the Church from the Catholic Connections Handbook for Middle Schoolers, Second Edition.
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