Students are challenged to write a speech as if they were a member of Pope Francis’ synod addressing the problem of cyberbullying.
This handout provides several real-life situations that teens might encounter. Students are challenged to respond to the situations and give advice to other teens.
This worksheet provides questions for students to answer as they research and learn about the Fair Trade Movement.
Students read two “news articles” and evaluate the morality of each by answering a series of questions.
Students evaluate a contemporary piece of music based on several different categories of violence and disrespect.
This worksheet challenges students to think about how they can value the dignity of life on a day-to-day basis.
This worksheet challenges students to think about how the teachings about Justice from the Bishops of the World apply to their daily lives.
This worksheet challenges students to think about how the teachings from the Catechism on the fourth commandment apply to their daily lives.
This handout provides a chart for students to list activities that are best to do on Sunday and those that should be saved for other days of the week.
This worksheet helps students to read Scripture passages, answer questions about, and understand the importance of the Transfiguration of Jesus.
This worksheet guides students as they look up Scripture passages that give moral advice.
This worksheet helps students to take notes as they read articles and make connections to the principles of Catholic Social Teaching.
Answer the following questions about your calling.
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 summary of Chapter 45, Working for Justice from the Catholic Connections Handbook for Middle Schoolers, Second Edition.
A summary of Chapter 7, The Human Person from the Catholic Connections Handbook for Middle Schoolers, Second Edition.
Answer the following questions about the organization you are researching. Use a separate sheet of paper as needed.
We believe that because we are transformed by faith in the Risen Jesus, his presence in the world becomes more visible through us. Read the following statements that are based on Jesus’ teachings, and then answer the questions that follow. …
In the boxes below, give examples for each type of suffering, and respond to the questions that follow.
All of the Scripture passages used in this exercise are taken from the list in your student book (pages 81–82). These Scripture passages concern covenants or promises that provide an image of hope in a future messiah. As you answer …
A worksheet to go along with the video Places in the Heart.
Each statement below is a core belief of the Catholic faith. Choose a symbol (“I get it,” “I’m unsure,” or “I don’t get it”) that best reflects your understanding of each belief. Then briefly explain what you might know about …
Brainstorm personal family issues that are of concern to you as well as any issues that may be troubling your friends. Using the outline below as a guide, write a personal intercessory prayer in the blank space.
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