This handout provides a series of Scripture passages and real-life accounts to help students reflect on poverty in America.
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.
In 1986, Fr. Jim Notebaart flew to Nairobi, Kenya, to live and work as a missioner. Years later, he told an audience in the United States about an experience of Eucharist as transformation. Read this story and, on a separate …
Characters: Reader, Narrator, Servant, Levi, Hannah, Isaiah, Simeon.
A sample of how to create a relationship map.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was adopted by the United Nations in 1948, sets the international standard for human rights. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights has thirty articles. The following list paraphrases and summarizes the articles from …
Correlation to Curriculum Framework Course IV: Jesus Christ’s Mission Continues in the Church from The Church: Christ in the World Today.
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.
The beliefs, practices, and attitudes of the Catholic faith.
A copy of the Gettysburg Address.
A reading on how to lead a Socratic seminar.
A resource on how to use the jigsaw process, with is a method where students share information and insights from different readings to create a larger picture.
A resource on how to conduct a justice simulation.
A reading on teaching and talking to students about differing abilities, along with several reinforcing activity ideas.
A movie guide with questions pertaining to the film “Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County.”
A lesson plan entitled “Students Teaching Students about Environmental Justice.”
A self-assessment survey on how well students are stewards of creation.
A reading on Thomas Merton and nonviolence.
A list of several conversation starters or self-reflection questions on the topic of justice.
A reading on the principles of Catholic social teaching.
A set of questions based on real-world situations and dilemmas that a person may be dealing with.
A reading on the Biblical foundation of justice.
This resource is part of the Living in Christ Series. It offers various project ideas for students who have recently studied ecclesiology, especially ecumenism and interreligious dialogue.
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