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.
This article gives several suggestions of how an individual can bring about distributive justice.
A sample of how to create a relationship map.
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.
Several articles from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Convention on the Rights of the Child.
A scripture passage from the Gospel of Luke about Martha and Mary is read along with a commentary, and is followed by large group discussion questions.
A list of discussion questions from the video Sr. Thea: Her Own Story.
A reflection worksheet and class discussion on the video Gang Busters: One Man’s Mission to Stop Bullets by Creating Jobs.
An article about Jesus’ command to love everyone, even those who society has deemed unlovable.
A reading, with reflection questions, on living out God’s Call of unconditional love, agape, for all.
An article on war and peace in Catholic social teaching.
A reading on how to lead a Socratic seminar.
An article on the foundations for a justified war and the just war doctrine.
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.
An article on the principles of Catholic social teaching for business ethics.
A reading on teaching and talking to students about differing abilities, along with several reinforcing activity ideas.
A lesson plan entitled “Students Teaching Students about Environmental Justice.”
This article is part of the Living in Christ Series. It is a great introduction to the Church, social ethics and politics in the United States.
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