|5th Grade Class
Teachers: Lori Davis & Katrena Burton
|Summary of Classroom Teachings for 2018 - 2019 School Year:
9/26/18: Open class with Apostle's Creed. Review Packet - 10 Commandments, Parts of the Mass, Liturgical Year,
and Sacraments. (If it works out, we may replace the last three reviews with the Father Mike Schmitz YouTube video
"Motivation to go to Mass.") Read Chapter 4 about Angels. Workbook pages 15 and 17. (Depending on time, each
child should, ideally, look up all scripture passages on pg. 17. If not enough time, divide scriptures up.) Go over
answers to workbook pages and send pages home. Close with Books of the Bible song and Hail Holy Queen prayer.
10/3/18: Chapters 5 & 6 Adam & Eve - Open: Apostles' Creed Review Packet: 10 Commandments, & Look at
Order of the Mass pages (From Give Us This Day) with Review cards, Liturgical Year Presentation: Ask each student
to share with the class about the Saint movie they chose last week (1minute or less.) Hand out Colorful Paper &
Markers. Read Genesis Chap 2 & 3 from Bibles. Read pg. 31-32 of Bible Basics for Catholics to direct drawing of
Eden & Adam & Eve. Use pg. 35-36 in Bible Basics for discussion of the last part of Genesis Chapter 3. Review Key
terms: Original Sin, Soul, Grace, Free Will. Practice Books of the Bible Song. Close: Hail, Holy Queen
10/10/18: Open: Apostles' Creed. Watch Brother Francis Rosary video (30 minutes). Discuss Battle of Lepanto, &
Marian Apparitions to St. Dominic, at Fatima, and Pontmain, France. Encourage the children to pray on their own, or
with their families. They can start small - a decade each night - or schedule a weekly Rosary night, like Friday or
Saturday. Remind them they can offer this up for someone or something. Close with Hail Holy Queen.
10/17/18: Open with Apostles Creed, and Review Packet. Work on Rosary Holders. Begin Chapter 7. Close with
Books of the Bible song & Hail Holy Queen
10/24/18: Open with Apostles Creed prayer scramble activity. Review Packet - 10 Commandments and 7 Sacraments.
Using Bible and Bible Basics for Catholics: Review Noah Covenant we discussed last week.
Discuss Abraham's Covenant with God. Draw diagrams for each on colored paper. Finish with pg. 36 in textbook,
about Jacob and others. Add family tree diagram showing from Abraham to Jacob, specifying Judah as further up Jesus'
family tree (Book of Matthew). Encourage the students to read Genesis. Give out Rosary Holders. Books of the Bible
Song. Close with Hail Holy Queen.
11/7/18: Here are the lesson plans for this week. Open with Apostles Creed. Review Packet. Do Abraham and Isaac
Bible Skit from St. Mary's Press "Ready to Go Scripture Skits." Any leftover time, we'll use to start chapter 8. Close
with Hail Holy Queen
11/14/18: Open with Apostle's Creed, Review Packet. Textbook Chapter 8 (Learning about Moses and the Red Sea)
Workbook pg. 31, pg 33 1-5. If we have time, begin Chapter 9 (Moses and the 10 Commandments). Close with Hail
Holy Queen and Books of the Bible song.
11/28/18: Open with Apostles Creed. Read first 5 paragraphs of Bishop's letter in Nov. 11th Catholic Times ("Eternity
isn't at Disney World"). Read Chap. 9 (10 Commandments). Read Chap 10 (Prophets). If have time, look at Exodus
20: 1-17 (10 Commandments), 25:10 (Ark of the Covenant), and 32 (Golden Calf). Encourage students to browse
through title headings as we go from chapter to chapter looking at the laws that were laid out for the Israelites. Close
with Hail Holy Queen
12/5/18: Open with Apostles Creed. Review Packet - 10 Commandments, Parts of the Mass, Liturgical year
For Chapter 11 (Annunciation, Visitation, & Immaculate Conception), the Children will create a teaching play with
props, and parts for everyone. Must include an "Act" for the Annunciation & an "Act" for the Visitation. Must be
Biblically correct. Must explain, at some point, what "Immaculate Conception" means. Close with Discussion & Hail