7th Grade Religion


Teacher: Cathy Kollars, ckollars@stclarepdx.org

 

 7th grade religion focuses on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.  Through

a study of the Gospels, the Sacraments, the liturgy, and the application of Christian values and actions in the world (Catholic Social Teaching) students will learn what it means to live and act as Jesus taught.

   

 

 

Mrs. Kollars’s

7th Grade Religion Plan

2016-2017

 

This plan is subject to change based on teacher discretion.

Textbook:   Blest Are We: The Story of Jesus     Grade 7  Silver Burdette Ginn 2010

                     Family Life 7  RCL Benzinger, 2011

                      Pflaum Press Gospel Weekly Visions

Curriculum:  Life and teachings of Jesus Christ, Catholic Social Teahing,Second Step ( Communication, Anti Bullying, Decision Making, Goal Setting) Visions Gospel Weeklies ( Scripture/Liturgy/Christian Life)

Liturgical Year, Liturgy Planning, Family Life

 

1st TRIMESTER

 

 

Topic

Assessments

Essential Questions

 Introduction

Activities

* Who was Jesus Christ and how do we  know about him?

 

Unit 1 Chapters 1-4 Textbook

Activities/Test

* Who was Jesus Christ and how do we know about him?

* What does it mean to be a  

     Baptized Christian?

* What does a moral life look

     like                                                                                                                                   *  What is the power of prayer?

 

Unit 2 Chapters 5-6 Textbook

Activities

*  What is the meaning of the Kingdom of God?                                                                                      

Second Step (Anti bullying and communication skills)

Activities

 

Liturgy Preparation

 

 

Saint Project

Project

* What makes a person holy?

Visions Gospel Weeklies (Lectionary based instruction)

Activities

(Varies)

2nd TRIMESTER

 

 

Unit II Chapters 7-8 Textbook

Activities/Test

* What is the meaning of the Kingdom of God?                   

Unit III Chapters 9-12

Activities/Test

* What is the purpose of the Christian life?                

Visions Gospel Weeklies

Activities

 

Second Step

Activities

 

Liturgy Preparation

 

 

3RD  TRIMESTER

 

 

Unit IV  Chapters 13-16

Activities/Project

* What does the Passion, death,

    and resurrection of Jesus

     reveal to us about the extent

    of God’s unconditional love

    for us?                                                                                     

Family Life Unit

Activities

* How do we respect ourselves and others?

Visions Gospel Weeklies

Activities

(Varies)

Liturgy Preparation

 

 

Second  Step

Activities