This product is 35% off while supplies last
Perform-a-text combines text and activity in one book. Clear, comprehensive and interesting presentation of the Catholic Faith based on seven key concepts: God, Creation, Christ, Church, Grace, Sacraments and Commandments. Stories from Scripture, lives of the saints and contemporary situations give students Catholic role models and examples of living the faith. The lessons are complimented by colorful illustrations.
THEME: Emphasizing the creation of human beings as images of God: mind, will, and body. Original sin is discussed in conjunction with Jesus' mission to redeem us and to act as prophet, priest, and king. Special emphasis on the Church and how it carries on Jesus' mission of love. Through the Church, Jesus touches us in the sacraments and strengthens us to carry on His mission of love. Death and life after death are treated.
SEQUENCE: Ch. 1-6: The Trinity; creation, commandments, growing up.
Ch. 7-9: Jesus our Redeemer; Parables, Miracles.
Ch. 10-15: The Church; Vocations; Works of mercy; Mary, our mother.
Ch. 16-20: The sacraments, physical signs of Jesus' love.
Ch. 21-25: Grace, Prayer; Gifts of the Holy Spirit; Death; Communion of Saints.
Ch. 27-28: Advent, Christmas, Lent, and Easter.
Ch. 29: Sacramentals.
AIM: To make the students aware of their dignity as persons, both spiritually and physically. To teach the students why God became man: to redeem us and to be our model. To deepen the students' understanding of the Church and Mary. To develop the students' appreciation for the sacraments as personal meetings withChrist.
Keywords: Image of God, Our Mission of Love, Grade 5, Student Text