Grade 1

Mrs. Green and Mrs. Huwalt

Class #23 – April 16, 2018

Topic: Chapters 12 and 15 – Learning About the Church and its Hierarchy

Main Ideas:

  • Reviewed prayers (Our Father, Supper Prayer, and the Hail Mary)
  • The Hierarchy of the Church: Pope/Bishop/Pastor
  • Bishop David Zubic
  • Pope Francis

“We Believe” Book Pages: Chapters 12 and 15

 Homework: Continue learning the Our Father, Supper Prayer, and the Hail Mary

Class #22 – April 9, 2018

Topic: Sacraments

Main Ideas:

  • Reviewed prayers (Our Father, Supper Prayer, and the Hail Mary)
  • Reviewed Seven Sacraments (Baptism, Reconciliation, Communion, Confirmation, Matrimony, Holy Orders, and Anointing of the Sick)

“We Believe” Book Pages: Chapters 16 and 17

 Homework: Continue learning the Our Father, Supper Prayer, and the Hail Mary

Class #21 – March 26, 2018

Topic: Easter

Main Ideas:

  • Reviewed the Hail Mary
  • Pinwheel – Stations of the Cross
  • Drawing- What have you learned in class about Easter? Share it with your family.

“We Believe” Book Pages: None (worksheet day)

 Homework: Continue learning the Our Father, Supper Prayer, and the Hail Mary

Class #20 – March 19, 2018

Topic: Taking a Closer Look into the Catholic Church

Main Ideas:

  • Reviewed questions from past lessons
  • Hail Mary Review
  • “Who was Saint Patrick?”
  • “Inside a Catholic Church” review

“We Believe” Book Pages: None (worksheet day)

 Homework: Continue learning the Our Father, Supper Prayer, and the Hail Mary

Class #19 – March 12, 2018

Topic: The Catholic Church

Main Ideas:

  • Review Questions
  • Hail Mary
  • Easter Sunday
  • What can be found inside a Roman Catholic Church?

“We Believe” Book Pages: none. Read form The Easter Story

 Homework: Continue learning the Our Father, Supper Prayer, and the Hail Mary

Class #18 – March 5, 2018

Topic: The Last Supper and How Lent Began

Main Ideas:

  • Last Supper
  • Easter Sunday
  • Begin learning the Hail Mary prayer

“We Believe” Book Pages: none

 Homework: Continue learning the Our Father, Supper Prayer, and the Hail Mary

Class #17 – February 26, 2018

Topic: Jesus is the Light of the World

Main Ideas:

  • God’s Love and Reconciliation
  • Reviewed the Stations of the Cross
  • Students drew a picture of what they will do for Lent this week

“We Believe” Book Pages: Chapters 18 and 19

 Homework: Continue learning the Our Father and Supper Prayer

Class #16 – February 12, 2018

Topic: Saint Valentine/The Season of Lent

Main Ideas:

  • Who was Saint Valentine?
  • The Season of Lent
  • The Stations of the Cross

“We Believe” Book Pages: None

 Homework: Continue learning the Our Father and Supper Prayer

Class #15 – February 5, 2018

Topic: Jesus sends The Holy Spirit

Main Ideas:

  • What would you say if Jesus came to your house?
  • Reviewed Sign of the Cross and Our Father
  • Stories from the Bible – Heaven’s Bounty and Spirit Fire

“We Believe” Book Pages: Chapter 10

 Homework: Continue learning the Our Father and Supper Prayer

Class #14 – January 29, 2018

Topic: Jesus and His followers

Main Ideas:

  • The word “Hosanna” and its meaning
  • Reviewed the Our Father
  • Easter Sunday

“We Believe” Book Pages: Chapter 9

 Homework: Continue learning the Our Father

Class #13 – January 22, 2018

Topic: Jesus

Main Ideas:

  • Ordinary Time
  • Praying the Our Father
  • Discussed Jesus and His followers (read 2 bible stories)
  • Closing Prayers

“We Believe” Book Pages: Chapter 8

Homework: Continue learning the Our Father

Class #11 – December 18, 2017

Topic: Review

Main Ideas:

  • Made Advent Wreath
  • Reviewed previous lessons
  • Read The Trinity Snowman
  • Reviewed Supper Prayer

“We Believe” Book Pages: none

Homework: none

Class #10 – December 11, 2017

Topic: Advent

Main Ideas:

  • Reviewed Advent and Advent Night
  • Made Christmas wreath to review the story of Jesus’s birth

“We Believe” Book Pages: none

Homework: none

Class# 9, December 4, 2017

Family Advent Night – Advent celebration and activities.

Class# 8, November 27, 2017

Topic: Advent

Main Ideas:

  • The image of Santa Kneeling with the baby Jesus
  • The Advent Wreath
  • What do the wreath’s candles represent?

Homework: None. Keep practicing the Supper Prayer

Class #7 – November 20, 2017

Topic: Advent

Main Ideas: 

  • “Advent” means “Coming”
  • The story of Jesus’s birth
  • What are we thankful for?

“We Believe” Book Pages:

Assignments: Say the Supper Prayer before Thanksgiving dinner

Class #6 – November 13, 2017

Topic: The Ten Commandments

Main Ideas: 

  • Rules that people follow
  • What are The Ten Commandments and how were they given to us
  • The Beatittudes

“We Believe” Book Pages:

Assignments: None

Class #5 – October 30, 2017

Topic: John the Baptist and Supper Prayers

Main Ideas: 

  • John the Baptist is the cousin of Jesus
  • How do God show His love?

“We Believe” Book Pages: Chapter 4

Assignments: Review and practice Supper Prayer

Class #4 – October 23, 2017

Topic: The birth of God’s Son, Jesus and the Holy Family

Main Ideas: 

  • Jesus’s Family and why God sent Him to us.
  • Life of Jesus, growing up
  • Reasons to pray and when to pray
  • Supper Prayer

“We Believe” Book Pages: Chapter three

Assignments: Review Supper Prayer

Class #3 – October 16, 2017

Topic: Prayer

Main Ideas: 

  • God gave us Jesus
  • When do we pray?
  • Who do we pray for?

“We Believe” Book Pages: Chapter two

Assignments: None

Class #2 – October 2, 2017

Topic: God Made Everything

Main Ideas: 

  • God created everything in 6 days
  • What was created and when
  • The Sign of the Cross

“We Believe” Book Pages: Chapter One

Assignments: None

Class #1 – September 25, 2017

Topic: About CCD

Main Ideas:

  • Why Do We Come to CCD?
  • “About Me” Activity – Getting to know one another

We Believe” Book Pages: None

Assignments: None

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