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Lesson Theme: God cares for Creation.Five-Day Lesson Pacing GuideNote: This pacing guide suggests how to present the lesson over five days. Please adapt the lesson to suit your needs. Day 4Day 1Share Experiencesl  Gathering Song l “Yes, Lord, I Believe” (CD-2, #26) l  Gathering Prayer (see page TG1-14)l  Cover Activity l God cares for all Creation. (page 1) l  Story l Flowers Aren’t for Walking On (page 2)l  Activity l Stretch and Sing “God’s Love Is...” (CD-2, #6)l  Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for all the things that helpus change and grow. Amen. (Repeat.) Day 2Discover Gospel and DoctrineLive the Gospell  Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for all the wonderful things you created. Amen. (Repeat.)l  Activity l Who is helping? (page 3)l  Activity l We care for Creation. (page 4)l  Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for loving us and takingcare of us. Amen. (Repeat.)Day 5l  Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for loving us and taking care of us. Amen. (Repeat.)l  Weekly Reviewl  Closing Prayer and Song (see page TG1-15) l “Come and FollowMe” (CD-2, #14)Friday Take-HomeRemind the students to share their lesson with their families and to do the Family Corner activities and prayer on pages 2–3 together.Curriculum Connectionsl  ELA: Invite the students to reflect on the steps the vineyard owner took to care for his vineyard. Then instruct the students to write out the steps to planting and caring for a garden. (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.2)l  Sci: Ask: What do people need to survive? Make a list of their responses. As a class, plant seeds in different containers and, over time, observe what the plants need to grow and survive. Have the students compare what plants need with what people need to survive. (K-LS1-1)l  Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for all the things that help us change and grow. Amen. (Repeat.)l  Gospel Ritual l “Gospel Acclamation” (CD-2, #24)l  Sunday Gospel l A Man and His Vineyardl  Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for Jesus’ stories that tell usof your love for us. Amen. (Repeat.)Day 3l  Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for Jesus’ stories that tell us of your love for us. Amen. (Repeat.)Distribute the students’ What the Church Believes and Teaches handbooks. Turn to page 7.l  Activity l Promise Activity Book, Activity #5l  Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for all the wonderfulthings you created. Amen. (Repeat.)Additional Resourcesl  Weekly Review Template (gospelweeklies.com/Catechists-Teachers) l  Seasonal Resources (gospelweeklies.com/seasonal)l  Video Links: Go to gospelweeklies.com/blog to subscribe to GROW. l  Extending Activities (gospelweeklies.com/Catechists-Teachers)Catholic Identity Project of the WeekTo honor Mary and the two new Fatima saints (see Saints and Feast Days to Celebrate for October 13), invite your students to collect baby items for a crisis pregnancy center or snacks for an after-school program.Saints and Feast Days to Celebratel  October 11: Saint John XXIII – “Good Pope John” was an older man when he was elected pope, yet he called for the Second Vatican Council—a major event of renewal for the Catholic Church. He was concerned about peace in our world and worked for peace. Say a prayer today for our current pope, Pope Francis.l  October 13: 100th Anniversary of Our Lady’s Appearances in Fatima – Mary appeared several times to three children in Fatima, Portugal, in 1917. On May 13, 2017, two of the children, Jacinta and Francisco, were canonized as saints by Pope Francis. Mary’s main message to them was to pray, especially the Rosary. Pray the Hail Mary or a decade of the Rosary for the conversion of sinners and world peace.Extending the LessonUnit 1: We Are the Church l TG1-13


































































































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