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Lesson Theme: Jesus’ great commandment is love.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 “The Great Commandment” (CD-2, #18)l  Gathering Prayer (see page TG1-26)l  Story l What are friends for? (page 4)l  Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for rules that keep us safeand help us get along with others. Amen. (Repeat.) Day 2Discover Gospel and Doctrinel  Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for rules that keep us safe and help us get along with others. Amen. (Repeat.)l  Gospel Ritual l “Gospel Acclamation” (CD-2, #24)l  Sunday Gospel l Jesus teaches about love. (page 1)l  Activity l Stretch and Movel  Closing Prayer l Loving God, help us to love you and each other.Amen. (Repeat.)Day 3l  Gathering Prayer l Loving God, help us to love you and each other. Amen. (Repeat.)Distribute the students’ What the Church Believes and Teaches handbooks. Turn to page 21.l  Activity l Promise Activity Book, Activity #25l  Closing Prayer l Loving God, help us to treat others as we want tobe treated. Amen. (Repeat.)Live the Gospell  Gathering Prayer l Loving God, help us to treat others as we want to be treated. Amen. (Repeat.)l  Gospel Activity l What does Jesus want us to do? (pages 2–3)l  Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for the many ways we canshow love to others. Amen. (Repeat.)Day 5l  Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for the many ways we can show love to others. Amen. (Repeat.)l  Weekly Reviewl  Closing Prayer (see page TG1-27)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 write a prayer expressing their love for God. (CCSSS.ELA.Literacy.W.1.2)l  Tech: Explain to the students that in today’s world, our neighbors are not always close by; we interact with some of our neighbors through technology. In pairs, have the students create a flyer with rules for communicating with people online. (ISTE2016.2b)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 WeekThere are many ways that we can show our love for our neighbor. As a class, plan and complete a service project to show love to a needy person or group in your community.Saints and Feast Days to Celebratel  November 1: Feast of All Saints – Today, we honor all the saints in Heaven. Pray a litany to the saints. Go around the room, naming the saint for each child’s name: “Saint Mateo.” Response: “Pray for us.”l  November 2: All Souls’ Day – Today, we pray for those who have died. We pray that they will be welcomed by God into Heaven.l  November 3: Saint Martin de Porres – The son of a dark-skinned mother and a Spanish father, Martin was raised in poverty inPeru. Experiencing racial prejudice, he had a heart of forgiveness and justice. Ask: How can we be more accepting of those who are different?l  November 4: Saint Charles Borromeo – During a time a widespread illness and famine, Charles borrowed money to feed thousands of people each day. When others left the city because of the disease spreading there, Charles stayed to care for the sick and dying. Make a card for someone who is sick.Extending the LessonUnit 1: We Are the Church l TG1-25


































































































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