Living My Fa i t h
Ordinary Time is a time to learn about Jesus. We are filled with God’s grace . With My Family
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2 Connect Say: We have talked about how during Ordinary Time we thank God for creation and learn about the life of Jesus.
Ask children to close their eyes, fold their hands, and pray silently as you pray aloud: Thank you, God, for creating this beautiful world for us to enjoy. We will help care for animals, plants, and people.
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Faith Summary Read aloud the summary and discuss the ideas. Have children trace the terms Ordinary Time and grace. Review the meaning of each term in the Glossary.
Read the story with your family. Talk about it.
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UNIT 1 • Session 5
With My Family Read aloud the directions in blue type for the rebus story. Use the Picture Glossary to review with children what each picture means. Then invite children to read and discuss the story at home.
IF TIME ALLOWS
3 Go in Peace
Session Assessment Option
Collect materials and return them to the appropriate places. Remind children to read the story at home. Say: Share the story with your family and tell them about all the things you are thankful for. Remember, Ordinary Time is a time to be thankful and praise God.
An assessment for this session can be found at www.findinggod.com.
Unit Assessment Option If you wish, photocopy the Unit Assessment on pages T-262–T-263. Administer the assessment during the session or send it home.
PL AN AHEAD: Get Ready for Session 6 Consult the catechist preparation pages to prepare for Session 6 and determine any materials you will need.
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