Curriculum Map

In 2018-2019 Religious Education year, we are moving to a Consistent Teacher Model for Confirmation Preparation. Our Sacrament Preparation is a 2 year process for Confirmation. Notice that the levels are typically but not limited to the traditional grade levels. 

Level 1: What does it mean to be Catholic? 

Circle of Grace

1st Semester

Who is Jesus?

1st Semester

Introduction to (basic) prayers

1st Semester

St. Robert Bellarmine Orientation

1st Semester

What does Catholic mean?

1st Semester

What is Church?

2nd Semester

Mass Basics and Behavior 

2nd Semester

Reconciliation 

2nd Semester

 

Level 2: How Jesus relates to us through the Sacraments…

Circle of Grace

1st Semester

Review: Church, Catholic, Basic Prayers

1st Semester

Reconciliation Preparation

1st Semester

First Communion Preparation

1st / 2nd Semester

 

Level 3: How Jesus relates to us through Prayer…

Circle of Grace

1st Semester

Review: Basic prayers, Church

1st Semester

What is prayer?

1st Semester

Formal Prayer

-       Example: Rosary, Music, etc…

1st / 2nd  Semester

Informal Prayer

-       Example: Spontaneous Prayer, art, etc…

2nd Semester

 

Level 4: How can we relate to Jesus? 

Circle of Grace

1st Semester

Review: Basic Prayers, Church, What Prayer is?

1st Semester

Old Testament

-       Stories

-       Passages

-       Characters

1st Semester

New Testament

-       Jesus Teachings

-       Who is Jesus?

2nd Semester

Objects in Mass

2nd Semester

Campus Statue Tour

2nd Semester

 

Level 5: How we relate to Jesus through the Bible…

Circle of Grace

1st Semester

Review: Prayers, Church, What is the Bible?

1st Semester

How to read the Bible

1st Semester

Learning to engage with the Bible

1st Semester

Bible Study

1st / 2nd Semester

 

Level 6:  How being Catholic inspires us to relate to others... 

Circle of Grace

 

Review: Church, What is the Bible?, Prayers

 

Vocations

 

Service

 

Beatitudes

 

Catholic Church and Values

 

Altar serving

 

 

Sacrament Preparation Level 7: Catholic Discussion / Confirmation Preparation 

Circle of Grace

 

Review: Catholic Values, What is the Church?, Who is Jesus?

 

Saints

 

Dynamic Catholic -  Decision Point journals

 

Confirmation Preparation

 

 

Sacrament Preparation Level 8: Catholic Discussion / Confirmation Preparation 

Circle of Grace

 

Dynamic Catholic – Decision Point journals

 

Confirmation Preparation

 

Now what? – Moving forward as a young Catholic

 

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