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Catholic Religious Education Lesson Plans for Sunday Gospel and Readings
Thank you to Laura Grace, from St. Nicholas Chapel at the Pax River Naval Air Station in Patuxent River, MD for generously sharing her Catholic Religious Education lesson plans and activities.  To share your activities and ideas, email [email protected] with your suggestions.

Sunday, December 3, 2006
First Sunday of Advent

Gospel: Lk 21:25-28, 34-36

 

Activities
(Note: some sources are non-Catholic)

 

Lessons for the Sunday Gospels, Catechist (magazine), November/December 2006, Vol. 40, No. 3, page 10 Ė 13.

 

catholicmom.com

http://www.catholicmom.com/coloring_pages.htm

Scroll down to Coloring Page, Mass Worksheet, Crossword Puzzle, Word Search

 

ecusa.anglican.org

http://ecusa.anglican.org/50534_50556_ENG_HTM.htm

Lesson Plans for Small Congregations

 

webelieveweb.com

http://www.webelieveweb.com/home_proclaiming_faith.cfm?
reading_id=376&language=eng&book=0

Scroll down to Proclaiming Faith Activities

 

sermons4kids.com

http://www.sermons4kids.com/waiting-and-watching.html

Waiting and Watching object lesson with coloring page.

 

textweek.com

http://www.textweek.com/mtlk/lk21b.htm

Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources

 

homiliesbyemail.com

http://www.homiliesbyemail.com/leaf/cas/cas_11-30-03.pdf

Activity pages, coloring, puzzles, etc.

 

 

 

Coloring

 

sermons4kids.com

http://www.sermons4kids.com/candle-of-hope-colorpg.htm

Candle of Hope coloring page for the first Sunday of Advent.

 

 

 

Games

 

Stand Up, Sit Down

 

Introduction:  Everyone goes through good times and bad times.  It matters how you handle them.  Letís see how well you can handle the hardships that are thrown at you.

 

Materials:  Index cards

 

Directions:  On the index cards print on each one a hardship that could happen during someoneís lifetime (make them age appropriate).  (You can also have each student write up some on index cards).  Divide the classroom into two teams.  Ask one person from team #1 a hardship and they must come up with a solution.  If it is a good answer, they stand up.  If it is not, they stay seated.  Ask one person from team #2 a question, etc.  The game continues from one team to another.  When all have been asked a question, go through the team players again in order.  If the player standing continues to come up with a good solution to the hardship, they remain standing.  If they do not, they have to sit down.  Each time a player answers correctly, their team receives a point.  The highest team score wins.

 

 

Last Man Standing

 

Introduction:  Everyone goes through good times and bad times.  It matters how you handle them.  Letís see how well you can handle the hardships that are thrown at you.

 

Materials:  empty 2 liter soda bottles, one small ball, white paper, glue, crayons, masking tape or chalk

 

Directions:  Have students sitting at several tables and have them draw a person on a piece of paper and color it (one person per group and done as a group project).  Students then cut the  person out and glue each one on a 2-liter bottle.  Place people bottles like bowling pins against a wall.  Draw a line with chalk or use masking tape to make a line that the students must bowl behind.  Divide the classroom into 2 teams.  Have one line for each team behind the line; the students stand behind one another in a long line with their team.  One student at a time will roll a small ball at the people bottles to see if they can handle the hardships that are thrown at them.  Each student gets one roll then goes to the end of their team line.  Tally how many people bottles they knock down for their team.  The highest team score wins. 

 

 

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