Religion

7th GRADE RELIGION COURSE OVERVIEW

Teacher:  Mr. Chin

 

JUNIOR HIGH RELIGION GOALS

1.   Deepen and grow student’s knowledge and understanding of Catholic Church teachings.

2.    Continue to develop and grow student’s relationship with God, the parish, and

community.

3.    Understand and deepen student understanding of how to transfer the teachings of the Church to their own lives.

 

TEXTBOOKS

- We Live Our Faith, Sadlier, 2007

- Catholic Youth Bible- St. Mary Press

- Other resources will also be included to support and enrich the curriculum

 

CURRICULUM

The Diocese of Oakland 7th grade curriculum standards are divided into the following five main content areas:  

 

I. We Believe- Knowledge of Faith

·      Sacred Scripture/Bible Study – New Testament

·      Church History

 

II.  We Worship - How We Celebrate

·      Sacraments  

·      Liturgy

 

III.  We Live- How We Live as Catholics

·      Morality

·      Catholic Social Teaching

 

IV.  We Pray- How We Pray

·      Prayer

 

V.  We Are God’s Family- How We Live in Community

·      Living in community

·      Active members of the Church (school, parish, and greater communities)

 

*For a comprehensive view of the Diocese of Oakland religion curriculum, please visit csdo.org*

 

In addition to the religion standards outlined by the Diocese of Oakland, students will study and celebrate the Church Liturgical year, Year of Mercy, Church current events, and other ways to share the faith.

 

SERVICE

Students must complete 7-10 hours of service per trimester.  Additional information and requirements will be given with project details. 

GRADING                  

There will be a variety of assessments given, which include but are not limited to:  journaling, essays, reflective response, projects, and tests/quizzes.

 

Overall grades will be calculated using the following weights:                    

Summative Assessments – 90%

Including but not limited to: tests, essays, and projects

 

Formative Assessments - 10%

Including but not limited to: journal reflections, class assignments, and discussion

 

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Mr. Marcus Chin,
Jan 12, 2017, 9:54 AM
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