Curriculum Grade 4

Grade Four – Religious Education Program Curriculum

Theme: As God’s people, we are called to live as Jesus did, choosing a life of love, characterized by obedience to God and service to others.

Objective: To help the children from their consciences according to the teachings of the Catholic Church, and to learn the basis of Christian morality as taught in the Old and New Testaments.

Profession of Faith: The Apostles’ Creed

Words to be taught:

Absolution Contrition Old Testament
Beatitudes Corporal Works of Mercy Saint
Commandment Covenant Sanctus
Conscience Holiness Spiritual Works of Mercy
Communion of Saints New Testament Temptation

Liturgical Symbols and Gestures to be taught:

  • Give Sacred Scripture a special place in the classroom.
  • Encourage a reverent and prayerful attitude in the place of worship.
  • Foster the children’s participation in the prayer and worship of the parish community.

Prayers to be taught: Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary, Sanctus

Prayers to be encouraged: Act of Faith, Stations of the Cross

Review Prayers of previous Grades:
Sign of the Cross Simple responses at Mass
Our Father Morning and Evening Prayers
Hail Mary Grace at Meals
Glory to the Father Spontaneous Prayer
Act of Contrition Prayer before the Blessed Sacrament
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