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:
|Beatitudes||Corporal Works of Mercy||Saint|
|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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