Curriculum Grade 5

Grade Five – Religious Education Program Curriculum

Theme: Through the Sacraments the Church celebrates Christ’s saving action in our lives.

Objective: To help the child experience and understand the rites of the Sacraments, and so become a more conscious and active participant in the Church’s sacramental life.

Profession of Faith: Review the Apostles’ Creed

Words to be taught:

Absolution Original Sin Sacrament of Holy Orders
Confession Paschal Mystery Sacrament of Matrimony
Contrition Sacrament Sign
Evangelization Gloria Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick
Minister Sacrament of Confirmation Transubstantiation
Ordination Vocation

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, in particular in the rites of the Sacraments

Prayers to be taught: Gloria, Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary

Prayers to be encourage: Act of Love

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