Grade 1 

Grade 1

 

Unit 1

Session 1

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Unit 1

  • Read and learn about Saint Francis of Assisi

  • Watch this video about Saint Francis' life (3:51)

Finding God - Session 1 God Makes Everything

Session Extender

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Session 2

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 2 God Cares for Us

  • Pray the prayer on the first page of Session 2

  • Read the session and complete the Explore and Reflect exercises

  • Complete the Session 2 activity sheet

  • Complete the Interactive Session Review for Session 2

Session Extender

  • Watch this video about God's love for us (2:35)

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Session 3

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 3 God is Our Father

  • Pray the prayer on the first page of Session 3

  • Read the session and complete the Explore and Reflect exercises

  • Complete the Session 3 activity sheet

  • Complete the Interactive Session Review for Session 3

Session Extender

  • Watch this video about the Bible (1:07)

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Session 4

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 4 God Is Our Father

  • Pray the prayer on the first page of Session 4

  • Read the session and complete the Explore and Reflect exercises

  • Complete the Session 4 activity sheet

  • Complete the Interactive Session Review for Session 4

Session Extender

  • Watch this video about our faith in the Holy Trinity (4:52)

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Session 5

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 5 Celebrating Ordinary Time

Session Extender

  • Watch this video on The Liturgical Year (7:15)

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Unit 2

Session 6

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Unit 2

  • Read and learn about Saint Joseph

Finding God - Session 6 God Sends Jesus

  • Pray the prayer on the first page of Session 6

  • Read the session and complete the Explore and Reflect exercises

  • Complete the Session 6 activity sheet

  • Complete the Interactive Session Review for Session 6

Session Extender

  • Watch this video about Saint Joseph (3:37) 

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Session 7

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 7 Jesus Teaches Us

Session Extender

  • Watch this video about prayer (2:27) 

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Session 8

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 8 Trust in God

  • Pray the prayer on the first page of Session 8

  • Continue to learn the Lord's Prayer

  • Read the session and complete the Reflect exercises and the Session 8 activity sheet

  • Complete the Interactive Session Review for Session 8

Session Extender

  • Watch this video about the Lord's Prayer (11:03)

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Session 9

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 9 Jesus Rises from the Dead

Session Extender

  • Watch the video about Jesus, Light of the World (5:25)

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Session 10

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 10 Celebrating Advent

  • Pray the prayer on the first page of Session 10

  • Read the session and complete the Explore and Reflect exercises

  • Complete the Session 10 activity sheet

  • Complete the Interactive Session Review for Session 10

  • When you come to or watch Mass this week, look for the color purple!

Session Extender

  • Watch the video about Jesus, Light of the World (5:25)

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Unit 3

Session 11

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Unit 3 Saint Peter

  • Learn about Saint Peter, one of the first followers of Jesus

Finding God - Session 11 Following Jesus

  • Pray the prayer on the first page of Session 11

  • Read the session and complete the Explore and Reflect exercises

  • Complete the Session 11 activity sheet

  • Complete the Interactive Session Review for Session 11

Session Extender

  • Watch the video about The Church (2:53)

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Session 12

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 12 Jesus Sends the Holy Spirit

Session Extender

  • Watch the video about Pentecost (2:58)

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Session 13

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 13 Jesus Teaches Us to Share

Session Extender

  • Watch the video about Acts of Kindness (2:13)

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Session 14

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 14 God Chooses Mary

Session Extender

  • Watch the video about The Annunciation to Mary (3:28)

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Session 15

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 15 Celebrating Christmas

  • Pray the prayer on the first page of Session 15

  • Read the session and complete the Explore and Reflect exercises

  • Complete the Session 15 activity sheet

  • Complete the Interactive Session Review for Session 15

  • When you come to or watch Mass this week, look for the color purple!

Session Extender

  • Watch the video about the history of the Christmas Tree (1:56)

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Unit 4

Session 16

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Unit 4 Sacraments, Our Way of Life

  • Meet Saint Therese of the Child Jesus

Finding God - Session 16 Jesus in Our Lives

Session Extender

  • Watch the video about why we are to observe the sacraments (2:14)

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Session 17

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 17 Joining God's Family

Session Extender

  • Watch the video Water, Water Everywhere (6:20)

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Session 18

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 18 Celebrating Jesus

Session Extender

  • Watch the video about the Last Supper (3:50)

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Session 19

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 19 Listening to Our Father

Session Extender

  • Watch the video about the God calling Samuel (3:06)

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Session 20

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 20 Celebrating Lent and Holy Week

Session Extender

  • See the additional information and activity for Lent - pages 161-164

  • Watch the video about the Kindnesses during Lent (3:01)

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Unit 5

Session 21

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Unit 5 Saint Ignatius

  • Read and learn about the life of Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Finding God - Session 21 Making Good Decisions

Session Extender

  • Watch the video about making good choices (3:03)

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Session 22

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 22 Jesus Cares for Us

Session Extender

  • Watch the video about Jesus rescuing the lost (4:43)

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Session 23

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 23 Jesus Loves Families

Session Extender

  • Watch the video about obeying parents (2:51)

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Session 24

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 24 God Loves the World

Session Extender

  • Watch the video about taking care of our world (1:51)

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Session 25

 

Gospel Weekly

  • Read this week's scripture as a family

  • Discuss the reading and questions together

  • Complete worksheet activities throughout the week

Finding God - Session 25 Celebrating Easter

Session Extender

  • Watch the video about Easter (4:36)