The Spirit Frees Confirmation - Year 5 KEY UNDERSTANDINGS LEARNING POINTS Key Understandings Priority Learning Points Suggested Learning Experiences Learning Points A WONDERING AT THE CREATOR OF FREEDOM A1 Wondering at our growing ability to be free A1.1 Names consequences which may flow from The student is able to demonstrate choices. God A1.1 Names consequences which may flow from choices. helps me choose. choices. School Rules Behaviours Road Safety. Don’t touch A1.2 Names characteristics of responsible people. A1.3 Proposes ways rules and laws help people become more responsible. A2 Wondering at the Creator of human freedom A2.1 Expresses wonder at God who created human freedom. A3 Attribute: God is good A3.1 Celebrates God who is good. A3.1 Celebrates God who is good. Student participates by adding to the class display entitled ‘God who is good’. B THE PROMISE OF CHRISTIAN SALVATION B1 Jesus was free always to do good B1.1 Identifies ways Jesus showed he was B1.1 Identifies ways Jesus showed he was always Student listens to the letter ‘ He Chose to Bless always free to do good. free to do good. Me’ and in silence participates in the guided meditation ‘Jesus Blesses the Children’. Emphasis on showing reverence. B2 Jesus promises the Holy Spirit to free Key Understandings Priority Learning Points Suggested Learning Experiences Learning Points people to do good B2.1 Explores ways the Holy Spirit, promised by Jesus, frees people to do good. C CHRISTIAN RESPONSE C1 Christians celebrate the special strength of the Holy Spirit C1.1 Depicts ways Mary, John the Baptist, C1.1 Depicts ways Mary, John the Baptist, Saints Student participates in group work and helps as Saints Peter and Paul were strengthened by the Peter and Paul were strengthened by the Holy far as possible with the construction of the Holy Spirit. Spirit. billboards. C1.2 Explains how Stephen, the first Christian martyr, was strengthened by the Spirit. C2 Catholics celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation C2.1 Devises a flow chart to show the link C2.1 Devises a flow chart to show the link Participate with suitable assistance, in the between Pentecost and the Sacrament of between Pentecost and the Sacrament of enactment of ‘The Pentecost Story…’ Resource Confirmation. Confirmation. Sheet 7a-c. C3 The Spirit empowers Christians to behave like Jesus C3.1 Explains ways the gift of the Spirit, received through Confirmation, can be developed further by striving to keep God’s Commandments. C4 Continuing to wonder at human freedom strengthened by the Spirit C4.1 Reviews and expresses the main ideas of C4.1 Reviews and expresses the main ideas of the the unit. unit.