Christian Conscience Penance (The second of two units at this year level in preparation for the Sacrament of Penance) Year 3 KEY UNDERSTANDINGS LEARNING POINTS Key Understandings Priority Learning Points Suggested Learning Experiences Learning Points A WONDERING AT THE CREATOR OF THE YEARNING TO DO GOOD A1 Wondering at conscience A1.1 States examples of people doing what is good and A1.1 States examples of people doing what Take digital photos of the class and have loving. is good and loving. students indicate when they have performed a good and loving act. Have student indicate when a story book character from a class book has performed a loving and good action. Copy page and have student decorate this. A1.2 Writes examples of loving and good thoughts stirred by God. A1.3 Identifies feelings that can lead people to love and do A1.3 Identifies feelings that can lead people Show picture/photos/symbols of human good. to love and do good. feelings, student identifies the feeling A1.4 Classifies actions ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ according to A1.4 Classifies actions ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ that stirs a loving or good act by naming, whether the actions obey or disobey Jesus’ Commandments. according to whether the actions obey or matching or pointing. disobey Jesus’ Commandments. Show pictures/photos symbols of people performing good and not so good actions. Have student identify the actions using a happy face and a sad face. A2 Wondering at the Creator of conscience A2.1 States wonder questions about God the Creator of conscience. A3 Attribute: God loves all people A3.1 Celebrates that God loves all people. A3.1 Celebrates that God loves all people. Student participates as far as possible in chosen class celebration. Key Understandings Priority Learning Points Suggested Learning Experiences Learning Points B THE PROMISE OF CHRISTIAN SALVATION B1 Jesus showed how to follow conscience B1.1 Illustrates ways Jesus listened to his conscience through his thoughts and feelings. B2 Jesus helps his followers through Reconciliation to hear conscience B2.1 Explores and represents Gospel stories that show Jesus B2.1 Explores and represents Gospel stories Using Matthew 26:47-56 as a basis and wants to forgive everyone their sins and gave this power to that show Jesus wants to forgive everyone peg people or cut out figurines, tell the the leaders of his Church. their sins and gave his power to the leaders story of Jesus being arrested and the of his church. disciples running away. Actions could be created for John 20:22- 23 and performed with the rest of the class with help from teacher or TA. B2.2 Expresses what the world would be like if everyone responded to God’s personal call to love and to do good. C CHRISTIAN RESPONSE C1 Catholics celebrate the Rite of Reconciliation C1.1 Describes the steps and elements in the First Rite of C1.1 Describes the steps and elements in Roleplay/ rehearse the first step in the Reconciliation. the First Rite of Reconciliation Sacrament. • Greeting Father • Making Sign of the Cross • Receiving a blessing from the priest This could be role played with the teacher or the TA as the priest C1.2 Describes the steps and elements in the Second Rite of Reconciliation. C2 Christians recall the meaning of sin C2.1 Recalls the meaning of sin. C3 Catholics examine their consciences before Reconciliation C3.1 Begins to understand the basic steps of an examination of conscience. C4 Continuing to wonder at conscience C4.1 Reviews and expresses the main ideas of the unit. C4.1 Reviews and express the main ideas of the unit.