Image of God - Grade 8 Teacher's Manual A, 2nd Ed.
Perform-a-text combines text and activity in one book. Clear, comprehensive and interesting presentation of the Catholic Faith based on the key concepts of Grace and Sacraments. Stories from Scripture, lives of the saints and contemporary situations give students Catholic role models and examples of living the faith. The lessons are complimented by colorful illustrations and cross-references to the YOUCAT.
Designed for one semester of a parochial school setting and a full year's course of student in a parish religion program.
THEME: Emphasizes the sacraments as personal meetings with Jesus. The grace that comes to us through the sacraments gives us the power to live as images of God here on earth and someday in heaven. Virtues and gifts of the Holy Spirit are studied.
Teacher's manuals are very detailed, thorough and full of practical ideas.
- Review and discussion questions plus activities stimulate classroom dialogue and help children verbalize what they have learned.
- Cross-references to the CCC, Unit vocabulary, unit and lesson objectives provide the emphasis of the lesson.
- Living the Lesson sections relates concepts of faith to everyday living.
- Suggested time allotment for one-day-a-week and five-days-a-week are provided
The Appendix in the Teacher Manual includes prayers to know, Unit Family Notes that may be sent home to stimulate family discussion and activity and Unit Assessments that may be used as gradable material to assess the student comprehension.