Overview of Curriculum materials

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Overview of Curriculum materials

Post by sr.mary-angela on Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:22 pm

• 8th grade:  Theology of the Body for Teens, Middle School Edition is the foundation text.  
o Use the curriculum (points mentioned that are either to be emphasized or not fully covered in the text itself) along with the teacher’s guide.  
o You should also have received a DVD with videos to enhance the lessons.  Ascension Press can help you/your teacher get access to the program online as well so that she could use the videos and other resources from their website.  
o There should be a student textbook for each child (re-usable) and a parent handbook to go along with it to send home for parents to read/review with their child.
o “Quest” abstinence book is encouraged as a supplement (teacher discretion on how to implement, what to teach explicitly, etc.).  You should have a book for each student (consumable – these are offered free of charge so we plan to get them each year).  There is a teacher’s guide with ideas on how to teach from it.  It also has a parent discussion portion at the end of each chapter that could be helpful to assign for students to interact with their parents about these important issues.  The purpose of this book is obviously directly abstinence-related and it comes at it from a “healthy choices for your life” sort of view.  It does not have the full sense of being created as an image of God, etc., but we thought it was complementary for helping students to also have a “practical” angle for keeping themselves pure and seeking healthy relationships.


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