Curriculum Framework: Grade 12

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Unit 1
Introduction

 

Unit 2
Who do I say I am?

 

 

Unit 3
Who do you say “I AM”

 

The students will:

A. Prayer

1. explain the essence of prayer and the expressions of prayer: vocal, meditation, contemplative

2. develop and lead a prayer service

3. organize and prepare for a Eucharistic Liturgy

B. Lectionary Based Catechesis

1. prepare a prayer service for the class using the Sunday readings

 

The students will:

A. Self

1. demonstrate an understanding of themselves as whole people with many facets, including sexuality

2. develop an honest concept of themselves at the present time

3. identify that Jesus calls us to an integrated wholeness and to holiness

B. Family

1. demonstrate that one's self is a member and product of a complex family history

C. World

1. demonstrate an understanding that one is a member of a social group and the whole world

2. identify reasons for and sources of inner conflict and conflict with family and peer groups

3. identify effective means of conflict resolution

D. God

1. demonstrate an understanding that they are a child of God and how it impacts their understanding of themselves
 
 
 

The students will:

A. The Person of Jesus

1. reflect on the concept of “I AM”

2. examine the Gospel of John using it as a scriptural framework for a deeper understanding of Jesus

B. Sacraments as Relationship with Jesus

1. describe the role of sacraments in the life of a Catholic

2. demonstrate the relevance of the sacraments to achieving and maintaining a dynamic relationship with Jesus Christ

C. The Paschal Mystery

1. show how the events of Jesus' death and resurrection form the foundation of our Catholic faith

2. illustrate a basic understanding of the Paschal Mystery

3. identify the Paschal Mystery in their own lives
 

R.E. Learning Outcomes to document:

1. Read, interpret and apply Scripture to life.

2. Demonstrate an understanding of liturgical seasons and feasts

8. Pray regularly and use a variety of prayer forms to enrich and express personal and communal spirituality.

10. Celebrate the presence of the Sacred through participation in worship experiences using sacramentals, symbols, and rituals.

11. Use appropriate resources to plan and participate in liturgy and other prayer experiences.
 

R.E. Learning Outcomes to document:

12. Demonstrate the ability to apply Catholic principles to interpersonal relations (e.g. family, peers, work, society, Church, etc…)

16. Express a willingness to develop and use God given gifts and talents in a Christ like way to build Christian community.

S1. The person, made in the image of God, will develop a deep appreciation of his or her unique creation and inestimable worth.

S2. The person will acknowledge and understand the physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of his or her nature and appreciate them as fundamentally good, though imperfect.

S3. The person will be open to love and will love others in accord with his or her level of maturation.
 

R.E. Learning Outcomes to document:

1. Read, interpret and apply Scripture to life.

4. Illustrate basic understanding of Catholic dogma and doctrine in light of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

9. Demonstrate the importance of sacraments, with an emphasis on the centrality of the Eucharist, in the life of Catholics
 

 

Unit 4
Where am I Being Called?
  
 
Unit 5
Beatitude Living
 
The students will:

A. Prayer

1. demonstrate that prayer is fundamental in developing an adult faith

2. identify and analyze the obstacles to both personal prayer and communal prayer and identify ways to overcome them

B. Vocation

1. explain how each vocation is calling from God and that each of us is given the graces needed to live the state of life to which each is called

2. define chastity and how it is lived out in the single, married, and Religious vocations

3. examine the vocation of the single life as the response to one's Baptismal call

4. examine the vocation of marriage a the response to one's Baptismal call

5. demonstrate an understanding of the Sacrament of Marriage and the two-fold purpose of sexual intercourse in marriage

6. examine the vocation of life as a Religious as a response to one's Baptismal call

7. demonstrate an understanding of the Sacrament of Holy Orders

C. Christian Witness in the World

1. recognize injustices in the lives of their peers, family, school, community and the world including issues of sexual injustice

2. develop practical ways of dealing with the social problems they recognize

3. take an active part in the solutions they develop

D. Service

1. complete the service requirement for Grade 12 students at the school

2. reflect on their service experience in light of the Gospel
 
 
 

The students will:

A. “Blessed are you who are poor, for the Kingdom of God is yours.”

1. explain the biblical concept of “the Kingdom/Reign of God” and their participation in it

2. testify to the value of rejecting a dependence on the materialistic life

3. compare and contrast Canadian cultural values and the Catholic value of being dependant on God

B. “Blessed are you who are now hungry, for you will be satisfied.”

1. articulate the practical role of individual and communal prayer as spiritual food, integral and essential for sustaining a God-centered life journey

2. plan and participate in a variety of vocal, meditative, and contemplative prayers

3. plan the steps for their spiritual journey in the first one or two years after high school

4. explore options for serving in their parish

C. “Blessed are you who are now weeping, for you will laugh.”

1. demonstrate an understanding of the role of the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick in our lives and at the time of our death

2. explore the role of suffering in the life of a Christian

3. explain death, judgment, heaven and hell from a Catholic perspective

D. “Blessed are you when people hate you,… Rejoice and leap for joy on that day.”

1. define “cult” and assess the dangers of belonging to one

2. define “fundamentalism” and defend the Church's rejection of it

3. Identify moral actions and attitudes for challenging situations facing young adults in today's world
 

R.E. Learning Outcomes to document:

8. Pray regularly and use a variety of prayer forms to enrich and express personal and communal spirituality.

12. Demonstrate the ability to apply Catholic principles to interpersonal relations (e.g. family, peers, work, society, Church, etc…)

13. Demonstrate an ability to make moral decisions consistent with Church teachings.

14. Demonstrate an understanding of responsible stewardship and respect for life.

17. Critique societal structures in light of Catholic social justice principles and apply to social and personal situations.

18. Engage in service to the community in response to the Gospel call.

19. Examine the variety of Christian vocations as ways to live out the Baptismal call to a life of service.

S4: The person will be open to the growth that takes place within interpersonal living, and will participate in relationships as a sexual person in accord with his or her own state in life.

S5: The person will appreciate the responsibility demanded in the transition from immature self-centeredness to mature Christian caring and generosity.

S6: The person will appreciate the role played by sexuality in establishing relationships of commitment and faithfulness.

S7: The person will appreciate the fundamental purposes of Christian marriage by affirming the inseparably related unitive and procreative end of this relationship.
 

R.E.. Learning Outcomes to document:

3. Present a reasoned rationale for being Catholic.

4. Illustrate basic understanding of Catholic dogma and doctrine in light of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

5. Illustrate a basic understanding of the history of the Church and an appreciation of her basic traditions

7. Demonstrate an appreciation for the relationship between faith and culture (e.g. through arts, social sciences, sciences, technology, etc.)

8. Pray regularly and use a variety of prayer forms to enrich and express personal and communal spirituality.

9. Demonstrate the importance of sacraments, with an emphasis on the centrality of the Eucharist, in the life of Catholics.

13. Demonstrate the ability to make moral decisions consistent with Church teachings.

16. Express a willingness to develop and use God given gifts and talents in a Christ like way to build Christian community.

S5: The person will appreciate the responsibility demanded in the transition from immature self-centeredness to mature Christian caring and generosity.

 

 
 

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