8th Grade Religion
Objective: Prepare students for Confirmation. Develop self-awareness and introspection, and demonstrate models of Christian behavior.
Materials: Our Life in the Church Textbook, Our Life in the Church Activity Book, notebook, pen or pencils
1. Show respect at all times to the teacher and one another.
2. Remain quiet except when the class lesson requires group discussion.
3. Raise your hand to speak.
Assignments and Grading
Assessment and grades are evaluated upon the following criteria:
Classroom work – individual and group work which includes various reading and writing assignments
Homework – daily homework assignments Group Projects
One unit (approximately 4-5 chapters) in the text is covered per semester
Preparing for Confirmation
Cultivating deeper relationships with God and Jesus
Developing a profound understanding of the power of the Holy Spirit through scripture and prayer
Examining the rites and responsibilities of Confirmation
Weekly meditation and journal exercises
Demonstrating the 8th grade virtues of loyalty and courage both within the classroom and throughout the school to set an example for the younger grades