January 24, 2016 @ 8:22PM

Catholic Alphabet Letter S

That Catholic Alphabet Handwriting Program

The Letter S Is for Shepherd

FAITH FOCUS:  Jesus is the Good Shepherd

 

COPYWORK PASSAGE:

 

"And Jesus going out saw a great multitude: and he had compassion on them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd, and he began to teach them many things."  -Mark 6:34

 

POSSIBLE COMPLEMENTARY THEMES:

 

  • What does this Bible passage mean?
  • Why is Jesus called the Good Shepherd?
  • What are the duties of a shepherd?
  • What are sheep?  Who is the flock of Christ?
  • Discuss the Pope as shepherd of the Catholic Church.
  • Discuss the priest as a pastoral shepherd to his flock, which is his parish.
  • Share the account of the miracle of Jesus feeding the multitude, from which this passage is taken.
  • What is a miracle?
  • Why did Jesus perform miracles?
  • Shepherds lead.  Who are the leaders of the Church?  Learn about the leadership hierarchy of the Catholic Church.
  • Who are the Doctors of the Church?  How have they helped lead the Catholic Church in history?
  • Allow children to practice phonics by introducing the -eep word family.
  • What is a Gospel?
  • Who was St. Mark, the author of this passage?

The Essentials

 

Catholic Alphabet Pack Letter S
Catholic Alphabet Pack Letter S
Catholic Alphabet Pack Letter S. This twelve-page printable featuring the letter S is only part of our Catholic Alphabet Handwriting Program. Learn more about this program designed to help writers of any age improve their writing and penmanship. This...
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The Extras

Here are only a few suggestions for resources to accompany this lesson.

 

8 Words to Describe a Shepherd
8 Words to Describe a Shepherd
The Shepherd as a Guardian Help children practicing using language skills by having them find adjectives to describe the word shepherd. The picture selected shows a shepherd on his knees guarding a sheep. Use this worksheet to help children think about...
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  Good Shepherd     Graphic Organizer     Mercy     Worksheet  

Jesus
Jesus' Flock Worksheet
Being Part of Christ's Flock Use this worksheet to follow up a discussion or lesson on Jesus the Good Shepherd.  After speaking about Christ as the leader, this sheet prompts thought about being part of the flock of Christ and what that means to each...
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Who Leads the Church? Mini-Book
Who Leads the Church? Mini-Book
Help Young Catholics Answer the Question, Who Leads the Church? This standard quarter-sheet mini-book provides eight pages to help children learn about the global and local leaders of the Catholic Church.  Learners are provided some general information...
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  Bk with Prompts     F3     Leaders of the Church     Mini-book     Pope     Pope Francis     Priest     Vocations  

Leaders of the Church Worksheet
Leaders of the Church Worksheet
Introduce Young Catholics to the Leaders of the Roman Catholic Church This worksheet introduces the common ordained leaders of the Catholic Church - the pope, bishops, priests, and deacons.  It also provides a very general introduction to the early leadership...
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Pope Francis Printable Trading Card Sheet
Pope Francis Printable Trading Card Sheet
A Printable Trading Card to Teach About Pope Francis Encourage children to learn about Pope Francis with this colorful and engaging printable trading card.  It is suitable for classroom or home use as it features four identical cards per page. To use...
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Pope Francis Mini-Book
Pope Francis Mini-Book
Focus on Learning About Pope Francis This printable book is prompted and requires learners to research and fill in basic biographical information about Pope Francis. Encourage learners to put their thoughts and creativity to work creating this mini-book...
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Leaders of the Church F3 KWL Activity
Leaders of the Church F3 KWL Activity
Explore the Leaders of the Catholic Church.   Use this cut-n-paste F3 KWL to help children learn about six different levels of leadership within the Catholic church. Groups featured in this resource include the following. Laity Religious Deacons Priests Bishops The...
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  Cut N Paste     F3     Graphic Organizer     KWL     Leaders of the Church     Pope     Pope Francis     Priest     Vocations  

Life of Christ - Jesus Feeds the Multitudes Notebooking Set
Life of Christ - Jesus Feeds the Multitudes Notebooking Set
Life of Christ - Jesus Feeds the Multitudes Notebooking Set This sixteen-page resource set features many different layouts, line-spacing options, and writing pages to help learners of any age recall and retell the event we have titled: Jesus Feeds the...
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4 Cool Facts About the Miracle of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish
4 Cool Facts About the Miracle of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish
Introduce or Review the Miracle of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish Ask children to share four cool facts on the miracle of the multiplication of loaves and fishes.  Ample lined writing space is provided with a corresponding black-and-white image...
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EEP Word Family Word Search Featuring the Sheep
EEP Word Family Word Search Featuring the Sheep
EEP Word Family Word Search Featuring a Woolly Sheep   This word search game sheet features the EEP Word Family, simple words with similar sounds and depicts a woolly sheep as its graphic character reference. The font is clear and comfortable for younger...
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