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That Virtue Lesson on Prudence

Teach Children About One of the Cardinal Virtues with That Virtue Lesson on Prudence.

Use this fun unit study to help children learn about and understand the cardinal virtue of prudence, what it means, why it is important, and how to practice it. Everything you need to deliver a CCD or Religious Ed lesson on prudence is included in this packet. Some may want to use these materials home catechesis or a Sunday school class as well.

This lesson incorporates the following information:
Theme: God wants us to make good choices and avoid sin.
Gospel: Luke 5:1-11
Miracle: The Miraculous Draught of Fishes
Saint: St. Ignatius Loyola

Lesson Materials

That Virtue Lesson on Prudence Student Packet

Students will find a core lesson sheet that explains the virtue of prudence in a thorough yet straightforward way. They will also focus on the Miraculous Draught of Fishes from Luke 5:1-11 as Simon Peter must decide whether he will cast his net or ignore the call of Christ. The Scripture passage is included in the packet. There are also worksheets for scripture study, Saint study, lesson reinforcement, and fact recall. The student pack has a Fill-in-the-Faces worksheet, a graphic organizer activity, and a lesson-based cloze activity that reiterates the main paragraph from the student lesson sheet. Plus, there are discussion activities and practical applications as well.

That Virtue Lesson on Prudence Teacher Guide

The teacher guide includes a cover sheet, a copy of all student content, a detailed lesson plan, and an answer key.

That Virtue Lesson on Prudence Lesson Extensions

This lesson has fun activities or extensions, and they can be found immediately following the lesson plan pages. One is based on creativity (mini-book) and the other on playing games (word search).

That Virtue Lesson on Prudence Take-Home Materials

Although children may take home all of their lesson sheets and creations, they should also have a tangible reminder of the virtue of prudence. The It's a Virtue! printable trading card features practical ways youngsters can be prudent in everyday living. The card is called, "How to Practice the Cardinal Virtue of Prudence."

Age: Gr.2-5
Focus: That Virtue Lesson Series
Theme: Prudence, St. Ignatius, Miraculous Draught of Fishes
Gospel Reference: Luke 5:1-11

That Virtue Lesson on Prudence
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