Focus on the Sunday Gospel to Celebrate Easter Sunday.
Use this unit study to help teach children about the true meaning of Easter. It is based on the Gospel of St. Matthew 28:1-10.
Easter celebrates Christ’s rising from the dead. It is the greatest Christian feast. It should be participated in with great joy and happiness. This lesson helps children to understand the events surrounding Christ’s Resurrection and focus on the cause for our great joy - Christ’s victory over sin and death.
This fun unit study is suited for a CCD or Religious Education class. It may also be used for Sunday School programs or as homeschool materials.
This unit study includes:
-Student and Teacher Cover Sheets
-Student Lesson Worksheets
-Inclusive Teacher Guide
-Rejoice, Jesus Has Risen! Poster
-Four Lesson Terms Word Wall Pieces
-Matthew 28:5-6 Coloring Sheet
-Matthew 28:5-6 Trace & Color Sheet in Manuscript & Cursive
-Write About It Notebooking Sheet
-How to Be Joyful at Easter Get the Gospel Trading Card
-Rejoice for Jesus Has Risen Wearable Medallion
-The Resurrection F3 KWL Activity
-Easter Sunday, The Resurrection of the Lord Mini-Book
-Order the Scripture Quote for Matthew 28:5-6 Game
There are opportunities in this lesson for Scripture reading, class or small group discussion, writing, drawing, and coloring. Teachers are encouraged to use the lesson and activities to fit the needs or abilities of students or to meet the allotted class schedule.
Age: Gr. 2-5
Week: Easter Sunday (Cycle A)
Focus: The Resurrection of the Lord
Theme: Easter celebrates Jesus rising from the dead.
Gospel: Matthew 28:1-10
CCC: 638, 1168-1169