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Focus on the Sunday Gospel for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord.

Use this unit study to help teach children that we are called to tell others about Jesus.  This lesson is based on Jesus' ascension into Heaven in the Gospel of St. Luke 24:46-53.

In this week’s Gospel, we witness the Ascension of the Lord.  Jesus tells the Apostles that Scripture has been fulfilled, and He helps them understand their calling to be witnesses of God’s saving love.  We too are called to be witnesses to Christ Jesus and the loving mercy of God.  There are many ways to share this good news with the world, and it is our job to joyfully share what we know with as many people as we can.

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
-6 Word wall terms:  proclaim, saving love, fulfilled, witnessed, ascends, truly
-Decorative Thematic Poster
-Tell Others About Jesus Display Activity
-Tell Others About Jesus Coloring Sheet
-I Am A Witness Coloring Sheet
-The Ascension of the Lord, Jesus Returns to Heaven Mini-Book
-Jesus Ascends to Heaven Picture Puzzle - 4 Levels - 4pc, 9pc, 12pc, 16pc
-Jesus Ascends to Heaven Word Search Puzzle
-Tell Others About Jesus Door Hanger Activity
-The Ascension Thematic Writing Sheets
-How to Tell Others About Jesus Get the Gospel Trading Card




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.

If this is the first lesson you have used in this year's Liturgy Lesson series, please download the Weekly Liturgy Lesson Instruction Packet for this school year.

Age: Gr. 2-5
Week: Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord (Cycle C)
Focus: Jesus Ascends to Heaven.
Theme: We are called to tell others about Jesus.
Gospel: Luke 24:46-53
CCC:  659, 665

File Size4.57 MB
Create DateApril 10, 2016
Category Tags   Ascension     Liturgical Cycle C     Liturgy Lesson  
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