Focus on the Sunday Gospel for the Second Sunday of Advent.
Use this unit study to help teach children about St. John the Baptist and his message of preparation for the coming of the Lord. This lesson is based on the account provided by the Gospel of St. Mark 1:1-8.
St. John the Baptist was a messenger of God. He told everyone he could about the coming of the Messiah and how they should prepare to greet Him. We listen to and live St. John the Baptist’s message during the season of Advent as we draw closer to the celebration of the birth of the Christ Child at Christmas.
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
-Mark 1:3 Poster
-Four Lesson Terms Word Wall Pieces
-Mark 1:3 Coloring Sheet
-Mark 1:3 Trace & Color Sheet Set
-Prepare the Way of the Lord Coloring Sheet
-Write About Him Notebooking Sheet
-Five Ways to Celebrate Advent Get the Gospel Trading Card
-St. John the Baptist Plot Cards
-St. John the Baptist F3 KWL Activity
-St. John the Baptist Preaches in the Desert Picture Puzzle (4 Levels) 4pc., 9pc., 12pc., & 20pc.
-2nd Sunday in Advent, St. John the Baptist Preaches in the Desert Mini-Book
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: 2nd Sunday of Advent (Cycle B)
Focus: St. John the Baptist Preaches in the Desert
Theme: We must prepare for the Lord.
Gospel: Mark 1:1-8
CCC: 522, 523-524