First Grade Scope Charts, 2014-2015

Aug 24/25/26 Parent Orientation / Meet the Catechist Sunday
Aug 31/Sept 2/3 No FF – Labor Day Holiday
Sept 7/8/9 Unit 1 – “Our Church Community”
Chapter 1 – “We Belong to Jesus’ Church”
Sept 14/15/16 Chapter 2 – “We Gather to Celebrate Mass”
Sept 21/22/23 Chapter 3 – “God’s Word Teaches Us”
Sept 28/29/30 Chapter 4 – “We Give Praise to God”
Oct 5/6/7 Mary page 246 – October is Rosary Month
**(Group Rosary during class – outside: weather permitting)**
Oct 12/13/14 No FF – Columbus Day Holiday
Oct 19/20/21 Unit 2 – “Our Loving God”
Chapter 5 – “God is Our Loving Father”
Oct 26/27/28 Chapter 6 – “Baptism is a Wonderful Gift”
Nov 2/3/4 All Saints Day – page 257
Holy People
Nov 9/10/11 Chapter 7 – “God Made Us to Be Good and Holy”
Thanksgiving page 258
Nov 16/17/18 Advent page 239
Nov 23/24/25 No FF – Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 30/Dec 1/2 No FF – Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 7/8/9 Unit 3 – “God’s Love Gives Me People to Love”
Chapter 8 – “We Give Thanks to God”
Chapter 9 – “Jesus is God’s Son”
Dec 14/15/16 Christmas page 243
Have a Birthday Party for Baby Jesus
Dec 21/22/23 No FF – Christmas Holiday
Dec 28/29/30 No FF – Christmas Holiday
We will see you back on January 4, 5, and 6.
Have a Blessed Christmas Holiday with family and friends.
Jan 4/5/6 Chapter 10 – “We Celebrate the Gift of the Eucharist”
Jan 11/12/13 Chapter 11 – “Jesus Teaches Us About Forgiveness”
Jan 18/19/20 No FF – MLK Holiday
Jan 25/26/27 Chapter 12 – “We Pray with God’s Word”
Feb 1/2/3 Unit 4 – “The Holy Spirit”
Chapter 13 – “Jesus Promises the Holy Spirit”
Feb 8/9/10 Chapter 14 – “We Celebrate the Gift of the Holy Spirit”
Chapter 15 – “The Holy Spirit is Our Helper”
Feb 15/16/17 No FF – Winter Break
Feb 22/23/24 Lent: “Follower of Jesus” page 249
Lent: “God’s Promises” page 251
Idea: Trace each child’s foot and place around bulletin board, one side their
Mar 1/2/3 Chapter 16 – “The Holy Spirit Helps Us Pray”
Mar 8/9/10 Unit 5 – “Jesus’ Church of Followers”
Chapter 17 – “Jesus’ Followers Become the Church”
Mar 15/16/17 Holy Week page 253
Mar 22/23/24 Easter page 255
Mar 29/30/31 No FF – Palm Sunday / Holy Week
Apr 5/6/7 No FF – Spring Break
Apr 12/13/14 Chapter 18 – “We Celebrate Pentecost”
(Idea: Have the children make kites to fly – The Holy Spirit is like the Wind; you
Apr 19/20/21 Chapter 19 – “The Church Helps the World”
Apr 26/27/28 LAST DAY
Chapter 20 – “We Pray with Holy Songs” (could ask if a member of music
Thank you for your time, your dedication, and your love for our children and their families. We hope you enjoyed passing on your faith and will consider making the commitment again next year. We look forward to working with you again.
Blessings,
The Faith Formation Team