Second 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 – “We Gather As Believers”
Chapter 1 – “Our Church Welcomes Us”
Sept 14/15/16 Chapter 2 – “We Belong to the Church”
18-Sep (Tentative) 2nd Grade Catechist meeting – 7:30
Sept 21/22/23 Chapter 3 – “Our Church Shows Us How to Live”
25-Sep Reconciliation Parent Meeting 7:30 (Catechists encouraged to attend)
Sept 28/29/30 Chapter 4 – “We Praise and Thank God”
Reconciliation Books : Chapter 1 – “God’s Love”
Oct 5/6/7 Mary Annunciation page 25 – 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 – “We Ask God’s Forgiveness”
Chapter 5 – “We Can Choose What is Good”
Reconciliation Books : Chapter 2 – “Loving God”
Oct 26/27/28 Chapter 6 – “We Celebrate God’s Forgiveness”
Nov 2/3/4 “Feast of All Saints” – p. 237
Reconciliation Books : Chapter 3 – “Refusing to Love”
Nov 9/10/11 Chapter 7 – “We Think About Our Choices”
Talk about what we you are thankful for and why.
Nov 16/17/18 Advent – page 239
Reconciliation Books : Chapter 4 – “Loving Choices”
Nov 23/24/25 No FF – Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 30/Dec 1/2 No FF – Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 7/8/9 Chapter 8 – “We Say We Are Sorry”
Reconciliation Books : Chapter 5 – “Returning to Love”
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 Reconciliation Books : Chapter 6 – “Celebrating God’s Love”
Reconciliation Books : Chapter 7 – “Showing Love”
Jan 11/12/13 Unit 3 – “We Celebrate the Word of God”
Chapter 9 – “We Learn About God’s Love”
(Please collect Reconciliation Journals.)
Jan 18/19/20 No FF – MLK Holiday
24-Jan Reconciliation Family Workshop 9:00-12:30
**All Catechists are asked to help with this event. Thank you!!**
25-Jan **Journal Blessings – 9 a.m. Mass (Sunday); Noon Mass (Monday/Tuesday)**
Jan 25/26/27 Chapter 10 – “We Listen to God’s Word”
Feb 1/2/3 Chapter 11 – “We Act on God’s Word”
Reconciliation Books : Chapter 8 – “Living Reconciliation”
7-Feb First Reconciliation (Please attend to support your class and to usher.)
Feb 8/9/10 Chapter 12 – “We Pray for Others”
Lent page 243 – Discuss Ash Wednesday (Feb 18)
Feb 15/16/17 No FF – Winter Break
Feb 22/23/24 Lent : “Forty Days” page 245
Trace each child’s foot and place around bulletin board, one side with their name, the other side describing how they are going to improve their walk with Jesus during Lent. (eg: be nice to others, help with chores without being asked, etc.)
Mar 1/2/3 Unit 4 – “We Celebrate the Gifts of the Eucharist”
Chapter 13 – “Jesus Saves us from Sins”
Eucharist Books : Chapter 1 – “Belonging”
Mar 8/9/10 Chapter 14 – “We Receive the Gift of Jesus”
Eucharist Books : Chapter 2 – “Gathering”
Mar 15/16/17 Eucharist Books : Chapter 3 – “Listening”
Eucharist Books : Chapter 4 “Giving Thanks & Praise”
Mar 22/23/24 Chapter 15 – “We Carry on the Work of Jesus”
Eucharist Books : Chapter 5 – “Remembering”
“Holy Week” – page 247 / “Easter” – page 249
Mar 29/30/31 No FF – Palm Sunday / Easter
Apr 5/6/7 No FF – Spring Break
Apr 12/13/14 Eucharist Books : Chapter 6 – “Sharing a Holy Meal”
Eucharist Books : Chapter 7 – “Serving Others”
18-Apr Eucharist Family Workshop 9:00-12:30 **Catechist Help Needed – Please!!**
Apr 19/20/21 Chapter 16 – “We Pray Like Jesus”
Unit 5 : “We Go in Peace”
Chapter 17 – “God Gives Us the Holy Spirit”
Apr 26/27/28 **(Last Sunday Class – Please send both books home!)**
Chapter 18 – “We Celebrate Peace and Service”
Chapter 19 – “We Work for Peace and Justice”
Chapter 20 – “We Go Forth in the Holy Spirit”
“Pentecost” – page 257
**Use any of these lessons**
(Discuss Pentecost – Have children make kites and talk about the wind being like the Holy Spirit – “You can’t see it, but it is with us.” OR You could have parents bring in fruit and talk about the Fruits of the Holy Spirit.)
3-May First Communion   **(Your class will sit with you during Mass.)**
13-May Come fellowship with other First Communicants with Mass and an Ice Cream Social for our children who just received their First Holy Communion.
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