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Catechetical Lessons for Grades 1-6: Bible Stories to Know Well
 

GRADE

FALL

WINTER

One

 

Session One
Old Testament-Story of Creation
Genesis 1:1-2:4

Session Five
Old Testament-Story of Noah
Genesis 6:5-9:23 <

Session Two
Old Testament-Story of Abraham and Sarah
Genesis 12:1-8

Session Six
New Testament-Finding in the Temple
Luke 2:41-52

Session Three
New Testament-The Annunciation
Luke 1:26-38

Session Seven
New Testament-Invitation to Follow Jesus
John 1:35-39

Session Four
New Testament-Visitation of Mary with Elizabeth, The Birth of Jesus
Luke 1:39-56, 2:1-21

Session Eight
New Testament-The Good Samaritan
Luke 10:25-36

 

 

Two

 

Session One
Old Testament-Story of Abraham
Genesis 12:1-8

Session Five
Old Testament-Story of God Calling Samuel
1 Samuel 3:1-10

Session Two
New Testament-Feeding the Multitude
Luke 9:11-17

Session Six
New Testament-Last Supper
Matthew 26:26-30

Session Three
New Testament-Jeus' Great Love Commandments
Matthew 22:37-40, Matthew 19:16-21, John15:12

Session Seven
New Testament-Wedding Feast at Cana
John 2:1-11

Session Four
New Testament-The Bread of Life
John 6:35

Session Eight
New Testament-The Story of Zacchaeus
Luke 19:1-10

 

 

 

Three

 

Session One
New Testament-John the Baptizer and the Baptism of Jesus
Luke 7:18-23 Matthew 3:13-17

Session Five
New Testament-Baptism of Jesus and Temptation of Jesus
Matthew 3:13-17, 4:1-11

Session Two
New Testament-Call of Disciples
Matthew 4:18-24

Session Six
Old Testament-Story of Moses/Exodus
Exodus 3:1-12

Session Three
New Testament-
The Parable of the Sower of Seeds
Mark 4:2-9

Session Seven
Old Testament-Story of Moses/10 Commandments
Exodus 19:1-20:17

Session Four
New Testament- The Final Judgment: Caring for Others
Matthew 25:34-40

Session Eight
New Testament-Sermon on the Mount/Beatitudes
Matthew 5:1-12

 

 

 

Four

 

Session One
Old Testament-Story of David the King
1 Samuel 16, 2 Samuel 7-8
(see grade review sheets for summary of story)

Session Five
New Testament-Jesus' Healing the Sick
Luke 5:17-26, Mark 1:29-39

Session Two
Old Testament-Story of Joseph
Genesis 37:1-36; 41:1-45:28
(see grade review sheets for summary of story)

Session Six
New Testament-The Samaritan Woman at the Well
John 4:4-42

Session Three
New Testament-Jesus' Parables:
Parable of the Sower: Matthew 13:1-9
Parable of the Lost Sheep: Matthew 18: 10-14

Session Seven
New Testament-Washing of the Feet
John 13:1-17

Session Four
New Testament-The Greatest (Love)Commandment, Parable of Good Samaritan
Luke 10:25-37

Session Eight
New Testament-The Raising of Lazarus from the Dead
John 11:1-44

 

 

 

Five

 

Session One
Old Testament-Psalms
Psalm 8,Psalm 27, Psalm 150

Session Five
New Testament-Temptation of Jesus
Luke 4:1-11

Session Two
New Testament-Peter's Profession of Faith
Matthew 16:13-20

Session Six
New Testament-Jesus' Transfiguration
Luke 9:28-36

Session Three
New Testament-Jesus' Walking on the Sea
Mark 6:45-52

Session Seven
New Testament-Jesus’ Agony in the Garden
Matthew 26:36-46

Session Four
New Testament-Jesus Pardons the Sinful Woman
Luke 7:36-50

Session Eight
New Testament-Jesus’ Trial and Death
Matthew 27:11-26

 

 

 

Six

Session One
Old Testament-Prophets
Isaiah Suffering Servant: Isaiah42:1-4
Jeremiah New Covenant: Jeremiah 31:31-34
Ezekiel Dry Bones: Ezekiel 37:1-14

Session Five
New Testament-Jesus' Resurrection Appearance to Mary Magdalene and the Disciples
John 20: 11-29

Session Two
New Testament-Conversion of St. Paul
Acts of the Apostles 9:1-19
(see grade sheets for summary)

Session Six
New Testament-Jesus' Resurrection Appearance on the Way to Emmaus
Luke 24:13-35

Session Three
New Testament-Parable of the Prodigal Son
Luke 15:15-32

Session Seven
New Testament-Jesus' Ascension into Heaven
Acts of the Apostles 1:6-12

Session Four
New Testament-Jesus and Nicodemus
John 3:1-21

Session Eight
New Testament-The Gift of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost
Acts of the Apostles 2:1-13

 

 

 

 

Catechetical Review Sheets for Grades 1-6:
 
 

 

 

Grades 1-6: Prayers to Know by Heart
 

 

GRADE

 

FALL

WINTER

One

 

Session 1

Sign of the Cross, Glory Be

Review Sign of Cross, Hail Mary, Glory Be

Session 2

Sign of the Cross

Introduce Our Father

Session 3

Hail Mary

Complete Our Father

  Session 4  

Review Sign of Cross, Hail Mary, Glory Be

Grace before Meals, Thanksgiving after Meals

 

 

 

 

Two

 

Session 1

Review Sign of Cross, Hail Mary, Glory Be, Our Father

Complete Mass Dialogue parts

Session 2

Grace before Meals, Thanksgiving after Meals

Holy, Holy (Sanctus)

Session 3

Reveiw Grace before and Thanksgiving after Meals

Lamb of God (Agnus Dei)

Session 4 

Introduce Order of Mass and Mass Responses

Review all Mass parts

 

 

 

 

Three

 

Session 1

Review Sign of Cross, Hail Mary, Our Father, Glory Be, and Meal Prayers,Introduce Apostles Creed

Review Apostles' Creed

Session 2

Review Sign of Cross, Hail Mary, Our Father, Glory Be, Meal Prayers

Intoduce Confiteor

Session 3

Continue Apostles' Creed

Complete Confiteor

Session 4 

Apostles' Creed

Act of Love

 

 

 

 

Four

 

Session 1

Review Apostles' Creed, Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be, Sign of Cross, Introduce Nicene Creed (prayed at Mass)

Introduce Beatitudes

Session 2

Nicene Creed, Introduce Act of Contrition

Complete Beatitudes

Session 3

Nicene Creed, Act of Contrition

Review Beatitudes, Introduce Prayer of St. Francis

Session 4

Review all prayers, introduce Holydays of Obligation

Complete Prayer of St. Francis

 

 

 

 

Five

 

Session 1

Review Ten Commandments, Beatitudes, Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy

Corporal works of mercy

Session 2

Review Precepts of the Church, Psalm 23

Spiritual works of mercy

Session 3

Review Prayers, Ten Commandments, Beatitudes

Precepts of the Church

Session 4

Complete Ten Commandments

Review Works of Mercy, Precepts, Commandments

 

 

 

 

Six

 

Session 1

Review of 10 Commandments, Spiritual Works of Mercy, Corporal Works of Mercy

Morning Prayer

Session 2

Review of Precepts of Church, Introduce Psalm 23

Evening examen of conscience

Session 3

Review Reconciliation, Act of Contrition

Prayer of St. Ignatius

Session 4

Psalm 23

Centering Prayer

 

 
   


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