Item description for Activities for Catholic Social Teaching: A Resource Guide for Teachers and Youth Ministers by James McGinnis...
Overview Providing unique, hands-on applications for teenagers, Activities for Catholic Social Teaching offers a chance for teens to put into action the Church's body of social teaching. Consistent with the formula that action as a part of justice is a gospel value; each unit involves activities that motivate the teenagers to do something to effect change. Through a variety of methods and styles, teenagers will learn to live out Catholic social teaching. Some of the activities are personal and reflective, while others are more interpersonal. The exercises include story telling, role-plays, interviews, and analysis of contemporary media. Activities for Catholic Social Teaching provides clear references and concise introductions that give each teacher a point of entry into each activity for a particular theme. All of the activities are outlined with step by step directions, which allow for easy explanation. Activities for Catholic Social Teaching covers the eight specific areas of social justice as outlined in the textbook, Catholic Social Teaching by Michael Pennock.
Publishers Description Activities for Catholic Social Teaching offers teenagers a chance to put into action the Church's body of social teaching. Consistent with the gospel message that action is an integral component of justice, each unit involves activities that motivate teens to act in a way that inspires change. Designed with specific references to Michael Pennock's textbook Catholic Social Teaching, each unit presents a variety of hands-on activities that includes storytelling, role-plays, interviews, and analysis of contemporary media. Each unit also provides students with the opportunity to reflect prayerfully on their experiences. Concise introductions to each unit and step-by-step instructions for each activity give teachers an easy point of entry into the justice issue addressed. Includes suggested materials and several handouts. Activities also available online.
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Studio: Ave Maria Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.08" Width: 8.4" Height: 0.46" Weight: 1.17 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2006
Publisher Ave Maria Press
Grade Level High School
Edition Teacher's Guide
ISBN 1594710678 ISBN13 9781594710674
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More About James McGinnis
James McGinnis and his wife founded and currently run the Institute for Peace and Justice located in St. Louis, MO.
Reviews - What do customers think about Activities for Catholic Social Teaching: A Resource Guide for Teachers and Youth Ministers?
Good ideas Jan 18, 2008
This book has a lot of good ideas for actively learning about and participating in Catholic social teaching, but there is a student book that I did not know about, which has sections for students to read and are not included in the teacher's book. Therefore, it is incomplete by itself.