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PreK - 8th Grade

K-8 Religious Education Curriculum with Grade Level Expectations for all children participating in parish and school faith formation and listing of approved textbooks.
 
Archdiocesan Prayer Book (Newly-Revised)
 
Prayers by Heart: The Catholic Children's Prayer Book
This book was created to support our new Archdiocesan Religious Education Standards and designed to introduce young children to the beautiful prayers of our Catholic faith.
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PreK-8th Grade PARISH Religious Education Standards
 
The documents below reflect the August 1, 2014 Parish Version (unless noted otherwise).
Please check periodically for content updates.

For the CATHOLIC SCHOOLS version, visit the Catholic Schools Website
Introduction and Overview
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The Six Tasks of Catechesis and Faith Formation Standards
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Essential Concepts
Revised, August 15, 2014
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Grade Level Standards (Combined PreK-8)
Revised, August 15, 2014
Please see below for individual grades
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Glossary
Important Terms Within the Standards
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Vocabulary
Student Definitions
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Scripture References
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Grade Level Prayers
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Library Resources
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Essential Concepts Grid
Revised, August 15, 2014

Provides a complete view of the Standards across all elementary grade levels. These pages print best on 11 x 17 paper.
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Essential Concepts Grid (Black & White Version)
Revised, August 15, 2014

Provides a complete view of the Standards across all elementary grade levels. These pages print best on 11 x 17 paper.

Statements in italics refer to Scripture.
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Liturgical Mapping - Sample Plans
Hannah Hochkeppel, MAPS, Pastoral Assistant for Elementary Formation and Sacramental Preparation at Holy Family Catholic Church, Kirkland, has developed a resource for connecting the Essential Concepts with the Liturgical Seasons of the school year.
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Additional Resources
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Liturgical Mapping for Religion 2015-2016
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PARISH Grade Level Standards (Individual Grades) - Revised, 8/15/14
 
Pre-Kindergarten
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Kindergarten
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Grade 1
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Grade 2
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Grade 3
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Grade 4
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Grade 5
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Grade 6
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Grade 7
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Grade 8
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PreK-8th Grade Religion Education Correlations by Publishers
 
Our Sunday Visitor-Alive In Christ (Grades 1-6)
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Our Sunday Visitor-Alive In Christ (Grades 7-8)
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RCL Benziger-Be My Disciples (Grades PreK-8)
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RCL Benziger-Blest Are We Faith & Word Edition (Grades PreK-8)
The correlation for Blest Are We F&W works for both the parish and school textbooks.
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Sadlier-We Believe Catholic Identity Edition (Grades PreK-8)
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Saint Mary's Press-Catholic Connections Handbook (Grades 5-8) PARISH
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Recommended Textbooks
 
Religion Textbooks
Recommended for Adoption by Parishes/Schools of the Archdiocese.
Please note: The textbook publishers have received the new Parish Elementary Religious Education Standards. Please check periodically for correlation updates.
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