Service Hours (20 required)
Note: 1/2 your service hours (10) are DUE in
January - ALL 20 hours are due in May
Unit 1 - Nature of the Human person [5%]
Students will become familiar with themselves in an extensive and holistic way. Examined from the physical, emotional, and spiritual domains, student will examine exactly how and why they have been created in the image and likeness of God.
It Is In My Nature Checklist
Life Inventory Package
Fable: The Scorpion and the Frog
The Nature of Human Beings
'About the Author' Assignment
You are the author of your own life and human nature; with this in mind, please create a book back cover for yourself! Integrate the areas of the unit The Nature of The Human Person, which we have completed, to help you identify areas such as: traits, roles and influences that make you who you are today.
Download the: Assignment Details
Unit 2 - Principles of Morality [10%]
Students will be challenged to recognize God’s call to living a moral life based upon their knowledge of themselves and Church teaching. Based upon this “call”, students will be able to recognize the principles of moral living necessary to fully know, love, and serve God. Finally, students will examine their own behaviour against what they have learned about the attributes of moral maturity.
Definition of Morality:
Presentations: Day1 - Oct 26 and Day2 - Oct 27
Assessment: Unit Test (Day 1: Oct 24); (Day 2: Oct 25)
Unit 4 - Sin & Reconciliation [10%]
Students will examine sin and its consequences for themselves, their families, the church, and their communities. Students will then learn more about God’s unconditional love and forgiveness and how this can counter the effects of sin in their lives.
Sin & the Mercy of God: Worksheet
The Effects of Sin
The role of Grace in our lives
Unit 5 - Living in Good Relationship [5%]
By recognizing and explaining the fundamental nature of their relationship with God, students will gain insight into the factors that contribute to any healthy relationship. Students will learn and practice various ways to live out their relationship with God in daily and sacramental ways. The attributes of healthy relationships will then be applied to the students’ relationship with other people in their lives.
Catholic Dogma Checklist:
Unit 6 - Living chastity [10%]
Students will become familiar with Church teaching on sexual morality. Within this teaching students will be asked to identify and explain sexuality as a part of whole person of God and one’s body as sacred. Students will be challenged to identify sexual intercourse as something that belongs exclusively within marriage and will explain the natural consequences of living a chaste or unchaste life.
Introduction: What is Chastity
We will review the abstinence PowerPoint in class, and you will fill out a supplemental work sheet to help guide you.
Unit 7 - The sacredness of life [10%]
With the Church’s teachings in hand, students will be challenged to explain what it truly means to have reverence for life. Students will be given real-life scenarios upon which they are to defend church teaching on issues such as abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, cloning, war, suicide and poverty.
The Principle of Human Dignity
Read from the booklet The Principals of Human Dignity, and:
Forced Marriages in Canada
Read the article Forced Marriages in Canada, and consider the following:
Unit 8: Living justice [10%]
Based upon the teachings of the Church on social justice issues, YOU will be challenged to evaluate and reflect upon the current attitudes and actions regarding issues such as stealing, fair wages, poverty, and the environment. You will demonstrate how the Christian principles of integrity, honesty, and trust are the basis for human personal and societal justice. Finally, you will examine the connection between sins and social injustice in the world.
2. 9 signs of a toxic friendship
3. Personal reflection chart
Unit 9: Decision making [10%]
Based upon YOUR knowledge of the effects of sin, responsibility, and relationships, you will be challenged to apply a Christian decision-making model to life decisions. From complicated moral dilemmas to routine daily bad habits, you will be asked to seek out and employ positive solutions to the problems, temptations, and complications that hinder our relationship with God and others.