Sample Lesson Plans

The following sample lesson plans were developed by catechists that took the Methodology Course online with the University of Dayton’s Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation. These samples are for review and adaptation to your particular pastoral setting.

Pre-K

Standard 4 – Liturgy

Standard 5 – Morality

Kindergarten

Standard 4 – How we pray

Grade 1

Standard 1 – Creed

Standard 14 – Missionary Vocation

Grade 2

Standard 1 – Creed

Standard 2 – Scripture

Standard 3 -Sacraments

Grade 3

Standard 2 – Scripture

Standard 6 – Christian Living

Grade 4

Standard 4 – Liturgy

Standard 5 – Conscience

Standard 14: Missionary Vocation

Grade 5

Grade 6

Standard 5 – Conscience

Standard 6 – Catholic Social Teaching

Standard 8 – Catholic Church

Standard 14 – Missionary Vocation

Grade 7

Standard 6 – Christian Living

Standard 7 – Prayer

Standard 9 – Ecumenism

Standard 12 – Social Teaching

Grade 8

Standard 1 – Creed

Standard 2 – Scripture

Standard 3 – Sacraments

Standard 6 – Christian Living

Standard 12 – Social Teaching

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