The LearningLinks series provides classroom religion teachers and catechists with practical teaching and learning resources to assist in the design of their classroom programs.
The focus of this LearningLinks title is the New Testament women. The ideas and activities can easily be adapted to suit changes in content, learning ability and teacher preference. This book offers teachers at all levels - in secondary, primary and early years classrooms - materials and activities that can be included in the presentation of their classroom programs.
A feature of this book is the detailed and easy to read discussion of the way that the story of the New Testament women can be taught in the classroom religion program as well as the way this topic can be incorporated in the school beyond the religion classroom. This teacher background material offers a foundation for the activities in the book which include:
• reproducible blackline masters for immediate classroom use
• writing templates
• resources for studying the New Testament women
• graphic organisers for a range of teaching contexts
• games and puzzles
• a comprehensive annotated list of useful websites
• prayers for use with students, staff and families
This book offers classroom religion teachers and catechists a varied repertoire of teaching and learning activities in an accessible format for immediate classroom use. These activities can be effectively implemented by the novice teacher and the experienced practitioner alike. The teaching and learning activities contained in this book match the style and scope of activities used in other contemporary classroom programs. This book is a valuable reference for the classroom religion teacher and catechist who is seeking to engage, scaffold and extend their students’ learning in the classroom religion program.