The Epistles of Paul I – Paul’s Letters and Reasons for Paul’s Letters (Primary 6)

 

 

CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES 

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES 

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 8

PRIMARY 6

THEME: PAUL THE APOSTLE 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Paul in Europe II – The Story of the Conversion of Lydia (Primary 6)

TOPIC: THE PLACES VISITED BY PAUL – THE EPISTLES ARE THE 13 LETTERS OF St. PAUL. 

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to:

1. enumerate the major communities visited by St. Paul and his companions;

2. explain the need for Paul to write letters (Epistles) to each of these communities;

3. list the letters of (Epistles) of St. Paul.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR 

Paul preached to all nations

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS 

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Map of Europe indicating areas Paul visited.

Charts continuing the names of the letters.

 

 

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS 

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Living as God’s Children Book 6

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

Related posts – Paul’s early life, Paul’s conversion, Paul’s missionary I and Paul’s missionary IIPaul in Europe I. the epistles of Paul I, the epistles of Paul II

Scheme of work – first termsecond termthird term 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

PLACES OR COMMUNITIES VISITED BY PAUL 

1. Corinth – Acts 18:1

After these things Paul departed from Athens and went to Corinth.

 

2. Macedonia Acts 18:5

When Silas and Timothy had come from Macedonia, Paul was compelled by the Spirit, and testified to the Jews that Jesus is the Christ.

 

 

3. Syria Acts 18:18

And Paul after this tarried there yet a good while, and then took his leave of the brethren, and sailed thence into Syria, and with him Priscilla and Aquila; having shorn his head in Cenchrea: for he had a vow.

 

4. Ephesus – Acts 18:19, etc. And he came to Ephesus, and left them there; but he himself entered the synagogue and reasoned with the Jews.

 

 

REASONS FOR PAUL’S LETTERS 

1. To encourage believers in Christ.

2. To correct false doctrine.

3. To proclaim the good news.

4. To reply those letters written to him by the church.

5. To guide the members of the church to live as good Christians.

 

 

PRESENTATION 

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

2. Lists the place or communities visited by Paul;

Pupil’s Activities – Name places visited by Paul.

3. Leads pupils to discuss why Paul had to write to these communities;

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the discussion.

 

CONCLUSION 

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – the 13 letters of Paul.

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to attempt all the questions. 

 

WORK BOOK (WEEKLY ASSESSMENT) 

Attempt all the questions 

 

1. After these things Paul departed from Athens and went to _________________.

A. Macedonia

B. Syria

C. Corinth

D. Ephesus

 

2. When Silas and Timothy had come from _________________, Paul was compelled by the _________________, and testified to the Jews that Jesus is the Christ.

A. Macedonia/God

B. Macedonia/Jesus

C. Macedonia/Holy Spirit

D. Macedonia/Saul

 

3. And Paul after this tarried there yet a good while, and then took his leave of the brethren, and sailed thence into _________________, and with him Priscilla and Aquila; having shorn his head in Cenchrea: for he had a _________________.

A. Syria/vow

B. Syria/promise

C. Syria/present

D. Syria/gift

 

 

4. And he came to _________________, and left them there; but he himself entered the synagogue and reasoned with the _________________.

A. Ephesus/Corinth

B. Ephesus/Syria

C. Ephesus/Jews

D. Ephesus/Egypt

 

List 3 communities visited by Paul.

5. ________________________

6. ________________________

7. ________________________

 

Give 2 reasons why Paul write letters to the communities.

8. ________________________________________________

9. ________________________________________________

10. _______________________________________________

 

 

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