CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES
RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES
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.
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.
Paul preached to all nations
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.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
Living as God’s Children Book 6
All Relevant Material
Related posts – Paul’s early life, Paul’s conversion, Paul’s missionary I and Paul’s missionary II. Paul in Europe I. the epistles of Paul I, the epistles of Paul II
Scheme of work – first term – second term – third 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.
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.
- 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.
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 _________________.
2. When Silas and Timothy had come from _________________, Paul was compelled by the _________________, and testified to the Jews that Jesus is the Christ.
C. Macedonia/Holy Spirit
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 _________________.
4. And he came to _________________, and left them there; but he himself entered the synagogue and reasoned with the _________________.
List 3 communities visited by Paul.
Give 2 reasons why Paul write letters to the communities.