Christian Studies Unit writing project

Christian Beliefs  Key idea 3 - A Christian worldview is shaped by the biblical teaching of sin and grace


THEOLOGICAL ORIENTATION TO THE UNIT
Speaker 1 Pastor Stephen Schulz explores the concept of sin

Written notes the concept of sin
Speaker 2 Rev Dr Mark Worthing explores the concept of grace

Written notes the concept of grace

Speaker 3 Tori Weiss - Developing deep understandings (please email for access to this video)
Speaker 4 Dominique Jacqueline - The Bible in Christian Studies

PRIOR KNOWLEDGE OF CONCEPTS
Brainstorming 1 Prior knowledge of concepts Band C
Brainstorming 2 Prior knowledge of concepts Band E

 

THE UNITS

Beginning Band God’s unconditional love

Band A God loves us, no matter what

Band B What the Bible says about sin and grace

Band C The 'hidden God' in suffering

Band D Human Life: The value of?

Band E Peacemakers

 

UNIT OVERVIEWS
The writers talk about their units, responding to the question: What essential idea do you wish to convey to students?
Beginning Band unit overview
Band A unit overview
Band B unit overview
Band C unit overview
Band D unit overview
Band E unit overview

THE WRITERS REFLECT ON THE CHRISTIAN STUDIES UNIT WRITING PROCESS
Beginning Band
•    How has the essential understanding been critical in planning?
•    What are your reflections on using the Bible in Christian Studies?
•    What are your reflections on the writing project?

 

Band A
•    How has the essential understanding been critical in planning?
•    What advice from the writing experience would you like to share with planning teams in the future?
•    What other reflections would you like to share?

 

Band B
•    How has the immersion in theology helped your planning?
•    What challenges have you encountered with the writing process?
•    Are there other reflections from the writing project?

 

Band C
•    How has the immersion in theology helped your planning?
•    What challenges have you encountered in the writing project?
•    What reflections would you share from the writing project?

 

Band D
•    What benefits have there been in planning with another teacher?
•    What will you share with your colleagues from the experience?

 

Band E
•    How has the essential understanding been helpful in planning?
•    What benefits have there been in collaborating with another educator?
•    Are there any other reflections on the writing project?