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Serving with Joy - Middle/Upper Grades Teacher Guide

Item #: 444081 / 2012 / Paperback / 128 Pages


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Help kids discover the joy that Bible characters found in serving God and others through thirteen Old and New Testament Bible stories. Kids will learn about how Rebekah selflessly drew up gallons of water for a man and his camels, David cared for and protected his flock, the Good Samaritan showed compassion and paid for the care of a complete stranger, and more. Each story also helps young people connect biblical characters to modern vocations to how God enable us to serve others with joy.
Stories included in this quarter are:
  • Rebekah Serves at the Well (Genesis 24:10-28)
  • Jacob’s Death and Burial (Genesis 49:29–50:14)
  • David, the Shepherd Boy (1 Samuel 16:11; 17:32–36; Psalm 23)
  • The Friendship of David and Jonathan (1 Samuel 18:1–4; 19:1–7; 20:1–42;2 Samuel 1:17–27)
  • Workers Build the Temple (1 Kings 5–6)
  • Naaman’s Servant Girl (2 Kings 5:1–14)
  • Joash Repairs the Temple (2 Kings 12:1–16)
  • Joseph, the Father (Matthew 2:13–15, 19–23)
  • The Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25–37)
  • Dorcas, the Mercy Worker (Acts 9:36–42)
  • Soldiers Protect Paul (Acts 21:26–36)
  • Timothy is Taught (2 Timothy 1:1–7)
  • Titus, the Pastor (Titus 1:1–2:1)

Serving with Joy is a topical quarter that offers six components:
  • Early Childhood Teacher Guide
  • Lower Grades Teacher Guide
  • Middle/Upper Grades Teacher Guide
  • Student Leaflets
  • Basic Director CD-ROM
  • Expanded Director CD-ROM
Each Teacher Guide includes an easy-to-use four-step lesson plan, plus background and key points for teachers. It also includes reproducible student resources for each lesson.
The student leaflets are for all elementary ages and contain a Bible story and picture, a prayer, and review questions.
The Basic Director CD-ROM contains:
  • Growing in the Word articles
  • Opening Devotions
  • Weekly bulletin notes
  • Opening order of worship
  • Song lyrics
  • Craft Pages for all levels
  • Lunch-bag book project
The Expanded Director CD-ROM contains all materials found on the Basic Director CD-ROM plus additional resources to add dynamic elements to the program:
  • Director Guide
  • Growing in the Word articles
  • Opening Devotions
  • Weekly bulletin notes
  • Opening order of worship
  • Craft Pages for all levels
  • Snack Guides for all levels
  • Reproducible resource pages for all levels
  • Large-group Bible presentations
  • Recorded music
  • Music scores and song lyrics
  • Lunch-bag scrapbook project for younger children
  • Neighborhood model project for older children
  • A closing program which includes a script and slide show

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