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FIfth GRADE
Classroom 

FIfth GRADE - PREP online
The sacraments

This is a Catechist led, parent managed program. Catechists teach students online, and parents use the tool to reinforce learning in the home. In Fifth Grade PREP students will experience an in-depth exploration of God's grace in the Sacraments, with a focus on what a Sacrament is and why Jesus instituted them.

Things the students will learn in Fifth Grade religious instruction.

  • Students explore what it means that God is the source of all life, learn more about Holy Mass and Holy Days of Obligation, and read and discuss longer biographies of the saints, especially young saints.

Please click the button below to view the summary of the "Scope and Sequence" of instruction for all grades.

Scroll below to find the link for all PREP video classes with your instructor. 

While it's important for your children to understand the Faith, Spirit of Truth is designed to help them internalize the Faith and apply it to their own lives, providing ample opportunity for them to reflect on how everything they are learning applies to their own lived experience.

PREP 2021/22 - weekly info - 5th grade

PREP Catechist Instructional Videos

Every week a new video lesson created by your Catechist will appear in this section of the webpage. Please watch and complete each lesson as required. Since these lessons are pre-recorded, students are encouraged to pace themselves as needed, pausing for breaks, returning a few days later, revisiting later in the year. We will post weekly and suggest completing each lesson weekly, but families should access when appropriate for their own schedules.

Please watch this week's PREP video. 

Basic System Requirements:
Student App: Tablet computer with iOS 12.0 or later; Android 6.0 or later; Browsers Chrome 81.0 or later, Safari 13.0 or later, or Edge 83.0 or later.

Student Handouts

All PREP Classes

Below are the login buttons for each PREP grade level. Once logged into the OLG "Student Grade" specific webpage, your student will have all of the tools they will need to participate in the online religious education program. Your student will also receive a copy of the grade appropriate text book and workbook to complement their online learning experience.

Sacramental Dates -
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First Reconciliation (2nd Grade):

  • Saturday, February 19, 2022

10:00 a.m.

First Holy Communion Rehearsals (2nd Grade):

  • Friday, April 22, 2022

6:15 to 8:00 p.m.

  • Friday, April 29, 2022

6:15 to 8:00 p.m.

 

Holy Communion (2nd Grade):

  • Sunday, April 24, 2022

11:00 a.m. Mass

  • Sunday, May 01, 2022

11:00 a.m. Mass

Confirmation Retreat and Rehearsal (8th Grade):

  • Saturday, April 30, 2022

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

Confirmation: 

  • Saturday, May 07, 2022

10:00 a.m.

 

PREP Sacramental Calendar 2021 - 2022 

The PREP calendar is also merged into the main

Parish Calendar

 

Please refer to the Sunday bulletin and Parish Calendar for all current dates.

Helpful Links -

School Closing Information:

NBC – Channel 10

KYW – 1060 AM Radio 

Our school closing number is 1165.

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Director of Religious Education:

Dr. Daniel Drain

PREP Assistant:

Joanna Huckel

recommended Reading  - 5th grade

Enriching stories

This is where you will find stories we recommend to enhance and support the weekly PREP lesson experience. Please remember the PREP team is here to discuss any questions you may have pertaining to your lessons or recommended reading.

Your Book List

D’AULAIRES’ BOOK OF GREEK MYTHS by Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire

A few selected Greek myths are the focus of this unit. These selections invite us to look more closely at the human search for God and what we learn through God’s revelation of himself.

THEMES: Creation is a Gift; Gift-of-Self; Virtue

ORIGINAL NAKEDNESS

Scripture Study Follow John Paul II’s exegesis of Genesis in Theology of the Body and learn about original nakedness straight from the source.

 

THEMES: Original Nakedness; Redeemed Man; Eschatalogical Man

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2020/21 PREP videos - 5th grade

Last Year's PREP videos.