Objective: The Israelites, God's People – Students will learn about Jacob and Esau, and how Jacob became the father of the Israelites. 

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    The Israelites, God's People - Grade 4 - Lesson 1 - Esau Sells His Birthright

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Ed - Grade 4 - Catechism - The Israelites, God's People - Student Lesson 1: Esau Sells His Birthright - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Ed - Grade 4 - Catechism - The Israelites, God's People - Student Lesson 1: Esau Sells His Birthright - VIDEO
    • Religious Ed - Grade 4 - Catechism - The Israelites, God's People - Student Lesson 1: Esau Sells His Birthright - QUIZ
  • 02

    The Israelites, God's People - Grade 4 - Lesson 2 - Jacob Takes Esau's Blessing

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    • Introduction
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    • Religious Ed - Grade 4 - Catechism - The Israelites, God's People - Student Lesson 2: Jacob Takes Esau's Blessing - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Ed - Grade 4 - Catechism - The Israelites, God's People - Student Lesson 2: Jacob Takes Esau's Blessing - VIDEO
    • Religious Ed - Grade 4 - Catechism - The Israelites, God's People - Student Lesson 2: Jacob Takes Esau's Blessing - QUIZ
  • 03

    The Israelites, God's People - Grade 4 - Lesson 3 - Jacob's Wives

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    • Religious Ed - Grade 4 - Catechism - The Israelites, God's People - Student Lesson 3: Jacob's Wives - VIDEO
    • Religious Ed - Grade 4 - Catechism - The Israelites, God's People - Student Lesson 3: Jacob's Wives - QUIZ
  • 04

    The Israelites, God's People - Grade 4 - Lesson 4 - Your Name Shall Be Israel

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    • Introduction
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    • Religious Ed - Grade 4 - Catechism - The Israelites, God's People - Student Lesson 4: Your Name Shall Be Israel - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Ed - Grade 4 - Catechism - The Israelites, God's People - Student Lesson 4: Your Name Shall Be Israel - VIDEO
    • Religious Ed - Grade 4 - Catechism - The Israelites, God's People - Student Lesson 4: Your Name Shall Be Israel - QUIZ

Instructor(s)

Instructor Bio:

Marshall Connolly has spent his life in service to God and the Church as an educator and writer. He is a graduate of the California State University system and has earned bachelor's degrees in English and History, as well as a teaching credential. He has completed additional studies at Whitman College, and the University of San Diego. His interests include science and apologetics and he writes on both subjects for Catholic Online (catholic.org), the World's Catholic Library.

He serves as the first Director of Education for Catholic Online School.

Marshall Connolly

Director of Education

Marshall Connolly