Objective: The First Commandment – Students will learn what the First Commandment teaches, what idolatry is, why God must be first in our lives, and how the Mass mirrors the worship of the Israelites. 

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    The First Commandment - Grade 6 - Lesson 1 - The First Commandment

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Ed - Grade 6 - Catechism - The First Commandment - Lesson 1 - One True God - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Ed - Grade 6 - Catechism - The First Commandment - Lesson 1 - One True God - VIDEO
    • Religious Ed - Grade 6 - Catechism - The First Commandment - Lesson 1 - One True God - QUIZ
  • 02

    The First Commandment - Grade 6 - Lesson 2 - Idolatry

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Ed - Grade 6 - Catechism - The First Commandment - Lesson 2 - Idolatry - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Ed - Grade 6 - Catechism - The First Commandment - Lesson 2 - Idolatry - VIDEO
    • Religious Ed - Grade 6 - Catechism - The First Commandment - Lesson 2 - Idolatry - QUIZ
  • 03

    The First Commandment - Grade 6 - Lesson 3 - Loving God

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Ed - Grade 6 - Catechism - The First Commandment - Lesson 3 - Loving God - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Ed - Grade 6 - Catechism - The First Commandment - Lesson 3 - Loving God - VIDEO
    • Religious Ed - Grade 6 - Catechism - The First Commandment - Lesson 3 - Loving God - QUIZ
  • 04

    The First Commandment - Grade 6 - Lesson 4 - Worshipping God

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Ed - Grade 6 - Catechism - The First Commandment - Lesson 4 - Worshipping God - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Ed - Grade 6 - Catechism - The First Commandment - Lesson 4 - Worshipping God - VIDEO
    • Religious Ed - Grade 6 - Catechism - The First Commandment - Lesson 4 - Worshipping God - 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