In every lesson teachers will find Bible background information, tips on understanding and teaching upper-elementary kids, and thought-provoking questions with biblically accurate answers to guide your students into age-appropriate Bible study.
Upper Elementary curriculum is for children in Grades 4 & 5.
Understanding the Bible sections help the teacher prepare for the class
Understanding Your Students shares tips on preteen development
Easy four-step lesson:
A Life Need to get preteens engaged with the topic of the week
A Bible Learning Step, where preteens will read the week's Bible passage, answer questions, and discuss
A Bible Application Step in which the teacher has three choices for activities that will help preteens explore the Bible lesson in-class
A final Life Response Step, where preteens will take ownership of putting into practice that week's Bible principle
Quarterly supply list
Ideas for early arrivers and when you have extra time
Link to Last Week section helps the teacher discuss how students applied the lesson throughout the week and encourage them
Echoes curriculum is one of the most widely-used resources among the African-American church. Rich in African-American imagery and history, alive with family situations and storylines, and leveraging a shared quarterly theme with real-life application of biblical truths.