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Kathryn Watkins

Christian Living - The Good Samaritan

Grades: 5th Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade
Subjects: Religion

Student Instructions

1. Inquire into the parable of the Good Samaritan 2. In small groups, discuss what this story teaches about showing love. Imagine the reactions of the people as Jesus told this story. 3. Work in small groups to role-play the story of the good Samaritan. 4. Discuss ways of presenting a contemporary version of the story. - How will your group set the context for the story? - Who will be the respectable people who pass by? - Who will be the outcast who stops to help? - How will you get across Jesus' message that love for neighbor means love for all people? 5. video your own contemporary version of The Good Samaritan and share on your journal. Central Idea: Christians believe that God created people to live in relationship with him and each other. Key Concepts: Responsibility and Connection Learner Profile: Open-minded, Caring Approaches to Learning: Communication and Social skills