Teachers' Notes

A catalogue of suggested approaches for using the learning objects in classroom situations.

Overview of the Mass

This Object provides a selection of the 12 key moments in the celebration of the Eucharist. The content is related to active participation. This Object is most suitable for primary school students. The multimedia element of this Object depicts the 12 key moments on a timeline.

God Calls - We Gather

This Object is first in a chronologically ordered set of four covering the Order of Mass. A brief explanation of each of the key moments for this part of the Eucharist is provided. The text of the ‘Supporting Content’ is an edited version of what is displayed in the multimedia element.

God Speaks - We Listen

This Object is second in a chronologically ordered set of four covering the Order of Mass. A brief explanation of each of the key moments for this part of the Eucharist is provided. The text of the ‘Supporting Content’ is an edited version of what is displayed in the multimedia element.

God Acts - We Give Thanks

This Object is third in a chronologically ordered set of four covering the Order of Mass. A brief explanation of each of the key moments for this part of the Eucharist is provided. The text of the ‘Supporting Content’ is an edited version of what is displayed in the multimedia element.

God Sends - We Go

This Object is last in a chronologically ordered set of four covering the Order of Mass. A brief explanation of each of the key moments for this part of the Eucharist is provided. The text of the ‘Supporting Content’ is an edited version of what is displayed in the multimedia element.

Introducing the Scriptures

This Object teaches students that the new English translation is recovering the rich treasury of the scriptures. It provides insight into the reasons and motivation for a new translation, and highlights the centrality of scripture in the liturgy. The multimedia element of this Object portrays nine key themes relating to the Sacrament of Eucharist. Each theme is represented visually.

Introductory Rites

This Object is first in a chronologically ordered set of four covering the Order of Mass. The Mass text provided is the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A. The multimedia element of this Object is a video of this part of the Mass.

Liturgy of the Word

This Object is second in a chronologically ordered set of four covering the Order of Mass. The Mass text provided is the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A. The multimedia element of this Object is a video of this part of the Mass.

Liturgy of the Eucharist

This Object is third in a chronologically ordered set of four covering the Order of Mass. The Mass text provided is the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A. The multimedia element of this Object is a video of this part of the Mass.

Concluding Rites

This Object is last in a chronologically ordered set of four covering the Order of Mass. The Mass text provided is the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A. The multimedia element of this Object is a video of this part of the Mass.

Meaning of the Mass

This Object develops the themes of gather, listen, respond and go as they relate to the parts of the Eucharist. As such, it is an introduction to the theological underpinnings of the Mass. The multimedia element is a graphic depiction of the four themes of the celebration of the Eucharist. Each theme has an explanatory sentence.

Introducing the Gospels

This Object provides students with an introduction to each of the gospels. It highlights a focus or central theme from which to interpret the texts. The multimedia element provides four animations; one on each of the gospels. They are a visual introduction to each of the gospels, and represent a foundation for the study of the text.