Summer 2022 Catalog

RELIGION

Character Building

Building Good Character: Level B This course for five- to seven-year-olds includes 30 full-color character-building cards covering five topics: Respect, Attitude, Church Manners, Charity at Table, and Virtue, as well as an illustrated chore chart (“Learning Responsibility through Chores”). Although designed for weekly presentation, as much time as desired may be spent on a particular card before moving on to another. Note that cards need not be introduced in order. For example, if a child is struggling with honesty, use the Table of Contents to select the “Honesty” card. Similarly, the “Charity at Table” cards are ideal preparation for a family get-together.

Table of Contents

Introduction

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Learning Responsibility through Chores

Illustrated Chore Cards Character-Building Cards

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Respect 1 Forgiveness 2 Good eye contact 3 Asking permission 4 Politeness

11 13 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29 31 33 35 37 39 41

Attitude 5 Bickering 6 Good sport 7 Pouting 8 Gratitude 9 Generosity 10 Prayerful

Church Manners 11 Using Holy Water 12 Genuflecting 13 Being quiet 14 Paying attention 15 Participating 16 Thanksgiving Charity at Table 17 Good manners 18 Good manners 19 Good manners

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How to use Building Good Character, Level B : Post one card at a time in a prominent place after discussing the good character quality and how your child can put it into practice. Throughout the month, be generous in applying stickers to the card when you see your child putting the character goal into action. At the end of each week, reward your child with a small treat or privilege for practicing good behavior.

Virtue 20 Right-away obedience 21 Perseverance 22 Responsibility 24 Good use of time 25 Treasuring family 26 No telling tales 27 Following instructions 23 Honesty

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28 Patience 29 Helpfulness 30 Love in action

Certificate of Achievement

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Character-Building Stories A suggested read-aloud story chosen from Devotional Stories for Little Folks and Devotional Stories for Little Folks, Too can be used to introduce the theme each week. Children love hearing these “Greg stories” read aloud to them! Use the topical index in the back of each book to select additional stories based on character-building themes. The original illustrations by Anne Simoneau are now in full color! 72 pages. 8½"×11" cardstock cards. Loose-leaf. Pages are not reproducible; each child will need his own set. Ages 5–7. BGCB $18.95

Companion Character Building Stories

Recommended stories to introduce your child to the good character theme of the week. Children love hearing these real-life stories read aloud to them! More details on pg. 25. Devotional Stories for Little Folks DSLF $16.95 Devotional Stories for Little Folks, Too DSLFT $16.95

Illustrated Chore Cards

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