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Tagged: ages 12 and up

Book Discussion Guide: The Giver by Lois Lowry

Sep 22, 2016
The Giver by Lois Lowry free study guide

Jonas lives in an almost perfect society where every citizen is a productive, contributing member. As Jonas awaits his Ceremony of Twelve, where he will be given an assignment in the community, he is apprehensive. To his surprise, Jonas is selected as The Receiver of Memory, the adviser of the Committee and the elders of … read more

5 Pro-Life Films for Families with Teens

Jul 14, 2016
5 Pro-Life Films for Families with Teens

The Culture of Life Studies Program continually looks for new ways to bring you the culture of life. While some popular media do not support a culture of life, it is important to recognize the films that do show the value of human life. As children grow older, we must teach them discernment when it … read more

Book Discussion Guide: Silas Marner by George Eliot

Jan 1, 2016
Silas Marner by George Eliot

Silas Marner, a weaver in the village of Lantern Yard, lives a quiet life among the members of a strict religious sect. Accused of a theft, Silas has no other choice than to leave Lantern Yard and pursue his trade in the far-off village of Raveloe where no one knows him. In Raveloe, Silas loses … read more

Pro-Life Language: How Words Build a Culture of Life

Nov 17, 2015
Free Lesson: Pro-Life Language: How Words Build a Culture of Life

In this lesson, students will examine the phrase “from conception to natural death” and discuss ways we as pro-lifers can use language to help protect all human beings, even humans excluded by that phrase. Use this brief lesson as an addition to an ethics, religion, philosophy, or English class. Lesson overview Introduction (5 minutes): Read … read more

Celebrating Pro-Life Saints

Oct 20, 2015
Saints in the Culture of Life

Saints are ordinary people who did extraordinary things out of love for God. The Church honors their sacrifices through the title of sainthood. If we want to become heroes in the culture of life, we need to learn to imitate the saints and their love for Jesus. Celebrate the culture of life this coming All … read more

Book Discussion Guide: Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry

Sep 25, 2015
Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry free study guide

When Kira’s mother dies from a strange illness, the other people in the village want to send Kira to the fields to be eaten by wild beasts because she was born with a twisted foot. The villagers think that Kira does not have a purpose in their society, but when it is discovered she has … read more

August Rush (2007)

Jan 1, 2015
augustrush

Evan Taylor is an orphan living in an orphanage. He feels a strong connection with his parents through music—and he knows that they love him and that they are searching for him. Evan is convinced that he can find his parents by following the music, so he sets off for New York City where he … read more