FaithSteps Scope and Sequence


 

Scope and Sequence for Faithsteps Volume 1

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People Who Wrote the Bible

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Session Title|Verse
David the Shepherd Poet|1 Samuel 16:14-23; Psalm 8
Jeremiah the Weeping Prophet|Jeremiah 8:18-9:2; 36
Luke the Doctor|Colossians 4:14; 2 Timothy 4:11; Philemon 24; Luke and Acts
Paul the Missionary|Acts 11:1-20; 13:1-3; Paul’s Letters
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People Who Shared

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Session Title|Verse
Men Shared Their Talents|Exodus 35:20-38:23
A Woman Shared Her Food|1 Kings 17:8-15
A Couple Shared Their Home|2 Kings 4:8-17
A Man Shared Kindness|Ruth 2
A Man Shared Money|Acts 4:32-37
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God is Good

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Session Title|Verse
God Provides Me With Food|Exodus 16
God Can Speak to Me|1 Samuel 3
I Thank God|Leviticus 23:33-34
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People Who Waited for Jesus

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Session Title|Verse
The Prophets Tell about Jesus|Isaiah 9:1-7; Micah 5
Mary Prepares for Jesus’ Birth|Luke 1:26-38
Elizabeth Learns the Good News|Luke 1:39-56
Joseph Prepares for Jesus’ Birth|Matthew 1:18-24
Shepherds Find Jesus|Luke 2:1-24
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Scope and Sequence for Faithsteps Volume 2

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Jesus Grew

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Session Title|Verse
Wise Men Visited Jesus|Matthew 2:1-11
Jesus Obeyed His Parents|Luke 2:41-52
Jesus Was Baptised|Luke 3:1-21
Jesus Was Tempted|Luke 4:1-13; Matthew 4:1-11
Jesus Chose Helpers|Matthew 4:18-22; 9:9-12
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Helping Others

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Session Title|Verse
David Helps His Father|1 Samuel 16:1-13
A King Helps a Prince|2 Samuel 8-9
A Priest Helps a Boy King|2 Kings 11-12
A Servant Girl Helps Her Master|2 Kings 5:1-19
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Learning About Easter (Easter)*

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Session Title|Verse
Jesus Enters Jerusalem|Matthew 21:1-11
Jesus Eats With His Disciples|Mark 14:12-26
Jesus Dies and Is Buried|Mark 14:43-72; 15
Jesus Is Raised From the Dead|Luke 24:1-12
*3s-Kindergarten follows a different theme in this unit.
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The First Church

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Session Title|Verse
Go Tell|Acts 1:1-11
Preaching About Jesus|Acts 2:1-42
Helping Others|Acts 2:43-47; 4:32-37
Choosing Helpers|Acts 6:1-7
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Scope and Sequence for Faithsteps Volume 3

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Learning About Missionaries

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Session Title|Verse
Barnabas and Saul Become a Team|Acts 11:19-26
Barnabas and Saul Begin a Missionary Journey|Acts 13:1-5
Paul and Barnabas Preach in Antioch of Pisidia|Acts 13:13-52
Paul and Barnabas Preach in Iconium and Lystra|Acts 14:1-20
Paul and Barnabas Return Home|Acts 14:21-27
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People Saul Becomes King

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Session Title|Verse
The People Want a King|1 Samuel 7:15-17; 8
Saul Meets Samuel|1 Samuel 9:1-27
Samuel Annoints a King|1 Samuel 10:1-8
The People Meet Their King|1 Samuel 10:9-27
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Learning About Gideon

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Session Title|Verse
God Chooses Gideon|Judges 6:1-16
Gideon Receives a New Name|Judges 6:25-32
Gideon Needed Proof|Judges 6:33-40
Gideon Chooses His Army|Judges 7:1-8
Gideon Blows His Trumpet|Judges 7:9-21
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Learning About John the Baptist

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Session Title|Verse
An Angel Told about the Birth of John|Luke 1:5-25
John Was Named|Luke 1:57-79
John Preached and Baptized|Matthew 3
John Asked Jesus a Question|Luke 7:18-29
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Scope and Sequence for Faithsteps Volume 4

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Exploring the Unique Me

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Session Title|Verse
I Am Special|Daniel 1:1-21
I Can Do Many Things|Daniel 2:1-49
I Can Make Choices|Daniel 3:1-30
I Am Growing|Daniel 5:1-6:28
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People Learning About Giving

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Session Title|Verse
I Can Share What I Have|John 6:1-13
I Am A Steward of What Belongs to God|Matthew 25:14-30
I Can Choose to Give Cheerfully|Exodus 35-36
My Gifts Are Used in Many Ways|2 Corinthians 8
Giving More Than Money|Acts 3:1-10
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Learning About God

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Session Title|Verse
God Has Work to Do|Judges 6:1-16
God Takes Care of Me|Matthew 6:25-34
God is Loving and Strong|Exodus 14
God Knows Everything|Matthew 10:1-31
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Celebrating Jesus’ Birth (Advent)

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Session Title|Verse
Prophets Foretold His Coming|Isaiah 7:14, 9:6-7; Micah 5:2-5a
God Chose Jesus’ Parents|Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 1:26-56
Jesus Was Born in Bethlehem|Luke 2:1-7
Angels Announced His Birth|Luke 2:8-20
Wise Men Came to Worship Him|Matthew 2:1-12
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Scope and Sequence for Faithsteps Volume 5

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God’s Beautiful World

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Session Title|Verse
God Creates the World|Genesis 1:1-25
God Made Humans|Genesis 1:26-31; Genesis 2:4-25
The Earth Grows Food|Genesis 41
I Can Enjoy God’s Creation|Psalm 104
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How the Bible Came to Us

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Session Title|Verse
The Bible Is God’s Word|2 Timothy 3:10-17
God Inspired People to Write the Bible|Jeremiah 36
The Bible Is Our Guidebook|Exodus 19–20
Our English Bible Is a Translation|Acts 8:26-40
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Friends of Jesus

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Session Title|Verse
Martha, Mary, and Lazarus|Luke 10:38-42
Joanna, Susanna, and Mary Magdalene|Luke 8:1-3
Matthew|Luke 5:27-32
Zacchaeus|Luke 19:1-10
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Discovering Who Jesus Is (Easter)

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Session Title|Verse
Jesus Was Tempted to Do Wrong|Luke 2:39-52
Jesus Went about Doing Good|John 2:1-11; Luke 5:17-26
Jesus Died|Mark 11:2-9; Luke 22:14-21; John 19
Jesus Lives|Mark 16:1-8; Luke 24:1-12; John 20:1-10
Jesus Commanded Us to Go|Matthew 28:19-20 & Acts 13–15
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Scope and Sequence for Faithsteps Volume 6

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Sharing the Good News

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Session Title|Verse
Missionaries Tell People about Jesus|Acts 13–14
Missionaries Serve at Home and Far Away|Acts 10
I Can Help Missionaries|Acts 18
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Understanding the Church

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Session Title|Verse
God’s People Are the Church|Acts 2:42-47; 4:32-37
The Church Has Work to Do|Matthew 25:34-46
The Church Organizes to Do Work|Acts 6:1-7
The Church Observes Special Events|Luke 3:21-22; 22:14-20
Churches Work Together|2 Corinthians 9
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Helping My Family

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Session Title|Verse
God Planned for Families|Exodus 2:1-10
I Have Responsibilities to My Parents|Genesis 37:1-14
I Can Help My Family|Genesis 37:14-36
I Can Make a Difference in My Family|Genesis 42–46
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I Have Friends

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Session Title|Verse
Jesus Taught People How to Live|Matthew 5–7
I Can Be Kind to Others|Luke 10:29-37
I Can Pray for Others|Acts 12:1-19
I Can Forgive Others|Matthew 18:21-35
I Can Be a Peacemaker|Genesis 26:17-25
I Can Help Others|Mark 2:1-12
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Scope and Sequence for Faithsteps Volume 7

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Learning from Abraham

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Session Title|Verse
I Can Choose to Obey God|Genesis 12:1-10
I Can Consider Others Before Myself|Genesis 13:1-18
I Sometimes Need Reassurance|Genesis 15:1-7; 17:1-10; 21:1-6
I Can Be Kind|Genesis 24
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Learning from Jacob

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Session Title|Verse
Learning about Honesty|Genesis 27:1-41
Sometimes I Am Afraid|Genesis 27:42-46; 28
I Can Use Words to Settle Arguments|Genesis 31
I Can Admit My Mistakes|Genesis 32-33
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Learning from Esther

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Session Title|Verse
I Must Take Risks|Esther 2
Disliking Others Causes Trouble|Esther 3
I Need To Have Confidence|Esther 4
I Have a Special Job to Do|Esther 5-8
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Celebrating Advent (Advent)

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Session Title|Verse
Learning about Hope|Isaiah 7:10-16, 9:6-7; Micah 5:1-5
Learning about Peace|Matthew 1:18-24
Learning about Joy|Luke 1:26-56
Learning about Love|Luke 2:1-20
Learning about Celebration|Matthew 2:1-12
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Scope and Sequence for Faithsteps Volume 8

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Learning from Moses

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Session Title|Verse
I Depend on My Family|Exodus 2:5-10
Moses Discovers He Is Different|Exodus 2:11-25
New Responsibilities Are Sometimes Scary|Exodus 3-4
Other People Help Me|Exodus 18
I Have Emotions|Numbers 20:1-12
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Learning from Joshua

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Session Title|Verse
Spies in Jericho|Joshua 2
Joshua Trusts God|Joshua 6
Achan and His Broken Promise|Joshua 7
Joshua Serves God|Joshua 23-24
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Learning from Ruth

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Session Title|Verse
I Fear Being Separated from Those I Love|Ruth 1
Ruth’s Work Is Noticed|Ruth 2:1-13
We Depend on Each Other|Ruth 2:14-23
We should Respect Each Other|Ruth 3-4
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Learning from Jesus

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Session Title|Verse
I Can Pray|Matthew 6:5-15
I Can Tell People about Jesus (Easter)|Mark 16
I Can Treat Other People Fairly|John 8:1-11
Children Are Important|Luke 18:15-17
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Scope and Sequence for Faithsteps Volume 9

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Learning from David

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Session Title|Verse
David Helps King Saul|1 Samuel 16:14-23
David and Jonathan|1 Samuel 18:1-4
David Chooses to Be Loyal|1 Samuel 24:1-7, 17
David, Nabal, and Abigail|1 Samuel 25:1b-35
David Worships God|1 Chronicles 16
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Learning from Joseph

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Session Title|Verse
Joseph, the Bragger|Genesis 37:1-11
Joseph Makes Choices|Genesis 39:1-23
Joseph Interprets Dreams|Genesis 40–41
Joseph Chooses to Do Good|Genesis 42–46
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Learning from Mary

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Session Title|Verse
Mary Trusts God|Luke 1:26-38
Mary Treasures Her Special Memories|Luke 2:5-19
Mary Is Concerned|Luke 2:41-51
Mary Cares for John|John 19:25-27
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Learning from Peter

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Session Title|Verse
Peter’s Choices Affected Others|Matthew 26:69-75
Peter Needed Encouragement|John 21:1-19
Peter Speaks for Others|Acts 2:14-47
Peter Was Confident|Acts 4:1-22
Peter and His Friends Pray|Acts 4:23-31
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Scope and Sequence for Faithsteps Volume 10

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Learning from Bible People

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Session Title|Verse
Solomon Asks for Wisdom|1 Kings 3
Josiah Follows God’s Teachings|2 Kings 22:8–23:25
Jesus Told Stories|Mark 4:1-20
Philip Teaches an Ethiopian Official|Acts 8:26-40
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Caring for Others and Ourselves

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Session Title|Verse
Peter and John Heal a Lame Man|Acts 3:1-10
Priscilla and Aquila Support Others|Acts 18:1-4, 24-26; Romans 16:3
Paul Writes a Letter to Friends|Romans 12:1-8
James Writes a Letter to Friends|James 1:19-27; 3:9-13
Paul Talks about Caring for Others|Philippians 2:1-11
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God’s Promises

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Session Title|Verse
God Makes Noah a Promise|Genesis 7–9:17
God Makes Abraham a Promise|Genesis 17; 18:1-15; 21:1-8; 22:17
God Makes Israel a Promise|Exodus 19–20:17
God Makes David a Promise|2 Samuel 7
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Mary and the Promised Child (Advent)

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Session Title|Verse
A Message for Mary|Luke 1:26-38
Joseph Learns about Mary|Matthew 1:18-25
Mary and Joseph Travel to Bethlehem|Luke 2:1-5
Mary Has God’s Son|Luke 2:6-20
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Scope and Sequence for Faithsteps Volume 11

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People Who Met Jesus

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Session Title|Verse
Wise Men Follow a Star|Matthew 2:1-12
Simeon and Anna Meet Jesus|Luke 2:22-38
Mary and Martha Meet Jesus|Luke 10:38-41
Ten Lepers Meet Jesus|Luke 17:11-17
Zacchaeus Meets Jesus|Luke 19:1-10
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Mothers in the Bible

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Session Title|Verse
Sarah Has a Son|Genesis 18:1-15; 21:1-8
Jochebed Hides Her Son|Exodus 1–2:10
Hannah Prays for a Son|1 Samuel 1–2:21
Bathsheba Pleads for Her Son|1 Kings 1:5-35
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The Story of Creation

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Session Title|Verse
God Creates the World|Genesis 1:1–2:4a
The Garden of Eden|Genesis 2:4b-25
The First Sin|Genesis 3
The Tower of Babel|Genesis 11:1-9
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The Good News About Jesus (Easter)

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Session Title|Verse
Jesus Teaches How to Pray|Matthew 6:5-13
Jesus in Jerusalem|Matthew 21:1-11; 26:47-68; 27:11-66
Jesus is Alive!|Matthew 28:1-15
The Road to Emmaus|Luke 24:13-35
The Great Commission|John 20:19-23; Matthew 28:16-20
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