Gospel of Mark and Jesus Challenge Injustice Essay

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Year 9 Religious Education

Instrument No.
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All to Jesus through Mary, All to Mary for Jesus
Portraits of Jesus

Student: ________________________________________ Class: 9 ._______

Teacher: Mr. McMenamin, Mr. Seivers, Mr. Moote, Mr. Martorella, Mr. Dorahy

Instructions
Complete each task of the assessment task as outlined and submit on dates indicated for each task.

Knowledge and Understanding
Ways of Working

Investigating
Communicating
Participation
Reflecting

Year 9 Religious Education
All to Jesus through Mary, all to Mary for Jesus

Aim: B4.2 Students make clear links between the teachings and actions of Jesus and Christian beliefs and practices.

Task 1 The Gospels
Using the In Depth introduction to each of the Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) in the Catholic Youth Bible to Construct a 5Ws + H Chart - Who, What, Where, When and Why – outlining:
Author
Where was it written?
When it was written?
Why was it written?
Major themes

Matthew
Mark
Luke
John
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Where was it written?

When was it written?

Why was it written?

Major themes

Task 2 Ten Words

Read the folowing article to write a Ten Word Strategy  short descriptor of Jesus that can be found in the Gospel of Mark. http://evangelicalcatholicism.wordpress.com/2009/07/08/jesus-in-the-gospel-of-mark/ Choose 10 words from the text that you would use to describe Jesus.
Then define each of the 10 words you have used to describe Jesus.

Biblegateway will be helpful to find scripture passages. http://www.biblegateway.com/keyword/ Task 3 Jesus and Community
Read the following scripture passages to outline Jesus’ teaching about community and how contemporary Christians try to live community in a variety of ways.
1. Genesis 1:24-2:25
2. Genesis 6
3. Exodus 18
4. Psalm 133
5. Proverbs 15:22
6. Proverbs 18:24
7. Ecclesiates 4:9-10
8. Mark 3:14
9. John 17
10. Acts 2:41-47; 4:32-37
11. Romans 12
12. 1 Corinthians 12
13. Ephesians 2,4
14. 1 Peter 5:1-4
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23. Task 4 Jesus Challenges Us
1. Locate 10 Scripture texts from the Gospels that show Jesus challenging unjust authority.
2. Choose one passage and write a newspaper article on Jesus’ actions.
3. They then conduct a media search to locate a contemporary example of a Christian challenging unjust authority.
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25. Example: Matthew 4:22-24 - Jesus heals people with disease and illness. In the time of Jesus, people where excluded form the community because of their illness. The wider community was afraid of people who had disease – they we afraid that they would catch the disease. People with skin diseases were also seen as sinners and were being punished. When Jesus heals them, he forgives them their sins and brings them back into the community. Contemporary example
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27. Task 5 What did Jesus teach?
28. Choose one teaching of Jesus and locate online resources that are focused on a contemporary application of the teaching (e.g. Jesus taught about inclusion; the “Journey of Healing” website features ways communities build inclusion through Aboriginal reconciliation.
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31. Task 6 Jesus In Art
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33. Create an artistic image of Jesus from the perspective of one of the synoptic gospel writers.
Collage
Poster
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Painting
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35. Write a 50-word descriptor of your artwork and how it links with the gospel portrait of Jesus.
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56. The student will demonstrate evidence of:
57. Knowledge and Understanding
58. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of:
The scriptural image of Jesus in the Gospels.
Identifies and explains 10…