Doctrinal Masteryoffers a clear framework to help all people learn and apply divine principles for acquiring spiritual knowledge. The principles behind this process include (1) acting in faith, (2) examining concepts and questions with an eternal perspective, and (3) seeking further understanding through divinely appointed sources.
Book of Mormon Handouts and Activities
Life of Mormon (Mormon 1)
Book of Mormon DM Mneumonics
Once the slideshow is started, each point box will change color after being selected. Running time: Approximately 40mins.
For Kahoots, press “PLAY” and then choose to have each class member compete against each other OR to play in small teams. Be sure to click the “RANDOMIZE ORDER OF ANSWERS” button (I also like to click the “DISPLAY GAME PIN THROUGHOUT” and “AUTOMATICALLY MOVE THROUGH QUESTIONS” buttons). Running time: 20mins.
And… it’s time for Conference Memes:
“Spiritual understanding rarely comes from a lecture. Spiritually, the classroom of faith becomes less like a lecture hall and more like a fitness center. Students do not get stronger by watching someone else do the exercises. As students learn and then participate, their spiritual strength increases. Invite students to teach and to share; encourage them to act in faith and to report on what they are learning.” (Elder Neal L Anderson, 28 February 2014 Evening with a General Authority).
Attached are more than 40 plug-and-play templates based on the Fundamental Outcomes of the teaching and learning pattern.
Note to fellow teachers: If I ever feel like I need a bit of variety or if I just need a change of pace– or if I find that I’ve run out of time to prepare a great experience in the scriptures for my students– I can grab any one of these lesson templates and just fill in the passages from that day’s lesson and I’m ready to ‘teach’.
I’ve come to know that we should let the students discover, explain, share and testify in class, rather than me doing all the work.
“We beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you…” (1 Thes 5:12)
A quiz to learn about the Apostles: Guess-Which-Apostle.pptx
The Seminary Basic Doctrines should be highlighted in both seminary and institute classes. Teachers are to help students identify, understand, believe, explain, and apply these doctrines of the gospel. Doing so will helps students strengthen their testimonies and increase their appreciation for the restored gospel of Jesus Christ.