1. Topic-
Who Are We To Judge?
2. Content-
Leadership skills
"The reign of God."
Understanding of parables
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. To spend the period playing a high intensity game that get everyone active.
2. To understand the parable about the laborers in the vineyard.
3. To realize the true power of "the reign of God" and how God invites us to wholeness.
4. Objectives-
1. Have students develop leadership skills by explaining and running physical education activity.
2. To share in learning as a class.
3. Learning that the power of the "reign of God" lies in the community, not the individual.
5. Materials and Aids-
-Soft sponge balls
-Chocolate candy (enough for the whole class).
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Explain to your students that we are going to play a physical activity and those that lead the game will receive a reward.
2. Once leaders of the activity have been chosen, commence activity.

B. Development-

1. Leadership skills
2. Parable discussion
3. What the power of the "reign of God" means to you.

C. Practice-

1. Monitor a game of the students choosing or field dodgeball.
2. Tell the students that those students who run the activity will get candy after they are done.
3. Once the children are don successfully playing the game, give candy to all the students.
4. Once you hear from those students who led the game that this is unfair, remind the children about the parable of the laborers in the vineyard.

D. Independent Practice-

1. Physical activity participation.
2. Journal response.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1. Allowing for several different roles for the children to participate in.
2. Reminding the students that everyone is equal in the class. Nobody, in God's eyes, is valued more than another. We are all offered God's gift equally.

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Ask the students what they learned about team work from playing the game they chose.
2.Inquire with the students what they think the intentions of a parable are.
3. What does the phrase the "reign of God" mean to them

G. Closure-

1. Ask the students, "who are we to judge who does or doesn't get to experience the gift of the "reign of God."
2. Remind the students that the gift God gives us is for everyone.
7. Evaluation-
Journal about their experience playing a physical activity with their fellow students leading it and what the phrase the "reign of God" means to them in the context of a "reward for merit" kind of society.

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