“Lesson 1: Choose the Right,” Primary 3 (1994), 1–3
“Lesson 1,” Primary 3, 1–3
Choose the Right
To help the children learn that choosing the right can help them follow Jesus Christ.
Prepare a blank name tag or badge for each child and one for yourself. Print your name on a name tag, but do not print anything on the others.
Be prepared to sing or read “Choose the Right Way” (Children’s Songbook, p. 160); the words are included in the back of the manual.
A crayon or pencil for each child.
A piece of tape or a pin for each child.
A CTR shield for each child to color; the shield is included at the front of the manual.
A CTR ring for each child who has not received one in a prior year.
Picture 3-1, John the Baptist Baptizing Jesus (62133; Gospel Art Picture Kit 208).
Make the necessary preparations for any enrichment activities that you will be using.
Suggested Lesson Development
Invite a child to give the opening prayer.
Honoring My Name
Choosing the Right Helps Me Feel Good about My Name
Jesus Christ Wants Me to Choose the Right
Choose from the following activities those that will work best for your children. You can use them in the lesson itself or as a review or summary. For additional guidance, see “Class Time” in “Helps for the Teacher.”
Invite each child to tell of a time when he or she chose the right and to explain how he or she felt after making that choice.
Have each child color a copy of the CTR shield found at the front of the manual.
Have the children draw pictures of ways they can choose the right.
Have the children take turns pretending they are doing a daily chore that their parents have given them and then explain how this is choosing the right.