Advent Christian Academy is an online gathering space where children can grow in biblical literacy and catechism knowledge. The Advent provides three lessons per week that include a Bible reading from our Bible Benchmarks resource, video instruction, an engaging worksheet, and links to music from New City Catechism. These 30-minute lessons enable families to offer their children Christian education at home.
Bible Benchmarks Lesson 1: Genesis 1
I. Know the Bible! (Biblical Literacy)
ACA Lesson Plan
Bible Benchmarks Curriculum
A computer, tablet, or other device that will allow you to watch videos with parental supervision
Step #1: Watch Introduction Video
Step #2: Read Bible Benchmarks summary for Reading #1 (Genesis 1 – God Creates The World) found on Page 13 in the Bible Benchmarks curriculum.
Step #3 – Read Genesis 1 in your Bible.
Step #4 – Download and complete this worksheet.
Cool Bonus Exercise: Watch this YouTube video about Genesis 1-11 from the Bible Project. It is better suited for older students. It has great graphics!
II. Know the Truth! (Catechism Training)
Step #1 – Read the question below and answer below out loud.
Question: What is our only hope in life and death?
Answer: That we are not our own but belong to God.
Step #2 – Listen to and memorize the song for Question 1 below.