Kindergarten-8th Grade Curriculum
Diocese of Fargo Textbook Series
Bishop Folda has decreed that the textbook series Alive in Christ, by Our Sunday Visitor, be used in grades 1-8 in all parishes and schools throughout the Diocese of Fargo. For more information, contact Mary Hanbury (email: mary(dot)hanbury(at)fargodiocese(dot)org or 701-356-7909). The standards have been updated as of August 23, 2018
For ordering information, visit aliveinchrist.osv.com.
Bishop Folda has also decreed that the Great Adventure Storybook be used in the 5th and/or 6th grade classrooms in all parishes and schools throughout the Diocese of Fargo.
K–8 Curriculum Standards
Below are standards for Catholic schools and parish Religious Education programs for kindergarten through eighth grade. The standards are drafts and will be working documents in the 2017–2018 school year.
There are two formats of the standards for each grade: Updated August 23, 2018
- General Standards: This is a “master list” of all the aspects of the Faith which should be covered in each specific grade. Each grade is divided into the four pillars of the Catechism of the Catholic Church: Profession of Faith, Sacraments, Moral Life and Prayer.
- Standards Corresponding to Textbook: This document shows where the General Standards are covered in the textbook. It lists each chapter of the textbook. This document will be more useful for teaching.
Standards by Grade: Read implementation of standards before you begin
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