PL 2: Kia Noho Hāhi Being Church (Year 5-6)

Overview: Achievement Objectives

There are a range of Ngā Whāinga Paetae Achievement Objectives (AOs) which are the essential areas of knowledge, and each AO must be covered over all the phases of learning. Teachers may choose how to group these, including making choices regarding effective integration into the wider school curriculum.

Ngā Kaupapa
Content Area
Phase of Learning: 2
Theme: Kia Noho Hāhi Being Church
Touchstone: Oho Ake Inspired
Content Area Title 
Focus Question
Living Like Jesus
What is my relationship with others?
Content Area Aims
• Develop an understanding of the 9 principles of Catholic Social Teaching and that they come from Jesus’ teaching.
• Explore and show how I can live these teachings.
General to Content Area Young people will:
AO1 Develop understanding of what the nine principles of Catholic Social Teaching are, where they come from and how we can apply them to our own daily lives. (Human Dignity, Solidarity, Common Good, Subsidiarity, Participation, Option for the Poor, Distributive Justice, Promotion of Peace, Stewardship).
AO2 Investigate how people, especially in Aotearoa New Zealand and the Pacific, put Catholic Social Teaching into practice.
AO3 Grow in understanding of what the Kingdom of God is and how we all have a role in building it.
Mana Tapu
AO4 Understand how the Holy Spirit and the 7 Sacraments give us energy and courage in living out Catholic Social Teaching.
Aroha Pūmau
AO5 Collaborate on a project, in groups or as a class, which put one or more of the Catholic Social Teaching principles into practice.
AO6 Recognise that the Church teaches that to be part of the Catholic family we must do good things for others — it is not optional. (Aroha mai, aroha atu).
AO7 Develop understanding of concepts and examples of justice, fairness and equality in our school, town or city, and apply the ‘see, judge and act’ process to personal action.
AO8 Recognise and explore ways that our actions for the good of others are prayer.
School Level AO
Te Kōhatu:

Oho Ake – Inspired
AO9 Identify and acknowledge that we are inspired on our spiritual journey by adults and children — often unexpectedly — and how to use the arts to celebrate a Saint who has been inspirational to our school community.