PL 5-2: Te Rongopai Good News (Year 12)

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: 5-2
Theme: Te Rongopai Good News
Touchstone: He Wero Challenged
Content Area Title 
Focus Question
Called to Confront
How do we know what God wants for the world?
Content Area Aims
• Explore aspects of the social and historical world of the prophets and their messages.
• Understand the Old Testament prophetic message of Justice and ‘Return to God’ and how these are seen in the life and teachings of Jesus and in the world today.
General to Content Area Young people will:
AO1 Investigate the historical, social and religious environment of the Prophetic period in the Old Testament.
AO2 Explain the nature of prophecy and its reception in the books of the Old Testament.
AO3 Optional.
Mana Tapu
AO4 Investigate the varied and dynamic ways the Holy Spirit speaks through the prophets.
Aroha Pūmau
AO5 Explain how Jesus lived out the prophetic call and compare the way he taught people to turn back to God, with that of the Prophets.
AO6 Investigate examples where the actions and voice of the Pope and/or bishops are prophetic and how they impact the Catholic and global communities.
AO7 Explain the key teachings regarding justice in the Prophets of the Old Testament and how they have influenced the practice of the Church today.
AO8 Find or create, then share, a song or poem that expresses a prophetic message people need to hear today and justify your choice.
School Level AO
Te Kōhatu:

He Wero – Challenged
AO9 Understand that we are challenged to live lives of courage, integrity and justice even when this might cause personal inconvenience and sacrifice.