Lesson 1: Grades 6-8

Lesson 1:  PHILIPPINE DUCHESNE:  EVERY JOURNEY IS BORN FROM A DREAM:

Putting All the Pieces Together to Build Your Dream 

Objectives: 

  • Students obtain a broad overview of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne’s zeal and life dream to become a missionary in America.
  • Students gain an appreciation for the hardships Philippine endured as she persevered with unwavering dedication to bring education and Christianity to Native Americans.
  • With Philippine’s example, students reflect on the importance of setting their own life goals and evaluating character traits necessary to achieve those personal goals.

Consider (Essential Questions):

  • What do you know about St. Rose Philippine Duchesne and her quest to fulfill her life dream, compelling her to travel from France to the Missouri frontier?
  • How long are you willing to wait for your dream to come true?
  • Is it worth facing obstacles to pursue your dream?
  • How can obstacles become opportunities/building blocks in your life?

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The resources below are designed for you to introduce Philippine to your students. Pick and choose from the activities listed in suggested order.

TEACHER INSTRUCTIONS

STUDENT DOCUMENTS & ACTIVITIES

Instructions-for-6-to-8-Pleased-to-Meet-You-RPD.pdf

Power-Point-of--St---Philippine-Duchesne-Life-6-to-12.pptx

Power-Point-of--St---Philippine-Duchesne-Life-6-to-12.pdf

  Philippine-Short-Biography.pdf
Instructions-for-Philippine-Launches-Her-Dream---Journal-Activity.pdf Student-Document-Philippine-Launches-Her-Dream-Journal-Activity.pdf
Instructions-for-Philippine-Overcomes-Obstacles.pdf Student-Document-Philippine-Overcomes-Obstacles.pdf
  Student-Document-Historical-Perspective-Web-Search.pdf
Instructions-for-1800s-World-Perspective.pdf

Student-Document-1800s-World-Perspective.pdf

1800s-World-Perspective-Activity-from-a-St--Charles-View.pdf

IInstructions-for-2--Ancestory-Activities.pdf 

 Student-Document-Ancestry-Activity--1-.pdf
Instructions-for-Challenges-of-Being-a-Woman.pdf  

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