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Free Workshop Rotation Model Lessons - Season 3

Sunday School Lesson Plans
Middle School / High School: Season 1


Welcome to the updated Season 1 Middle School / High School Sunday School Lesson page. Below are 26 lessons, organized into 8 sessions. Each lesson is centered around a Bible story. Every session is centered around a theme or character that connects the stories in the session. For more information about the lessons, including usage hints, year-long teaching objectives, and sections included in each lesson, click here. Note that the original Season 1 lessons are now archived and can be viewed here.


Season 1 - Session 1
Jacob – A Patriarch

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Genesis 27:1-35;44-47




Jacob the Deceiver

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Genesis 32:6-8, 22-31; 33:1-11




Jacob’s name change and reunion with Esau

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Genesis 37:1-10, 17b-34




Joseph is sold into slavery; Jacob is deceived

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Files for “Choose your
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Session 2
Joseph and his Brothers



Genesis 41:7b-40, 48, 53-57




Joseph Interprets Pharaoh’s Dreams

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Genesis 42:1-26, 29a, 36-37




Joseph’s dreams come true; his brothers go to Egypt and bow before him

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Genesis 44:1-4, 12-18, 33-34; 45:1-16




Joseph tests his brothers and they pass

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Session 3
Moses & the Israelites exit Egypt



Exodus 1:1-12, 22; 7:14-25




The 10 Plagues

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Exodus 12:21-40




Passover

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Exodus 14:5-6, 9-16, 21-28




Parting the Red Sea

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Session 4
Jesus’ Childhood



Matthew 2:1-16, 19-20




The wisemen find Jesus

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Luke 2:22-40




Jesus is blessed

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Luke 2:41-52  




Jesus the student

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Session 5
Kingdom of God Parables



Matthew 13:13-15, 44-46




Why Jesus Tells Parables (+ 2 parables)

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Luke 14:12-24




Parable of the Great Feast

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Matthew 13:13-15, 44-46




Parable of the Bridesmaids

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Session 6
Lent according to John



John 11:17-50, 53




Lazarus is raised from the dead; Pharisees decide to kill Jesus

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John 13:1-17




Jesus washes feet

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John 19:12-34




Crucifixion of Jesus

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Session 7
Effects of Resurrection

John 21:2-24




Following Resurrected Jesus

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Powerpoint file for “Red Herring” activity

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Acts 1 & 2




Pentecost

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Acts 3 & 4




Peter and John heal a man

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Session 8
No Fear

Acts 16:16-34




Paul and Silas sing in prison

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Daniel 3




Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego

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Daniel 6




Daniel and the Lions’ Den

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Review
An Extra Lesson and Review

John 7:1-13




Jesus and his brothers

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End-Of-Year Review Lesson




Review Lesson

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Handout

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Movie Clip Review Sheet

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