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SCHOOL GRADE LEARNING AREA DATE TIME ROLL
  4 C.R.E      
SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:
  1. identify good thoughts and feelings in his/her day to day life
  2. explain why we should not be angry or sin as stated in Ephesians 4:26
  3. desire to control emotions in their interactions with others

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. What do you do when you feel angry or sad?
  2. How do you control your emotions

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.8-10

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Lead them to activity 6 on page 9 and guide them as they do it Probe them to list things that cause them to have emotions

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to activity 7 and guide them to find Ephesians 4:26 in the bible

Ask few learners to read the verse aloud in class

  Biblical explanation Emphasize that they should learn to control their emotions.

Link their response to the bible reading

  Application and response Ask learners questions

1.     What will you do if you feel sad

2.     What will you do to cope with anger Reinforce the desire responses

Caution them against taking revenge against those who wrong them

  Pupil’s Activity Memorise the memory verse

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson

  EXTENDED ACTIVITIES Draw picture of people different emotions

 

 

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

What are the effects of the choices you make?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.11-12

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Lead them to activity 6 on page 11 and guide them as they do it Probe them by asking what is a choice

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to activity 2 and read the story of Noah in the bible

Ask oral questions from the story of Noah

  Biblical explanation Teacher to guide the learners in explain the bible story

Link their response to the bible reading

  Application and response Ask learners questions

1.     have you made any wrong choices in the past

2.     what led you to make those choices Reinforce the desire responses

Guide them to understand the difference between right choices and wrong choices

  Pupil’s Activity Sing a song on page 13

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson

  Extended activities Make a poster of right and wrong choices

 

 

 

 

 

 

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

What are the effects of the choices you make?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.12-14

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions Learners to mention some of the choices they made a home

Probe them by asking what consequences follow

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to activity 2 and read the story of Noah

Ask oral questions from the story of Noah

  Biblical explanation Teacher to guide the learners in explain the bible story

Link their response to the bible reading

  Application and response Ask learners questions

1.     which choice make you happy

2.     what choices make people around you happy? Reinforce the desire responses

Teacher to emphasize the effects of their choices before making those choices

  Pupil’s Activity Sing a song on page 13

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson

  Extended activities Making posters of wrong and right choices

 

  1. identify personal choices that are acceptable to God
  2. discuss results of choices they make in their daily lives
  3. make right choices in their day to day lives
  4. acquire responsibility by making right choices

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

What are the effects of the choices you make?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.12-14

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions Learners to mention some of the choices they made a home

Probe them by asking what consequences follow

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to activity 2 and read the story of Noah

Ask oral questions from the story of Noah

  Biblical explanation Teacher to guide the learners in explain the bible story

Link their response to the bible reading

  Application and response Ask learners questions

1.     which choice make you happy

2.     What choices make people around you happy? Reinforce the desire responses

Teacher to emphasize the effects of their choices before making those choices

  Pupil’s Activity Sing a song on page 13

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson

  Extended activities Make a poster of effects of choices

 

  1. name family members in the nuclear family and identify members of the extended family
  2. draw a family tree and explain the relationships within the family
  3. respect members of the family for harmonious co-existence
  4. explain why it is important to honour parents as stated in Ephesians 6:1-3

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. Who are your family members?
  2. Why should you respect family members?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.14-15

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Ask learners to say what a family is, and to distinguish the two types of families

Probe them their responses

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to activity 1 on page 16 and read bible verse

Ephesians 6:1-3

Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

  Biblical explanation Guide the learners to revisit what they have learnt about the nuclear and extended families

Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson Guide the learners to list their family members

  Application and response Ask learners questions

1.     Who is the head of the family

2.     How do family members treat each other

Encourage them to love all family members and appreciate them

  Pupil’s Activity Recite the bible verse

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Make a family journal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCHOOL GRADE LEARNING AREA DATE TIME ROLL
  4 C.R.E      

 

Strand/Theme/Topic CREATION
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic MY FAMILY – Family tree

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Name family members in the nuclear family and identify members of the extended family
  2. Draw a family tree and explain the relationships within the family
  3. Respect members of the family for harmonious co-existence
  4. Explain why it is important to honour parents as stated in Ephesians 6:1-3

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. Who are your family members?
  2. Why should you respect family members? LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.15-17

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Ask learners to say what a family tree is, and to distinguish the two types of families, Teacher to probe their responses

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to activity 1 on page 16 and read bible verse

Ephesians 6:1-3

Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

  Biblical explanation Guide the learners to revisit what they have learnt about the nuclear and extended families

Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson Guide the learners to draw a family tree

  Application and response Ask learners questions

1.     How do you call brothers of your parents

2.     Who are your aunts?

Encourage them to love all family members and appreciate them

  Pupil’s Activity Recite the bible verse

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Make a family tree

 

 

 

 

 

SCHOOL GRADE LEARNING AREA DATE TIME ROLL
  4 C.R.E      

 

Strand/Theme/Topic CREATION
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic MY FAMILY – respecting family members

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Name family members in the nuclear family and identify members of the extended family
  2. Draw a family tree and explain the relationships within the family
  3. Respect members of the family for harmonious co-existence
  4. Explain why it is important to honour parents as stated in Ephesians 6:1-3

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. Who are your family members?
  2. Why should you respect family members? LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.18-20

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Learners to give reasons why they should respect family members Teacher to probe their responses

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to activity 1 on page 16 and read bible verse

Ephesians 6:1-3

Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

  Biblical explanation Guide the learners to revisit what they have learnt about the nuclear and extended families

Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson

Guide the learners to realise that respecting their parents is a command from God

  Application and response Ask learners to say things that happen when they respect their parents

Learners to recognise parents bring them blessings

Encourage them to love all family members and appreciate them

  Pupil’s Activity Recite the bible verse

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Make a family tree

 

 

Strand/Theme/Topic CREATION
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Family relationships- protecting myself from sexual abuse

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Read the story of Ammon and Tamar in 2 Samuel 13:4-14
  2. Take care when alone with people of the opposite sex
  3. Identify ways of protecting oneself from sexual abuse
  4. Recognize whom to report to if touched inappropriately/ sexually abused

 

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. How should you protect yourself from sexual abuse?
  2. Whom do you report to if touched inappropriately?

 

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.20-23

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Direct learners to page 20 and ask them to define ‘sexual abuse’ Encourage them to share their thoughts about sexual abuse

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse 2 Samuel 13:4-14

Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson Discuss the story of Amnon and Tamar

Guide them to talk about the lessons they learn from the story

  Application and response Ask learners to mention some things they have been doing that could put them in danger of sexual abuse

Emphasize that they should not go to see people of the opposite sex in lonely or unsafe places

  Pupil’s Activity Direct learners to activity 4 page 23

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Practise singing the song ‘my body is a temple’

 

 

Strand/Theme/Topic CREATION
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic My body is the temple of the Holy Spirit

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Acquire the value of chastity and say no! to sexual sins
  2. Recognise that the body is the temple of the Holy Spirit as stated in 1 Corinthians 6:19
  3. Appreciate the body as a temple of the Holy Spirit and live a holy life

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. How should you protect yourself from sexual abuse?
  2. Whom do you report to if touched inappropriately?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.23-25

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Direct learners to page 23 and ask them to first define temple Learners to discuss and share what they do if found themselves in the in a lonely place with a person of opposite sex

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse 1 Corinthians 6:19

Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson Emphasize that their bodies are temple of the holy spirit

Guide them to talk about the lessons they learn from the story

  Application and response Learners to identify ways in which they will take care of their bodies

Guide them to realize the need t live a chaste life

Emphasize on the need to protect themselves from sexual abuse

  Pupil’s Activity Direct learners to activity 4 page 25

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Practice singing the song ‘my body is a temple’

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCHOOL GRADE LEARNING AREA DATE TIME ROLL
  4 C.R.E      

 

Strand/Theme/Topic CREATION
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic People to report to if touched inappropriately

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Acquire the value of chastity and say no! to sexual sins
  2. Recognise that the body is the temple of the Holy Spirit as stated in 1 Corinthians 6:19
  3. Appreciate the body as a temple of the Holy Spirit and live a holy life

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. How should you protect yourself from sexual abuse?
  2. Whom do you report to if touched inappropriately?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.25-26

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Ask learners to explain what being touched inappropriately means Direct them to the Talking Point page 25

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse 1 Corinthians 6:19

Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson Emphasize that their bodies are temple of the holy spirit

Guide them to talk about the lessons they learn from the story

  Application and response Learners to identify people whom they can report to if touched inappropriately

Emphasize that they should report to people who they trust Guide them to realize the need to live a chaste life

Emphasize on the need to protect themselves from sexual abuse

  Pupil’s Activity Direct learners to activity 2 page 26

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Practice singing the song ‘my body is a temple’

 

 

 

 

 

SCHOOL GRADE LEARNING AREA DATE TIME ROLL
  4 C.R.E      

 

Strand/Theme/Topic CREATION
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Attributes of God

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. identify the attributes of God and revere Him
  2. appreciate God as a loving Father in their day to day lives

 

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. Which are the attributes of God?
  2. Why should you know the attributes?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.27-30

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions Ask learners to say who God is

Direct them to page 27 to discuss Activity 1 in groups and present their findings in class

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Genesis chapter 1

Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson

Guide the learners to understand the meaning of Attributes of God Emphasize to the learners that we praise, worshp and honour God because of his attributes

  Application and response Ask learners to show how they honour God Emphasize on the need to respect and honour God

Encourage them to live holy lives just like God

  Pupil’s Activity Direct learners to activity 2 page 28

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Recite the statement ‘l promise’

Answer questions in Assessment 3 on page 30

 

 

Strand/Theme/Topic The Holy Bible
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Respect for the Holy Bible- Handling the Bible with respect

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Handle the Bible with respect as the inspired word of God
  2. Identify the books in the Old and New Testament
  3. Appreciate the Bible as a religious book

 

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

Why should you respect the Holy Bible?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.31-34

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Guide the learners on activity 1-2 on page 31 and ask them to give reasons why they should respect the Bible

Teacher to reinforce relevant responses

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Isaiah 49:16

Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson

Emphasize that they should handle the Bible with respect since it is the holy word of God

Guide them to appreciate the Bible as a religious book

  Application and response Learners to say how they will handle the Bible at home and in church

Teacher to stress for them to be responsible and care for the Bible

  Pupil’s Activity Direct learners to activity 3 page 33

Demonstrate how to handle the Bible with respect Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Recite and memorize the statement ‘l promise’ on page 34

 

 

Strand/Theme/Topic The Holy Bible
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Books of the Old Testament

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Handle the Bible with respect as the inspired word of God
  2. Identify the books in the Old and New Testament
  3. Appreciate the Bible as a religious book
  4. Play a game on naming some Books in the Old and New Testament
  5. Recite Isaiah 49:16 and desire to read the Holy Bible always

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. Why should you respect the Holy Bible?
  2. Why is it important to know the books in the Bible?
  3. Why should you read your Bible always?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.34-37

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Guide the learners Talking Point on page 34 and involve them in answering the questions

Teacher to reinforce relevant responses

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Isaiah 49:16

Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson

Teacher to remind learners about the two division of the Bible Guide them to appreciate the Bible as a religious book

  Application and response Guide the learners to recognize that they should read the Bible always

Teacher to stress for them to be responsible and care for the Bible when reading

  Pupil’s Activity learners to identify the books of the Old Testament as the teacher list them on the chalk board
  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Recite and memorize the statement ‘l promise’ on page 37

 

 

Strand/Theme/Topic The Holy Bible
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Books of the New Testament

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Handle the Bible with respect as the inspired word of God
  2. Identify the books in the Old and New Testament
  3. Appreciate the Bible as a religious book
  4. Play a game on naming some Books in the Old and New Testament
  5. Recite Isaiah 49:16 and desire to read the Holy Bible always

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. Why should you respect the Holy Bible?
  2. Why is it important to know the books in the Bible?
  3. Why should you read your Bible always?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.34-37

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Guide the learners Talking Point on page 34 and involve them in answering the questions

Teacher to reinforce relevant responses

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Isaiah 49:16

Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson

Teacher to remind learners about the two division of the Bible Guide them to appreciate the Bible as a religious book

  Application and response Guide the learners to recognize that they should read the Bible always

Teacher to stress for them to be responsible and care for the Bible when reading

  Pupil’s Activity learners to identify the books of the New Testament as the teacher list them on the chalk board
  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Recite and memorize the statement ‘l promise’ on page 37

 

 

Strand/Theme/Topic The Holy Bible
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Bible Stories – Zacchaeus the tax collector

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Read the story of Zacchaeus in Luke 19:2-10
  2. Recount how Zacchaeus changed his behaviour positively
  3. Demonstrate integrity when using money discuss why it is important to repent sins in order to be like Christ

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. Why did Zacchaeus climb the sycamore tree?
  2. What happened after Zacchaeus climbed down from the tree?
  3. What should we do to be like Christ?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.38-39

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Draw learners’ attention to the Taking Point page 38 and ask them to answer the questions

Teacher to reinforce relevant responses Observe pictures on page 38

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Luke 19:2-10

Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse Ask them to narrate the story in their own words

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson

Discuss with the learners the lessons learnt from the story of Zaccheaus

  Application and response Emphasize the story of Zaccheaus stressing that Jesus loves us and ready to forgive us

Learners to identify the need to repent and treat other people fairly

  Pupil’s Activity Sing the song on page 40

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Draw and colour a picture of Zacchaeus on a tree

 

 

Strand/Theme/Topic The Holy Bible
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Bible Stories – Zacchaeus the tax collector

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Read the story of Zacchaeus in Luke 19:2-10
  2. Recount how Zacchaeus changed his behaviour positively
  3. Demonstrate integrity when using money discuss why it is important to repent sins in order to be like Christ

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. Why did Zacchaeus climb the sycamore tree?
  2. What happened after Zacchaeus climbed down from the tree?
  3. What should we do to be like Christ?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.38-39

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Draw learners’ attention to the Taking Point page 38 and ask them to answer the questions

Teacher to reinforce relevant responses Observe pictures on page 38

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Luke 19:2-10

Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse Ask them to narrate the story in their own words

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson

Discuss with the learners the lessons learnt from the story of Zaccheaus

  Application and response Emphasize the story of Zaccheaus stressing that Jesus loves us and ready to forgive us

Learners to identify the need to repent and treat other people fairly

  Pupil’s Activity Sing the song on page 40

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Draw and colour a picture of Zacchaeus on a tree

 

 

Strand/Theme/Topic The Holy Bible
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Reasons why it is important to repent sin

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Read the story of Zacchaeus in Luke 19:2-10
  2. Recount how Zacchaeus changed his behaviour positively
  3. Demonstrate integrity when using money discuss why it is important to repent sins in order to be like Christ

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. Why did Zacchaeus climb the sycamore tree?
  2. What happened after Zacchaeus climbed down from the tree?
  3. What should we do to be like Christ?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.40-42

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson about Zacchaeus

Lead the learners to Activity 6 an guide them to do it in groups Ask oral questions based on the activity

Teacher to reinforce learners relevant answers

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Luke 19:2-10

Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson

Discuss with the learners the lessons learnt from the story of Zaccheaus

Encourage them to use money wisely and always heep the needy

  Application and response Emphasize the story of Zaccheaus stressing that Jesus loves us and ready to forgive us

Learners to identify the need to repent and treat other people fairly

Encourage learners to live a holy life just like Jesus

  Pupil’s Activity Copy summary notes
  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Do assessment 2 on page 42

 

 

Strand/Theme/Topic The Holy Bible
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Bible Stories – Balaam’s donkey

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Read Numbers 22:1-6, 20-34 and retell the story of Balaam and his donkey
  2. Apply the story in their lives by obeying God’s instructions
  3. Acquire the value of love by speaking good things about others
  4. Acknowledge God’s greatness by revering Him in his/her day to day life

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. Why did the donkey talk?
  2. Why should we obey God?
  3. What are the results of disobedience

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.43-45

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Draw learners’ attention to the Taking Point page 43 and ask them to answer the questions

Teacher to reinforce relevant responses Observe and discuss pictures on page 44

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Numbers 22:1-6, 20-34 Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

Ask them to narrate the story in their own words

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson

Discuss with the learners the lessons learnt from the story of Balaam’s donkey

  Application and response Emphasize the story of Balaam’s donkey by stressing that God wants us to obey Him

Learners to identify the need to love and bless others as opposed to cursing them

  Pupil’s Activity Guide the learners to do activity 2 in groups page 44

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Draw and colour picture that show the story of Balaam’s donkey

 

 

Strand/Theme/Topic The Holy Bible
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Bible Stories – Balaam’s donkey

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Read Numbers 22:1-6, 20-34 and retell the story of Balaam and his donkey
  2. Apply the story in their lives by obeying God’s instructions
  3. Acquire the value of love by speaking good things about others
  4. Acknowledge God’s greatness by revering Him in his/her day to day life

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. Why did the donkey talk?
  2. Why should we obey God?
  3. What are the results of disobedience

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.43-45

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Draw learners’ attention to the Taking Point page 43 and ask them to answer the questions

Teacher to reinforce relevant responses Observe and discuss pictures on page 44

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Numbers 22:1-6, 20-34 Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

Ask them to narrate the story in their own words

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson

Discuss with the learners the lessons learnt from the story of Balaam’s donkey

  Application and response Emphasize the story of Balaam’s donkey by stressing that God wants us to obey Him

Learners to identify the need to love and bless others as opposed to cursing them

  Pupil’s Activity Guide the learners to do activity 3 in groups page 45

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Draw and colour picture that show the story of Balaam’s donkey

 

 

Strand/Theme/Topic The Holy Bible
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Bible Stories – results of disobedience

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Read Numbers 22:1-6, 20-34 and retell the story of Balaam and his donkey
  2. Apply the story in their lives by obeying God’s instructions
  3. Acquire the value of love by speaking good things about others
  4. Acknowledge God’s greatness by revering Him in his/her day to day life

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. Why did the donkey talk?
  2. Why should we obey God?
  3. What are the results of disobedience

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.45-47

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson of Balaam’s donkey by asking oral questions

Draw learners’ attention to Activity 5 page 45  to discuss why it is good to speak well of others in groups and present their findings Teacher to reinforce relevant responses

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Numbers 22:1-6, 20-34

Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson

Discuss with the learners the lessons learnt from the story of Balaam’s donkey

Emphasize that they should not speak ill of others or curse them Reiterate the need for them God, their elders and to obey laws

  Application and response Emphasize the story of Balaam’s donkey by stressing that God wants us to obey Him

Caution learners against gossiping others and teacher to lead them to see that doing so is disobedience towards God

  Pupil’s Activity Guide the learners to do activity 6 in groups page 46

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Do assessment 3 page 47

 

 

Strand/Theme/Topic The Holy Bible
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Bible Stories – Samson kills a lion

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Read Judges 14: 5- 9 and retell the story of Samson
  2. Acknowledge God’s power in his/her life
  3. Trust in God to cope with the challenges of life

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. How did Samson kill a lion?
  2. What do you do when faced with challenges?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.47-52

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Draw learners’ attention to the Taking Point page 47 and ask them to answer the questions

Teacher to reinforce relevant responses Observe and discuss pictures on page 48

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Judges 14: 5- 9

Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse Ask them to narrate the story in their own words

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson

Teacher to explain that Samson killed the lion by tearing it apart with bare hands

Guide them to realize that Samson was able to do this because sent his power to Samson

  Application and response Emphasize the story of Samson kills the lion by stressing that God wants us have faith in Him because He is able to solve our problems

Learners to identify the need to be courageous when faced with challenges

  Pupil’s Activity Guide the learners to do activity 3 in groups page 49

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Modeling a lion

 

 

Strand/Theme/Topic The Holy Bible
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Bible Stories – Samson kills a lion

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Read Judges 14: 5- 9 and retell the story of Samson
  2. Acknowledge God’s power in his/her life
  3. Trust in God to cope with the challenges of life

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. How did Samson kill a lion?
  2. What do you do when faced with challenges?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.47-52

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Draw learners’ attention to the Taking Point page 47 and ask them to answer the questions, Teacher to reinforce relevant responses Observe and discuss pictures on page 48

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Judges 14: 5- 9 Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

Ask them to narrate the story in their own words

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson

Teacher to explain that Samson killed the lion by tearing it apart with bare hands

Guide them to realize that Samson was able to do this because sent his power to Samson

Discuss with the learners the lessons learnt from the Bible story

  Application and response Emphasize the story of Samson kills the lion by stressing that God wants us have faith in Him because He is able to solve our problems

Learners to identify the need to be courageous when faced with challenges

  Pupil’s Activity Guide the learners to do activity 3 in groups page 49

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Writing a poem ‘Samson kills a lion’’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strand/Theme/Topic The Holy Bible
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Bible Stories – Joseph interprets the dream

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Read Genesis 41:14-24, 28-30 and retell the story of Joseph interpreting the dream
  2. Apply the lessons learnt and trust in God’s wisdom
  3. Demonstrate an awareness that the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. What is a dream?
  2. What did Pharaoh dream about?
  3. How was the dream interpreted?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.52-53

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Draw learners’ attention to the Taking Point page 52 and ask them to answer the questions, Teacher to reinforce relevant responses Observe and discuss pictures on page 53

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Genesis 41:14-24, 28-30 Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

Ask them to narrate the story in their own words

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson Teacher to guide pupils to describe the dreams of pharaoh

Guide them to realize that those who trust God’s wisdom become wise like Joseph

Discuss with the learners the lessons learnt from the Bible story

  Application and response Emphasize the story of Joseph interprets Pharaohs’ dream that they should trust God’s wisdom

Learners to identify the need to trust God and fear God so as to receive wisdom

  Pupil’s Activity Guide the learners to recount the dreams that Pharaoh had.

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Do activity 5 on page 55

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCHOOL GRADE LEARNING AREA DATE TIME ROLL
  4 C.R.E      

 

Strand/Theme/Topic The Holy Bible
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Bible Stories – Joseph interprets the dream

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Read Genesis 41:14-24, 28-30 and retell the story of Joseph interpreting the dream
  2. Apply the lessons learnt and trust in God’s wisdom
  3. Demonstrate an awareness that the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. What is a dream?
  2. What did Pharaoh dream about?
  3. How was the dream interpreted?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.52-53

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Draw learners’ attention to the Activity 1 page 52 and ask them to answer the questions, Teacher to reinforce relevant responses

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Genesis 41:14-24, 28-30 Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

Ask them to narrate the story in their own words

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson Teacher to guide pupils to describe the dreams of pharaoh

Guide them to realize that those who trust God’s wisdom become wise like Joseph

Discuss with the learners the lessons learnt from the Bible story

  Application and response Emphasize the story of Joseph interprets Pharaohs’ dream that they should trust God’s wisdom

Learners to identify the need to trust God and fear God so as to receive wisdom

  Pupil’s Activity Guide the learners to recount the dreams that Pharaoh had.

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Draw and colour a picture of Joseph standing before Pharaoh

 

 

Strand/Theme/Topic The Holy Bible
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Bible Stories – The meaning of Pharaoh’s Dreams

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Read Genesis 41:14-24, 28-30 and retell the story of Joseph interpreting the dream
  2. Apply the lessons learnt and trust in God’s wisdom
  3. Demonstrate an awareness that the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. What is a dream?
  2. What did Pharaoh dream about?
  3. How was the dream interpreted?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.54-55

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Draw learners’ attention to the Taking Point page 54 and ask them to answer the questions, Teacher to reinforce relevant responses

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Genesis 41:14-24, 28-30 Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

Ask them to narrate the story in their own words

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson Teacher to guide pupils to describe the dreams of pharaoh Guide them to realize that it is God that enabled Joseph to interpret the kings dream

Reiterate the meaning of the dreams, linking each dream to the Joseph’s interpretation

  Application and response Emphasize the story of Joseph interprets Pharaohs’ dream that they should trust God’s wisdom

Learners to identify the need to trust God and fear God so as to receive wisdom

  Pupil’s Activity Guide the learners to recount the dreams that Pharaoh had and its interpretation

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Recite and memories proverbs 1:7

 

 

Strand/Theme/Topic The Holy Bible
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Bible Patriarch –Abraham- the call of Abraham

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Read Genesis 12:1-5 and recount the call of Abraham
  2. Obey God’s instructions in his/her day to day life
  3. Mention his/ her name and it’s meaning for self-identity
  4. Appreciate God’s blessings in his or her life

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. Why was the name Abram changed?
  2. Why is your name important?
  3. How did Abraham show obedience to God?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg.56-57

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson by asking oral questions

Draw learners’ attention to the Taking Point page 56 and ask them to answer the questions, Teacher to reinforce relevant response

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Genesis 12:1-5 Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

Ask them to narrate the story in their own words

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson

Teacher to explain to the learners that god spoke to Abraham and instructed him to leave his ancestral land

Guide them to recognize that Abraham response demonstrated his Full trust in God and God’s promises

Discuss with the learners the lessons learnt from the Bible story

  Application and response Emphasize that just Abraham like Abraham they should also obey God and have faith in that He will always guide them

Learners to  identify the need to obey God’s will and instructions

  Pupil’s Activity Guide the learners to recite Genesis 12;3

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Role plays God’s call to Abraham

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCHOOL GRADE LEARNING AREA DATE TIME ROLL
  4 C.R.E      

 

Strand/Theme/Topic The Holy Bible
Sub-strand/Sub-Theme/Sub-topic Bible Patriarch –God changes Abram’s name to Abraham

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THE LESSON, THE LEARNER SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  1. Read Genesis 12:1-5 and recount the call of Abraham
  2. discuss Abram’s change of name to Abraham as outlined in Genesis 17:1-5
  3. Mention his/ her name and its meaning for self-identity
  4. Appreciate God’s blessings in his or her life

KEY INQUIRY QUESTIONS:

  1. Why was the name Abram changed?
  2. Why is your name important?
  3. How did Abraham show obedience to God?

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Good news bible, Children bible, Bible story books, hymn books, charts, pictures, pencils, Knowing God CRE Learners book 4 Pg. 58-60

ORGANISATION OF LEARNING

Learning will take place in an actual classroom. Learners will work individually, in pairs and small groups

LESSON DEVELOPMENT

TIME STEP LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  Human experience Review the previous lesson about the call of Abraham by asking oral questions

Draw learners’ attention to the Taking Point page 58 and ask them to answer the questions, Teacher to reinforce relevant response

  Biblical experience Guide the learners to read bible verse Genesis 17:1-5 Ask oral questions from the reading of the bible verse

Ask them to narrate the story in their own words

  Biblical explanation Link the bible verse with the subtopic of the lesson

Guide the learners to appreciate the importance of their names in giving them identity them.

Reiterate the meaning of Abraham name’s

Discuss with the learners the lessons learnt from the Bible story

  Application and response Emphasize the need for learners to obey God’s law and instructions, and put their trust in God

Learners to identify the need to obey God’s will and instruction

  Pupil’s Activity Recite the statement I promise on page 60

Copy summary notes

  Conclusion Ask the learners to share what they have learnt

Ask oral questions to conclude the lesson by emphasizing the main points

  Extended activities Do assessment 6 page 60

 

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