A/V and Game Workshop
Summary of Lesson Activities:
Uses the video: “Saul of Tarsus” by Nest Entertainment
Saul’s conversion: Acts 9:1-20, Jailhouse in Philipi: Acts 16:16-34 ,Goddess worshipers attack in Ephesus: Acts 19:8-12, 23-41, 20:1; Rome: Acts 28:16-31
For I am not ashamed of the gospel; it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who has faith. Romans 1:16
- Cue movie to beginning
- Make popcorn and have juice supplies ready
- Pick 7 of the coloring pictures from the "Saul of Tarsus Activity Book*" & make a photocopy of each
- Go over story boards, pictures and map
- Prepare “Match-up” cards for debriefing activity
- video “Saul of Tarsus” by Nest Entertainment
- "Saul of Tarsus" Activity Book by Nest Entertainment
- Misc. pictures of the life of Saul
- Map “The World Paul Knew”
- 7 story pictures from Nest movie
- Match-up game cards on blue & red paper
Look at pictures of Saul’s life. As students arrive, invite them to look at the pictures. Which pictures has the student seen before? What pictures show scenes the student can recall? What book in the Bible relates stories about Saul?
Show the map “The World Paul Knew.” Match up places with pictures. Be sure to include Jerusalem, Damascus and Rome.
Show video, serve popcorn and juice.
Play story board game. Mix up 7 pictures from movie and have volunteers put them in order. Perhaps divide up the class and have each team take turns putting the pictures in order.
Play a “Match-Up” game. Put the following names on blue cards and the descriptions on red index cards. Have students sit in circle and deal out all the red description cards, put the blue name cards in a pile face down in the center. Have students take turns flipping over top blue card from pile. The player with the matching description reads and gets to keep the matching red card. Place set face up in front of the player. Game is over when all the cards have been matched. You may want to think of more match up than these 10.
(Blue Card) (Red Card)
Stephen - was stoned
Gamaliel - Saul’s teacher
Saul - arrested Christians
Caiaphas - gave orders to arrest Christians
Jerusalem - Christians fled from this city
Soldiers - looked for Saul to arrest him
Damascus - where Saul was going when he saw the vision
Jesus - spoke to Saul from a bright light
Ananias - prayed for Saul’s eyes
Rome - the city where Saul was put into prison
As you have time do review questions found in the activity book* :
Grades 3-4: Take an S.A.T. (Scripture Awareness Test)
Grades 5-6: Points to Ponder.
*"Saul of Tarsus" Activity Book- can be downloaded for free at Nest Learning - look for purple box that says "Download FREE Activity Book" - it's a zip file.
Please clean out the popcorn maker, throw away all paper trash, don’t store any opened juice bottles. Thanks for your help!
Originally posted by member Tiffeny,
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