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1st Days of School

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RELIGION CLASS BASICS (Procedures, Expectations, Etc.)

  1. 1st Days of School – Learning Targets (PDF)
  2. Bear – Ninja – Cowboy (PDF)
  3. Popsicle Stick Creating (PDF), File Folder (portfolio) Example (PDF)
  4. Day 1 Religion Class Questions – 8th grade (PDF)
  5. Religion Class Rundown Poster (PDF)
  6. Prayer Dog Expectations (PDF)
  7. Classroom Jobs (PDF)
  8. Homeroom Responsibilities – Captains and Gopher (PDF)
  9. 2 Timothy 4.7 Notes (with answers) (PDF), 2 Timothy 4.7 Notes and Homework (PDF)
  10. Classroom Expectations poster (PDF), Can I Listen to Music? poster (PDF)
  11. Partner and Group Work poster (PDF), Partner and Group Work Expectations Keynote (PDF)
  12. Yay Gods (with full instructions) (PDF)
  13. Adoration Chapel Expectations (PDF)
  14. “Where You At?” Question Prompts (PDF)
  15. Test-Taking Procedures & Reminders (PDF)
  16. Test Cover Sheet – Post-Test Reflection (PDF)



Please click the following link for all syllabus-related information: https://catholicreligionteacher.com/syllabi/



  1. (7th grade) Get to Know You Survey (PDF), Get to Know You Survey – Mr. Aitchison 2012-2013 (PDF), Get to Know You Survey Student Note-Taking Guide (PDF)
  2. All About Mr. Aitchison – Video Testimony (video web link)
  3. Getting to Know Mr. Aitchison – Class Notes (PDF), Getting to Know Mr. Aitchison – Class Notes (with answers) (PDF)
  4. All About Me Video Project (PDF), All About Me Project Student Note-Taking Guide (PDF)
  5. How to Make a Keynote Screen Capture Video (video web link)
  6. All About Me Project – Mr. Aitchison (video web link)
  7. All About Me Project Student Note-Taking Guide (PDF)
  8. 2 Truths and a Lie – paper version (PDF), 2 Truths and a Lie (Word doc), 2 Truths and a Lie – Mr. Aitchison 1 (PDF), 2 Truths and Lie – Mr. Aitchison 2 (PDF)



  1. Grading Info (All) Keynote (PDF)
  2. How To (and NOT to) Save Assignments (PDF)
  3. Our Lady of Grace Grading Scale (PDF)
  4. Religion Grading Setup (PDF)
  5. Timeliness of Work (PDF)
  6. Late Work (and other) Policies (PDF)
  7. Powerschool Legend (PDF)
  8. Getting Papers Back (PDF)
  9. Middle School Test Retake Ticket (PDF)
  10. Academic Dishonesty (Cheating Discussion) Keynote (PDF)



7th Grade:

  1. Be Safe (7th Grade) (PDF)
  2. 7thGrade-BeSafe-IntheWorld (Word doc)
  3. Smart Choices (video web link)
  4. Safe Touch vs. Unsafe Touch (video web link)
  5. Clicky’s Rap – Know the Rules (video web link)
  6. 7thGrade-BeSafe-WithTechnology (Word doc)
  7. 2 Kinds of Stupid (video web link)
  8. Cyberbullying: You Can’t Take It Back (video web link)
  9. Oversharing: Digital Citizenship (video web link)

8th Grade:

  1. Be Safe (8th Grade) (PDF)
  2. Be Safe – In the World (8th Grade Worksheet) (PDF)
  3. The Pennsylvania Abuse Scandal – Fr. Mike Schmitz (video web link)
  4. 8thGrade-BeSafe-WithTechnology (Word doc)
  5. Ten Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Posting Something Online (video web link)
  6. How Is Your Phone Changing You? (video web link)


  1. Tracking Teresa (video web link)
  2. Facebook, YouTube, Texting: Rules of the Road for Kids (video web link)



  1. Catholic Mass Review – What Should I Say (PDF), The Order of the Mass (PDF)
  2. Catholic Mass Review – What Should I Do? (PDF), Catholic Mass Review – What Should I Do? (Keynote) (PDF)



  1. 1st Days of School (7th grade) Test Study Guide (PDF)
  2. 1st Days of School Crossword Puzzle (PDF)
  3. 1stDaysofSchoolC-a-T (Word doc)



  1. FaithSurvey7thgrade (Word doc)
  2. FaithSurvey8thgrade (Word doc)
  3. Website Scavenger Hunt (PDF)
  4. E-mail Suggestions & Reminders Keynote (PDF)
  5. Saint Calendar (PDF)
  6. Aitchison.Greg.1stDaysofSchoolC-a-T (Word doc)