Jacob and Esau
PURPOSE OF THIS LESSON - To help the children recognize how our values influence our choices.
1. Primary 6 Lesson Cards by Letitia Drabsch - Handout Idea
2. Jacob & Esau by Ericka Covalt - Power Point Presentation
3. Jacob & Esau by Ericka Covalt / David Hill - Power Point Presentation
4. Video Clip - Play the following video clip on Jacob & Esau if time permits. Total Running Time (2:24)
5. Jacob and Esau - illustrated story
6. Prepare the chalkboard as shown:
Have the students draw a circle around the oldest son in each family. (The oldest son is not always the oldest child). Tell the class that the oldest son received the birthright blessing if he was worthy. But if he was not worthy, the birthright blessing was given to another son.
7. REVIEW - You can review the lesson by drawing something similar on the chalkboard:
Ask the class questions from the lesson. If they get it right they get to connect one of the dots. Continue until all the dots are completed. Then ask them the significance of this bowl of pottage? What does the bowl of pottage have to do with the lesson?
8. Jacob and Esau Reader's Theater by Jodie Jones
9, Jacob and Esau Puzzle
10. Primary 6 Passport Booklet by Melanie Day
11. Valiant Newsletter by Debra Nelson. Multiple pages. You can choose to use all or part. [pdf] [Word]
Cryptogram solution: “Your most important friendships should be with your own brothers and sisters and with your father and mother. Love your family. Be loyal to them. Have a genuine concern for your brothers and sisters. Help carry their load” (Ezra Taft Benson)