These daily Graces or Devotions are intended to be quick writes and help with critical thinking, comprehension -- as well as Bible study.
They are perfect for the beginning of the day, the beginning of class periods or end of the day actiities. They are aligned with the standards and 21st Century skills in that each verse touches on a standard that is required for college admission, while not sacrificing the strength of His work. Each Quick Write
begins with a Bible Verse and extends to the world in which students live today.
Each Daily Devotion takes Bible passages and requires students to think and write about things
important to them, things happening in their lives – relevant to their world. By connecting
standards, His Word and their lives – students gain a greater understanding of the teachings of
our Lord and Savior, the Holy Trinity and everything that encompasses our Bible – as they gain
valuable reading and writing skills required for college in the process.
These Devotions also present an opportunity for creativity, collaboration, cooperation and
criticalThinking – if desired. Each devotion requires students to look within themselves, reflect
on how they are living and how they can find their place in the world - with the Holy Spirit in
their heart, but they also present opportunities for teachers to have students write and share
their ideas, insights, strengths and weaknesses with partners and the whole class – in order to
A Quick Write as “a literacy strategy which can be used in any content area to develop writing fluency, to build the habit of reflection into a learning experience, and to informally assess student thinking. The strategy asks learners to respond in 2–10 minutes to an open-ended question or prompt posed by the teacher.
This workbook combines Bible study, relevant issues, fluency and infuses a habit of reflection.