Purposeful Design Publications
High School Bible (Grades 9-12)

 
Purposeful Design Publications offers an exceptionally effective, stimulating, and wonderfully engaging Bible series. Essential to the mission of Christian schools — which is preparing children and young people for living the Christian life — is guiding students to become grounded in and shaped by God's Word. The Bible is the foundation of Christian schooling!
 
NOTE: Each course is designed to cover one semester, except where otherwise noted.
 
 

     Let God Be God: A Study of the Attributes of God (Grades 9-10)

 
 
PDP High School Bible:  Let God Be God
A study of the character and attributes of God, this course encourages teens to wrestle with questions they frequently ask in a framework that draws the answers from Scripture. The course is designed on the premise that the more we come to know God through a careful study of His Word, the greater will be our challenge to maintain a right relationship with Him. The attributes are organized into helpful categories: the knowledge of God, the Trinity, God's unshared attributes, and God's shared attributes.
 
The workbook helps students tackle each attribute through appropriate exercises and activities and guides students in translating their knowledge into personal application. The teacher edition provides extensive lesson helps along with detailed content overviews, blackline masters, and assessment tools.
 
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     Mastering Bible Study Skills: Tools for Investigating God's Word (Grades 9-10)

 
 
PDP High School Bible:  Mastering Bible Study Skills
In order to develop into mature disciples of Jesus Christ, high school students need to know how to correctly handle the Scriptures (2 Timothy 2:15). Mastering Bible Study Skills instructs and coaches students to use the inductive Bible study method–observation, interpretation, and application.
 
The main teaching methods for the course are projects and exercises. Teacher materials include detailed lesson plans, blackline masters, PowerPoint presentations, lecture notes, grading rubrics for projects, and student answer keys for exercises and quizzes.
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     Connecting with God: A Survey of the New Testament (Grades 9-10)

 
 
PDP High School Bible:  Connecting With God, A Survey of the New Testament
This survey course is intended to give your high school students an overview of each book in the New Testament. It is structured so that you will be able to present basic information as well as guide your students in exercises, discussions, and enrichment activities to give them a solid understanding.
 
Connecting with God is designed to give teachers a great deal of freedom to define the approach to structuring a survey of the New Testament. At the same time, the materials included in the teacher edition will minimize the need for extensive research.
 
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     Journeying with God: A Survey of the Old Testament (Grades 9-10)

 
 
PDP High School Bible:  Journeying with God, A Survey of the Old Testament
This survey course gives your high school students an overview of each of the books of the Old Testament. The course is structured to provide basic information as students are guided through exercises, discussions, and enrichment activities. A strong emphasis in this course is helping students see the "big picture" perspective as they study how God has worked through His people to carry out His plan of salvation.
 
Journeying with God is designed to give teachers freedom in shaping a study of the Old Testament. Rich background information is provided for each book.
 
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     Museum of the Bible - 4-Volume Bible Curriculum (Grades 11-12)

 
PDP High School Bible:  Museum of the Bible
Museum of the Bible has developed a full two- to four-year, high-tech high school Bible curriculum. The new interactive Bible curriculum allows students to travel beyond the classroom to create a meaningful learning experience. Consisting of 108 chapters over four volumes, the innovative content design engages the smartphone generation. Tailored specifically to suit the needs of the homeschool, private school, and independent study segments, the curriculum focuses on the history, narrative, and impact of the Bible. It includes hundreds of interactive media elements including virtual reality, animations, 3D models, interactive maps, gamified quizzes, and more! Click here for additional information.
 
• Vol. 1: Genesis-Ruth
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• Vol. 2: Samuel-Prophets
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• Vol. 3: The Gospels
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• Vol. 4: Acts-Revelation
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     #LiveFully (Grades 11-12)

 
PDP High School Bible:  #LiveFully
 
#LiveFully, a curriculum for transformation where students uncover an integrated, holistic spiritual life.
 
#LiveFully is designed with innovative learning techniques to offer 21st century leaders. Teacher edition, student edition and student workbook available. Learn more!
 
 
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     Blueprints (Grades 11-12)

 
PDP High School Bible:  Blueprints
 
Blueprints is about empowering students to build a life of godliness that sustains over the course of a lifetime. The course aims to orient students' lives, bringing clarity to their present while also casting a hopeful but realistic vision for their future as followers of Christ.
 
Students will interact with the Student Workbook that includes class notes, exercises, and occasional homework assignments.  The Teacher Edition includes 50 lessons with Appendices A & B for supplemental materials and assessments. Learn more!
 
 
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     Understanding the Times (Grades 11-12)

 
PDP High School Bible:  Understanding the Times
 
Understanding the Times offers a fascinating, comprehensive look at how the tenets of the Christian worldview compares with five major competing worldviews of our day: Islam, Secularism, Marxism, New Spirituality, and Postmodernism.
 
Students are introduced to the battle of ideas, then to each of the competing worldviews. After that, students are carefully guided through ten academics disciplines that are most influenced by these worldviews.
 
The course provides a systematic way for students to understand the ideas that rule our world. While the material is expansive, the engaging, easy-to-understand writing style invites students to discover the truths of God — and our world.
 
The Student Textbook is hardcover and contains 18 chapters of text material. It should be used in conjunction with the Student Manual. The Student Manual is a consumable product that is an accompaniment to the Student Textbook. It functions as a workbook that students may write in. For each chapter, it includes discussion questions, a link to a video, additional reading, study guides and a writing assignment. One– or Two–semester Course.
 
 
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     Missio Dei: Joining God on the Adventure of a Lifetime (Grades 11-12)

 
PDP High School Bible:  Missio Dei
 
This course includes three essential components:
 
The student edition introduces the term Missio Dei — 'Mission of God.' It provides opportunities for students to explore and engage in God's mission as the foundation for the story of the Bible, as the lens through which we all relate to others cross-culturally, as the centerpiece of history, and as the driving force for living "missionally" in whatever context we find ourselves.
 
The teacher edition will guide you step-by-step through the teaching of the material and through the leading of various activities and assignments.
 
The journal (Missio Dei: The Journey) was developed as a companion piece and an integral part of the student's study. The journal is filled with article excerpts, Bible verses, quotations, places for reflection, and activities directly related to the lessons.
 
 
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     Timeless Truth (Grades 11-12)

 
PDP High School Bible:  Timeless Truth
 
This apologetics course carefully walks students through the answers to these important questions — What is truth? Where can truth be found? Is the Bible reliable and relevant? Before young people can rely on the Bible, they must be assured of its truth. Timeless Truth directs students in a thoughtful study of the authenticity, reliability, and authority of the Bible. Students can apply what they learn as they hear a wide range of claims in the secular environment.
 
The teacher edition includes evaluation materials, an answer key, blackline masters, and an appendix that presents supplementary readings.
 
 
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