Lesson Plans for Marriage
Grades 10-12 Student Handout
Marriage numbers are decreasing around the world. And, there is much confusion about the nature of marriage and why people even ought to get married. Students will explore the benefits of marriage for individuals and society and learn how to have a successful marriage.
Questions for Discussion:
• What is the sociological purpose for the family in cultures? Upon what is family based?
• What makes marriage sacramental?
• Based on the evidence that children of married parents fare better socially, economically, and educationally, do you believe the state has a compelling interest in promoting marriage? Why or why not?
• Is marriage external to our human condition or something that speaks to our human nature?
• As you discern your vocation, why might you look forward to marriage?
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