Pacing Guide for Home-Study Teachers

Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Seminary Teacher Manual, 2013


This manual contains 32 home-study lessons that correspond to the 32 units in the Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Study Guide for Home-Study Seminary Students. You may adapt the lessons and pacing as needed for the number of weeks you have to teach your class.

Unit

Home-Study Lesson

Unit 1

Day 1: The Plan of Salvation

Day 2: The Great Apostasy

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 1

Day 4: Studying the Scriptures

Teacher Lesson:The Plan of Salvation–Studying the Scriptures

Unit 2

Day 1: Joseph Smith—History 1:1–20

Day 2: Joseph Smith—History 1:21–26

Day 3: Joseph Smith—History 1:27–54; Doctrine and Covenants 2

Day 4: Joseph Smith—History 1:55–65

Teacher Lesson:Joseph Smith—History 1:1–65; Doctrine and Covenants 2

Unit 3

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 3; 10

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 4

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 5

Day 4: Joseph Smith—History 1:66–67; Doctrine and Covenants 6–7

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 3–7; 10; Joseph Smith—History 1:66–67

Unit 4

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 8–9

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 11–12

Day 3: Joseph Smith—History 1:68–75; Doctrine and Covenants 13

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 14–16

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 8–9; 11–16; Joseph Smith—History 1:68–75

Unit 5

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 17

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 18

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 19:1–22

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 19:23–41

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 17–19

Unit 6

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 20:1–36

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 20:38–67

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 20:37, 68–84

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 21–23

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 20–23

Unit 7

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 24–26

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 27

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 28

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 29:1–30

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 24–29:30

Unit 8

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 29:31–50

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 30–32

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 33–34

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 35

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 29:31–50; 30–35

Unit 9

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 36–37

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 38

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 39–40

Day 4: At the Ohio

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 36–40; At the Ohio

Unit 10

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 41

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 42:1–29

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 42:30–93

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 43–44

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 41–44

Unit 11

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 45:1–15

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 45:16–75

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 46

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 47–48

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 45–48

Unit 12

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 49

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 50

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 51–52

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 53–56

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 49–56

Unit 13

Day 1: The Center Place of Zion

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 57

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 58

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 59

Teacher Lesson:The Center Place of Zion; Doctrine and Covenants 57–59

Unit 14

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 60–62

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 63

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 64:1–19

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 64:20–43

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 60–64

Unit 15

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 65–66

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 67

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 68

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 69–71

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 65–71

Unit 16

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 72–74

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 75

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 76:1–49

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 76:50–80

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 72–76:80

Unit 17

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 76:81–119; 77

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 78–80

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 81

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 82–83

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 76:81–119; 77–83

Unit 18

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 84:1–42

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 84:43–120

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 85–86

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 87

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 84–87

Unit 19

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 88:1–40

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 88:41–69

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 88:70–141

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 89

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 88–89

Unit 20

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 90–92

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 93

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 94–96

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 97

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 90–97

Unit 21

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 98

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 99–100

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 101:1–16

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 101:17–42

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 98–101:42

Unit 22

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 101:43–101; 102

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 103

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 104

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 105

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 101:43–101; 102–105

Unit 23

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 106; 107:1–20

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 107:21–38

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 107:39–100; 108

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 137

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 106–108; 137

Unit 24

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 109

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 110

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 111

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 112

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 109–112

Unit 25

Day 1: The Church Moves to Northern Missouri

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 113–114

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 115–116

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 117–120

Teacher Lesson: The Church Moves to Northern Missouri; Doctrine and Covenants 113–120

Unit 26

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 121:1–10; 122

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 121:11–33

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 121:34–46

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 123; The Establishment of Nauvoo

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 121–123; the Establishment of Nauvoo

Unit 27

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 124:1–83

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 124:84–145; 125–126

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 127; 128:1–11

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 128:12–25

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 124–128

Unit 28

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 129; 130:1–11, 22–23

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 130:12–21

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 131

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 132:1–33

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 129–132

Unit 29

Day 1: Doctrine and Covenants 133:1–35

Day 2: Doctrine and Covenants 133:36–74

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 134

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 135

Teacher Lesson:Doctrine and Covenants 133–135

Unit 30

Day 1: Succession in the Presidency

Day 2: Leaving Nauvoo; The Trek across Iowa; Doctrine and Covenants 136:1–18

Day 3: Doctrine and Covenants 136:19–42

Day 4: Handcart Pioneers, 1856–60

Teacher Lesson:Succession in the Presidency, Leaving Nauvoo, and the Trek West

Unit 31

Day 1: The Utah War and the Mountain Meadows Massacre

Day 2: The Coming Forth of the Pearl of Great Price

Day 3: Official Declaration 1 and the Continued Development of Temple Work

Day 4: Doctrine and Covenants 138

Teacher Lesson:The Utah War and the Mountain Meadows Massacre, the Coming Forth of the Pearl of Great Price, Official Declaration 1, and Doctrine and Covenants 138

Unit 32

Day 1: Church Organizations and Programs

Day 2: Official Declaration 2

Day 3: Hastening the Work of Salvation

Day 4: The Family: A Proclamation to the World

Teacher Lesson:Church Organizations and Programs, Official Declaration 2, Hastening the Work of Salvation, the Family Proclamation, and the Living Prophet