Pacing Guide for Home-Study Teachers

“Pacing Guide for Home-Study Teachers,” Old Testament Seminary Teacher Manual (2014)


This manual contains 32 home-study lessons that correspond to the 32 units in the Old Testament Study Guide for Home-Study Seminary Students. You will likely need to plan for an additional four classes in order to administer and review the required learning assessments, for a total of 36 classes. 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: Introduction to the Old Testament

Day 2: The Plan of Salvation

Day 3: The Role of the Learner

Day 4: Studying the Scriptures

Teacher Lesson:Introduction to the Old Testament–Studying the Scriptures

Unit 2

Day 1: Moses 1

Day 2: Moses 2 (Genesis 1; Abraham 4)

Day 3: Moses 3 (Genesis 2; Abraham 5)

Day 4: Moses 4 (Genesis 3)

Teacher Lesson:Moses 1–4

Unit 3

Day 1: Moses 5:1–11

Day 2: Moses 5:12–59 (Genesis 4)

Day 3: Moses 6 (Genesis 5)

Day 4: Moses 7

Teacher Lesson:Moses 5–7

Unit 4

Day 1: Moses 8; Genesis 6:1–13

Day 2: Genesis 6:13–9:29

Day 3: Genesis 10–11; Abraham 1:1–7

Day 4: Abraham 2; Genesis 12

Teacher Lesson:Moses 8; Genesis 6–12; Abraham 1–2

Unit 5

Day 1: Abraham 3

Day 2: Genesis 13–14

Day 3: Genesis 15–16

Day 4: Genesis 17–18

Teacher Lesson:Abraham 3; Genesis 13–18

Unit 6

Day 1: Genesis 19

Day 2: Genesis 20–22

Day 3: Genesis 23–24

Day 4: Genesis 25–27

Teacher Lesson:Genesis 19–27

Unit 7

Day 1: Genesis 28–30

Day 2: Genesis 31–32

Day 3: Genesis 33–37

Day 4: Genesis 38–39

Teacher Lesson:Genesis 28–39

Unit 8

Day 1: Genesis 40–41

Day 2: Genesis 42–46

Day 3: Genesis 47–49

Day 4: Genesis 50

Teacher Lesson:Genesis 40–50

Unit 9

Day 1: Exodus 1–4

Day 2: Exodus 5–6

Day 3: Exodus 7–11

Day 4: Exodus 12–13

Teacher Lesson:Exodus 1–13

Unit 10

Day 1: Exodus 14–15

Day 2: Exodus 16:1–17:7

Day 3: Exodus 17:8–19:25

Day 4: Exodus 20

Teacher Lesson:Exodus 14–20

Unit 11

Day 1: Exodus 21–24

Day 2: Exodus 25–31

Day 3: Exodus 32

Day 4: Exodus 33–34

Teacher Lesson:Exodus 21–34

Unit 12

Day 1: Exodus 35–40

Day 2: Leviticus 1–11

Day 3: Leviticus 12–18

Day 4: Leviticus 19–27

Teacher Lesson:Exodus 35–40; Leviticus

Unit 13

Day 1: Numbers 1–10

Day 2: Numbers 11–12

Day 3: Numbers 13–14

Day 4: Numbers 15–21

Teacher Lesson:Numbers 1–21

Unit 14

Day 1: Numbers 22–36

Day 2: Deuteronomy 1–13

Day 3: Deuteronomy 14–19

Day 4: Deuteronomy 20–26

Teacher Lesson:Numbers 22–36; Deuteronomy 1–26

Unit 15

Day 1: Deuteronomy 27–34

Day 2: Joshua 1–2

Day 3: Joshua 3–10

Day 4: Joshua 11–24

Teacher Lesson:Deuteronomy 27–34; Joshua

Unit 16

Day 1: Judges 1–5

Day 2: Judges 6–9

Day 3: Judges 10–21

Day 4: Ruth

Teacher Lesson:Judges; Ruth

Recommended class period for administering the “Old Testament Learning Assessment for Genesis–Ruth”

Recommended class period for reviewing the “Old Testament Learning Assessment for Genesis–Ruth”

Unit 17

Day 1: 1 Samuel 1–3

Day 2: 1 Samuel 4–8

Day 3: 1 Samuel 9–11

Day 4: 1 Samuel 12–15

Teacher Lesson:1 Samuel 1–15

Unit 18

Day 1: 1 Samuel 16–17

Day 2: 1 Samuel 18–24

Day 3: 1 Samuel 25–31

Day 4: 2 Samuel 1–10

Teacher Lesson:1 Samuel 16–31; 2 Samuel 1–10

Unit 19

Day 1: 2 Samuel 11:1–12:9

Day 2: 2 Samuel 12:10–24:25

Day 3: 1 Kings 1–10

Day 4: 1 Kings 11–17

Teacher Lesson:2 Samuel 11–24; 1 Kings 1–17

Unit 20

Day 1: 1 Kings 18–22

Day 2: 2 Kings 1–13

Day 3: 2 Kings 14–17

Day 4: 2 Kings 18–20

Teacher Lesson:1 Kings 18–22; 2 Kings 1–20

Unit 21

Day 1: 2 Kings 21–25; 1 Chronicles; 2 Chronicles

Day 2: Ezra 1–6

Day 3: Ezra 7–10

Day 4: Nehemiah

Teacher Lesson:2 Kings 21–25; 1 Chronicles; 2 Chronicles; Ezra; Nehemiah

Unit 22

Day 1: Esther; Job 1–16

Day 2: Job 17–37

Day 3: Job 38–42

Day 4: Psalms, Part 1

Teacher Lesson:Esther; Job; Psalms, Part 1

Unit 23

Day 1: Psalms, Part 2

Day 2: Psalms, Part 3

Day 3: Proverbs

Day 4: Ecclesiastes; Song of Solomon

Teacher Lesson:Psalms, Parts 2–3; Proverbs; Ecclesiastes; Song of Solomon

Unit 24

Day 1: Isaiah 1–5

Day 2: Isaiah 6–9

Day 3: Isaiah 10–16

Day 4: Isaiah 17–23

Teacher Lesson:Isaiah 1–23

Unit 25

Day 1: Isaiah 24–29

Day 2: Isaiah 30–35

Day 3: Isaiah 36–41

Day 4: Isaiah 42–47

Teacher Lesson:Isaiah 24–47

Unit 26

Day 1: Isaiah 48–50

Day 2: Isaiah 51–53

Day 3: Isaiah 54–57

Day 4: Isaiah 58

Teacher Lesson:Isaiah 48–58

Unit 27

Day 1: Isaiah 59–66

Day 2: Jeremiah 1–6

Day 3: Jeremiah 7–29

Day 4: Jeremiah 30–33

Teacher Lesson:Isaiah 59–66; Jeremiah 1–33

Unit 28

Day 1: Jeremiah 34–41

Day 2: Jeremiah 42–52

Day 3: Lamentations

Day 4: Ezekiel 1–32

Teacher Lesson:Jeremiah 34–52; Lamentations; Ezekiel 1–32

Unit 29

Day 1: Ezekiel 33–36

Day 2: Ezekiel 37

Day 3: Ezekiel 38–48

Day 4: Daniel 1–2

Teacher Lesson:Ezekiel 33–48; Daniel 1–2

Unit 30

Day 1: Daniel 3–12

Day 2: Hosea

Day 3: Joel

Day 4: Amos

Teacher Lesson:Daniel 3–12; Hosea; Joel; Amos

Unit 31

Day 1: Obadiah

Day 2: Jonah

Day 3: Micah

Day 4: Nahum; Habakkuk; Zephaniah; Haggai; Zechariah 1–2

Teacher Lesson:Obadiah; Jonah; Micah; Nahum; Habakkuk; Zephaniah; Haggai; Zechariah 1–2

Unit 32

Day 1: Zechariah 3–8

Day 2: Zechariah 9–14

Day 3: Malachi 1–2

Day 4: Malachi 3–4

Teacher Lesson:Zechariah 3–14; Malachi 1–4

Recommended class period for administering the “Old Testament Learning Assessment for 1 Samuel–Malachi”

Recommended class period for reviewing the “Old Testament Learning Assessment for 1 Samuel–Malachi”