Pacing Guide

The Pearl of Great Price: Teacher Manual, (2000), 4–5


Adjust these guides according to the number of class sessions you will teach.

Semester System

Class

Teaching Blocks

Lesson Title

1

Pearl of Great Price Introductory Note;
introduction to the book of Moses;
Moses 1:1–11

God Revealed Himself to Moses

2

Moses 1:12–23

Satan Commanded Moses to Worship Him

3

Moses 1:24–42

Moses Learned More about the Work of God

4

Moses 2:1–25
Moses 2:26–31

The Physical Creation of Heaven and Earth
The Physical Creation of Man and Woman

5

Moses 3:1–7
Moses 3:8–17
Moses 3:18–25

All Things Were First Created Spiritually
God Placed Adam in the Garden of Eden
Adam and Eve Were Husband and Wife

6

Moses 4:1–6
Moses 4:7–19

How Lucifer Became the Devil
The Fall of Adam and Eve

7

Moses 4:20–32

The Consequences of the Fall

8

Moses 5:1–15

Adam and Eve Were Taught the Gospel

9

Moses 5:16–54
Moses 5:55–59

Cain Loved Satan More than God
The Gospel Was Preached from the Beginning

10

Moses 6:1–25
Moses 6:26–47

The Generations of Adam
Enoch’s Call and Work

11

Moses 6:48–56
Moses 6:57–68

Enoch Preached the Plan of Salvation
Enoch Saw That Adam and Eve Were Baptized

12

Moses 7:1–20
Moses 7:21–41

Enoch Led the People of God
Enoch Saw What Would Happen in His Own Day

13

Moses 7:42–57
Moses 7:58–69

Enoch Saw the Days of Noah and Jesus Christ
Enoch Saw the Day When the Earth Would Rest

14

Moses 8

The World Was Filled with Wickedness

15

Introduction to the book of Abraham;
Abraham 1:1–4

Abraham Sought for His Blessings

16

Abraham 1:5–19; Facsimile 1
Abraham 1:20–31

Jehovah Saved Abraham
Pharaoh, King of Egypt

17

Abraham 2:1–13

The Abrahamic Covenant

18

Abraham 2:14–25

Abraham Continued His Journey

19

Abraham 3:1–17
Abraham 3:18–28

The Lord Showed Abraham the Stars
The Lord Taught Abraham about the Premortal Existence

20

Facsimiles 2–3

Abraham Taught the Egyptians

21

Abraham 4–5

Abraham’s Vision of the Creation of the Earth

22

Introduction to Joseph Smith—Matthew;
Joseph Smith—Matthew 1:1–21

Jesus Christ Prophesied about the Destruction of Jerusalem

23

Joseph Smith—Matthew 1:22–37

Jesus Christ Prophesied about the End of the World

24

Joseph Smith—Matthew 1:38–55

Jesus Christ Taught Us to Prepare for His Second Coming

25

Introduction to Joseph Smith—History;
Joseph Smith—History 1:1–10
Joseph Smith—History 1:11–20

An Unusual Excitement

The First Vision

26

Joseph Smith—History 1:21–26
Joseph Smith—History 1:27–54

The Beginning of the Persecution of Joseph Smith
The Angel Moroni Appeared to Joseph Smith

27

Joseph Smith—History 1:55–66
Joseph Smith—History 1:67–75

Joseph Smith Received the Gold Plates
Joseph Smith Received the Priesthood of God

28

Introduction to the Articles of Faith;
Articles of Faith 1:1–4

God and His Plan of Salvation

29

Articles of Faith 1:5–13

The Restored Church of Jesus Christ

Quarter System

Class

Teaching Blocks

Lesson Title

1

Introduction to the Pearl of Great Price;
introduction to the book of Moses;
Moses 1:1–11

God Revealed Himself to Moses

2

Moses 1:12–23
Moses 1:24–42

Satan Commanded Moses to Worship Him
Moses Learned More about the Work of God

3

Moses 2:1–25
Moses 2:26–31
Moses 3:1–7

The Physical Creation of Heaven and Earth
The Physical Creation of Man and Woman
All Things Were First Created Spiritually

4

Moses 3:8–17
Moses 3:18–25
Moses 4:1–6

God Placed Adam in the Garden of Eden
Adam and Eve Were Husband and Wife
How Lucifer Became the Devil

5

Moses 4:7–19
Moses 4:20–32
Moses 5:1–15

The Fall of Adam and Eve
The Consequences of the Fall
Adam and Eve Were Taught the Gospel

6

Moses 5:16–54
Moses 5:55–59

Cain Loved Satan More than God
The Gospel Was Preached from the Beginning

7

Moses 6:1–25
Moses 6:26–47

The Generations of Adam
Enoch’s Call and Work

8

Moses 6:48–56
Moses 6:57–68

Enoch Preached the Plan of Salvation
Enoch Saw That Adam and Eve Were Baptized

9

Moses 7:1–20
Moses 7:21–41

Enoch Led the People of God
Enoch Saw What Would Happen in His Own Day

10

Moses 7:42–57
Moses 7:58–69

Enoch Saw the Days of Noah and Jesus Christ
Enoch Saw the Day When the Earth Would Rest

11

Moses 8

The World Was Filled with Wickedness

12

Introduction to the book of Abraham;
Abraham 1:1–4
Abraham 1:5–19; Facsimile 1

Abraham Sought for His Blessings

Jehovah Saved Abraham

13

Abraham 1:20–31
Abraham 2:1–13

Pharaoh, King of Egypt
The Abrahamic Covenant

14

Abraham 2:14–25
Abraham 3:1–17

Abraham Continued His Journey
The Lord Showed Abraham the Stars

15

Abraham 3:18–28
Facsimiles 2–3

The Lord Taught Abraham about the Premortal Existence
Abraham Taught the Egyptians

16

Abraham 4–5;
Introduction to Joseph Smith—Matthew

Abraham’s Vision of the Creation of the Earth

17

Joseph Smith—Matthew 1:1–21
Joseph Smith—Matthew 1:22–37

Jesus Christ Prophesied about the Destruction of Jerusalem
Jesus Christ Prophesied about the End of the World

18

Joseph Smith—Matthew 1:38–55
Introduction to Joseph Smith—History;
Joseph Smith—History 1:1–10
Joseph Smith—History 1:11–20

Jesus Christ Taught Us to Prepare for His Second Coming
An Unusual Excitement

The First Vision

19

Joseph Smith—History 1:21–26
Joseph Smith—History 1:27–54
Joseph Smith—History 1:55–66
Joseph Smith—History 1:67–75

The Beginning of the Persecution of Joseph Smith
The Angel Moroni Appeared to Joseph Smith
Joseph Smith Received the Gold Plates
Joseph Smith Received the Priesthood of God

20

Introduction to the Articles of Faith;
Articles of Faith 1:1–4
Articles of Faith 1:5–13

God and His Plan of Salvation

The Restored Church of Jesus Christ