As you teach Primary 5 Lesson 28: Zion's Camp Marches to Missouri, remember the main purpose is to understand that trials and tests of faith can strengthen us if we are faithful and obedient.
- Use the cut and paste story activity included in The Red Headed Hostess class packet.
- Use the butterfly story and treat idea from A Year of FHE to talk about the blessings of trials.
The following links are to LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.
Zion's Camp (about 3 1/2 minutes)- An illustrated Doctrine and Covenants story of Joseph Smith leading Zion's Camp to help the people in Missouri.
Mountains to Climb (about 5 minutes)- People share their stories of trials and how their faith in Christ helped them overcome them.
God Will Lift Us Up (about 5 minutes)- A Young Woman serves others despite her trials.
Continue in Patience (about 2 1/2 minutes)- An experiment to show how greater blessings come if we are patient with the Lord.
My Primary 5 Lesson 28 Handout Packet includes
- Pop Quiz sheet as mentioned in the Attention Activity
- Zion's Camp sign
- Zion's Camp sheet to go with Enrichment Activity 5
Tender Mercies- Ideas for recognizing tender mercies from the Lord and what you can do when things get tough.
Sharing Time: Faith in Jesus Christ- Make a booklet that shows how faith is like a seed.
I Can Obey- Decode a message about what Joseph Smith said about obedience.
Zion's Camp- Illustrated pictures to help you tell the story of Zion's Camp.
The Church Moves West Timetable- A timetable of events from church history you could print and post to remind your class of events and when and where they happened.
The Inspirations of a Prophet- A comic-book style account of Zion's Camp with illustrations.
Joseph Smith- A puzzle of Joseph Smith your class can color and put together. It includes highlights of his life including Zion's Camp.