Lesson 5: I Can Make Right Choices


As you teach Primary 2 Lesson 5: I Can Make Right Choices remember to focus on the main purpose of this lesson: We can choose the right because Heavenly Father gave us agency. 

Teaching Thoughts

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  • Get out the play dough and get hands on by making CTR shields with this cookie cutter or better yet, make some cookies for your class to bring home. 
  • Use this flip chart as you sing "Choose the Right Way."
  • Play my CTR Bingo as you go through the questions. When they get a Bingo, have them say what right choices are being made in the pictures included in their Bingo!
  • Play Choices & Consequences Board Game with your class as you go through the discussion questions for this lesson. It's like Chutes and Ladders but with a LDS spin.
  • Use the story cards included in The Red Headed Hostess class packet.

The following are links to LDS.org unless otherwise stated.

Teacher Study

"The Three Rs of Choice" by President Thomas S. Monson

"To Act for Ourselves: The Gift and Blessings of Agency" by Elder Robert D. Hales

Deseret Bookshelf PLUS Recommendations

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"Doing the Right Things for the Right Reasons" by Richard L. Bednar and Scott R. Peterson

"Why God Lets Us Choose: How Agency Explains the Way Life Works" by Stephen D. Nadauld


"Dare to Do Right"- Children's Songbook pg. 158

"Choose the Right Way"- Children's Songbook pg. 160

"Listen, Listen"- Children's Songbook pg. 107


The Freedom To... (about 2 1/2 minutes)- Elder F. Enzio Busche teaches about the terms freedom and agency.

Dare to Stand Alone (about 4 1/2 minutes)- Story from President Thomas S. Monson's life about choosing the right.

The Sting of the Scorpion (about 3 minutes)- Analogy for overcoming sin.


My Primary 2 Lesson 5 handout packet includes

  • I Have the Freedom to Make Right Choices coloring page
  • I Can Make Right Choices worksheet

Be sure to check out these 10 ideas for using coloring pages.

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Activity Ideas

Agency is the Gift to Choose for Ourselves- Make this dice to focus on how we can choose how we respond to others.

Always Choose the Right- Hide the rings in the pictures than have someone give an example of how they can use their agency in that scene.

Article of Faith 2- Crossword

Choosing Integrity- Take the quiz to see how you are using your agency

Decide Right Now- Decide how you'll respond to situations now- examples and game

I Will Always Choose the Right- Make right choices throughout this maze

Agency and Accountability- Collection of Mormonads. Use these a visuals, puzzles, make a matching game, etc.

Coloring Pages

Jesus Christ Created the Earth as a Place Where I Can Learn to Choose the Right