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2 Nephi 5
To prepare for this lesson I taped a big sheet of bulletin board paper to the wall and drew this basic map:
I will add to it throughout the year to help students keep track of where things are happening in relation to each other as the story progresses. I opened with a brief description of what is happening in the story to keep everyone on track. Lehi has died, and the family has broken up. Nephi's group is living apart "after the manner of happiness".
Oct 16 2013
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2 Nephi 3
I took this lesson straight from the manual again with a few alterations. I drew the little stickmen on the board with the scriptures and had 4 kids come up and write who each represented. Then I erased all the stickmen except the one for Joseph Smith, and I had assigned students come up and write the things they discovered about Joseph Smith using the following verses Chalk Talk style: