This will vary depending on your style and familiarity with the curriculum. In general, however, the time may range from one and a half to two hours per lesson.
To simply read and understand the lesson and get visuals together, you could probably prepare in 30 minutes to an hour, but if you want to teach from an overflowing heart, spending time throughout the week is really beneficial.
One teacher outlined her lesson preparation in this way:
Classroom time could run between 45 and 90 minutes. There are two essential components of a class time:
Although we believe there are distinct advantages to teaching a particular curriculum to a specified age group, we understand this is not always possible. For example, some churches have classes that include children with a six-year age range. If this is the case, here is the first thing to consider before choosing a curriculum:
Carefully examine the Truth78 Scope and Sequence and curricula descriptionsEach curriculum specifies a targeted age and an age range. We have considered many factors to determine these age ranges. As much as possible, choose a curriculum that best reflects the age range represented in your class.
After choosing a curriculum, you will need to prepare and teach the lessons based on the ages of your students. Find details on adapting for vocabulary, student involvement, and attention span in the resource Adapting Truth78 Curriculum to Your Specific Needs