1. I am the Lord your God. You shall have no other gods before me
Do I pray everyday?
Do I put my trust in superstitions, good luck charms, rather than God alone?
Do I worship only God?
2. You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain.
Have I used the words “God” or “Jesus” to someone because I was mad?
Have I used bad words?
3. Remember to keep holy the Lord’s day.
Have I missed Mass on Sunday on purpose?
Do I pay attention during Mass?
Do I make it hard for others to hear or pay attention?
Do I avoid unnecessary work on Sunday?
Do I make Sunday a day of prayer and rest?
4. Honor your father and your mother.
Do I obey my parents?
Have I mistreated them by what I say or what I do?
Am I willing to help around the house?
Do I try to get along with my brothers and sisters?
Am I a tattletale or bully?
Do I give a good example, especially to younger brothers or sisters?
Do I obey others that I should like teachers, police, old people, baby-sitters?
5. You shall not kill.
Do I beat up others or hurt their bodies?
Do I say mean things, or make fun of others to hurt their feelings?
Do I say mean things about others behind their backs?
Have I stopped speaking to anyone?
Do I encourage others to do bad things?
Have I wished bad things to happen to anyone?
6.You shall not commit adultery.
Do I treat my body and other people’s bodies with respect?
Do I look at television shows, movies, or pictures that are bad?
Do I speak nicely to others?
7.You shall not steal.
Have I taken things that were not mine from a store or another person?
Have I ruined another person’s property for fun?
Do I return things that I borrow? In good condition?
8.You shall not lie.
Am I honest in my school work?
Do I cheat or copy other people’s work
Do I tell lies to make myself look good? Do I tell lies to protect myself from punishment?
Do I tell lies that make another person look bad or get them in trouble?
9.You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife.
Do I allow my parents to spend time with one another, or do I get jealous and want them to pay attention only to me?
Do I get mad when I have to share my friends?
Are there kids I will not play with or be mean to because they look different?
10. You shall not covet your neighbor’s goods.
Am I jealous or envious of the things my friends have?
Am I jealous because my friends can play sports better than I can?
Am I thankful to God and my parents for what they have given me?
Do I share the things I have with my family, friends and poor people?