It is divided up into topics based on the Creed, the Commandments, the Sacraments and the Our Father, each section just a few pages long and written in concise, clear and direct language with copious refrences to the appropriate Scripture passages.
It's not expensive and would be easy to base lesson plans around. Best of all, it comes completely pre-approved by the Holy See, so no liberal troublemaker has any persuasive grounds to challenge your choice of material.
**There is a brand-new 200 page summary of the Catechism published by the Vatican in a traditional question-and-answer format with beautiful illustrations chosen by the Holy Father.**
The new Compendium!
http://www.cwnews.com/news/viewstory.cfm?recnum=38081 Get it at your local Catholic Bookstore; we got them at a reduced price there! -- don't bother with Amazon.