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418 resources with the concept families

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Creating A Family Tree

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore their ancestral background while they experience genealogy.
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The Important Thing

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders describe their families, and find common elements with other students in regard to their families. They read the book, The Important Book, then create another page for the book.
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Great American Families

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders wrote essays, interviewed family members, took photos of their activities, and tape recorded narration to accompany the photos.
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WhereDid We Come From?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars obtain information about immigration through interviewing the student's own family and at least one other family. They use the attached worksheet to answer the questions and create questions of their own to ask the...
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Using Documentary Film to Explore Family History and Memory

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students explore their family stories in a historical context. The PBS documentary Daughter From Danang is used to illustrate the dramatic impact that the Vietnam War had on the family and ide
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What Have You Done?: Discovering Family History

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders improve their interview skills, gain information through interview skills, and present explicit reference details as they compare the past and present.
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You Mean I Am Part of History?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders open the lines of communication between family members and to gain a historical understanding about family history. They research and interview their grandparents and parents and create a research paper.
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Family Tree

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students examine their family history in order to create a family tree. Explain the concept of the family. They are encouraged to interview their parents, grandparents aunts and uncles to get as much information as possible.
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Family Time Posters

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss the benefits of spending time with family members. Then they make posters to share their ideas with others.
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Designing Families

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students design a tee shirt that depicts some aspect of their family history.