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Fig. 1 by Univ. of California - Psychology

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Nature, nurture, or hot wired? Journey into the brain with University of California researchers as they search for answers to age-old questions about personality, morality, behavior, and, of course, love.
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Marriage and Financial Goals, Budgeting Strategies

For Teachers 7th - 9th
There is no more useful life skill to learn than budgeting and setting financial goals. It's math that is used by every person, everyday. Learners examine the responsibilities and costs involved in family economics. Through a series of...
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Untying the Knot

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What are the current trends in divorce? What contributes to this? Examine celebrity relationship trends and how they relate to the general public with this discussion instructional activity. Middle schoolers analyze the results of a...
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Martha Hughes Cannon: Doctor, Wife, Mother, Senator

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Each state is entitled to two statues in the National Statuary Hall Collection in Washington, D.C. After reading about Utah's debate over whether or not Martha Hughes Cannon should be represented by one of their statues, individuals...
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Gay Marriage

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The first legal gay marriage in the United States occurred in Massachusetts in 2004. Since then, countless others have tied the knot. Scholars decide whether gay marriage should be legal by reading a history of the issue, analyzing the...
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History vs. Henry VIII

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
How does Henry VIII hold up in the court of public opinion? An interesting animation takes Henry to court and lets a prosecutor and a defense attorney have at it. In the course of the lively courtroom drama, learners hear about the key...
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Marriage and the State

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What defines marriage in society? Scholars investigate the moral and legal arguments of what defines marriage. They analyze different marriage traditions and social customs around the world along with Supreme Court decisions. Individuals...
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Is the Secret to A Happy Marriage in Your DNA?

For Students 7th - 12th
Is there a stay happily married gene? UC Berkeley researcher, Robert Levenson shares the results of his 20-year research study of the serotonin pathways in the brain and the effects of serotonin on a person's sensitivity and emotional life.
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Marital Roles

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners consider the differences between egalitarian and traditional marriages. They analyze a series of video clips and mid-century advertisements looking for evidence of gender bias in marriage. Feminism, gender roles for women and...
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Student Opinion: Should Couples Live Together Before Marriage?

For Students 9th - 12th
Bring nonfiction into the classroom with this high-interest op-ed piece from the New York Times about love, marriage, and relationships in the 21st century. Pupils read a short article on the topic of cohabitation and offer their own...
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Constitutional Amendments And Gay Marriage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Upper graders critically examine the history and process of amending the U.S. Constitution in light of the current issue facing the courts on legalizing gay marriage. They read a variety of articles, watch news clips, and develop a...
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Recreating Marriage: The Same-Sex Union Debate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A debate continues regarding same-sex marriage as a constitutional right. This lesson requires learners to define marriage then formulate an argument that reconstructs the national debate perspectives. Many standards are addressed but a...
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Mate Selection: Characteristics, Qualities, and Values

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners develop a personal philosophy about marriage while participating in power point presentation, classroom activities, and discussion. They compose a personal list of characteristics, qualities, and values desired in a marriage...
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Celebrity matchmaker

For Teachers 8th - 10th
This activity looks at marriage and has its emphasis on personality types. Students discuss questions relating to marriage and other relationships. they read the story "Wedding is for Love Says Britney," and "Couple Marry in World's...
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Women's Rights-Minded

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners discuss the roles of men and women in a marriage. In groups, they research a women's rights issue in India or their country. Students create a poster displaying their findings about the issue they researched. They create a...
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Defying Convention: A World of Black and White

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students watch a series known as "Unforgiveable Blackness". They examine the history of interracial marriage. They analyze how Jack Johnson was affected by this development.
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Hero vs. Claudio: A Case of Slander

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research marriage customs of the Renaissance, discuss and debate the issues raised by Claudio repudiating Hero at the altar in the Shakespearean play Much Ado About Nothing, and then stage a mock trial accusing Claudio of...
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Making A Proposal

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars work in pairs as global wedding planners to research and propose authentic wedding ceremonies from various cultures around the world. They reflect on their understanding of marriage, and the ways in which it is informed by...
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Together Forever?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore relationships. In pairs, they choose a famous ex-couple and research the relationship. Students explore useful language, write interview questions about marriages and divorce. Students highlight any typical problems...
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Always the Bridesmaid: People Who Don't Expect to Marry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the institution of marriage. In this social mores instructional activity, students discuss the impact of marriage, the single lifestyle, and divorce.
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World Marriage Day

For Students 7th - 8th
In this World Marriage Day worksheet, students read or listen to a passage, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, unscramble words and sentences, put sentences in order, write discussion questions and conduct a...
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The Family

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In this family in American society worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer questions and answer 15 vocabulary matching questions regarding the institution of family in different cultures.
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Marriage- What it Means to You.

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this sociology and writing worksheet, students read a short introduction about marriage before writing an essay about what marriage means to them.
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Marital Adjustments

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the importance of marital adjustments during marriage. They identify common marital adjustments and how to resolve them. (in-laws, sex, dual income, etc.) They determine that marriage adjustments are common and...