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Rosita's Family Feast

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Rosita's family gets together to eat healthy foods. The dinner featured in this film is Chinese food. This video could be used as a way to introduce a lesson on Health habits, or on cultural Social Studies. Students could discuss the...
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Listening to History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider the insight to the past that oral histories can provide. They, in groups, analyze oral histories, prepare to interview a family member on their recollections of a historical event and then write a historical narrative.
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Family Quilts Keep us Warm

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Young scholars explore families and culture. In this family and culture lesson, students discuss their families and their similarities and differences. Young scholars read the book The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco and create their...
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Family and Household Structure

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine what the word "family" means today. They identify cultural traditions that are still popular in the United States. They read primary source documents and discover how advice is passed on from generation to generation.
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Becoming a Member of an 1830s Family

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars compare and constrast life in an 1830s family verses a modern family. They role play the position of a family member in 1830 while wearing traditional clothing for the time period. They write journal entries to show their...
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Family Day

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Here's a great way to encourage your kids to celebrate their families. A Family Day event is planned. After a big class discussion on families, preparations are made for the big event. Invitations are created, decorations are made, and...
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House Plays

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Preschoolers identify the different types of homes people live in though discussion and presentation of nursery rhymes, which include "Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater," and "There Was An Old Woman." They get together in groups, and each...
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Just Like the Old Days

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine customs of rural Mongolia. They read and discuss a letter, discuss families, locate Mongolia on a map, reenact scenes from the letter, and write a prediction of how life change in rural Mongolia during the next 50 years.
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Genetics

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students create a checklist of traits common in all of their families. Uisng a table, they compare and contrast their family members to non-family members. They also review dominant and recessive traits and discuss how knowing about...
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Learning to Interview

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders view and discuss a modeled interview presented in class. They interview their families and gather data that is later compiled and analyzed as a class.
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Family Quilts Keep Us Warm

For Teachers K
Students explore different types of families and cultures. They create a paper quilt with geometric designs of similar colors to show unity and pictures of each of their families to show diversity.
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The Paths of Literature: The Family Today

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Use the internet to research the differences between families in the past and today. In groups, they identify the reponsibilities and roles of each member of the family. As a class, they compare and contrast non-fiction and fiction and...
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Family Lesson Plan

For Teachers K
Kindergarteners discuss families with this resource. They talk about human families, explaining how they grow and change, and focus on vocabulary words. Then, they talk about animal families, discuss the vocabulary involved, and match...
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We are all alike, We are all different

For Teachers K
Students investigate similarites and differences. In this  multi-cultural lesson, students discuss how people are alike and how they are different by comparing apples to people.
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Families and Neighborhoods

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students recognize people in their surrounding neighborhood. In this communities instructional activity, students read the book Families and discuss the different things they know about their neighborhoods. Students paint an illustration...
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Families: Are they all the same?

For Teachers K
Students recognize different types of families through literature. For this families lesson, students understand that all families have similarities and differences. Students complete a worksheet about the traditions in their family and...
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Who Am I Like?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students examine family structures. In this family structure lesson, students discover things about their own families and those of their classmates. They make a chart as they discuss nature versus nurture, complete a worksheet about who...
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Periodic Table Families

For Students 7th - 9th
For this families of the periodic table worksheet, students complete a table with the characteristics of elements in the 10 families of the periodic table. Students fill in the blank sections using their text book as a resource. They...
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Advertise Your Family

For Students 10th - 12th
In this periodic table worksheet, students create an advertisement for a chemical group or family they are assigned. They need to include topics such as are the elements solids, liquids or gases at room temperature, the history of the...
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Family Finances

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the dynamics of family finances. In groups, they discuss the importance of a budget and create their own given a fictional amount of money. As a class, they listen to a speaker from the bank discussing the importance of...
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Helping the Adolescent Cope with Family Life

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students are introduced to the proper ways to deal with conflict at home. In groups, they define family based on what it means to them and identify factors that lead to a breakdown in communications. They participate in role-playing...
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The Short Story: A Slice of Life

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students are introduced to the characteristics of the short story. Individually, they use their own personal experiences to write a poem about their families to get them used to writing. Next, they practice reading various short...
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Familial Relationships in Great Expectations: The Search for Identity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read the novel "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens. In groups, they use the text to identify and describe family relationships in the book. Using this information, they compare and contrast how these relationships are...
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African American Poetry: Family and Traditions

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars are introduced to the elements of African-American poetry. As a class, they are read different types of poems to discover there are different styles of poems and practice rhyming words. They share information on their...