Family Titles, Pronouns, Writing about a Person

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How is your grandmother related to you? How is your cousin related to your grandmother? Learn about family relationships and pronouns with an activity that guides pupils to write two short narratives about members of their families.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use during a unit on autobiographical writinng in a mainstream class, or when focusing on pronouns with English learners
  • Include the lesson in a language arts homework packet
  • Have class members share their writing with each other, and encourage peers to present what they learned about their partners' family members
Classroom Considerations
  • Consider writing your own sample sentences, as the sentences provided are not worded very clearly
  • Some pictures are in color and may not print well in black and white
  • Good introduction to who, what, where, why, and how
  • One activity leads well into the next