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New Review Musical Families
Planning a trip to the symphony? Prepare first-time attendees for the experience with overheads that identify the roles played by the concertmaster, conductor, musicians, and even the audience. The musical families are introduced and appropriate behavior is detailed.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review My Family
Ensure that your learners can describe their families using Portuguese by following the steps provided here and using the included worksheets and assessments for reinforcement. After a brief introductory activity, learners complete worksheets and play several games to practice vocabulary.
3rd - 8th Languages 3 Views 0 Downloads
Unexpected Family History
The history of the northern states' involvement in the slave trade is not widely known. This resource uses the PBS documentary, Traces of the Trade, and the nonfiction book, Children of the New England Slave Trade, to examine this aspect of slavery in the US.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
French and Family
Where is France? Interest young learners in exploring France, French language, and French culture. They identify similarities and differences between French and American families, speak the French words for family members, analyze maps, and explore various websites.
K - 2nd Languages 67 Views 147 Downloads
All in the Family
Young scholars develop family genealogy charts in search of noticeable genetic relationships between relatives. They research their family and write a reflection on the genetic relationships between individuals on the chart.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 11 Downloads
In this worksheet on family members, students describe what is meant by family, their duty to family, and family meetings. In addition, they create a budget for their family for one month keeping track of all expenses for 7 days. Finally, students prepare a family energy-saving plan with the help of an adult and explain how they would carry it out.
4th - 8th Math 30 Views 165 Downloads
The Royal Family
Students pretend to be King or Queen. In this royal family lesson plan, students draw a family tree and review family vocabulary words. Students identify members of the royal family and take a royal family quiz. Students discuss their opinions about having a royal family.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
The Family (La Famille)
Here's the teacher guide to a unit on family and family vocabulary. Sift through the ideas (a pre-test, lesson activity, and closing activity are all included), and include them in your own unit. Since visual connections are a great way to reach beginning language learners, definitely encourage your class to bring in family portraits, as suggested.
6th - 9th Languages 28 Views 90 Downloads
Students learn more about one another as they explore family photos and stories. In this early childhood language arts lesson, students develop language, listening, and social skills, and cultural awareness as they share photographs and stories about their families.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 12 Views 42 Downloads
Student Opinion: What Have You and Your Family Accomplished Together?
Facilitate discussion about goals and family relationships with this resource from the New York Times and The Learning Network. After reading through an excerpt about Marshall Reid, a sixth grader who worked with his family to create Portion Size Me, learners respond to a writing prompt about working together with their families.
7th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 85 Downloads
Fact Families Lessons
Have you ever tried using arrays to help you teach the fact families that go with multiplication and division? If not, you should read this article! Some excellent and easy-to-implement ideas are presented, along with some good lessons which are linked at the bottom of the page.
2nd - 4th Math 3 Views 49 Downloads
Collecting Family Stories
Learners interview relatives and compose a family story on the computer. They compile this lesson is with two others involving art and media into a student portfolio. Each student researches, diagrams and writes a story with a beginning, middle and end about appreciation for their own family heritage.
K - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 20 Downloads
Families As A Social Institution
Class members complete a series of activities that point out the importance of families as a social institution. Materials underscore the diversity and commonality of people, the need for global cooperation, and the need for a multicultural perspective.
K - 3rd Language Arts 14 Views 111 Downloads
What Makes a Family?
Students examine the diversity of American families. In this family life lesson, students research the life of Michael Oher, whose life is the subject of the "The Blind Side". Students discuss their research findings and design a mural based on the diversity of American families.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads
Who Is Family? Analyzing Family Photos
Students examine families through photography. In this interdisciplinary lesson, students examine photographs of families and discuss the attributes of families. Students select family photographs to analyze in writing.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
"A Colonial Family and Community"
Students explore U.S. history by examining images in class. In this Colonial era instructional activity, students read assigned text about a Colonial family and discuss the differences between them and their own family. Students create an illustration of the family and examine historic images of past families.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 27 Downloads