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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 4 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Our Family and Other Families: Using Totoro to Teach Family Structure
What do families around the world have in common? Explore this theme through the popular animated film My Neighbor Totoro by Hayao Miyazaki. Over the course of two days, pupils view the film, pausing to discuss their own families and the family relationships they observe in the movie.
4th - 6th Language Arts 9 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
We are Family!
Investigate fact families with your kids! In this addition and subtraction fact instructional activity, learners construct fact families using addition and subtraction facts 0-18. They complete a "family house" worksheet in which fact families are glued in the appropriate space.
1st - 4th Math 35 Views 195 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The Swiss Family Robinson Teacher's Notes
Guide young readers through the classic novel The Swiss Family Robinson with this collection of activities and worksheets. From basic spelling and grammar practice, to reading comprehension skills, this resource will enhance children's reading of this timeless story.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Building Relationships: The Orphan of Ellis Island
Family and friendship are two very important themes of the historical fiction novel The Orphan of Ellis Island by Elvira Woodruff. From video clips and writing prompts to reader's theater and family interviews, this resource provides numerous activities that engage children in learning more about these important aspects of life.
K - 6th Language Arts 29 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Around the Block
Arthur and his friends help children explore the concepts of family, community, and diversity in a fun series of activities. From performing peer interviews to mapping out the different places students have lived or visited, this resource offers great ideas for building a strong classroom community in the early weeks of the school year.
K - 4th Social Studies & History 28 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Family Structure of Elephants
Elephant family relationships are a lot like ours. They cooperate in child rearing, have social structure, and practice coming-of-age events. Supported by fabulous photography, an elephant biologist shares 20 years of study with the audience.
8 mins 7th - 12th Science 4 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Grade K Literacy in Social Studies: Thinking About Families
Family is a wonderful subject for little learners to get excited about. Family is also the theme for a social studies unit that uses literacy standards throughout. The guide outlines approximately three weeks of instruction and breaks down each Common Core standard addressed by tasks or questions the children will complete or be able to answer.
K Social Studies & History 242 Views 227 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Veterans and Their Families
As far back as your scholars can remember, their country has been at war. Be sure they understand the various implications of this global conflict by presenting personal stories of veterans who have suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI) on the front lines.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 92 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Vocabulary Starter Unit: Family and School
Work on family relationship words and school vocabulary. Using two word banks, kids use critical thinking to describe how people are related to each other, and complete a crossword puzzle about school items and subject.
4th - 8th Language Arts 7 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Word Family Mini-Book: -eep
Keep young readers engaged in learning to read and spell with this printable book on the word family -eep. Focusing on the words sheep, jeep, beep, and sleep young learners practice reading and writing these terms with the support of the illustrations in this fun little story.
K - 2nd Language Arts 4 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Language Focus and Vocabulary Starter Unit: Forms of Be, Family and School
Several skills are the focus of a grammar and vocabulary worksheet, including forms of be, possessive nouns, and family and school vocabulary. After completing sentences with the proper forms of be, kids choose which possessive nouns are correct.
4th - 8th Language Arts 11 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Vocabulary Starter Unit: Family and School
Practice vocabulary about family relationships and school subjects. Learners read a paragraph that describes how people are related to each other, then answer questions about what they have read. They also use word banks to fill in the blanks of sentences and dialogue, and look up four longer words (equipment, experiment, problem, translation) to decide which one to used based on context clues.
4th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Father and Son
Explore word relationships and the relationships between people with an interesting instructional activity. Learners practice pairing words that typically go together and write brief narratives using these words. They then go through a similar process, but move to a discussion about the relationship between father and son that leads into a short film.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
My Arkansas Family Tree
Here is a two-part instructional activity that introduces learners to genealogy by having them create family trees, and map the movements of their ancestors. While this resource is designed for kids who live in Arkansas, it certainly can be adapted for kids who live in other states.
1st - 4th Language Arts 15 Views 36 Downloads
Family Forms and Family Life Cycle
There are so many different types of families, and each family functions in a different way. Discover the different roles, responsibilities, and relationships that develop in different family types. The lesson provides you with five different teaching options, vocabulary, web links, multiple attachments, and material links.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 23 Views 51 Downloads
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 77 Views 46 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 33 Views 93 Downloads
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 99 Views 154 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 1 Download