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High schoolers examine the many rights involved in family law. In groups, they identify the laws in marriage and divorce in Washington. They discuss the reasons an annulment might be granted and how property is divided. They discover how mediation is a helpful tool and how to think marriage through before doing it.
Pupils discuss the perspective on forced marriages in the Islamic culture. In this perspective lesson, students discover the Islamic and UK's perspective on forced marriages. Pupils review various quotes and ideas about forced marriages.
Students study Muslim wedding celebrations. They explore Muslim culture and wedding celebrations around the world. Students discuss vows, symbols, and traditions. They create wedding costumes and reenact part of a wedding ceremony.
Art history is all about understanding the social context of the past through the visual representations left behind. Learners examine the Jan Van Eyck classic Arnolfini Marriage as they explore symbolism, detail, and drawing techniques. They create mini magnets that, just like the painting, represent a life event with thoughtfulness and detail.
Students study the process for dissolution of marriage. They examine the different types of property in a community property regime and the basic presumptions associated with community property. They examine the impact of community property on dissolutions of marriage and on the death of one spouse.
Students examine how a wedding can emphasize and preserve traditional cultures. They view photographs of marriage ceremonies from around the world, create an outline, and list the similarities and differences between the weddings.
Tenth graders explore how trust and truth is important in marriage.
Students read about what causes stress for students when their parents divorce, how students of different ages respond differently to divorce, and strategies that can help all family members cope.
Students study family life. For this divorce lesson plan, students compare 2 levels of divorce and produce a set of theoretical explanations for the increase in the level of divorce in our society this century.
Students compare and contrast forced marriages with arranged marriages. In this current events lesson, students examine legislation regarding forced marriages and then debate the forced marriage law in Britain.
In this English worksheet, students read "World Record 80 Years of Marriage," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
For this English worksheet, students read "World Record 80 Years of Marriage," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
Students read about one cross-class marriage and create scenes to dramatize interactions among the family members and consider how class shapes relationships. They imagine the issues faced by cross-class couples by writing a short story.
Students explore the concept of rites of passage and the rituals that society performs to mark certain moments in life. They read books, discuss the cultural implications of certain rites of passage, design a mural of funeral customs and create new names for themselves based on a worthy deed they have accomplished.
In this religion instructional activity, students read about the practices associated with the Hindu religion. They write short answers which express their feelings on the topics of arranged marriages, and the concept of life after death.
Ninth graders explore the royal marriage in Britain. In this Current Events instructional activity, 9th graders read an article and answer comprehension questions. Students complete a quiz on the reading.
Students read and discuss the story "Prince Talks About Magical Grandmother." They list ceremonies of traditions associated with emotional times in their lives. Students prepare a script for a video message to Prince Charles designed to help him understand how highly his grandmother was thought of.
Students study how laws are different in other states and how some of the laws are the same. They examine the steps that must be taken to get a divorce in Connecticut, North Carolina, and South Carolina. They take a look at the laws governing divorces in the early 1900's.
Young scholars 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. Young scholars highlight any typical problems noted in their "useful language."
Should relationship skills be taught in schools? The author of this persuasive essay argues that public high schools should be required to teach marriage skills. After reading the essay, pupils analyze the argument, focusing particularly on identifying the audience concerns and how these concerns are addressed. They then examine their own persuasive essay and chart two concerns they raise and how they addressed these concerns.