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98 resources with the concept family

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Here's My Family

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Family traditions help to instill personal values, social norms, and the warmest of childhood memories. Elementary and secondary learners share their favorite family traditions with a fun diorama project. Using modeling clay, they create...
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Wartime Memories: Learner Template

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Here is a wonderful template for learners to use as a way to show what they know about WWII. Each slide is prepared with three to four photos of wartime memorabilia for your class to research and write about. There are nine slides total...
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K-W-H-L for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

For Teachers 4th - 8th
To prepare for a study of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the second in the series of seven books about J.K. Rowling's amazing young wizard, readers complete a K-W-H-L chart.
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My Family Tree

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Encourage your language learners to draw and write about their families. Depending on their skill level, pupils can illustrate or describe family members on a colorful tree template.
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School-Home Links: Describe Your Family

For Students 1st - 2nd
Choose a familiar topic to practice writing. A prompt is given asking learners to write two complete sentences that describe their families. Pointers are written at the bottom to help writers check that they started each sentence with a...
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Break the Code: Anthropology Terms

For Students 5th - 7th
Spice up your study of basic anthropology terms using this decoding worksheet. Using a provided code, learners answer 10 fill-in-the-blank questions. Because the code is very simple, more advanced pupils may enjoy the challenge of...
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Families in Bondage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine actual letters writen by slaves and write essays based on these letters describing what it might have been like for an African American family living in the South during that time period.
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Extended Metaphors

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars explore explore language arts by writing a poem. In this metaphors lesson, students identify the uses of metaphors in poetry, journalism and fiction writing. Young scholars discuss their own family life and create a poem...
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Values and Beliefs Book

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this values and beliefs instructional activity, students create a three page booklet with personal answers to questions about life, family, heroes, special people and places and right and wrong.
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Family Life: merit badge

For Students 5th - 12th
In this family life activity, students use their workbook to answer short answer questions about family life and relationships. Students complete 7 questions total to get their merit badge.
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Cultural Lesson Plan

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students taste food from a variety of cultures and create a bar graph showing information about the food. In this math and culture lesson, students participate in a "Geographic Gourmet" food tasting while listening to music from the same...
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Torn from Each Other's Arms

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars consider how the institution of family suffered under slavery. In this slavery lesson, students watch segments of "Slavery and the Making of America". Young scholars examine the structure of the Driggus family and discuss...
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Social Studies Alive! My Family and School

For Teachers K - 1st
Students examine family life. In this family life lesson, students discover that all families are special. Students discuss how families are different from families in the past. Students create a glyph and discuss the meanings of the...
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ESL Vocabulary Trace and Read: Family

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In these English Language vocabulary worksheets, students learn vocabulary words for family by tracing the words and then printing the words on the lines.
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A Different World?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students share their opinions in a brainstorming session on the factors that contribute to their quality of life. They read the article "Life Is Better; It Isn't Better. Which Is It?," from the NY Times and discuss the article as a...
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The Nash Case -- Identifying, Choosing and Using Genes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete a variety of exercises as they examine the case of the Nash family who conceived one child in order to provide cells that may be used in a cell transplant for a dying sibling.
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Family Word Search

For Teachers 5th - 9th
English language learners look for eleven words hidden in a tree-shaped word search. All the nouns refer to family members.
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Word Family Fluency, Take a Roll

For Teachers K - 1st
Students build word fluency while playing a game. In this word family instructional activity, students participate in a game of rolling a die or cube where they identify different word endings. Students make a list of family words they...
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Father Who Walked on His Hands

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars investigate families by reading a story about a clown. In this parental employment lesson, students read the book The Father Who Walked On His Hands and discuss the idea of a dad who works as a clown. Young scholars...
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Classroom Guide for Coming to America

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students discuss the pre-reading focus questions. In this reading lesson, students discuss and explore the book cover and title. Students predict what they will learn from this book. Additionally, students read to find out what life is...
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Contrasting Family and Children in Ben Franklin's America with Family and Children Today

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this American culture instructional activity, students compare the lives of children in Benjamin Franklin's...
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The New Heads of the Family?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the state of family life and parenting. In this reading skills lesson, students complete a jigsaw reading activity (the reading material is not included) regarding the state of parenting today. Learners discuss the...
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National Siblings Day

For Students 7th - 8th
In this National Siblings Day worksheet, learners read or listen to a passage, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, Choose the corrects words, unscramble words and sentences, write discussion questions and conduct a survey.
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What Makes a Family?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the diversity of American families. In this family life instructional activity, students research the life of Michael Oher, whose life is the subject of the "The Blind Side". Students discuss their research findings and...