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24 resources with the keyterm parents

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How Are Traits Inherited?

For Students 5th - 8th
In this traits worksheet, students will write in the 3 steps describing how traits are inherited. This worksheet is a graphic organizer.
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Organizing Your Study Space

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss the importance of a quiet, orderly study space. They read an article about organization. They discuss ways to create a study space in their own homes without spending money. They create a specific action-plan to...
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Parents and Alcohol: Who's To Blame

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars use the internet to read research to find out what other communities are doing to solve the problem of underage drinking. They interview local experts and law enforcement. As a class, they debate the pros and cons of...
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The Thanksgiving Meal

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students make a Thanksgiving meal based on the nutrition of the colony they were assigned. In this nutrition lesson plan, students' parents come in to taste the food after the students explain their colony to them.
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Franklin Says "I Love You" Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students listen to the story Franklin Says I Love You by Paulette Bourgeois in order to discuss the meaning of the story and to focus on the concepts of love, kindness, and giving. In this lesson on manners, students discuss Franklin's...
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Needs Comparison Chart

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this needs comparison chart, students compare the needs of babies to the needs of chicks. Students write a comparison paragraph about how mother hens and caregivers take responsibility for the needs of both babies and chicks.
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The Teenage Single Parent

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the challenges a single teenage parent faces. In groups, they research ways to positively cope with an unplanned pregnancy and design their own layette for their new baby. As a class, they discuss what it means to be...
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Social Issues Facing Children

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the issues facing children in society. In groups, they participate in a simulation to discover the lack of connection between child-support and how it affects the children and society as a whole. To end the lesson,...
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Parenting Challenges

For Students 7th - 9th
In this career instructional activity, students identify and describe what challenges are the most difficult for parents to deal with today. Then they identify and describe what they think the most difficult challenges will be when they...
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Childhood

For Students 7th - 9th
In this writing worksheet, pairs of students examine, discuss and complete a variety of activities associated with all the aspects of childhood. The activities are thought-provoking. Students must read a selection on a website embedded...
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Parenting in the Movies:Examining Responsibilities in Modern American Films

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use films to identify the characteristics of a good parent. In groups, they research the different types of parenting methods used during colonial times, the Civil War and the Civil Rights movement. As a class, they develop...
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On Becoming Husbands/Wives/Mothers/Fathers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to becoming wives, husbands, mothers and fathers. In groups, they define what love means to them and discuss why they believe many people are rushing to marriage and parenthood. To end the lesson, they discuss...
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Protection

For Teachers K - 1st
Students create dolls in a variety of skin tones to help reinact different community helpers. They make a helping hands mural on butcher block paper. They adopt a doll and demonstrate how to treat others gently. They discuss along...
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Play and Culture

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Students discuss with their parents the rights of every child to have the opportunity to play. They share games associated with their own culture and learn new games from others. They examine how the value of play for a child's...
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Parents Are People Too

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this social studies family dynamics worksheet, students complete a two sided chart. On one side, students list things that their parents do that they like. The other side is to list the things parents do that they do not like. There...
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Why Are Some Traits Very Common?

For Students 7th - 8th
In this traits worksheet, students will brainstorm 2 examples of common traits and then determine why those traits are very common. This worksheet is a graphic organizer.
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Penguin Parents are Cool

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the lives of penguins and the relationship between them and their parents. They compare and contrast penguin populations in various areas of the world as well as their nesting sites. After constructing a penguin...
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Coping with Crying/Shaken Baby Syndrome

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students listen as an expert on Shaken Baby syndrome speaks to their class and asks appropriate questions. Using a computerized doll, they discover the meanings behind baby's different crys and demonstrates what happens when a baby has...
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When Grandparents Are The Only Parents

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the way American families are changing. In groups, they discuss the impact of grandparents being the only parents to their grandchildren. They identify the mixed emotions felt by all members of the family and share...
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Working with Parents

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students identify the reasons for contacting and interacting with parents. They identify some reasons for parents resisting involvement and determine ways that a parent support system can be created.
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Parenting Styles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the traits of different parenting styles and discuss how they effect the students that are raised in that manner. They present their observations to the class.
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Job Turnabout

For Teachers K
Students discuss what their parents do for a career.
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Parents at Work

For Teachers K
Students draw a picture of their parents work.
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Picturing Family History

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders interview their parents for a sense of place. They use the information received to write a poem.