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264 resources with the keyterm family

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Family Dance

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A kid raps and dances with his family. He dances with his dad, mom, and little sister. This is a great way to introduce the idea of family dancing to your littlest learners. Have them draw or write a song about their families or plan a...
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Family Forms and Family Life Cycle

For Teachers 7th - 8th
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...
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Mother And Child Draw Love

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Social Studies are explored in elementary school classrooms. This video of a mother and child drawing pictures on a foggy window could be used as an introductory activity.
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Marco's Adoption Part 1

For Teachers Pre-K - K
While it does not have a clear use in the classroom, this video about an adoption of a baby, could be part of a unit on families. In the presentation, characters discuss the concept of adoption and the explain the Language Arts involved.
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Marco's Adoption Part 2

For Teachers Pre-K - K
The presentation, which is the second part in a series on the adoption of a baby, explores the Language Arts associated with Social Studies. Young learners could explore important Language Arts words relating to families and babies...
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Around the Block

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
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...
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My Family

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
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...
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All about Me!

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Celebrate the uniqueness of your students with this character building lesson plan series. In order to learn about and appreciate diversity and individuality, children create All About Me books by cutting out and drawing pictures that...
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Building Relationships: The Orphan of Ellis Island

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
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...
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Lesson: Contemporary Tribal Designs

For Teachers K - 5th
There is a lot to be learned from a horse. Kids analyze a contemporary tribal design found on a large installation piece. Then they create tribal designs of their own that show similarities and difference between cultures and time...
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Intergenerational Interviews

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students develop questions to ask their famiy members to discover their family history. Individually, they conduct the interview and videotape if possible. To end the lesson, they draw a picture of the person they interviewed to...
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Maniac McGee

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners read and analyze the novel, Maniac McGee. They answer discussion questions, read the short story "Thank You, M'am," by Langston Hughes, and conduct Internet research on genealogical websites to analyze their first and last names.
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The Family (La Famille)

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Here's the teacher guide to a unit on family and family vocabulary. Sift through the ideas (a pre-test, activity activity, and closing activity are all included), and include them in your own unit. Since visual connections are a great...
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Phrases illustrées 1: La famille

For Students 6th - 7th
Now that your beginning French speakers have some basic vocabulary, give them this learning exercise to assess their visual and reading comprehension. Can they tell what is going on in the pictures? Can they find the sentence that...
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The Family: French Grammar

For Students 10th - 12th
Review possessive pronouns and adjectives with your intermediate and advanced French speakers. They complete four exercises to help them recall the appropriate possessives. All sentences relate to the family and family-related vocabulary. 
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For Teachers K - 2nd
Primary learners read the text The Relatives Came and make text to self-connections. In this literature discussion, they discuss what the text reminds them of in their own lives. They can also write down their connections and share them.
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ELD Lesson Plan: Family Time

For Teachers 2nd
Weathering both family dynamics and sudden storms are the main topics of these three stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("Brothers and Sisters," "Jalapeno Bagels," "Carousel," and "Thunder Cake"). Practice generalizing and sequencing events...
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Family History Through Art

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students discuss various ways families and communities pass down oral and visual art forms to younger generations. This multi-subject introductory lesson prepares students to create a project about their own families.
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Let's Learn About Patricia Polacco: An Author Study

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students participate in an author study about Patricia Polacco focusing on her use of family and friendship as themes in her books. They write a letter to the author and compare her life to that of Beatrix Potter. They examine how their...
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La Familia

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify at least one country where the Spanish language is spoken, describe similarities and differences between Spanish, Mexican, and Puerto Rican families, and practice speaking the Spanish words for several family members.
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Values and Practices of the Faith

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After watching a PBS film titled "Frontline: Muslims," students analyze various quotes from the film with a graphic organizer. Several categories, including "Individual Expressions of Faith," "Unity and Diversity Among Muslims," and...
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Our Family and Other Families: Using Totoro to Teach Family Structure

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
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...
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Christmas Treat Bag

For Teachers K - 6th
Students discuss ways Christmas is celebrated in countries around the world. They comprehend that family and religious beliefs influence traditions. Students describe favorite traditions and depict one on a paper gift bag. They highlight...
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What Does Respect Look Like at Home?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders conceptualize the value of respect for self, and give examples and non-examples. They describe how things could have been done differently within the family or the community for non-examples. Students conceptualize the...