Students examine artwork that surrounds the topic of "family." They compare and contrast the families in the artwork with their own families. Finally, each student creates a HyperStudio slide of their own artwork that represents their family.
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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...
K English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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...
K - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
"Visiting Family at Christmas" Social Skill Story
Holidays bring their own special joys and stresses. Prepare learners on the autism spectrum for Christmas family get togethers using this social story that not only lets them know what may happen, but also details how they should behave.
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts
Family Traditions, Customs and Beliefs
Students discuss African childhood, explore family traditions, customs, and beliefs, examine African recipes, discuss differences or similarities in food preparation between the U.S. and Africa, and prepare a dish with adult supervision.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Social Studies Alive! My Family and School
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...
K - 1st Social Studies & History