This Our Family and Other Families: Using Totoro to Teach Family Structure lesson plan also includes:
- Join to access all included materials
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 family relationships they observe in the movie. Close the activity by asking class members to compose poems about families.