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M&F Chapter 10 - Family Life Cycle

Life Skills:

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Social & Civic Responsibility

Curriculum Tie:

Time Frame:
9 class periods that run 90 minutes each.

Group Size:
Large Groups


 

Summary:
This is an indepth study of all stages of the family life cycle including the engagement, wedding, marital adjustments, middle and late marriage, aging and death.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Strand 4 Standard 4

List the positive characteristics that affect family relationships throughout the family life cycle

Career Connections:

  • Life Management Skills

Materials:

  • PowerPoint presentation
  • Projector
  • VCR for video
  • All handouts from the FHS 2400 CD.

    Background For Teachers:
    Reading of text.

    Student Prior Knowledge:
    Reading of text.

    Intended Learning Outcomes:
    Students will gain insight into the different aspects of the family life cycle, including the parent/teen relationship. They will identify the purposes of the engagement period and the honeymoon; common marital adjustments and needs and expectations. They will gain empathy for the aging, critique care options, and understand the grieving process.

    Instructional Procedures:

  • Print all lesson plans and handouts from the FHS 2400 CD.
  • Lesson #1 - Teens.
  • Lesson #2 - Family Life Cycle.
  • Lesson #3 - Engagement.
  • Lesson #4 - Reception and Marriage.
  • Lesson #5 - Video "Big Fat Greek Wedding".
  • Lesson #6 - Honeymoon and Marital Adjustments.
  • Lesson #7 - Middle and Late Marriage, Aging.
  • Lesson #8 - Empathy Activity and Aspects of Aging.
  • Lesson #9 - Death.

    Attachments

    Assessment Plan:
    Students will have completed the reading tests before coming to class. A final Exam will be given on the chapter.

    Educators:
    Contact resources@uen.org using your education email address if you would like copies of the test / exam for this lesson plan. Be sure to include the Lesson Plan title in your email request.

    Bibliography:
    The Marriage & Family Experience (8th Edition) by Strong.

    Author:
    WENDY CRAPO

    Created Date :
    Jun 23 2005 10:43 AM

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