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M&F Chapter 13 - Divorce

Life Skills:

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Social & Civic Responsibility

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 90 minutes.

Group Size:
Large Groups


Divorce trends, factors affecting divorce, the divorce process, consequences of divorce, children and divorce, and custody issues

Main Curriculum Tie:
Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Strand 4 Standard 6

Identify the effects of divorce and coping strategies.

Career Connections:

  • Social Work
  • Life Management Skills
  • Legal Work

A PowerPoint projector for the presentation. Copies of all handouts provided on the FHS 2400 CD.

Background For Teachers:
Reading of the chapter and familiarity with divorce issues.

Student Prior Knowledge:
Reading of chapter and familiarity with current divorce issues.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will identify factors leading to divorce, list the effects of divorce on family members, and identify coping methods for dealing with divorce.

Instructional Procedures:
Follow the lesson plan and PowerPoint presentations as provided on the FHS 2400 CD.


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

Contact 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.

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


Created Date :
Jun 23 2005 10:43 AM