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M&F Chapter 15 - Family Strengths

Life Skills:

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Social & Civic Responsibility

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 90 minutes.

Group Size:
Large Groups


Discussion of the recurring themes of this book: marital and family strengths; different families, different strengths (Ethnic groups); kin and community influences.

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:

  • Social Work
  • Life Management Skills

A PowerPoint projector for presentation presentation. Copies of all the lesson plans and handouts from the FHS 2400 CD.

Background For Teachers:
Reading of chapter and familiarity with various ethnic groups. It is important to have only ethnic students in the class volunteer comments. They may feel discriminated against if you call on them and ask questions about their ethnicity.

Student Prior Knowledge:
Reading of the chapter and familiarity with various ethnic groups.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Identify and compare the strengths of various ethnic families. List the qualities needed to build a strong marriage and family.

Instructional Procedures:
Print all lesson plans and handouts provided on the FHS 2400 CD. Follow the PowerPoint presentations.


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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