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Mate Selection and Engagement

Curriculum Tie:

Time Frame:
2 class periods that run 70 minutes each.


 

Summary:
Students will learn about how to choose a mate and what they want in a future mate. They will learn the purpose of engagement and how to plan a wedding.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Strand 4 Standard 2

Identify the purposes of the engagement period.

Materials:
Packets, "Fanny's Dream," Overheads, Video-"Father of the Bride" Web site information.

Background For Teachers:
Teachers need to know the importance of mate selection and engagement in a relationship. They need to go over the lesson so they have a clear image of what to present to the students. If they add stories it will make the lesson more enjoyable for the students as well.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will understand the importance of mate selection and the importance of an engagement period.

Instructional Procedures:
The students will learn what is important to them when selecting a mate. Qualities in a mate are important. Talk about reasons why people get married and marital risks. They will also learn the importance of engagement and how to plan for a wedding.

Attachments

Web Sites

Extensions:
Have the students find the cost of a wedding. Assign each students something to find. The next day go over what they have found and add up the cost for their wedding.

Bibliography:
Jane Trane (Mountain View High School), Utah County Clerks Office, Utah State Curriculum Guide,

Author:
Robin Lewis

Created Date :
May 05 2003 17:47 PM

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