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Sibling Rivalry / Birth Order

Life Skills:

  • Communication
  • Employability

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 60 minutes.

Group Size:
Small Groups


The order in which children are born into a family has an influence on the development of the child.

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

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

Markers, Butcher Paper, Student handout "Living with Brothers and Sisters"

Background For Teachers:
Basic information about family relationships and birth order

Student Prior Knowledge:

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will discuss how birth order affects personality development.

Instructional Procedures:
Teacher information and lesson plan is attached below.


Utah FACS curriculum guide


Created Date :
May 31 2003 13:55 PM

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