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Family Relationships

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 70 minutes.


This lesson discusses sibling rivalry, birth order and negative and positive aspects of relationships. This is part of the Family Unit (Fam).

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

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



Background For Teachers:
The textbook used is, "Strengthening Family and Self" published by Goodheart-Willcox.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
The students will know: the following are positive characteristics if the family incorporates the skill and negative if the family is lacking the characteristic: commitment, time together, appreciation, communication, decision making, responsibility, problem solving, values and spiritual wellness, family rules and family traditions. The term sibling refers to brothers and sisters. Sibling rivalry means competition among children. Sibling rivalry usually occurs at all stages of life. Level of sibling rivalry is varied according to ages and life events.

Instructional Procedures:
Journal, text, family placement activity, birth order, toothpaste activity, sibling rivary, and internet quiz.

Assessment Plan:

Web Sites

    Go to the UEN lesson plans folder and click on the lesson topic. This quiz might include questions that do not apply to the subject (they were from my concurrent enrollment textbook reading). You'll need to delete these questions.


Created Date :
Jul 03 2003 12:00 PM