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Single/Blended Families

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 70 minutes.


This lesson discusses some of the challenges faced by single parenting and blended families. This is part of the Crisis Management Unit.

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

Identify the effects of divorce and coping strategies.



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

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will know the challenges of single parenting and the positive and negative challenges of blended families.

Instructional Procedures:
Journal, text, Single parenting, Book-"When Mama Comes Home Tonight", Blended families, Case studies, Video clip: Step Mom, Video: Blended Famlies: Yours, Mine and Ours, 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 10 2003 17:15 PM