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M&F Chapter 13 - Divorce

Main Core Tie

Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Strand 4 Standard 6

Time Frame

1 class periods of 90 minutes each

Group Size

Large Groups

Life Skills

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Social & Civic Responsibility




Divorce trends, factors affecting divorce, the divorce process, consequences of divorce, children and divorce, and custody issues


A PowerPoint projector for the presentation. Copies of all handouts provided on the FHS 2400 CD.

Background for Teachers

Reading of the chapter and familiarity with divorce issues.

Student Prior Knowledge

Reading of chapter and familiarity with current divorce issues.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will identify factors leading to divorce, list the effects of divorce on family members, and identify coping methods for dealing with divorce.

Instructional Procedures


Follow the lesson plan and PowerPoint presentations as provided on the FHS 2400 CD.

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: 06/23/2005
Updated: 02/05/2018