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M&F Chapter 15 - Family Strengths

Main Core Tie

Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Strand 4 Standard 4

Time Frame

1 class periods of 90 minutes each

Group Size

Large Groups

Life Skills

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Social & Civic Responsibility




Discussion of the recurring themes of this book: marital and family strengths; different families, different strengths (Ethnic groups); kin and community influences.


A PowerPoint projector for presentation presentation. Copies of all the lesson plans and handouts from the FHS 2400 CD.

Background for Teachers

Reading of chapter and familiarity with various ethnic groups. It is important to have only ethnic students in the class volunteer comments. They may feel discriminated against if you call on them and ask questions about their ethnicity.

Student Prior Knowledge

Reading of the chapter and familiarity with various ethnic groups.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Identify and compare the strengths of various ethnic families. List the qualities needed to build a strong marriage and family.

Instructional Procedures



Print all lesson plans and handouts provided on the FHS 2400 CD. Follow the PowerPoint presentations.

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