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Teens and Siblings

Main Core Tie

Teen Living
Strand 2 Standard 2

Time Frame

1 class periods of 70 minutes each

Group Size

Individual

Life Skills

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Character

Authors

Vikki Masters

Summary

Living with siblings is not always easy, but your siblings will always be part of your life and they can be good friends. It is in the best interest of the family to understand sibling interaction and sibling dynamics in order to contribute to good relationships.


Materials

  • Bell Ringer Cards for each student
  • Teens and Siblings Study Guide Handout
  • Teens and Siblings PowerPoint Presentation
  • Sibling Rivalry Research Questionnaire Handout
  • Sibling Rivalry Student Survey Results
  • Sibling Rivalry Student Reaction
  • Sibling Rivalry Student Survey Results Transparency
  • Sibling Rivalry survey Assessment Guide
  • Transparency Marker


Intended Learning Outcomes

Discuss birth order theory and analyze how it may influence sibling relationships.


Instructional Procedures

Teacher and student step-by-step instructions are found below in the "Teens and Siblings Lesson Plan" attachment.


Assessment Plan

The students will complete the Sibling Rivalry Student Reaction for homework. It will be due next class period.


Bibliography

Teen Living Curriculum Guide from the Utah State Office of Education


Created: 05/29/2012
Updated: 02/05/2018