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Teens and Siblings

Time Frame

1 class periods of 70 minutes each

Group Size


Life Skills

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Character


Vikki Masters


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.


  • 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.


Teen Living Curriculum Guide from the Utah State Office of Education

Created: 05/29/2012
Updated: 02/24/2021