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Single/Blended Families

Main Core Tie

Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Strand 4 Standard 6

Time Frame

1 class periods of 70 minutes each




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


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


    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: 07/10/2003
Updated: 02/05/2018