Tuesday, August 01, 2006

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Saturday, July 29, 2006

The Family


Hi students of grade 7m. Its time to have fun learning again. We will be starting a new unit on THE FAMILY. We are going to have lots of fun. Here is a layout of the unit.

Subject: Social Studies
Grade: 7m
Duration: 4 weeks
Unit Topic: The Family

General Objectives: Students will understand that the family is the most important institution in society. They will also know the situation that lends itself to the different types of families and the purpose of the family in society.

The subtopics in this unit are:

(a) Types of families
(b) Functions of families
(c) Roles of family members
(d) Families in the caribbean

Types of families

Students of Grade 7m:

In this unit we will be looking at THE FAMILY. The general objectives of this particular lesson on types of families, will be that students will understand what is a family and the types of families in society. They will also know the situation that lends itself to the different types of families.

The specific objectives of this lesson will be that all students, at the end of the lesson will be able to:

(a) state what is a family
(b) list the different types of families
(c) identify the structure of each family unit
(d) sketch drawings of different types of families

Go to othe library and ask the librarian to help you with information on types of families. The name of the book is THE FAMILY AND SOCIETY. You can glean information from pager 120 - 130.

Friday, July 28, 2006

Families in the Caribbean

http://www.kit.nl/frameset.asp?/ILS/exchange_content/htmll2002-4_gender_and_family_in_th.asp&frnr=1& This website will give information on gender and family in the caribbean. Another website I have come across seem to be quuite informative on the historical background on the historical background of caribbean families. http://www.kit.nl/frameset.asp?/ils/exchange_content/html/2002-4_gender_and_family_in_th_.asp&frnr=1&

General Objective:

The aim of this topic is to familiarize students about the family types in the caribbean and how history has impacted on these family structures.


Specific Objectives:

1. state the different family types in the Caribbean
2. explain the composition of the family types
3. compare and contrast the different family types
4. trace the historical background of each family type

What are the functions of the family

http://atschool.eduweb.co.uk/barrycomp/bhs/gcse_resources_pdf/functions%20of%20family.PDF - This is a website where a lot of information can be garnered about the functions of the family.

General objectives:

Students will understand that the family is the cornnerstone of society playing a very important role in growth and development.

At the end of the lesson students should be able to:

1. State the functions of the family
2. Explain why these functions are important/necessary
3. Dramatize a scene depicting how the family carry out these functions

What are kinship patterns

http://www.britannica.com/ebi/article-200529 You may all find information on kinship patterns in the family from this website.

What are adoptive families

http://parenting.adoption.com/parents/types-of-adoptive-families.html This is a website where you may find information on types of adoptive parents.

Types of family


http://www.edu.pe.ca/southernkings/familytypes.htm Here is a website where you will find information on types of families