Bell Ringer Ultimately, healthy families are the foundation of a healthy society. Do you agree or disagree with the statement above and why? 10 min
Family Tree Activity Jack’s Family Tree Partner Work 10 minutes
Function of the Family 1. Emotional Needs 2. Physical Needs 3. Culture/Tradition 4. Social Skills
Types of Families Nuclear Family: two parents and one or more children living in the same place. Single Parent Family: one parent caring for one or more children. Blended Family: consists of a married couple and their children from previous marriages (formed when a single parent remarries). Extended Family: a family that includes additional relatives beyond parents and children. Adoptive Family: consist of a parent or parents and one or more adopted children. Can have both adopted and biological children. Foster Family: the temporary placement of children in the homes of adults who are not related to them.
Family Video 10 minutes Yours, Mine, and Ours (7 minutes) Start right at Chapter 4 Step Mom Full House Boy Meets World The Brady Bunch The Berenstein Bears
Family and Your Health How does your family promote your physical health? Providing medical care Setting limits on behavior Teaching health skills How does your family promote your mental/emotional health? Positive feedback Support Encouragement How does your family promote your social health? Values Cultural Heritage
Characteristics of Strong Families Good Communication Caring and Support Respect Commitment Trust
Stress on the Family Changes in Family Structure Birth and Adoption Separation and Divorce Remarriage Death of a family member Changes in Family Circumstances Moving to a new home Changes in the family’s financial situation Illness and disability Alcohol or other drug abuse
Changes Occurring in the Family Today Dual Income How does this affect the family? Blended Families How can this cause stress in the family? Why is this a new situation we are being face with? Single Parents What difficulties can this cause? Why is this a new circumstance today?
Family Crossword Competition 5-10 minutes Buy a bag a mini candybars Top five finishers with correct answers and legible writing in each class get a candybar
Family Coat of Arms 20 minutes to work on it 10 minutes to share Fill in the shield with several pictures that represent your family Have at least 10 items Color the shield and make it look nice in the time you have.