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  • 1. Civics and Government 2.2.5- Identify people who are good citizens and describe the character traits that make them admirable. QuickTime™ and aTIFF (Uncompressed) decompressorare needed to see this picture.
  • 2. Links to Websites and Lesson Plans • • • “Family Collage”
  • 3. Definitions • Collage- a form of art in which various materials such as photographs and pieces of paper or fabric are arranged and stuck to a backing. • Community- a group of people living together in one place. • Traditions- the passing down of customs or beliefs from generation to generation.
  • 4. Background Information • Know what similarities and differences mean. • Families in their community can be similar and different
  • 5. Indicator Activity- “Family Collage” • Introduce the activity by asking the students to give examples of how families in their community are similar and different, but apart of the community • Read story “All Kinds of Families,” by Norma Simon
  • 6. Indicator Activity- “Family Collage” • Discuss with the students what a family is. • While discussing, record answers on chart paper. QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressare needed to see this picture.
  • 7. Indicator Activity- “Family Collage” • Inform students they are going to make a “family collage.” Students should have already brought pictures from home of their family. • Provide students with materials: – Construction paper – Magazines – Scissors – Markers – Glue
  • 8. Indicator Activity- “Family Collage” • Direct the students to create collages that represent their families and things they do with their families. • Explain they can draw pictures, glue on photos from home, or glue on magazine pictures.
  • 9. Indicator Activity- “Family Collage • After the collages are made, the students can share and describe them with the whole class. • Have them listen to see how families are similar and different. • Be sure to hang the students collages on a bulletin board! QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  • 10. Indicator Activity- “Family Collage” • For the final activity, divide a pieces of chart paper in half. Label one side similarities and the other differences. • Have the students name ways their families are similar and different.
  • 11. References: •