Think of your Favorite Family Tradition and write about it... o Try to think of one that is not related to Christmas Write about one favorite memory with each member of your family: o Mom o Dad o Or Significant Adult in your life o Each sibling
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.
10 minutes Yours, Mine, and Ours (7 minutes) o Start right at Chapter 4 Step Mom Full House Boy Meets World The Brady Bunch The Berenstein Bears
How does your family promote your physical health? o Providing medical care o Setting limits on behavior o Teaching health skills How does your family promote your mental/emotional health? o Positive feedback o Support o Encouragement How does your family promote your social health? o Values o Cultural Heritage
Good Communication Caring and Support Respect Commitment Trust
Changes in Family Structure o Birth and Adoption o Separation and Divorce o Remarriage o Death of a family member Changes in Family Circumstances o Moving to a new home o Changes in the family’s financial situation o Illness and disability o Alcohol or other drug abuse
Dual Income o How does this affect the family? Blended Families o How can this cause stress in the family? o Why is this a new situation we are being face with? Single Parents o What difficulties can this cause? o Why is this a new circumstance today?
Parents…….”YOUR SO ANNOYING” Comparing Never satisfied Embarrassing Overprotective Parents always fighting Dealing with divorce
Reading books Keeping your room clean Be kind to your siblings Talk with them Doing chores without being asked Doing things without being asked • What is important to your parents?
Nothing destroys trust faster with your parents than lying. o HUGE WITHDRAWL
Do the dishes need to be done? Does your little sister need a ride home? Does your mom need a break
Thank you note Kind word Big smile How was your day? Birthdays, Mothers Day, Fathers Day
Rule of 1 2 3 4 1. Please 2. Thank You 3. I Love You 4. How Can I Help?
DEPOSITS Attend their extra curricular activities Help them with their chores Listen to them when they need to talk Respect their property: Room boundaries, clothing, belongings Help with homework Support them when they are going through tough times Smile Encouraging card or note
Spend some time this weekend onhome improvement; improve yourattitude toward your
PART 1: 2 pieces of paper (one to keep one to turn into me today) One person in your family that you struggle with Brainstorm minimum 5 deposits you could make this weekend into the RBA account with that person. Turn in one to your class period basket
. PART 2: Journal each night what deposit/deposits you did for that person, how did it make you feel, what was their reaction, what you are going to do the next day, repeat journal day 2, 3 Journal 4 write one page entry on “did making deposits the past 4 days improve the relationship with this person? What were changes you notice? Could you further improve your relationship by continuing deposits and list 5 more deposits you can do in the future. Bring journal entries to class Monday/Tuesday to turn in.
5-10 minutes Buy a bag a mini candybars Top five finishers with correct answers and legible writing in each class get a candybar
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.