ERIC Number: ED307275
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Into Adolescence: Living in a Family. A Curriculum for Grades 5-8. Contemporary Health Series.
This module teaches respect for diversity in family structures, cultural values, and tradition. It gives middle school teachers 11 lessons and teaching plans that are sensitive to the wide range of family experiences of their students. The book emphasizes the importance of providing for the basic needs of family members--shelter and food, socialization and education, self-worth, protection, love and affection. Other topics include: (1) the variety of family structures; (2) relationships within the family system; (3) roles of family members; (4) privileges and responsibilities; (5) family traditions and holidays; (6) family culture and heritage; (7) how to read a family tree; and (8) conflict resolution. (JD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cultural Background, Elementary School Curriculum, Family Life, Family Relationship, Intermediate Grades, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Parent Child Relationship, Role Perception, Siblings, Socialization, Values
Network Publications/ETR Associates, P.O. Box 1830, Santa Cruz, CA 95061-1830 ($19.95 plus 15 percent handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Walter S. Johnson Foundation, Menlo Park, CA.
Authoring Institution: N/A