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Grandparents Day - Activities for this holiday celebrated the first Sunday after Labor Day. source
 



And the Winner Is - Students create an award for a fabulous family member. This lesson plan provides a reproducible award ribbon source

Designing Families - Students use symbols to create a T-shirt depicting family heritage source

Families - A thematic unit with six lesson plans about family trees, family helpers, family crests, homes, and cultural differences source

Families - A thematic unit that teaches about family trees, helpers, crests, homes, and cultures source

Family - A collection of nine family themed lessons including making a timeline of family celebrations, comparing graphs, and exploring heritage source

Family Time Posters - Students make posters illustrating things they do with family members source

Family Timeline - A lesson plan with a printable organizer. Students interview family members, and record important family events on a timeline source

Family Unit - A literature-based thematic unit includes story ideas, poetry, modifications for special needs students, and literature circle activities all about families source

Geneaology Forms - Four printables for researching family history including a family tree, family group chart, research form, and interview questions source

Home and Family - Several ideas for teaching about families and involving families in learning. Ideas include a quilt, a photo album, a graph, and a recipe book source

Make Your Own Family Tree - A printable organizer for recording a family tree source

The Friendship Race - A lesson plan with a reproducible worksheet that uses a game to help students understand the qualities of lasting friendships source

The Important Thing About A Family - Students use a printable story frame to create a booklet modeled after Margaret Wise Browns The Important Book source

We Are Family - A thematic unit for grades 2-3 from Instructor Magazine. Classroom activities, reproducibles, and take-home activities are provided source

We are Family - From Instrtor Magazine, a thematic unit for K-1 with ideas for teacher made activities, and reproducible take-home activities source

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