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Family

family

22 Oct 2011
Posted by dvlong

Family

All the people

brothers

sisters

irritating cousins

doting grandmothers

kisses with a mouthful of cake

A family day together

Christmas lunch

weekend barbecues

Mom & dad

08 Aug 2010
Posted by admin

1. Talk about what mothers do: cook, clean the house, wash clothes, take their bath, and take them to school.
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-Occupations of a mother: nurse, doctor, cook, teacher, businessman, and secretary.
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2. Talk about what fathers do: Play with the kids, cook sometimes, wash the car, mowing the lawn, work at a job, fix cars or things that are broken in the house.
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-Occupations of fathers: doctor, barber, mechanic, dentist, pilot, etc.

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Family Members

08 Aug 2010
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Show and tell about members of your family: (let the students try to guess who is who)
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-Father, Mother, Brother, Sister, Baby, Grandma, Grandpa, Aunt, Uncle Cousins
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-Have the students draw the members of their family inside of the picture frame.

Materials: 
Pictures of family members, paper, crayons, a piece of paper resembling a picture frame

Family Tree

08 Aug 2010
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Describe your family by drawing a family tree. If time permits, have the students draw their family tree. Discuss favorite family members, oldest family members, weirdest family members, etc.

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Talk about the different foods your family loves eating. Draw and describe each dish. If you have time or would like to do it for the next class, prepare one of the dishes that you think the students would like.
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Dad -Backed macaroni & cheese
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Mom-Spaghetti
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Brother-Special K
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Sister- Fried Green tomatoes
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Sister- Pizza
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Brother-Lasagna
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Me- Fettuccini & Alfredo

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Sisters

08 Aug 2010
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Adventures with your sister.
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How many sisters do you have and what are their names?
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What is her personality like?
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Pro's/con's.
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What do you like to do together, if anything.

Materials: 
Picture(s) of your sister(s)

My Family

08 Aug 2010
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Introduce yourself and discuss family members.
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-Your first, middle, and last name.
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-Where and when you were born.
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-Your parents first, middle, and last name (if you know it), how old they are, what their occupation is.
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-Discuss how many brothers and sisters you have, their names, from oldest to youngest.
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***At the end of class, perhaps suggest that the students bring pictures of their families, and spend the next class talking about them instead.

Materials: 
Pictures of your family

Names of parents

08 Aug 2010
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Discuss the different things a person might call their parents.
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What do you call your mom & dad?
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-Mother, ma, mom, ma?am
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-Father, old man, pops, dad, sir
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-(Not polite to call them by their first names)
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When do you use each different name?
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What does your Mom call your Dad?
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What does your Dad call your Mom?
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Who did you go to when you needed something? Money - Dad. Talk - Mom.
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How do the answers to these questions differ from culture to culture and why do you think that is?

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Family Punishment

08 Aug 2010
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Talk about the different natures of joking and punishment by different families.
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The way your mom and dad punish you: spanking, grounded, time out, etc.
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What does your parents say to let you know that they are serious? (I.e. "I'm not joking", call you by all 3 names, putting soap in your mouth, "I'll tell your father?"
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Whose punishment is worse, mom or dad?
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Discuss how strict your parents were on you growing up.
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What was the worst thing you ever did (that you are willing to share with the class), and what punishment did you receive for it?

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Family members

08 Aug 2010
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Explain to the students members of the family: Father, Mother, Brother, Sister, Baby, Aunt, Uncle, Cousin, Grandmother, Grandfather.
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- Talk about how many members you have in your family, their names, and what they look like.
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- Have the students cut out paper people of their family and draw faces on each person.

Materials: 
Pictures of family, paper, scissors, colored pencils