Wednesday, November 20, 2013


CD-SS1 – The child will demonstrate an understanding of his/her family and an emerging awareness of his/her own culture and ethnicity.
CD-SS1.4b Describes similarities and differences between self and others. 
WSO: Identifies similarities and differences in personal and family characteristics.
 Activities: Family Graph.  At the base of the graph, have the options of mom, dad, sister, brother, aunt, uncle, grandparents.  Children get their photo added to the column equal number of times to however many people live in their home.  

People Puppets. These can be made in any number of ways; people craft sticks, people cut outs, paper bags, etc.  
Family Involvement.  Invite families to come in to the classroom.  They can help with classroom activities, speak about their family setups, or cultural backgrounds.
Books: David's Father by Robert Munsch
Is Your Mama a Llama? By Debora Guarino
Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother Too? By Eric Carle


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