Standard: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Plan Title: “Family Puzzle”
6.1.5 Students will identify hereditary factors that affect adolescent development.
Students will list hereditary factors that affect adolescent development.
- Puzzle pieces (Prepare
from letter size manila or colored paper.)
- One side should have a picture of
an animal and the other side should have a family type (e.g., nuclear, single-parent,
extended, blended, foster and adoptive).
- Cut each puzzle into
5 or 6 pieces.
- Divide students into
- Hand each group a set of puzzle pieces.
- The students in each group must work
together to complete the puzzle.
- After the groups have identified the
type of family, they will discuss the roles and responsibilities of family
members in that particular family.
- They will create an "advantages
and disadvantages” list.
- When time is called, each group will
mix up the pieces and pass their puzzle to the next group in a clockwise direction.
- Each group will work with each of
five different family puzzles and make an "advantages and disadvantages"
list for each.
- Summarize by creating a master list
of the family responsibilities and discuss ways (regardless of family type)
individuals can be responsible family members.
is a Prevention Skills Model activity that can be used as reinforcement
of this lesson.
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