Personal & Family History Teaching Resources

A collection of teaching resources to assist you in teaching your students about their personal and family history. Use these posters, worksheets, unit and lesson plans, vocabulary word walls and activities to comprehensively look at individual personal and family histories. Resources available cover topics titled Daily Life: Then and Now, Celebrations Around the World and All About Family.
29 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments
  • Go to All About My Family - Family Tree Project teaching resource

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    All About My Family - Family Tree Project

    A set of 4 worksheets to use in the classroom when learning about families.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 1 - 6
  • Go to Rural, Urban, and Suburban Communities Slide Deck teaching resource

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    Rural, Urban, and Suburban Communities Slide Deck

    Study the characteristics different types of communities (urban, rural, suburban) with an instructional slide deck.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 2 - 3
  • Go to Making a Timeline of My Life Project teaching resource

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    Making a Timeline of My Life Project

    Teach your students how to make a timeline with a Create a Timeline Project.

    Teach Starter Publishing 7 pages Grades: PK - 2
  • Go to Long Ago, Now, or In the Future Sort teaching resource

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    Long Ago, Now, or In the Future Sort

    Help your students develop a sense of history and how life, transportation, and communications have changed over time.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: K - 2
  • Go to Then and Now Match-Up Activity teaching resource

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    Then and Now Match-Up Activity

    Start a great discussion and show students how technology and society have changed over the years by matching historical images with their modern counterparts.

    Teach Starter Publishing 7 pages Grades: K - 7
  • Go to Who Lives at My Place? – Template teaching resource

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    Who Lives at My Place? – Template

    A 'lift the flaps' template where students display the family members that live in their home.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: PK - K
  • Go to Cut & Paste: Characteristics of Communities teaching resource

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    Cut & Paste: Characteristics of Communities

    Identify characteristics of the different types of communities (urban, rural, suburban) with a cut-and-paste sorting worksheet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grade: 2
  • Go to Long Ago, Now, or In the Future? Match-Up teaching resource

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    Long Ago, Now, or In the Future? Match-Up

    Help your students develop a sense of history and how life, transportation, and communications have changed with a matching activity.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: K - 2
  • Go to In the Past, Present, and Future Puzzles teaching resource

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    In the Past, Present, and Future Puzzles

    Start a great discussion and show students how technology and society have changed over the years by matching historical images with their modern counterparts.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: K - 2
  • Go to All About My Family Mini Booklet teaching resource

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    All About My Family Mini Booklet

    A template for students to complete a booklet all about their family.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Grades: K - 2
  • Go to Family Tree Template teaching resource

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    Family Tree Template

    A template to assist when building a family tree.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 1 - 4
  • Go to All About My Family - The Importance Of Family teaching resource

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    All About My Family - The Importance Of Family

    A set of 4 worksheets to use in the classroom when learning about families.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 1 - 2
  • Go to All About Family - Workbook teaching resource

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    All About Family - Workbook

    A journal with activities on the topic of family.

    Teach Starter Publishing 15 pages Grades: 1 - 2
  • Go to All About My Family - Family Crest teaching resource

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    All About My Family - Family Crest

    A worksheet to use in the classroom when learning about families.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 1 - 2
  • Go to All About My Family - Personal Timeline teaching resource

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    All About My Family - Personal Timeline

    A set of 2 worksheets to use in the classroom when learning about families.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 1 - 2
  • Go to A Comparison of Daily Life - Assessment Task teaching resource

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    A Comparison of Daily Life - Assessment Task

    An open-ended assessment task for students to demonstrate their understanding of how toys, types of transportation, and communication devices and their uses have changed over time.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 3 - 5
  • Go to All About My Family - Research Task teaching resource

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    All About My Family - Research Task

    A set of 2 worksheets to use in the classroom when researching families.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 1 - 2
  • Go to All About My Family - Interview teaching resource

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    All About My Family - Interview

    A worksheet to use in the classroom when learning about families.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 1 - 2
  • Go to Passport To My Heritage - Worksheet teaching resource

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    Passport To My Heritage - Worksheet

    A recording worksheet for students to use in the classroom when researching their own heritage.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 3 - 6
  • Go to Toys From the Past lesson plan

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    Toys From the Past

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will compare toys from the past with the present.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Daily Life - Then and Now Unit Plan unit plan

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    Daily Life - Then and Now Unit Plan

    This History unit covers a range of concepts relating to how daily life of the present is different from the past and how it could change in the future.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 1 - 2 Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Identifying and Classifying Toys lesson plan

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    Identifying and Classifying Toys

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify an everyday object as a toy and describe how it is used in daily life.

    Teach Starter Publishing 57 pages Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Family Life - Then and Now lesson plan

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    Family Life - Then and Now

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will compare daily family life from the past with the present.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Toys From Today lesson plan

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    Toys From Today

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will describe the features of a present day toy.

    Teach Starter Publishing 45 pages Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Transport - Then and Now lesson plan

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    Transport - Then and Now

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will compare past and present transport and describe how it has changed over time.

    Teach Starter Publishing 48 pages Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to A Life with Transport lesson plan

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    A Life with Transport

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify different types of modern transport and how they are used.

    Teach Starter Publishing 24 pages Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Let's Communicate! lesson plan

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    Let's Communicate!

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explain how we communicate with others.

    Teach Starter Publishing 41 pages Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to A Comparison of Daily Life - Assessment Task lesson plan

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    A Comparison of Daily Life - Assessment Task

    An inquiry-based assessment task in which students will demonstrate how their world is different from the past and how it might change in the future.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Communicating Through Time lesson plan

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    Communicating Through Time

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explain how communication devices have changed over time.

    Teach Starter Publishing 57 pages Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet