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Personal & Family History

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.

23 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments
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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
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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
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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
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    Celebrations Around the World - PowerPoint

    A 28 slide editable PowerPoint Template to use when exploring the topic of celebrations.

    Teach Starter Publishing 28 pages
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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    All About My Family - Family Trees

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

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 1 - 6
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    Family Tree Template

    A template to assist when building a family tree.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 1 - 4
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    All About Family - Workbook

    A journal with activities on the topic of family.

    Teach Starter Publishing 15 pages Grades: K - 7
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    Celebrations - Teaching Resource Pack

    A comprehensive pack including posters, activities and worksheets about celebrations from around the world.

    Teach Starter Publishing 365 pages Grades: 3 - 4
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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 2 pages Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins
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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
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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
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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 55 pages Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 107 pages Grades: 1 - 2