Lesson Plans: Alignment with Standards

UNDERSTANDING AND RESPECTING FAMILY DIVERSITY

The Great Big Book of Families: Discussion Guide

  • CCSS RL 1.1: Ask and answer questions about key details in a text. Also RL K.1 and RL 2.1.
  • CCSS SL K.1, 1.1, 2.1: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten, grade 1 or grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
  • CCSS SL 1.2: Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media. Also SL K.2 and SL 2.2.

What is a Family?

  • CCSS RL1.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text. Also RL K.1, 2.1, 3.1.
  • CCSS SL 2.1 Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups. Also SL K.1, 1.1, 3.1.
  • Social Studies Strand 4: Individual Development and Identity – Exploration, identification, and analysis of how individuals and groups are alike and how they are unique.

Looking at Family Diversity Using Text-to-Self, Text-to-Text and Text-to-World Connections

  • CCSS RL 1.1: Ask and answer questions about key details in a text. Also RL K.1 and RL 2.1.
  • CCSS SL K.1, 1.1, 2.1: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten, grade 1 or grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
  • CCSS SL 1.2: Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media. Also SL K.2 and SL 2.2.

Trees of Caring and Circles of Caring Community: "Family Tree" Activities Showing Support for Children in All Families

  • CCSS SL 1.4 Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly. Also SL K.4, 2.4, 3.4.
  • CCSS SL 2.5 Add drawings or other visual displays to stories or recounts of experiences when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings. Also K.5, 1.5, 3.5.
  • Social Studies Strand 4: Individual Development and Identity – Examine the factors that influence an individual’s personal identity, development, and actions including family, peers, culture, and institutional influences.

And Tango Makes Three: Looking at Family & Story Structure

CCSS SL 1.4 Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and
feelings clearly. Also SL K.4, 2.4, 3.4.
• CCSS SL 2.5 Add drawings or other visual displays to stories or recounts of experiences when appropriate
to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings. Also K.5, 1.5, 3.5.
• Social Studies Strand 4: Individual Development and Identity – Examine the factors that influence an
individual’s personal identity, development, and actions including family, peers, culture, and institutional
influences.