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Topic: Family life past and present 

Grades K-4 History

 Standard 1.  Understands family life now and in the past, and family life in various places long ago
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 1.Knows a family history through two generations (e.g., various family members and their connections)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows various family members through two generations
     2.Knows the names of relationships between family members, such as grandparents
     3.Knows how family members are related to each other
   Benchmark 2.Understands family life today and how it compares with family life in the recent past and family life long ago (e.g., roles, jobs, schooling experiences)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that family members have different roles in the family
     2.Knows family members’ roles today
     3.Knows family members’ roles in the recent past
     4.Knows family members’ roles long ago
     5.Knows that the roles of family members have changed over time
     6.Knows the types of jobs held by family members today
     7.Knows the types of jobs held by family members in the recent past
     8.Knows the types of jobs held by family members long ago
     9.Knows that the types of jobs held by family members have changed over time
     10.Knows the schooling experiences of family members today
     11.Knows the schooling experiences of family members in the recent past
     12.Knows the schooling experiences of family members long ago
     13.Knows that the schooling experiences of family members have changed over time
   Benchmark 3.Knows the cultural similarities and differences in clothes, homes, food, communication, technology, and cultural traditions between families now and in the past
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows types of clothing worn by families today
     2.Knows types of clothing worn by families in the past
     3.Knows similarities and differences in clothing worn by families today and in the past
     4.Knows types of homes families live in today
     5.Knows types of homes families lived in the past
     6.Knows similarities and differences in homes of families now and in the past
     7.Knows types of food consumed by families today
     8.Knows types of food consumed by families in the past
     9.Knows similarities and differences in food consumed by families now and in the past
     10.Knows means of communication used by families today
     11.Knows means of communication used by families in the past
     12.Knows similarities and differences in means of communication used by families now and in the past
     13.Knows types of technology used by families today
     14.Knows types of technology used by families in the past
     15.Knows similarities and differences in types of technology used by families now and in the past
     16.Knows cultural traditions of families today
     17.Knows cultural traditions of families in the past
     18.Knows similarities and differences in cultural traditions of families now and in the past
   Benchmark 4.Understands family life in a community of the past and life in a community of the present (e.g., roles, jobs, communication, technology, style of homes, transportation, schools, religious observances, cultural traditions)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands features of family life in the present
     2.Understands features of family life in the past
     3.Knows roles of men, women, and children in the past
     4.Knows roles of men, women, and children in the present
     5.Knows common jobs in the past
     6.Knows common jobs in the present
     7.Knows modes of communication in the past
     8.Knows modes of communication in the present
     9.Knows common technology in the past
     10.Knows common technology in the present
     11.Knows common styles of homes in the past
     12.Knows common styles of homes in the present
     13.Knows common modes of transportation in the past
     14.Knows common modes of transportation in the present
     15.Knows features of schools in the past
     16.Knows features of schools in the present
     17.Knows common religious observances in the past
     18.Knows common religious observances in the present
     19.Knows common cultural traditions of the past
     20.Knows common cultural traditions in the present
  Level II (Grade 3-4)
   Benchmark 3.Understands daily life of a farm family from long ago (e.g., work, clothing, tools, food and food production in the early 1800’s)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the daily work of a farm family in the early 1800’s
     2.Knows the type of clothing worn by a farm family in the early 1800’s
     3.Knows the tools used by a farm family in the early 1800’s
     4.Knows the kinds of food consumed by a farm family in the early 1800’s
     5.Knows the types of food produced by a farm family in the early 1800’s
 Standard 5.  Understands the causes and nature of movements of large groups of people into and within the United States, now and long ago
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 1.Understands what life was like for children and families "on the trail" when they moved from one part of the U.S. to another
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands what life was like for children "on the trail" when their families moved from one part of the United States to another
     2.Understands what life was like for the parents of families "on the trail" who moved from one part of the United States to another
 Standard 7.  Understands selected attributes and historical developments of societies in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe
  Level II (Grade 3-4)
   Benchmark 3.Understands various aspects of family life, structures, and roles in different cultures and in many eras (e.g., medieval families, matrilineal families in Africa, extended families in China)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands family life in medieval families
     2.Understands the structure of medieval families
     3.Understands the roles of family members in medieval families
     4.Understands family life in matrilineal families in Africa
     5.Understands the structure of matrilineal families in Africa
     6.Understands the roles of family members in matrilineal families in Africa
     7.Understands family life in extended families in China
     8.Understands the structure of extended families in China

Family/Consumer Sciences

 Standard 1.  Understand the family as the basic unit of society
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Understands the functions of the family (e.g., providing for the economic, emotional and physical needs of its members)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that families have functions
     2.Understands that the family provides for the economic needs of its members
     3.Understands that the family provides for the emotional needs of its members
     4.Understands that the family provides for the physical needs of its members
   Benchmark 3.Knows the different types of families (e.g., nuclear, blended, extended, single parent, foster, adoptive)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the concept that there are different types of families
     2.Knows what a nuclear family is
     3.Knows what a blended family is
     4.Knows what an extended family is
     5.Knows what a single parent family is
     6.Knows what a foster family is
     7.Knows what an adoptive family is
 Standard 3.  Understand important concepts and skills related to careers in family services
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 4.Understands the principles of interacting with culturally diverse families and communities (e.g., using sensitivity and appropriate interaction skills)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the principles of interacting with culturally diverse families
     3.Understands the principle of sensitivity when interacting with culturally diverse families
     4.Understands the principle of appropriate interaction skills when interacting with culturally diverse families