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Families and Neighborhoods - Shawnne Harris, Adam Popp, Mandi Ruggieri
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade Level: Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Group Size: 6 or more students
Objectives:Following the lesson on Families and Neighborhoods, the students will be able to identify some of the people and objects from their neighborhoods, as well as be able to express the different...

Families and Neighborhoods - Sara Conway, Barbara Geary, Joy Evans
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade Level: Early Pre-School (Ages 2-3)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Objectives: 1. We will appreciate all families. 2. We will discover that families are different. 3. Our classroom is our neighborhood too.

Families and Neighborhoods -
Becky Weiler, Kelly Lewis, and Justin O'Toole
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade level: Preschool (3-4 years old)
Length of Lesson: 3 days, 30 minutes each
Objectives:The students will be able to:

  • Discuss verbally the uniqueness of their family and neighborhood.
  • Design and construct their own home for the class neighborhood, out of a shoebox.
  • Design and construct in cooperative groups, a class neighborhood, using a variety of art materials.
  • Explore and express their ideas and feelings through actively participating/playing in the class neighborhood.

Families and Neighborhoods - Day 1 - Amy Gigler, Kellie Meyer, Maura Zang
Subject Area: Diversity, Language Arts
Grade level: Pre-Kindergarten (Ages 4-5)
Length of Lesson: 30 minutes, Day 1 of 3
Objectives: The class will be able to draw their neighborhoods after reviewing their street with their parents, previously.

Families and Neighborhoods - Day 2 - Amy Gigler, Kellie Meyer, Maura Zang
Subject Area: Diversity, Language Arts
Grade level: Pre-Kindergarten (Ages 4-5)
Length of Lesson: 40-60 minutes, Day 2 of 3
Objectives: Students will be able to outline their homes in conjunction to their school.

Families and Neighborhoods -  Day 3 - Amy Gigler, Kellie Meyer, Maura Zang
Subject Area: Diversity, Language Arts
Grade level: Pre-Kindergarten (Ages 4-5)
Length of Lesson: Ongoing throughout the day, Day 3 of 3
Objectives: The students will be able to identify the different people in their neighborhood and their families.

Families and Neighborhoods  - Dan McCarthy, Eric Milmaster and Jason Pahel
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade level: Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Group Size: 6 or more students
Objectives: To introduce students to different kinds of neighborhoods by reading a book.

Families - Eleanor Vistein
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade level: Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Objectives:After listening to the books, the students will be able to ask questions and/or make comments about the differences and/or similarities in the families depicted. By looking at the graph, the students will be able to...

Neighborhoods - Eleanor Vistein
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade level: Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Objectives:After listening to the book, the students will be able to ask questions and/or make comments about the differences and/or similarities in homes around the world. They will also understand that all people need...

Families and Neighborhoods - Michelle Mark & Walkiria Lurati
Subject Area: Multicultural Diversity
Grade Level: Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Objectives: The students will be able to create their own neighborhood. The students will be able to discuss the voting process and elect a mayor for the neighborhood. The students will be able to acquire knowledge of the family structure.

Families and Neighborhoods - Jessica DeMaria & Andrea Beck
Subject Area: Diversity, Language Arts, Art, Citizenship, Social Science, Science, Music
Grade Level: Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Objectives: After reading the book on families and completing our activity, the students should be able to view that everyone's house and families are different. We will assist the student's behavior by asking questions, observing their...

Families and Neighborhoods - Bill Zbozny Del Percio & Veronica Haid
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade Level: Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Objectives: Listen to others when they are speaking and demonstrate understanding of the messages, Listen to selections of literature, Use correct vocabulary and word usage when speaking, Relate a real experience to a specified topic....

Families and Neighborhoods -Dean Kraniou
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade level: Middle School (Grade 6-8)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Objectives: Given handouts of the City of Pittsburgh, the students will understand the area in which they live and illustrate their neighborhood by completing a drawing of their most favorite building in their neighborhood.