Family Theme

During the months of November and December our class will be exploring the topic of “Families.”  We will be looking at the similarities and differences of families, our stories and traditions, and family members’ rights, roles, and responsibilities.  We will also be learning about family life was different when our grandparents were our age.  We will learn how family was God’s design and what a good idea it was!

In the next week or so would you be able to send in a 4×6 photograph of your family that we can keep for the duration of our study?  It will be returned to you by the end of December.  Thanks!

There will be some “homework” during this theme.  Please watch for papers in your child’s back and forth folder.  Hopefully, this won’t feel like a huge chore for you but will be a nice opportunity for you and your child to reflect on the special qualities of your family experience.

I would also love to find out if your family speaks any other languages at home so that our class could learn a simple greeting (“hello”) in that language.  Would you let me know by email ( or by a note in your child’s folder?  That would be great!

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