EDUCATORS AND FAMILIES CAN HELP KIDS CONSTRUCT FAMILY TREES
Constructing a family tree is an engaging and exciting event for students. Here are some tips that can help with the construction:
- Reading a book to the class about family trees can help students to understand how to create one. This is a good way to introduce the topic to students.
- After reading and discussing the family tree book, students can record questions to ask their family members.
- Pupils can document the families answers in a notebook or journal.
- Kids can draw the family tree or teachers can provide construction paper and templates.
Readers have the opportunity to enjoy these informational, narrative and engaging texts. Sharing these books is an excellent way to get students excited about constructing a family tree. These books offer a great opportunity to enrich student’s vocabulary and content knowledge. Big Universe offers hundreds of titles in many different languages on thousands of topics. Find these informational and engaging texts at www.biguniverse.com
THE FAMILY TREE
by Tony Losongco (author), Chris Ratzlaff (illustrator) © 2012
This book uses illustrations and informational text that matches social studies standards in order to explain how to create a family tree. Readers can make connections as they learn about a variety of family types.