Family Types
Family Functions
Roles of Family
Family Conflicts
Changing Roles in Family
100

What is a family?

A family is a group of people living together related by blood, marriage or adoption.

100

Give 2 reasons why a family is important to you. 

Biological Functions:

•Satisfaction of sexual desires

• Reproduction – to make younger children.

• Nurture of children

2. Socialization/ Cultural: To teach children the acceptable behaviors of society and traditions and customs. For example: tell a child to say good morning or how to dress.

3.   Economic: to bring money into the home for the provision of the family’s basic needs such as food, shelter and clothing etc.

4.  Emotional and Psychological: to provide a home where there is love, affection and security. For example: having conservation with children. Families are there to protect each other and to support one another.

100

The ___________ is traditionally known as the ‘Head of the Family’

Father

100

Define a term conflict.

Triple points 

A serious disagreement between 2 or more people

100

List 2 traditional roles of the woman in the family. 


Varying answer 

200

A Family that consists of a mother, father and one or more children

Nuclear 

200

Why is socialization important in a family? 

To teach children the acceptable behaviors of society and traditions and customs. For example: tell a child to say good morning or how to dress

200

Which family member is responsible for passing on traditions to the younger children?

Grandparents 

200

True or False.

All families have conflicts

True.

200

One benefit of a family game night

- learn to work together, spend time together, etc

300

This famil is formed when two people marry and at least one already has children

Blended Family 

300

Who is a breadwinner? 

A person who earns money to support their family, typically the sole one

300

What does it mean to be the Head of the Family? 

Makes final decision. 

•To work and provide the basic economic needs of the family

•To love family members 

•Provide security

300

What is a generational gap? 

the differences in thoughts and worldviews held by different generations

400

Extended Family consist of

A. Grandparents alone                             

B. Cousins

C. Older siblings                                      

D.   Several generations of relatives

D. Several generations of relatives

400

This stage of the family life cycle consists of the couple setting up a home and setting goals 

Beginning Stage 

400

What is a role? 

Triple points 

A role is a pattern of behavior that goes with a certain position. It includes the rights, duties and responsibilities that belong to a certain position.

400

List 3 causes of conflicts within a family. 

Generational Gap: the differences in thoughts and worldviews held by different generations.

Lack of Finance: families tend to be in problems that commonly revolve around money.

Problems with authority: when one person feels that their position is being disrespected.

Role Conflict: Role conflict occurs when inconsistent types of behavior are required in carrying out a particular role


400

Which one of the following is NOT a cause for the changing roles of women in the family?

A. status of women                                            

 B. technology              

C. employment opportunity                     

D. traditions  

D. traditions  

500

What is a common law relationship?

Team must choose a member!!

Point Values Double !!!!

A common law relationship is where male and female are living together and they are not married. 

500

During this family life cycle stage, new members are added- having children. Time, attention, and money are required to care for children. 

Parenting Stage

500

List three roles of the Child in the family. 

1. Assist parents with the household chores involved in running the home

2. Respect themselves and their parents

3. Pursuing studies diligently

4. Practice thrift

500

List three ways in which a family can resolve issues. 


Steps to solving conflicts: 

Acknowledge the situation (Listen to the two sides of the story)

Commit to find solutions

Expressing oneself clearly and calmly

Listening to and understand each other

Acknowledgement and forgiveness

Working together to find ideas to prevent the problem from happening again.


Strategies:  

Sorting it out before the family goes to sleep

Call a family meeting.

Writing a letter or note.

Doing something special as a family.

500

Describe how the status of women have contributed to the change of their role in the family. 

Status of women: equal right to work and pay. 

600

True or False. 

Shazell lives with her mother and father. This is a single parent family ___________


False. 

600

Describe how educational support is important to a family. 


Educational support is where a family assists its members academically. This might include buying books, offering encouragement etc. This is important to a family because it ensures that a person's academic ability is taken care of so that they can be well rounded and intelligent members of society. The more educated people we have, the more productive our workforce would be. 

600

What does it mean to be a caretaker? 

•Primary role of caring for children and Showing  love and affection

600

Describe how technology has contributed to the change of role in the family.

Technoloy: gives more time to learn other skills and talents to earn their own money. 

700

Define a sibling household.

Triple points 

 A situation where both parents are absent from home. Older brothers/ sisters take care of the younger ones in the home

700

Describe why economic unit is important to a family. 

 To bring money into the home for the provision of the family’s basic needs such as food, shelter and clothing etc.

700

Describe how employment has contributed to the changing role of women in the family. 

Employment makes woman more independent and they no longer have to depend on the woman for money anymore. 

800

Choose several members of your team and present to the class an extended family. 30 seconds 

Extended family: consists of members that extend beyond a mother, father and their children. In one form of extended family, several generations may live together under the same roof or in a family compound.

800

Why is emotional support important to a family? 

 To provide a home where there is love, affection and security. For example: having conservation with children. Families are there to protect each other and to support one another.

800

Describe how a conflict might be between siblings 

Generational Gap: the differences in thoughts and worldviews held by different generations.

Lack of Finance: families tend to be in problems that commonly revolve around money.

Problems with authority: when one person feels that their position is being disrespected.

Role Conflict: Role conflict occurs when inconsistent types of  behaviour are required in carrying out a particular role

800

Describe how education has contributed to the change of role in the family.

All individuals have access to universities and schools where they can learn the same education as men so that they can also go out in the world of work and earn their own money and keep their own family.  

900

Share one importance of the family

-meet basic needs

-emotional support

- teach moral values 

900

Explain 2 ways in which unemployment can affect a family. 


Poverty

Stress

Destroy Relationships. 

Crime

Alternative lifestyle

Reduce standard of living 

900

Describe how economic strain has contributed to the change of role in the family.

Due to the rise and prices and also stress on the country's economy. This has forced women to join the world of work so that they can also earn money to meet the family's needs as well. 

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