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Marriage Preparation the Foundation of Marriage!
Daily Thought: We wish you two gifts in life: Love of learning and the learning of love.
Objectives / Standards: The student will be able to: • Evaluate different lifestyles and how they may affect a marriage. • Identify personal philosophy about marriage. Include your own personal list of characteristics, qualities, and values desired in a marriage partner.
Brainstorm “Make a list of different Lifestyles”
What do you think the differences are in these lifestyles? ? ?
Define “Lifestyles” The typical way of life of an individual, group, or culture • Manner of living: the way of life that is typical of a person, group, or culture
Activity – “Marshmallow Tower or Marble tunnel” page 138 -145, Still More Activities that Teach, Tom Jackson • Each person solves it different because we …. • Brought differently
Discussion • Groups of 4 -5 discuss and make a list of reasons how differently lifestyles could affect marriage positively or negatively. • Groups report to class
Assignment: • Have student share a • Each student will few example. It is make a list of important to characteristics, remember that we qualities, and values will not find exactly that they think that want we want in a they may not want mate. Every mate has but would accept in to have some flaws to a mate. make the relationship interesting.
Relate several stories from the “Chicken Soup books”
• Go over the Term assignment / Project – Design a Technology based presentation of your personal philosophy about marriage preparation.
• Assignments: • Start thinking how you are going to complete term project. • Look at some examples on Mrs. Hansen Website. • Get ideas from looking at related website listed on Mrs. Hansen website.
Insert a thought or poem or short story.
Summary: • Lifestyles are our way of life that we can not ignore. We have lived our lives a certain way for years. Habits, custom, traditions, and family events are part of our lives and how we live our lives. We must be aware that lifestyle can affect, but does not have an effect on the success of marriage.