Families Theme Unit Introduction (2) - NuOz

This unit is primarily a reading unit, though writing, grammar, social studies and art will also be dealt with during the course of the theme unit.

The family is both the fundamental unit of society as well as the root of culture

The following is a list of the most common word families in English (from Wylie and Durrell, 1970, plus a few extra word families) and examples of each.


The unit I have developed is on families

And in the absence of other narratives, it becomes the flagpole that the family hangs its identity from.

The Judeo-Christian view of marriage and the family with its roots in the Hebrew Scriptures has to a significant extent been replaced with a set of values that prizes human rights, self-fulfillment, and pragmatic utility on an individual and social level.