Family Tree Album

Lesson #12162
12162

Celebrate your family history with this unique family tree.



Grade Level:

This clever family tree can list names of students, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents and even great-great-grandparents by using the Fraction Fringe dies.

16717-LG-Ellison SureCut Die Set - Fraction Fringe #1 (5 Die Set) - Large 16717-XL-Ellison SureCut Die Set - Fraction Fringe #1 (5 Die Set) - XL A10609-Sizzix Bigz Die Set - Fraction Fringe (3 Die Set)
Adhesive, Cardstock or construction paper, Chipboard, Comb binder (or bind at a copy center), Crayons or markers, Pen (white), Photos, Scissors
Adhesive, Cardstock or construction paper, Chipboard, Comb binder (or bind at a copy center), Crayons or markers, Pen (white), Photos, Scissors

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut the Fraction Fringe from assorted colors of cardstock or construction paper. Additionally, die-cut the square from chipboard and black and white cardstock or construction paper (Figure A).
  2. Write or print the student’s name using the white pen on the bottom of the colored square, and attach a photo if desired (Figure B).
  3. Write the names of the parents on the halves with the white pen.
  4. Write the names of the grandparents on the fourths.
  5. Write the names of the great-grandparents on the eighths.
  6. Write the names of the great-great-grandparents on the sixteenths. 
  7. Decorate the front and title pages of the album with crayons, markers or die-cuts (Figure C).
  8. Assemble the pages, and bind together with a comb binder, or bind the album at a copy center (Main Photo).
  9. Photos of each generation can be added in the appropriate section (Figure D).
  10. Add additional pages for extra photos if desired. 
  11. Make sure to use the Fraction Fringe when discussing equivalent fractions, liquid measurements and music notes (Figure E).

  • Figure A

  • Figure B

  • Figure C

  • Figure D

  • Figure E

Social Studies-U.S. History
NSS-USH.K-4.1 Living and Working Together in Families and Communities, Now and Long Ago

  • Understands family life now and in the past, and family life in various places long ago

Source: educationworld.com

Fine Arts-Visual Arts
NA-VA.K-4.2 Using Knowledge of Structures and Functions
Achievement Standard:

  • Students use visual structures and functions of art to communicate ideas

NA-VA.K-4.6 Making Connections Between Visual Arts and Other Disciplines
Achievement Standard:

  • Students identify connections between the visual arts and other disciplines in the curriculum

Source: educationworld.com

Math
Numbers and Operations Grade 3
CCSS.Math.Content.3.NF.A.1
Develop understanding of fractions as numbers.

  • Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned in b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b. 

Source: corestandards.org/Math/Content/3/NF/

Measurement and Data Grade 3
CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.A.2
Solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of tine, liquid volumes and masses of objects

  • Measure and estimate liquid volumes and masses of objects using standard units of grams (g), kilograms (kg) and liters (l). Add, subtract, multiply, or divide to solve one-step word problems involving masses or volumes that are given in the same units, e.g., by using drawings (such as a beaker with a measurement scale) to represent the problem.

Source: corestandards.org/Math/Content/3/MD/

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