Nature and Purpose of Families

In this lesson, we will begin our study of Relationships and Families. We will start by exploring the nature and purpose of families. Therefore, you will learn about different types of families and varied views on the purpose of the family, including Christian, Islamic and Secular views. This unit is part of GCSE RE and assumes an understanding of Christian and Islamic Beliefs and Practices. Please make sure you have a pen and paper ready. It is helpful to have two different coloured pens: black or blue and another coloured pen, such as green or red. Also, please make sure you're in a quiet space to work in as far as possible. If you have the TV or music on and can turn it off, please do. If you are not using your mobile phone for the lesson, it is best to put it aside, so you are not distracted. For some people this will be a sensitive topic. If that applies to you, you may want to do the rest of this lesson with a trusted adult nearby who can support. When you're ready, let's begin.

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Quiz:

Nature and Purpose of Families -

This is a short quiz to test your knowledge and understanding from your lesson on the Nature and Purpose of Families.

Q1.What is a Nuclear Family?

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Q2.What is another name for a Blended Family?

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Q3.What do most Christians and Muslims believe are the primary purposes of the family? Select three of the following.

Select three (3) boxes

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Q4.Which of the following religious traditions prefers Nuclear and Extended Families?

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Q5.Which of the following is false?

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Q6.The term 'Nuclear' in Nuclear Family is derived from which of the following Latin words?

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Q7.Which of the following is NOT a humanist view?

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Q8.Which of the following is the view of most Muslims?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Nature and Purpose of Families -

This is a short quiz to test your knowledge and understanding from your lesson on the Nature and Purpose of Families.

Q1.What is a Nuclear Family?

1/8

Q2.What is another name for a Blended Family?

2/8

Q3.What do most Christians and Muslims believe are the primary purposes of the family? Select three of the following.

Select three (3) boxes

3/8

Q4.Which of the following religious traditions prefers Nuclear and Extended Families?

4/8

Q5.Which of the following is false?

5/8

Q6.The term 'Nuclear' in Nuclear Family is derived from which of the following Latin words?

6/8

Q7.Which of the following is NOT a humanist view?

7/8

Q8.Which of the following is the view of most Muslims?

8/8

Lesson summary: Nature and Purpose of Families

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