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Grade 9 worksheet

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A worksheet on the family geared at students practicing questions base on the family.

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Grade 9 worksheet

  1. 1. Prepared by: Mr. D. Gooden VERE TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL STUDIES HANDOUT/WORKSHEET TOPIC: FAMILY Grade9 Instructions: Using your notes from your textbook and from your handout, answer the questions below. 1. What is the difference between “family”, “union” and “household”? ____________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ 2. What do the “legal” nuclearfamily, the “non-legal” nuclear family and the “blended” family all have in common? _______________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ 3. Complete the table below by putting in an alternative name for the following family types. Family Types Alternative Names Blended Family Extended Family Nuclear Family Common-law Union Single-parent Family Visiting Union Sibling Household 4. Name two similarities between the nuclear family and the extended family. ______________________________ _______________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ 5. Name one major difference between the nuclear family and the common-law union. ___________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ 6. Tell the difference between “divorce” and “annulment of a marriage”. ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ 7. Name any three conditions under Jamaican law whereby a divorce can be granted by a court of law. ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________
  2. 2. ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ 8. Examine the illustration above then answer questions (a) and (b). (a) What type of family is depicted in the illustration? ____________________________________________ (b) Should unforeseen circumstances arise, what two possible family types can arise out of the family identified above? _______________________________________ ______________________________________________ ______________________________________________ 9. “Children are a heritage of the Lord”, so the old adage/proverb goes. Name two roles that children are expected to play/perform in the home. ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ 10. What is the term that is used to describe the break- down in the communication between parents and child/children called? ______________________________ 11. Look carefully at the illustration below (which was drawn by a child who experienced what is depicted there0, then use the information at your disposal to answer questions (a) to (c). (a) What type of family is depicted here? ______________ (b) Name two possible factors/reasons why there is a breakdown in the relationship between the man and the woman. _________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ (c) State two ways that the child depicted in the illustration may be affected by the action of the man. ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ 12. Identify two traditional roles that females use to perform in the Caribbean. __________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________
  3. 3. ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ 13. Identify two traditional roles that males perform in the Caribbean. ______________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ 14. Name one female traditional role that male are now assisting with. ____________________________________ 15. Name one traditional male role that females are now involved in. ______________________________________ 16. Name three factors which have contributed to the changing roles and responsibilities of females in the Caribbean families. ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ 17. State any three results that these changing roles and responsibilities you named in #16 have had on Caribbean women in the home. ______________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ 18. Name any three good and effective parenting skills which are needed to properly rear a child. _______________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________
  4. 4. 19. Name any two effects that poor parenting can have on a child? _________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ 20.

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