Adopted child; Adoption; Adoptive family; Birth parents; Conversational style; Death of a mother; Different experiences; Different stories; Families; Family member death; Family Relationships; International adoption; Interracial/transracial adoption; Interracial; Legal guardianship; Racial Diversity; Single mother; Single parent; Uncle raising nephew


 The student will compare children and families from the book "Beginnings: How Families Come to Be" with what families looked like and did in the past.  The student will explore the concept of family diversity by comparing and contrasting the characters’ experiences.  The student will recall information about the book to answer questions about family diversity.

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