Family Values • The values a family develops are usually the basis for how children learn, grow and function in the world. • Your family values consist of ideas passed down from generation to generation. • A generation is the entire body of individuals born and living at about the same time. (people your age) • This includes traditions, values, and beliefs.
Your Parents’ Family Values How do your values, traditions and beliefs get passed down? • Written Documents • Stories • Daily Tasks • Objects
Your Family Values: Changes in family values • As society changes, the values of families change. • The roles and expectations of the family members change. • This affects the traditions, values and beliefs of the family.
Changes in history • Women allowed to vote • Women join the workforce • Desegregation • Social Reform What are some other changes?
Changes in values 1950-2000 1950s 1980s 2000 1. What is one difference you see between families today and families in the 1950s _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2. What is one difference you see between families today and families in the 1980s _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3. What is one difference you see between families today and families in the 2000s _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 4. Do you think these changes have been good, bad, or both?_________________________ 5. Why?___________________________________________________________________________________________________________