The consequences of large/small family size I

Social Studies J.S.S 3 Second Term


The consequences of a large/small family size I

Performance Objectives

    1. Describe the characteristics of large family size and those of small family size.


Meaning of family size

Family size is the number of people in a family. Family size is a significant factor in child development, but must be considered as only one part of a larger picture, however. Other factors, such as the parents' personality traits, and the gender and spacing of the children, contribute significantly to the formation of a child's personality.

There are two types of family size.

1. Large family size:  A Large family size is made of the father, mother and more than four children. Children of large.... View More

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