Relationship in the family I

Christian Religious Studies JSS1 Third Term

Sub-theme: Relationship in family activities

Week 1                                         

Relationship in the family I

Performance objectives:

Students should be able to:

  1. Explain the meaning of family
  2. Differentiate people in the family by recognition of family member.


A. Meaning and Types of family

A family is a group of people who are related by blood or by marriage. It is the smallest unit that forms a society, community or nation. A family starts when a mature man marries a mature woman and produce children.

A family is, therefore, made up of the father, mother, children, nephews, cousin, etc. There are two types of family- the nuclear family and extended family.

1. Nuclear family: this is a type of family where.... View More

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