Tackling Tricky Assignments

These are the six traditional assignments our kids face at school that leave adoption out of the picture. This guide can help you understand the goal of each, and how to modify it.

How to include adoption school assignments with traditional ones.
This article is also available as a downloadable clip-and-save guide. Baby Picture Assignment: Bring in a baby picture. The photos are often posted anonymously and classmates are asked to guess who’s who, or may be used in yearbooks or graduation presentations. Grade level: Preschool to kindergarten; junior high and high school graduations. Learning goal: To help students get to know one another; to salute graduates. Why it’s challenging: Children adopted at an older age may not have baby pictures; the identities of children who stand out ...

Creative solutions for tricky school assignments, from bringing in a baby picture to the family tree.


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