A Family is a Family is a Family Writing Templates


Use the picture book A Family is a Family is a Family to explore different types of families – and what makes them all special – with children in K – Year 3.

Teach your students to write descriptions of people, acrostic poems, book reviews and much more!

This set of 9 writing templates makes it all easy.

Just grab a copy of A Family is a Family is a Family, print out your writing templates and you’re ready to go.

A printed copy of our 2-page lesson plan and ideas for activities to go with the book are included with this pack.

Looking for an engaging literacy lesson for a K - Year 3 class which also helps you teach about families and descriptive writing? A Family is a Family is a Family is a heart-warming picture book which offers a wealth of opportunities for teaching and learning.

The 9 response-to-text and writing templates in this pack have been designed for use with A Family is a Family is a Family. The templates are differentiated to help you cater for the learning needs of each child in your class and are designed to help each child succeed in the writing task you set. They have also been designed to go with our free A Family is a Family is a Family lesson plan.

What’s included?

  • 4 differentiated writing/drawing response-to-text templates
  • 2 book review templates
  • 2 picture book investigation question and answer sheets
  • 2-page lesson plan and list of suggested activities
  • 1 acrostic poem template

So choose the templates you'd like to use, grab a copy of A Family is a Family is a Family and you're ready to go.

Happy teaching!

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Additional information

Age range:

K – Year 3

Key Learning Area(s):

English, history,

Product type:

writing templates, response to text templates

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Australian Curriculum History:

Who the people in their family are, where they were born and raised and how they are related to each other (ACHHK001)
The different structures of families and family groups today, and what they have in common (ACHHK002)

Australian Curriculum English:

Listen to and respond orally to texts and to the communication of others in informal and structured classroom situations (ACELY1646)


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