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FACS Course Outline



Family and Consumer Sciences 1 and 2

Course Outline  

Week 1:           Introduction to class:             Standard: A (Met in all units)

·        School wide / Classroom rules

·        Student interviews

·        “What I want to learn in Family and Consumer Science.”

·        Review course syllabus

·        Getting to know you activities

 Week 2 &3:     Personal Growth:                                                   Stand: B

·        Ch. 1: Making the Most of Your Life

·        Ch. 2: Taking Care of Yourself

·        Ch. 3: Developing Character

·        Ch. 4: Making a Difference

 Week 4&5:      Interpersonal Skills:                                          Stand: B, C, D

·        Ch. 14: Successful Relationships

·        Ch. 15: Communication Skills

·        Ch. 16: Teamwork and Leadership Skills

·        Ch. 17: Peer Pressure and Refusal skills

·        Ch. 18: Conflict Resolution Skills

 Week 6&7:      Relationships in Your Life:                           Stand: D

·        Ch. 19: Your Family Ties

·        Ch. 20: Challenges for Families

·        Ch. 21: Your Friendships

·        Ch. 22: Dating and Marriage

 Week 8&9:      Management Skills:                                      Stand: F

·        Ch. 5: Learning to Manage

·        Ch. 6: Making Decisions and Solving Problems

·        Ch. 7: Managing Time and Money

·        Ch. 8: Managing Technology and Information

 Week 10&11:  Pathways to Career Success:             Stand: C

·        Ch. 9:  Careers in a Changing World

·        Ch. 10: Exploring Career Paths

·        Ch. 11: Finding a Job

·        Ch. 23: People in the Workplace

·        Ch. 12: Success in the Workplace

·        Ch. 13: Balancing Multiple Roles

Week 12:         Consumer Skills:                                                        Stand: F

·        Ch. 28: Consumer Issues

·        Ch. 29: Advertising

·        Ch. 30: Shopping Skills

·        Ch. 31: Financial Management

·        Ch. 32: Using Credit Wisely

 Week 13 -15:  Wellness, Nutrition and Food Choices:           Stand: E, F

·        Ch. 33: Health and Wellness

·        Ch. 34: Nutrient Needs

·        Ch. 35: Guidelines for Food Choices

·        Ch. 36: Planning Meals and Snacks

·        Ch. 37: Shopping for Food

·        Ch. 38: Safe Kitchen, Safe Food

·        Ch. 39: Food Preparation Basics / Ch. 40: Serving Meals

 Week 16:         Clothing and Fashion Choices:                      Stand: G

·        Ch. 44:  Fabrics and Their Care

·        Ch. 45:  Sewing Basics

 Week 17:         Housing and Transportation Choices:          Stand: J

·        Ch. 46: Choosing a Place to Live

·        Ch. 47: Designing Living Space

·        Ch. 48: Home Care and Safety

·        Ch. 49: Choosing Transportation

·        Ch. 50: Protecting the Environment

 Week 18:         Parenting and Care Giving Skills:                Stand: K, I

·        Ch. 24: Life Span Development

·        Ch. 25: Providing Care

·        Ch. 26: Nurturing and Guiding

·        Ch. 27: Realities of Parenthood

 Week 19:         Semester Review:

·        Review for Final Exam

·        Final Exam

·        Final Exam

 COURSE OUTLINES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Due to changes in schedules, state standards, and/or inclement weather the course schedule may be slightly altered.