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Family & Consumer Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences IB
Family and Consumer Sciences IB is designed to provide students with basic information and skills needed to function effectively within the family and within a changing, complex society. Emphasis is given to the development of competencies related to: relationships; arrangement of personal living space; wardrobe planning and selection; garment care and construction; money management; and consumer education. Upon completion of this course, the student should have developed basic life skills that promote a positive influence on the quality of life. Student leadership through Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), is an integral part of this course.
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-Determine sorted laundry loads.
-Determine stain removal treatments.
-Match laundry products to their correct uses.
-Identify equipment used in sewing.
-Prepare the sewing machine for sewing.
-Stitch straight, wavy, and curved lines, square corners, and sharp angle turns.
-Prepare fabric for cutting and cut according to project instructions.
-Complete a basic sewing project.
-Match body measurements to garment styles to determine fit.
-Match fabrics to illusions they create.
-Select appropriate clothing choices for specific events.
-Select factors to consider in choosing garments.
-Identify consumer rights and responsibilities.
-Analyze consumer problems.
-Compare types of advertising.
-Examine the uses of different advertising mediums.
-Distinguish between retail shopping options.
-Select factors that influence use of personal income.
-Analyze how values and goals affect decision making.
-Discuss personal savings plans.
-Create a budget.
-Classify primary, secondary, and intermediate (tertiary) colors.
-Create a color wheel.
-Demonstrate the intensity and value of a color.
-Discuss the effect of color on a person’s mood.
-Select guidelines for using color.
-Use color schemes to decorate rooms.
-Identify questions to answer when evaluating a personal living space.
-Evaluate a living space.
-Identify livability issues in a home.

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Written Assessments

End of Instruction Test, CIMC
National FACS Standards
Family and Consumer Sciences I—CIMC

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