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Family & Consumer Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences II
A comprehensive study designed with updated content areas of clothing and textiles, the developing preschool-age child, housing and family lifestyles, financial fitness in the home, human ecology, and food science. Attention is also focused toward assisting students with understanding a career ladder and assuming leadership responsibilities. Student leadership through Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), is an integral part of this course.
Mary Jane Grayson
Family and Consumer Sciences I (recommended)
-Apply principles of child development to age-appropriate characteristics.
-Identify developmental tasks of preschool-age children.
-Identify developmental characteristics of children who live with special challenges.
-Recognize preschool learning domains and developmental growth.
-Identify guidelines to follow when planning meals and snacks for children.
-Determine safety and health guidelines, and preventive measures to ensure the safety of children.
-Define family structures.
-Identify characteristics of generational relationships.
-Determine reasons for changes in family roles.
-Distinguish between characteristics of functional and dysfunctional behavior in families.
-Select reasons for following the dietary guidelines.
-Identify results of poor nutrition upon health.
-Identify information concerning requirements for total calorie intake.
-Plan a day’s menu based on the food pyramid and your calorie need.
-Select practices to follow when eating out.
-Select meals from restaurant menus.
-Identify sources of the principle nutrients in fruits and vegetables.
-Evaluate a fruit or vegetable recipe.
-Prepare a fruit or vegetable recipe.
-Identify requirements for preparing quality yeast breads.
-Identify yeast bread standards, unsatisfactory characteristics, and their causes.
-Prepare a variety of yeast bread products.
-Identify nutrients contained in pastry dough.
-Identify pastry standards, undesirable characteristics, and their causes.
-Evaluate a pastry product.
-Prepare a variety pastry product.
-Identify the principle nutrients contained in proteins.
-Identify factors to consider in the purchase of proteins.
-Identify non-meat protein sources.
-Prepare a protein dish.
-Identify characteristics of natural and synthetic fibers.
-Identify characteristics of specialty performance fabrics.
-Determine care required for clothing items.
-Distinguish between knit and woven fabrics.
-Identify statements describing basic wardrobe garments.
-Select indicators of the quality of clothing construction.
-Select classic clothing styles.
-Evaluate the uses of the elements and principles of design.
-Identify basic guidelines of space planning.
-Select ways to conserve energy in the home environment.
-Design a floor plan considering the relationship between function and space planning.
-Compare the advantages and disadvantages of renting and owning a home.
-List the common responsibilities of a renter and a homeowner.
-State the information frequently included in a lease.
-Interpret a lease.
-Distinguish among types of mortgages.
-Calculate monthly and yearly mortgage budgets according to housing budget guidelines.
-Compare the different types of financial institutions.
-Determine the steps in opening a financial account.
-Balance a financial statement.
-Identify ways to protect your accounts
-Determine ways to recognize, avoid, and correct identity theft.
-Select guidelines for making consumer purchases.
-Analyze the costs of saving and investing.
-Explain how to manage personal income through the use of a budget.
-Develop a personalized spending plan.
-Identify advantages and disadvantages of using credit.
-Calculate the cost of interest.
-Evaluate the consequences of bankruptcy.
-Evaluate a credit situation.
National FACSEd Standards
Family and Consumer Sciences II-CIMC

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