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Family & Consumer Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences IIB
A comprehensive study designed with updated content areas of clothing and textiles, housing and family lifestyles, financial fitness in the home. 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
The core FACS I course has been divided to be taught as two one-semester courses. FACS IB includes the areas of clothing, housing, and the finance units. (See FACS I I for full course description.)

-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.
National FACS Standards
Family and Consumer Sciences II-CIMC

Supplemental Instructional Videos for FACS I and II - Click on FACS Courses/Resources; FACS Course Content; FACS I and/or FACS II for curriculum based websites, Power Points, and other resources.

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