• COURSE TITLE:       Family and Consumer Sciences, Grade 7

     

    PREREQUISITE:      None

     

    DESCRIPTION:         Family and Consumer Sciences 7 is a 12 or 18 week exploratory program which provides a contemporary approach to the development of skills that are critical to everyday life. Students will have the opportunity to explore, through a multi-media approach, concepts and practice skills related to nutrition, laundry techniques, consumerism, personal grooming, money management, food science, career interests, environmental issues and many more. Instruction in Work and Family Studies incorporates and reinforces Virginia Standards of Learning.

     

    MAIN TOPICS:        Managing work and family responsibilities for the well being of self and others

     

    Applying problem-solving processes to individual

     

    Relating to others in positive, caring ways

     

    Assuming leadership roles as a responsible family member and a citizen in                 a          global community

     

    Exploring individual development

     

    Exploring family development

     

    Exploring resource management

     

    Exploring Careers

     

    Practicing employability skills

     

    Exploring workplace readiness skills

     

     

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    COURSE TITLE:       Family and Consumer Sciences, Grade 8

     

    PREREQUISITE:      None

     

    DESCRIPTION:         Family and Consumer Sciences 8 is an eighteen or thirty-six week program which provides a contemporary approach to the development of skills that are critical to everyday life. The curriculum helps prepare students for taking on responsibilities in their lives. Students will have the opportunity to explore concepts and practice skills related to nutrition, entrepreneurship, child care, consumerism, personal grooming, money management, food science, career interests, environmental issues and many more. Student will have the opportunity to join Future Career and Community Leaders of America, the student organization for Family and Consumer Sciences. Instruction in Work and Family Studies incorporates and reinforces Virginia Standards of Learning.

     

    MAIN TOPICS:         Managing work and family responsibilities for the well being of self and others

     

     Applying problem-solving processes to individual

     

    Relating to others in positive, caring ways

     

    Assuming leadership roles as a responsible family member and a citizen in a           global community

     

    Exploring individual development

     

     Exploring family development

     

     Exploring resource management

     

                                        Exploring Careers

     

                                        Practicing employability skills

     

                                        Exploring workplace readiness skills

     

     

    CREDIT INFO:          This course provides ½ credit or 1 elective.

     

Last Modified on September 11, 2012