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     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