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                                              Career and Technical Education
                                   Family and Consumer Sciences - Course Syllabus

        Course:    Family and Consumer Science Exploratory III                      Course Number:     8244

   Textbook:       Teen Life!, Goodheart-Wilcox Company, Inc., 2006.

            Required Fee/Supplies:     $10.00                   Student Organization:    FCCLA

                       Prerequisite:   None
            Dual Enrollment Credit:    No
             Industry Certification:   None


Family and Consumer Sciences Exploratory III is one of the middle school Family and Consumer Sciences courses that
provides a foundation for managing individual, family, career, and community roles and responsibilities. In FACS III,
students focus on their individual roles in the community as well as how the community influences individual development.
Students develop change-management and conflict-resolution skills and examine how global concerns affect communities.
In addition, students enhance their knowledge of nutrition and wellness practices and learn how to maximize consumer and
family resources.

The course helps students apply textile, fashion, and apparel concepts to their daily lives and provides background on the
stages of early childhood development as related to childcare. Time is provided for exploring careers in the Family and
Consumer Sciences career cluster and developing job-search skills. In addition, students increase their leadership abilities
and explore how volunteerism aids communities. Mathematics, science, language, social sciences, and technology are
integrated throughout the course.


                                     Task Area                                                         Days
Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
Addressing Elements of Student Life
Facilitating Human Development
Managing Interpersonal Relationships
Strengthening Family Relationships
Analyzing Living Environments (Personal Environment)
Enhancing Nutrition and Wellness
Maximizing Consumer and Family Resources
Applying Textiles, Fashion, and Apparel Concepts
Applying Education and Early Childhood Concepts
Managing Career, Community, and Family Connections
Developing Leadership Skills
                                                                                          Total          90

       1.      Teacher observation                                 4.        Daily grades/homework assignments
       2.      Laboratory work/projects                            5.        Class participation
       3.      Tests/quizzes

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