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