Family and Consumer Science Teacher Resources
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Interdisciplinary Unit On Wellness
Students create a portfolio throughout their middle school years on wellness. Students explore their awareness of the connections between health, physical education, and family and consumer sciences with particular emphasis on the areas of fitness and nutrition.
6th - 8th Health 25 Views 58 Downloads
Kitchen Vocabulary Words
Working in groups of four, class members sort cards, labeled with kitchen equipment vocabulary words, into groups based on function, i.e., mixing tools, measurement tools, serving tools, baking pans, stove top pans, or preparation tools. Although designed for a Family and Consumer Science Class, the concept could be adapted to any class, especially ESL/ELL.
7th 21st Century Skills 31 Views 48 Downloads
Wildflower Beautification Project
Students, in cooperative groups, design and create a wildflower garden for the community. They write letters to property owners requesting use of their land and then write invitations to their parents and to local, state, and federal dignitaries to attend their Wildflower Ceremony.
4th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Apples: Family and Consumer Science
Learning to cook and making good food choices are extremely important life skills. Seventh graders explore food science in relation to health and nutrition, by conducting several experiments on apples. Websites, movies, and instructional resources are included as web links.
7th Health 19 Views 13 Downloads
Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book or a multimedia project for an oral presentation.
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills 12 Views 212 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Have Your Math and Eat It Too!
Two podcasts introduce scholars to geometry basics (types of polygons, lines of symmetry, and congruence) and finding area of simple shapes. Be sure learners comprehend these concepts before moving on. What foods can they think of that are geometrically shaped?
5th - 8th Math 35 Views 50 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Japan Teacher Implementation Plan/ Japanese Culture
Students in a variety of activities in order to appreciate the culture of Japan. The primary assessments are an art project and a written report. This lesson is extremely helpful because it includes the rubric for both projects.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 60 Downloads
Introductory Game, Consumed
Students play a board game that reviews the basic areas of family and consumer sciences. They follow the directions found in the space on which he/she lands. Play continues until someone has consumed all of the family and consumer tasks needed to reach the end of the game.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 27 Downloads
Communicate - Without Talking?
Students discuss and define communication and identify different ways of communicating with people. Students then practice team building and non-verbal communication skills as they work silently in small teams to put puzzles together.
K - 4th Language Arts 22 Views 79 Downloads
Career and Family Leadership
Discussion-based lessons can provide learners with an opportunity to learn collaboratively and actively. With the handy questions included in this instructional activity, they'll talk their way to a better understanding of their own personality traits.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 22 Views 42 Downloads
Why Garden in New York State Schools?
A lovely presentation in which slide after slide outlines the many educational, physical, emotional, and social benefits of gardening in schools. This presentation is meant to be shown to parents, and would be a terrific choice to present at Back to School Night as a way to introduce your intention to garden with your students.
K - 6th Science 10 Views 31 Downloads
Money Math Lessons for Life
An outstanding lesson plan on financial literacy is here for you. Learners are presented with six scenarios, then compute the amount of savings they will have in their accounts. They complete a series of exercises designed to teach them that they should begin saving as soon as possible and leave their savings in an interest bearing account as long as they can.
7th - 9th Math 74 Views 458 Downloads
College Bound: Moving Out!
Here's a real life research project that should get those upper graders excited! They conduct research into everything they'll need to know before moving out on their own. They compare university tuition, housing, textbooks, living arrangements, leases, credit card offers, and financial aid packages.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 63 Views 140 Downloads
Personal Learning Plan
Setting goals, career exploration, and self-awareness are three major components found on the path to college. A wide variety of wonderful teaching tools are provided to help you facilitate an understanding of how simple it can be to plan out an academic career.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 223 Views 672 Downloads
Fast Food and Daily Nutrition Choices
Students explore food. In this nutrition lesson, students investigate multiple facets of healthy eating and how the fast food industry impacts our society. They will participate in class discussions, read from their text-book, and watch a fast food documentary.
8th - 10th Health 114 Views 678 Downloads
What's on My Plate?
Kids work together in groups to discuss and understand the differences between a typical diet and a healthy one. They use the My Plate recommendations to compare what they eat with what they should be eating according to the MyPlate website.
4th - 7th Health 18 Views 38 Downloads
Sewing Unit (Textiles)
Get out that sewing machine it's time for a textile project. The class learns how to use a sewing machine, read a pattern, and create a simple article of clothing. They identify the sewing machine parts, use an iron, and think about exploring a career in the clothing industry.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 47 Views 105 Downloads
What Am I Missing?
Discuss nutrition and identify components of a healthy diet, view a Food Guide Pyramid, and create a Personal Food Pyramid, listing all foods eaten in the past 24 hours. Compare food lists with the standard Food Guide and determine where dietary changes need to be made.
K - 8th Health 40 Views 207 Downloads