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Home Economics: Teen Building

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Learners explore the emotional and nutritional needs of teenagers in a six-lesson unit, which covers such topics as food sources, cooking skills, emotional well-being, and the positive effect of food and family occasions. 
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Hey Good Lookin', Whatchya Got Cookin'?

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
What better way to explore working with fractions then by using them when cooking? In this lesson, students use video, the Internet, and real world, hands-on learning activities to enhance their understanding of multiplying and dividing...
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History in Quilts

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate the use of cloth-based art forms intended to pass down traditions and history. They research types of quilts, quilt characteristics and then identify how Freedom Quilts were historically used in the US.
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Patchwork

For Teachers 6th
A fantastic, technology-based activity on quilting awaits your class. First, they brainstorm a list of familiar symbols that they see in everyday life. Then, they draw symbols that represent their personal character. Once in the...
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Too Much? Not Enough? Adjusting Recipes

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Fractions and mixed numbers are the focus of a lesson that challenges scholars to examine cooking recipes. Following a discussion of favorite foods, mathematicians work in small groups to adjust recipes based on how many people plan to...
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Saving Time and Money on Dinner

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What's for dinner? An engaging home economics lesson lets students decide the menu based on a given nutritional requirement and monetary budget. 
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Intro to Economics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There's an opportunity cost to everything you do, but it's minimal when you're learning about an applicable topic like economics. Join the Crash Course team as they introduce a 35-part video series on economics and briefly address some...
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Banking Services

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teach your high schoolers to step into the bank with confidence after they complete a unit about banking services. Three lessons guide young economists through the advantages of having a checking and savings account, the differences...
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Cars and Loans

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Every high schooler in your class probably wants to own his or her own car, but what has to happen before those wheels peel out of the dealership? Four lessons in a home economics lesson guide learners through the process of shopping for...
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Buying a Home

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Guide high schoolers through the process of buying a house with a simulation lesson. As pupils learn about mortgages, renting versus buying, and home inspections, they discuss ways to make informed financial decisions and sound purchases.
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The Art of Budgeting

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Most learners have objects that they'd like to purchase in the future, but lack the financial skills to make a plan to buy what they'd want. Guide pupils through the process of budgeting, setting up financial goals, and reflecting on the...
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Making Money

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Prepare your class for a life of financial literacy and stability with a unit about making money. Three lessons guides learners through the process of preparing a resume, interviewing for a job, and reading a pay stub.
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Home & School: Home

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
From doors and lamps to sinks and chairs, review some of the most common items you'll find in someone's home with this collection of picture cards. It includes 24 images and vocabulary words for learners to place in their appropriate...
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Beef Unit and Lab Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What are the proper methods for cooking various cuts of beef? What are some basic rules regarding meat food safety? Here you'll find 10 lab plans with a variety of beef cookery activities, perfect for a home economics or cooking course.
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Recipe Terminology Hunt

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
As your young learners develop into cooking enthusiasts, ensure their success in creating their next culinary masterpiece by preparing them to read and understand basic recipe terminology. 
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Taco Grande

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
What do you use to chop an onion or brown the meat? Learners with special needs read through a taco recipe, then use it to complete three different academic development activities. They circle the best utensil for the job, match each...
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Souper Wheelies: Recipe Activity

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Your special education class can use this simple recipe for more than just cooking. They'll find correctly spelled words, put words from the recipe in ABC order, circle the correct measurement, and identify items that are in recipe by...
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Lesson: Ginger Brooks Takahashi: Powerstich: A Forum for Community-Building

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This is a great way to build community in your school, experience process-based art, and explore the critical-thinking process. While quilting as a class collectively (just like a quilting bee) pupils listen to poetry and prose of a...
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Photo Quilt Square

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Build creative thinking and organization skills with a beautiful quilting project. Young photographers use a digital camera and computer to create photo transfers, which they will use to create a photo quilt square. They sew or embroider...
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Cooking Up Something Good

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students compare and convert units of measurement within the United States customary system and within the metric system by baking cookies. Students discuss how to double the cookie recipe, how to make only half of the recipe, and how to...
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The Very Busy Spider

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Youngsters explore visual arts by participating in a geometry identification activity. They read the book The Very Busy Spider and identify the techniques spiders use to create webs. Have you ever noticed that their webs are geometric...
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Crazy Quilt Texture Board

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Artists explore textures they can create when working with acrylic modeling paste. In this simple-to-implement art lesson, learners divide a rigid surface into six squares, and use a variety of tools to create different textures within...
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Quilting

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students use a monochromatic palate, select shades and tints for a selected hue, or select complimentary or analogous colors for a quilt design. They design quilt squares using basic geometric shapes, repetition, balance, and proportion.
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Painted Story Quilt

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Emmulate some of Faith Ringgolds famous painted story quilts in your classroom. Have your class choose a story or you choose one for the whole class to portray. They will select their favorite scene to paint onto their story quilt. What...