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Family Life Cycle Lecture

Life Skills:

  • Thinking & Reasoning

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 70 minutes.

Group Size:


Students will be introduced to the different nutritional needs found within the various family life cycles.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Food And Nutrition II
Strand 2 Standard 1

Identify the changing nutritional needs across the life span.


  • Bell Ringer Cards for each student
  • Family Life Cycles PowerPoint Presentation
  • Family Life Cycle Study Guide
  • Teen Nutrition. What's the big Debate DVD

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will understand the nutritional characteristics for each family life cycle.

Instructional Procedures:
Teacher and student step-by-step instructions are found below in the "Family Life Cycles Lecture Lesson Plan" attachment.


Assessment Plan:
Instruct the students to fill out the study guide throughout the lecture today. Encourage discussion and answer any questions the students may have throughout the lesson. At the end of class, have the students keep their study guides to prepare for the upcoming test. There will be no homework today.


Vikki Masters

Created Date :
Jul 26 2012 20:43 PM