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FACS: General Orientation

Life Skills:

  • Communication
  • Character
  • Social & Civic Responsibility
  • Employability

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 30 minutes.

Group Size:
Large Groups


Introduction to FACS 6th Grade with all 6th grade students at the beginning of the school year.

Main Curriculum Tie:
FACS 6th GradeStrand 1
Students will identify and discuss the importance of food and nutrition through class activities and lab experiences.

Career Connections:

  • Career and Technical Education


  • Powerpoint "Road to the Future
  • Song "Life Is A Highway" by Rascal Flatts
  • The Cosby Show, Season 1, Episode 1 Ch. 2 (Cliff's monopoly budget lesson for Theo)
  • Introduction to all teachers in your department (we did a powerpoint with all of us and pictures from things we did in our classes.)


  • Road_to_the_Future.ppt
    powerpoint of "Life is a Highway" by Rascal Flatts (you will have to buy the song and insert sound yourself.)

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will understand more what the class is supposed to teach them throughout the school year by attending this introductory activity.

Instructional Procedures:

  • We do our intro activity as a whole grade level in our auditorium at the same time during our FLEX period.
  • Begin with students coming in to auditorium. Play fun music, do the wave, get them excited!
  • Play "Road to the Future" slideshow for them.
  • Watch Cliff's Monopoly Budget Lesson for Theo.
  • Watch slideshow introducing teachers and classes.
  • Close introduction activity with "We're excited for this school year."

Assessment Plan:
No assessment for this activity.

Lenora Reid
Jill Petersen

Created Date :
May 04 2010 11:29 AM