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This course provides students with an understanding of the aspects of human growth and development. Parenting skills are developed as positive guidance techniques and child-related issues are studied. Learning activities, observation techniques, and lab experiences in working with young children may be included. Student leadership (FCCLA) may be an integral part of the course.

GENERAL INFORMATION

COURSE STATE STANDARDS
Child Development Standards
Human Development Standards (Concurrent Enrollment)
SCOPE AND SEQUENCE/COURSE DISCLOSURE
Child Development Addendum
Child Development Calendar
Child Development Disclosure
Child Development Participation Points
Child Development Scope and Sequence
Child Development Vocabulary
PERFORMANCE DOCUMENTATION
Child Development

STRAND 1
Students will evaluate parenting roles and responsibilities.

STRAND 1 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES
Standard 1: Recognize the characteristics and responsibilities of parenting.
Parenting Book
Parenting Readiness 1
Parenting Readiness 2
Parent Job Description
Rewards and Demands Instragram Activity
Who Is the Better Mother (Pictures)
Wish My Daddy Was a Dog

Standard 2: Explain the importance of nurture and nature.

Standard 3: Identify factors influencing the development of self-concept.

Performance Objective #2: Interview a parent about the roles and responsibilities of parenthood.

STRAND 1 TESTS OR QUIZZES
Parenting Test 2014
Parenting Test 2014 key
STRAND 1 WEB RESOURCES

STRAND 2
Students will identify growth and development. (Standards may be integrated into each developmental age under Strands 4 and 5.)

STRAND 2 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES
Standard 1: Identify generalizations of growth and development.

Standard 2: Identify the characteristics of selected developmental theories.
Erickson has 8 letters for the 8 stages of development
Packet Notes

STRAND 2 TESTS OR QUIZZES
Overview and Parenting Test
STRAND 2 WEB RESOURCES

STRAND 3
Students will identify characteristics of birth defects, pregnancy, prenatal care and development, and childbirth.

STRAND 3 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES
Standard 1: Identify heredity and environmental factors influencing birth defects and prenatal care.
Birth Defects 1
Birth Defects 2
Birth Defects 3
Birth Defects 4
Birth Defects 5
Birth Defects 6
Birth Defects Boy without Legs
Birth Defects Chart
Birth Defects Pictures
Genes Load the Gun
Genetic Disorders and Problem Pregnancies
Genetics
Genetics and Heredity
Top Ten Reasons a Pregnant Woman Needs a Banana Split

Standard 2: Explain the characteristics of pregnancy.
Child Development Workbook Unit 4
Labor!!
Labor & Delivery Options Student WS

Standard 3: Discuss the importance of early and on-going prenatal care.
How Twins Are Made
Human Reproduction
Online Pregnancy Test
Teen Pregnancy Article
The Baby Borrows DVD Information

Standard 4: Identify characteristics of prenatal development.
Months of Pregnancy Simulation Ideas

Standard 5: List the sequential events in the childbirth process.

Performance Objective #3: Identify at least four critical components of prenatal care (nutrition, folic acid, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, medical care, etc.) and explain the effects of each component (good or bad) on the developing fetus.

STRAND 3 TESTS OR QUIZZES
Prenatal Care Test
Unit 2 Prenatal
STRAND 3 WEB RESOURCES

STRAND 4
Students will explain the growth and development of the neonate (newborn) and infant.

STRAND 4 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES
Standard 1: Describe the growth and development of the neonate (newborn) and infant.
Alternative Project Directions instead of BTIO
Baby Costs
Baby Price is Right
Baby Think it Over Essay Guideline
Baby Think It Over Inventory Cost List 1
Baby Think It Over Inventory Cost List 2
Baby think it Over Points
Cost of Having a Baby Calculations
Newborn Unit Introduction: Baby Shower Game
Price Sheet

Standard 2: Describe the growth and development of the infant.
Agreement between Teacher and Student
Student Evaluation for "Baby Think it Over"
Diary for your Baby
Letter to Family
Parent Permission Form
Parent Permission Form in Spanish
Parent and Student Safety Precautions Sign-Off
Parent and Student Safety Precautions Sign-Off in Spanish
Readiness Quiz - video

Performance Objective #4: Evaluate three age-appropriate activities for infants and explain how each activity stimulates the infant’s development (physical, social, emotional, cognitive).
Infant Simulation Day
PIES Infant Development Pamphlet and Rubric

STRAND 4 TESTS OR QUIZZES
CD Test
Neonate Test
Neonate Test Key
One Year Exam
One Year Exam Key
Unit 4 NEONATE test
STRAND 4 WEB RESOURCES

STRAND 5
Students will explain the growth and development of toddlers and preschoolers.

STRAND 5 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES
Standard 1: Describe the growth and development of the toddler.
A 3-Year-Old's Tea Party
Emotional and Social Development of Toddlers
Intellectual Development of Toddlers

Performance Objective #5: Evaluate three age-appropriate activities for toddlers and explain how each activity stimulates the toddler’s development (physical, social, emotional, cognitive).

Standard 2: Describe the growth and development of the preschooler.
What Love Means to 4-8 Year Olds

Performance Objective #6: Evaluate three age-appropriate activities for preschoolers and explain how each activity stimulates the preschooler’s development (physical, social, emotional, cognitive).
Toddler Physical Simulation Day
Toddler Simulation Day

Standard 3: Describe the growth and development of the preschooler.
FACS Preschool Ideas
Preschool Physical Simulation Day
The Whole Child Video Resource
Through the Eyes of a Child

STRAND 5 TESTS OR QUIZZES
STRAND 5 WEB RESOURCES

STRAND 6
Students will practice age-appropriate positive guidance techniques and strategies for coping with challenging situations. (Standards may be integrated into each developmental age under Strands 4 and 5.)

STRAND 6 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES

Standard 1: Analyze appropriate positive guidance techniques.
Baby Costs
Little Johnny
Mommy
No Running In the House

Performance Objective #7: Apply positive guidance techniques to resolve behavior challenges for each stage of development (infants, toddlers, and preschoolers).

Standard 2: Describe challenging situations and the skills needed to cope.

STRAND 6 TESTS OR QUIZZES
STRAND 6 WEB RESOURCES

STRAND 7
Students will examine issues related to the health and wellness of children. (Standards may be integrated into each developmental age under Strands 4 and 5.)

STRAND 7 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES

Standard 1: Identify health and wellness considerations for infants through preschoolers.
Infant Health and Wellness Ideas

Standard 2: Identify safety considerations for infants through preschoolers.
Safety Considerations

STRAND 7 TESTS OR QUIZZES
STRAND 7 WEB RESOURCES

ADDITIONAL GENERAL INFORMATION

ENTIRE COURSE TESTS OR QUIZZES

Child Development Book List
Child Development Final
Child Development Mad Gab Review Game
Child Development Matching Review Final
Child Development Review Quiz Final
Child Development Study Questions
Review Lion King
Review Matilda
State Test Study Guide For Child Development
Utah State Test Review
Utah State Test Review Key
Year End Summary

ENTIRE COURSE WEB/COURSE RESOURCES
Last Week Child Development Ideas
Resource Website
Scattergories