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CTE FACS 6th Grade
This course is a general elective course to introduce students to career and life literacy skills in all areas of Family and Consumer Sciences. Students will receive instruction in career exploration, nutrition and food preparation, family life, childcare, interpersonal relationships, housing and interior design, sewing production and fashion, consumerism, and career-related tasks. Careers in the Family and Consumer Sciences CTE pathways will be explored. This course does not qualify for CTE credit.

GENERAL INFORMATION

COURSE STATE STANDARDS
FACS 6th Grade
SCOPE AND SEQUENCE/COURSE DISCLOSURE
CTE Intro Outline
CTE Intro Scope and Sequence 1, Trimester
CTE Intro Scope and Sequence 2, Trimester
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
CTE Intro Curriculum Guide (1993)
FACS UEN Index
Fun, Interactive Learning Website
Motivational Video

STRAND 1
Students will identify and discuss the importance of food and nutrition through class activities and lab experiences.

STRAND 1 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES
Standard 1: Demonstrate basic skills related to nutrition, kitchen and food safety, sanitation, and food preparation.
Agriculture Facts
Agriculture Online Activity
Following a Recipe
Food and Nutrition Ideas
GloGerm Responses
Ideas
Making Butter
Popscotch

Standard 2: Identify careers related to food science, nutrition and food preparation. Explore the Food Science, Dietetics and Nutrition and the Food Services \ Culinary Arts FACS career pathways and FACS related course they can take in this pathway in grades 9-12.
7th Grade Career Planner Worksheets
Career Development
Field Trip Ideas
The Real Game

STRAND 1 TESTS OR QUIZZES
STRAND 1 WEB RESOURCES

STRAND 2
Students will be introduced to the basic elements and principles of design in housing and interior design.

STRAND 2 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES
Standard 1: Identify the elements (tools) of design: space, line, texture, shape/form, pattern, color.

Standard 2: Identify the principles (rules) of design: balance, emphasis, rhythm, harmony, and scale/proportion.

Standard 3: Describe the effect of color on shape, size, feelings, and moods.

Standard 4: Explore the science of color and color combinations to form color schemes.

Standard 5: Explore the impact of housing and interior design on families.

Standard 6: Explore Housing and Interior Design FACS career pathways and FACS related course they can take in this pathway in grades 9-12.

STRAND 2 TESTS OR QUIZZES
STRAND 2 WEB RESOURCES

STRAND 3:
Students will discuss and participate in activities regarding family, individual care and development of children and interpersonal relationships.

STRAND 3 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES
Standard 1: Examine attributes and issues related to family life and the skills needed to enhance independent living.
Ideas
Independent Living and Family Life Ideas
Murder Mystery
Murder Mystery Cards
Murder Mystery Explained
Murder Mystery Instructions and Questions
Phone Etiquette
Problem Solving
Skunk Game
What Is a Family
What Is a Family Lesson Plan

Standard 2: Explore Family and Human Services FACS career pathways and FACS related course they can take in this pathway in grades 9-12.

Standard 3: Identify aspects related to the care and development of children.
Childcare & Development
Childcare Ideas
Childcare Learning Activities
Childcare Unit
Child Development Unit Ideas
Children's Ability Activity
Creative Creature
Creativity
Creativity Study Guide
Fingerplays
Food for Children
Play
Preschool
Toddler Simulation Activities: Fun to Fix Snacks
Toddler Simulation Activities: Station Placecards
Toddler Simulation Activities: Student Response Sheet
Toys: Favorite Toys
Toys: Toy Evaluation
Toys: Toy Safety and Selection Notes
Toys: Toy Starter

Standard 4: Explore Early Childhood Education FACS career pathways and FACS related course they can take in this pathway in grades 9-12.

STRAND 3 TESTS OR QUIZZES
STRAND 3 WEB RESOURCES

STRAND 4:
Students will discuss and participate in hands-on activities related to apparel production, fashion and textiles.

STRAND 4 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES
Standard 1: Demonstrate basic skills related to apparel production and textiles.
Clothing and Textiles Ideas
CTE Intro Sewing Machine
Dishtowel Aprons Information and Suggestions
Dishtowel Aprons Ordering Information
Magic Tie
Textiles
What Students Learn in Clothing

Standard 2: Explain the meaning and function of fashion.

Standard 3: Explore related Fashion, Manufacturing and Merchandising FACS career pathways and FACS related course they can take in this pathway in grades 9-12.

STRAND 4 TESTS OR QUIZZES
STRAND 4 WEB RESOURCES

STRAND 5:
Students will explore employability skills, entrepreneurship, the principles of the free enterprise system and their impact on families, communities and careers. (College and Career Ready Skill Development)

STRAND 5 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES
Standard 1: Discuss employability skills preparation.
CTE Restaurant for a Make-up Grade
Economic Resources
Etiquette: Table Setting, Etc.
Four Ps of Marketing
Restaurant Queries

Standard 2: Complete a FACS related free enterprise experience. Develop a business plan that incorporates the following:

STRAND 5 TESTS OR QUIZZES
STRAND 5 WEB RESOURCES

ADDITIONAL GENERAL INFORMATION

ENTIRE COURSE TESTS OR QUIZZES
ENTIRE COURSE WEB/COURSE RESOURCES