FCS 6th Grade
Core Standards of the Course
Students will identify and discuss the importance of food and nutrition.
Demonstrate basic skills related to nutrition, kitchen and food safety, sanitation, and food preparation.
Students will be introduced to the basic elements and principles of design in housing and interior design.
Identify the elements (tools) of design: space, line, texture, shape / form
Identify the principles (rules) of design: balance, emphasis, rhythm, harmony, and scale and proportion.
Describe the effect of color on shape, size, feelings, and moods.
Explore the science of color and color combinations to form color schemes.
Explore the impact of housing and interior design on families.
Students will be introduced to family responsibilities, and child development.
Examine attributes and issues related to family life. Recognize how individual responsibilities at home contribute to the family's well being.
Identify aspects related to the care and development of children.
Students will develop interpersonal skills.
Explore effective personal, verbal, and nonverbal communication.
Students will identify sewing techniques and basic textiles.
Demonstrate basic skills related to sewing construction.
Explore basic textiles.
Students will explore employability skills, entrepreneurship, the principles of the free enterprise system.
Develop employability skills
Complete a FCS related free enterprise experience. Develop a business plan that incorporates the following:
Students will develop professional and interpersonal skills needed for success in industry. Determine the difference between hard skills and soft skills.
Identify soft skills needed in the workplace
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