Home and Careers
COURSE TITLE: Home and Careers - Elementary
COURSE LENGTH: Semester
Elementary students learn to plan and prepare simple meals and understand the basic nutritional requirements needed for a healthy lifestyle. Students select materials to sew and learn about fabrics and how to care for them.
Students learn to make decisions and solve problems that allow them to live in a modern society of constant change. Students begin to learn about their future responsibilities as parents, members of families, consumers and wage earners.
PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES:
· Develop a menu for a complete meal (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
· Cut out pictures of the basic food groups and create a collage on good nutrition
· Sew a basic beanbag, pillow or other simple sewing projects
CORE MATERIALS UTILIZED:
Teacher developed handouts and projects
ASSESSMENT: Projects and teacher developed assessment