Middle School Curiculum Overview
Grade Six
 
This course focuses on introducing and outlining basic life skills to help
prepare students for the challenges associated with middle school. Special
attention is given to positive self-image, personal care, food selection and
nutrition as well as an introduction to basic hand sewing techniques. Class
activities include large presentations, demonstrations, laboratories, small
group work, and individual projects. Students will have completed five
hours of student service learning at the culmination of this course.
 
Grade Seven
 
This course provides a foundational overview of the various content areas
within Family and Consumer Sciences. Units covered include personal
development, child care, nutrition, food preparation, consumer issues and
hand sewing techniques. Class activities include large presentations,
demonstrations, laboratories, small group work, and individual projects. 
 
Grade Eight
 
This course builds upon the Family and Consumer Sciences units taught
in sixth and seventh grade. Units covered include personal development,
child care, nutrition, food preparation, consumer issues and advanced
hand sewing techniques. In addition, the students also learn the foundations
of financial literacy as well as interpersonal, problem-solving and
communication skills being emphasized throughout the units. Class activities
include large presentations, demonstrations, laboratories, small group work,
and individual projects.