• 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.