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Family & Consumer Sciences - Approved Lesson Plans

Imagine identifying personal hazards that may exist in the home, how to prevent accidents when caring for children, and demonstrating prevention of injury or illness through safe practices.
Students do that in CTE Intro!

Family & Consumer Sciences Content: 25-33 Days

Standard 1
Students will be knowledgeable about the world of work, explore career options and relate
personal skills, aptitudes, and abilities to education planning and future career decision making.

Approved Lesson Title

Content Days

Orientation

 

General Orientation to CTE Intro (30 Minutes)

0.5 Orientation

Get Acquainted Activity (2 Days)

2 Orientation

FACS Integrated CTE Lessons Presentation (30 Minutes)

0.5 Orientation

Intro to FCCLA (1 Day)

1 Orientation

Standard 2
Analyze education, training and career opportunities in various Career Pathways.

Objective 1
Students will explore education and training in the High School to College and Career Pathways.

Approved Lesson Title

Content Days

Career Pathways

 

CTE Pathways in Childcare and Family (30 Minutes)

0.5 FACS

CTE Pathways in Clothing and Textiles (30 Minutes)

0.5 FACS

CTE Pathways in Food and Nutrition (30 Minutes)

0.5 FACS

CTE Pathways in Independent Living and Family (30 Minutes)

0.5 FACS

Standard 6
Students will examine workplace tasks and concepts in Family and Consumer Sciences.

Objective 1
Examine attributes and issues related to family life and the skills needed to enhance independent
living.

Approved Lesson Title

Content Days

Family Life

 

Developing Family Unity (1 Day)

1 FACS

Family Councils (2 Days)

2 FACS

Family Dynamics (1 Day)

1 FACS

Independence: Communication

 

Attentive Listening (1 Day)

1 FACS

Careers in Communication (2 Days)

2 FACS

Communication (1 Day)

1 FACS

Communication Games (2 Days)

2 FACS

Nonverbal Communication (2 Days)

2 FACS

Independence: Miscellaneous

 

Emotions (1-2 Days)

1-2 FACS

Messages from Media (2 Days)

2 FACS

Social Etiquette with Media (1 Day)

1 FACS

Stress and Time Management (2 Days)

2 FACS

Standard 6
Students will examine workplace tasks and concepts in Family and Consumer Sciences.

Objective 2
Identify aspects related to the care and development of children.

Approved Lesson Title

Content Days

Child Development

 

Child Care Activities (2 Days)

2 FACS

Family Childhood Education Preschool (4 Days)

4 FACS

Intro to Early Childhood Education (4 Days)

4 FACS

Keys for Caregiving (1 Days)

1 FACS

See Healthcare Careers: Therapeutic Support Pathway for Lessons on Child Safety

Standard 6
Students will examine workplace tasks and concepts in Family and Consumer Sciences.

Objective 3
Demonstrate basic skills related to nutrition, food preparation, and clothing and textiles.

Approved Lesson Title

Content Days

Clothing & Textiles

 

Clothing Lab Equipment (2 Days)

2 FACS

FACS Fashion (4-8 Days)

4-8 FACS

Laundry (1 Day)

1 FACS

Sewing Projects (0 Days)

Days Vary

Sewing Rules (0.5 Days)

0.5 FACS

Nutrition & Food Preparation

 

Food Labels (2 Days)

2 FACS

Ideas for Food Labs (0 Days)

Days Vary

Lab Management (1 Day)

1 FACS

Nutrition Jungle Adventure (1 Day)

1 FACS

Measuring for Good Labs (2 Days)

2 FACS

Reading a Recipe (1 Day)

1 FACS

Why Do I Need a Recipe? (1 Day)

1 FACS

See Healthcare Careers: Support Services Pathway for Lessons on Food Safety

Approved Integrated Content Lesson Plans

Approved Lesson Title

Content Days

Orientation

 

FACS Integrated CTE Lessons Presentation (30 Minutes)

0.5 Orientation

Agriculture: 4.5-6.5 Days

Standard 3
Students will examine workplace tasks and concepts in Agriculture.

Objective 2
Identify the relationship and impact of agriculture on the family and consumer.

Approved Lesson Title

Content Days

Blue's the Clue: Souring Milk for Science (1-2 Days)

1-2 AG

DNA...Expressions in Agriculture (1-2 Days)

1-2 AG

From Milk to Cheese & Seed to Shelf (2-3 Days)

2-3 AG

High-Tech Food (2-3 Days)

2-3 AG

Source Search (0.5 Day)

0.5 AG

Economics: 2 Days

Standard 5
Students will examine workplace tasks and concepts in Economics.

Objective 2
Explore the relationship and impact of economics on families and consumers.

Approved Lesson Title

Content Days

Any Rotation: Team Should Coordinate

 

CTE Intro: Introduction to Economics Presentation

NA

CTE Intro: Careers in Economics Presentation

NA

FACS Rotation

 

Economic Resources (2 Days)

2 ECON

Healthcare Careers : 5-6 Days

Standard 7
Students will examine workplace tasks and concepts in Health Science.

Objective 2
Explore the relationship and impact of healthcare on the family and consumer.

Approved Lesson Title

Content Days

Any Rotation: Team Should Coordinate

 

Health Careers Planner Interest Inventory (0.5 Day)

0.5 HC

Healthcare Pathways Orientation Presentation (0.5 Day)

0.5 HC

Who Wants to Be a Healthcare Worker? Wrap-up (1 Day)

1 HC

FACS Rotation: Support Services Pathway

 

Emergency Medical Services (2 Days)

2 HC

Glogerm and Handwashing (1-2 Days)

1-2 HC

Handwashing: Preventing Spreading Disease (1 Day)

1 HC

Healthcare Careers Game (1 Day)

1 HC

Health Careers Planner (1-2 Days)

1-2 HC

Hospital as a Mini City (1 Day)
Hospital as a City - MP4 | WMV

1 HC

Sanitation and Food (1 Day)

1 HC

FACS Rotation: Therapeutic Services Pathway

 

Child Safety (3 Days)

3 HC

CPR/First Aid Clever Catch Ball (2-3 Days)

2-3 HC

Dietician/Nutrition (1 Day)

1 HC

Exercise Physiologist (1 Day)

1 HC

Healthcare Careers Video (1 Day)

1 HC

Health Careers Planner (1-2 Days)

1-2 HC

Recreation Therapy (1 Day)

1 HC

Respiratory Therapy (1 Day)

1 HC

Information Technology: 2 Days

Standard 8
Students will examine the workplace tasks and concepts in computer science, digital media, and information technology.

Objective 2
Explore the relationship and impact of online services information technology, computer science, and digital media on the family and consumer.

Approved Lesson Title

Content Days

Nanotechnology and "Smart" Textiles (1 Day)

1 IT

Home, School and Work Internet Safety (1 Day)

1 IT

Smart Homes and Appliances (1 Day)

1 IT

Marketing: 5 Days

Standard 9
Students will examine the workplace tasks and concepts in Marketing.

Objective 2:
Explain the relationship and impact of marketing on the family and consumer.

Approved Lesson Titles

Content Days

Any Rotation: Team Should Coordinate

 

The 4 P's of Marketing Orientation Presentation (10 Minutes)

0.5 MKTG

FACS Rotation

 

Chill Tie: Free Enterprise (7 Days)

5 MKTG, 2 FACS

Don't Buy It (5 Days)

5 MKTG

If I Were a Designer (7 Days)

5 MKTG, 2 FACS

Marketing a Child Care Service (7 Days)

5 MKTG, 2 FACS

Marketing a Restaurant (9 Days)

5 MKTG, 4 FACS

Puppet Factory (8 Days)

5 MKTG, 3 FACS

Running A School Bakery (7 Days)

5 MKTG, 2 FACS

Additional Resources

Contact Information
Family & Consumer Sciences Education
Pearl Hart, Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7890
Fax: (801)917-5293 | pearl[dot]hart[at]schools[dot]utah[dot]gov(E-mail)

Family & Consumer Sciences CTE Intro Curriculum Guide
Activity-oriented lesson plans that cover main concepts in FACS.

Family & Consumer Sciences CTE Intro File Cabinet
Teacher-shared resources for use in CTE Intro classroom.

Family & Consumer Sciences Media Clips Idea List
A list of popular Hollywood movie clip ideas for classroom use in CTE Intro.

Family & Consumer Sciences UEN Course Index
A list of all FACS courses in the UEN database.

UEN Lesson Plan Creation Tool
To submit a lesson plan, you must be a registered user on UEN. Then, from your private UEN page, you can use the "Lesson Plan Creation Tool." Upon completion of the lesson plan, submit it by e-mailing its web address to pearl[dot]hart[at]schools[dot]utah[dot]gov(Pearl Hart). If the CTE Introduction Family & Consumer Sciences Education Committee approves it, it will be posted to the web. Click to view the lesson plan format. This shows the lesson plan template and associated data entry fields that must be completed for submission.