ERIC Number: ED399422
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Family and Consumer Sciences. Middle-Level Curriculum.
Jackman, Diane H.; And Others
This document is a curriculum guide for middle school and junior high school family and consumer sciences courses in North Dakota. The guide is organized in 16 sections. The first section provides a rationale for a middle-level family and consumer sciences curriculum and identifies nine major areas of study to be covered by the curriculum. It is followed by a scope and sequence for these nine areas, outlining the skills taught in each unit. The following 10 sections explain the curriculum outline and provide a curriculum outline for the 9 thematic areas: Future Homemakers of America; communication and relationship skills; decision-making skills; personal health issues; family issues; resource management; employment skills; technology; and community service. Each of the outlines includes key ideas, learning outcomes, learning activities, and suggested resources. A listing of 49 general resources follows. The last three sections include sample lesson plans, a discussion of student assessment, with examples and a list of 19 resources; and 36 World Wide Web resource addresses. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Consumer Education, Course Content, Educational Assessment, Educational Philosophy, Evaluation Methods, Family Life Education, Home Economics, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Middle Schools, State Curriculum Guides, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: North Dakota Univ., Grand Forks. Dept. of Business and Vocational Education.; North Dakota State Board for Vocational-Technical Education, Bismarck.
Authoring Institution: North Dakota State Univ., Fargo.
Identifiers - Location: North Dakota