ERIC Number: ED419951
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Family and Consumer Sciences Technology-Life-Careers Core Curriculum. A Curriculum Guide. A Family and Consumer Sciences Education Course of Study for Grades 6-7.
Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.
This curriculum, part of a coordinated exploratory vocational core program, is an activity-oriented instructional course that enables students in grades 6-7 to explore careers and skills related to consumer and occupational roles. The curriculum consists of five units: (1) independent living skills; (2) families; (3) child care; (4) textiles technology; and (5) foods and nutrition. Each unit includes teacher information (list of activities, required supplied, procedures and instruction, test questions) and teacher resources (student activity guides with teacher keys, teacher and student aids for activities, games, visuals, definitions, career posters, student instructions, background information, and career information). The curriculum also contains the following: a scope and sequence, a list of the basic core activities, a numbering system linking standards, objectives and competencies, and an "independent ideas" handbook for students to compile as they go through the course. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Exploration, Child Rearing, Clothing Instruction, Competence, Competency Based Education, Consumer Science, Curriculum Guides, Daily Living Skills, Family Life Education, Foods Instruction, Home Economics, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Nutrition, Skill Development, Textiles Instruction
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.
Note: Some pages printed on colored paper.