OTH060: Family and Consumer Science
This list is representative of the materials provided or used in this course. Keep in mind that the actual materials used may vary, depending on the school in which you are enrolled, and whether you are taking the course as Independent Study.
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Scope & Sequence : Scope & Sequence documents describe what is covered in a course (the scope) and also the order in which topics are covered (the sequence). These documents list instructional objectives and skills to be mastered. K12 Scope & Sequence documents for each course include:
In this course, students develop skills and knowledge to help them transition into adult roles within the family. They learn to make wise consumer choices, prepare nutritious meals, contribute effectively as part of a team, manage a household budget, and balance roles of work and family. They gain an appreciation for the responsibilities of family members throughout the life-span and the contributions to the well-being of the family and the community.back to top
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Unit 1: Money and You
Topics include balancing your checkbook, what's in a lease, and making buying decisions.
- Supporting Yourself and Your Family
- Managing Your Money
- Establishing a Home
- A Responsible Consumer
Unit 2: A Balanced Family and Work Life
Topics include preventing violence and abuse. Students see dimensional floor plans and learn to design a room.
- Teamwork and Leadership
- Putting Plans into Action
- Family Matters
- A Home for Life
Unit 3: Living a Healthy Life
Topics include safe food practices, a healthy diet, and childhood obesity.
- The Science of Food
- Food for Health
- Healthy Eating
- Healthy Cooking
Unit 4: Raising Children
Topics include brain development and child-rearing strategies.
- Developmental Stages
- A Healthy Environment
- Nurturing Children
Unit 5: Supporting the Community
Topics include supporting the community and community support for families.
- Conserving Resources
- Assisting the Family