FACS Syllabus

FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES

SOUTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

KATIE CARTER


FACS is a yearlong exploratory course designed for 9th and 10th grade students. Topics focus on teen roles and responsibilities in the home, school and the community.  

There is a $30.00 fee for this class.  The fee covers cooking supplies and common use sewing supplies.  Students will be responsible for purchasing their personal sewing supplies.

Fees can be paid online by visiting   https://sshs.ecboe.org/

The payment portal is under- quick links (right side of page)- pay fees online

Class fees are due the second week of the semester.


                 Supplies needed:



Classroom supplies

Plastic three prong folder

Paper and Pen/ Pencil

Jump Drive

Sewing supplies

½ to 1 yard of fabric for pillow case.  Yardage is based on desired size

Thread- all purpose or dual duty- color to match fabric



WEEK

TOPIC

1

INTRODUCTION/ SYLLABUS

2

ELEMENTS AND PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN

3

DESIGN PROJECT

4

HOUSING AND INTERIOR DESIGN

5

MACHINE SAFETY & USAGE

6

PAPER SEWING/ PRACTICE

7

SEAM SAMPLE NOTEBOOK

8

SEAM SAMPLE NOTEBOOK

9

PILLOW CASE

10

PILLOWCASE  (monogram initials)

11

INKSCAPE SOFTWARE INTRODUCTION-  Vinyl T-shirt design

12

INKSCAPE – T-SHIRT DESIGN

13

SUBLIMATION COKE CAN KOOZIE

14

CAN KOOZIE

15

USING THE SERGER

17

COMPLETE SEWING PROJECTS

18

PERSONAL FINANCE &

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

19

FINAL EXAMS- CLEAN LAB

20

TEEN DECISIONS & SAFETY

21

FOOD SAFETY AND SANITATION

LAB PROCEDURES AND SAFETY

22

BACTERIA EVERYWHERE

MOST UNWANTED BACTERIA

23

THE CHAIN OF FOOD

BLUE’S THE CLUE’S


24

MYSTERY JUICE

HIGH PRESSURE TREATMENT

25

FAST FOOD

SCIENCE OF A HAMBURGER

26

COOKING LAB PROCEDURES, ASSIGNMENTS AND FOLDERS

27

LEARNING TO MEASURE

BISCUIT LAB

28

NUTRIENTS AND READING A FOOD LABEL- CALCULATING DIETARY NEEDS

DIETARY NEEDS FOR TEEN  LAB

29

DIET AND WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

MY PLATE

HEALTHY SUBSTITUTES LAB

30

ETIQUETTE AND ENTERTAINING

SETTING A FORMAL TABLE

PLANNING AN EVENT

APPETIZER LAB

31

COOKING FOR PROFIT

COOKIE LAB

32

PLAN AHEAD MEALS

33

MUG MEALS- MICROWAVE

34

MYSTERY LAB

35

FINAL PROJECT

36

CLEAN LAB- INVENTORY

36

FINAL EXAM- EXEMPTION WEEK


Parents:  I am excited to be teaching your child in my class this year.  If you have any questions, please email me at: katie_carter@ecboe.org.

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