Life Connections Syllabus

Life Connections Syllabus

 

Teacher: Katie Carter

 

Course Description: This is a one-credit course that focuses on practical problems related to nurturing human development throughout the life span

and life cycle.

 

Class Fee: There is a $30.00 fee for this class. Fee money is due by the end of the second week of the semester.

Prerequisite(s): None

 

Program: Family Studies and Community Service

 

Program Goal(s): Prepare students for family life, work and careers in Family and Consumer Sciences by providing opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors needed for success.

 

Course Goal(s): Prepare students for family life, and careers related to families.

 

Southside High School

Family and Consumer Sciences

Parenting and Human Dynamics Course Syllabus

Course # 510023.21

 

 

Week

Lesson

Alabama Course of Study Objectives #’s

1

Families Make a Difference

Family characteristics

 

1,2,15,17,18,23,24

2

Roles and Relationships

Communication

Resolving Conflicts/ Handling Crisis

 

4,5,13,15

3

Understanding Love

Sexuality- Gender Roles

Teen Pregnancy

 

4,6,8,9,1013

3- parenting

 

4

Selecting a Partner

Choosing Marriage

 

4,6,8,9,10

 

5

Choosing Marriage Continued

Mock Wedding

 

6,8

6

Budgeting for Food and providing Nutritious Meals

Safety and Sanitation in the Kitchen

Nutrients and the Dietary Guidelines for Adults and Children

 

11,12

7

Foods Labs

 

22

8

Foods Labs

 

22

9

Foods labs continued

Mid Term

Clean Kitchen

Change Rooms

 

22

10

Planning a Family

Pregnancy

 

1,2

4,5,6,29

11

Prenatal Care

Preparing for Birth

The Birth Process

 

 

6,7

12

Health and Safety

Child Abuse

Meeting Physical and Emotional Needs

3,8,9,15,16,17,18,20,26,27

13

Helping Children Learn

Developmental Theories

 

11,12,19,

14

Children with Special Needs

Handling Common Problems

 

13,14

15

Selecting Child Care

Relating to Older Adults

 

15,16,17,18,28

 

16

The Value of Play

The Monster Exchange Project

 

1,3,21,30,31,

17

Machine Safety-

Create (Sew) “Monster”

 

30,31,32

18

Monster Puppet Show

Clean Lab

Study Guide- Review For Exam

Final Exam

 

30,31,32

 

Culminating Projects:-

· Wedding Notebook
· Planning for Baby Project

· Book evaluation Project

 

Grading Scale: Grades are calculated using a 100% scale

 

FCCLA: Students will be given the opportunity to join FCCLA. There will be an additional $15.00 State/ National affiliation club fee.