Family & Consumer Science Department

Faculty

Ms. Adrienne Donovan

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Fall 2018

GRADE 9GRADE 10GRADE 11GRADE 12
Exploratory Foods I

 

Exploratory Foods II

 

Sewing & Textile Arts

Exploratory Foods I

 

Exploratory Foods II

 

Sewing & Textile Arts

 

Advanced Sewing

& Textile Arts

Exploratory Foods I

 

Exploratory Foods II

 

Culinary Arts

 

Sewing & Textile Arts

 

Advanced Sewing

& Textile Arts

 

 

Exploratory Foods I

 

Exploratory Foods II

 

Culinary Arts

 

Sewing & Textile Arts

 

Advanced Sewing

& Textile Arts

All courses in Family and Consumer Science emphasize the importance in developing attitudes, knowledge, and skills for responsible and effective life management.

EXPLORATORY FOODS I (½ Credit) (Grades 9-12)

This first year course introduces basic kitchen equipment, food preparation skills, measuring techniques, nutrition, and food safety. Students will be introduced to the USDA's My Plate app. The primary purpose of this course is to provide students with opportunities to process new information, learn general cooking skills and understand how to make healthy dietary choices for life-long wellness.

EXPLORATORY FOODS II (½ Credit) (Grades 9-12)

This course builds upon students' prior knowledge, skills and experience. It offers opportunities to gain additional knowledge in the preparation, presentation and serving of foods. It utilizes more of the USDA My Plate resources. Students will also learn recipes from scratch, how to become educated consumers, and become more informed about the link between personal health and diet. (Pre-requisite: Exploratory Foods I)

CULINARY ARTS (½ Credit) (Grades 11 & 12)

This course of practical and single preparation foods teaches students increased utilization and care of kitchen equipment. Emphasis is placed on meal planning, advanced nutritional concepts and wellness. This course also includes curriculum on food service industry techniques, work practices, kitchen efficiency, safety, and cleanliness. (Pre-requisite: Exploratory Foods I)

SEWING & TEXTILE ARTS (½ Credit) (Grades 9-12)

This course is designed to introduce students to the basic use and care of the sewing machine. Skills in general sewing construction, clothing repair, hand sewing and machine sewing techniques are covered in this course. Projects may include: pajama pants, zipper pouch, mini-monsters, small blanket/pillows, Japanese shibori and handmade textile patterns, and tote bags. Students may also work on a project of their choice based on skill level.

ADVANCED SEWING & TEXTILE ARTS (½ Credit) (Grades 10-12)

This course allows students with a serious interest in sewing an opportunity to explore new skills while perfecting and developing others. Students are encouraged to work on a variety of individual projects of their choice based on skill level. (Pre-requisite: Sewing & Textile Arts)

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