6th Grade

Family and Consumer Science 
                                                      U.S. Department of Agriculture
 
Course Description
 
The nine week course will cover a variety of topics including manners & etiquette, nutrition, safety and general procedures regarding food preparations, and personal finance.
 
Manners & etiquette will cover what is considered to be socially acceptable practices.  The cooking component will allow students to plan, prepare, and cook various foods.  The personal finance component will include credit cards, debit cards, checking and savings accounts
 
Teacher email: ceichenlaub@centralvalleysd.net   SHOWBIE code: TC7PB
PHONE: 724-775-5600 x 30107
Weighting of Grades in PowerSchool
Assessment - 60%
Test
Quizzes
Projects
Participation/Classwork - 30%
Homework - 10%

o Week 1 Lesson Plans Family and Consumer Science

Introduction to Family & Consumer Science

Intro to Manners and Etiquette

Continue Manners and Etiquette

Eye Contact Activity
Nonverbal Communication

o Week 2 Lesson Plans Family and Consumer Science

Manners Discussion

Table Setting

Table Setting Activity

"Look Mom, I Have Good Manners" video

Measurement Discussion

o Week 3 Lesson Plans Family and Consumer Science

Demonstrate Accurate Measurements

Gallon Man Measuring

Lab Demonstration

Decorate Cupcakes and Enjoy!

Small Equipment Identification

Week 4 Lesson Plans Family and Consumer Science
Cooking Lab #1 Review
 
Cooking Lab #1
 
Gallon Man Project
 
Gallon Many Project
 
Gallon Man Project
 
Week 5 Lesson Plans Family & Consumer Science
Nutrition Facts
 
Nutrition Labels
 
Calories
 
Importance of Eating a Balanced Diet
 
Nutrition Analysis
Week 6 Lesson Plans Family & Consumer Science
Cooking Lab Job Responsibilities
 
Kitchen Group Breakout Session
 
Kitchen Group Breakout Session Continued
 
Review Cooking Lab #1 Recipe
Week 7 Lesson Plans Family & Consumer Science
Cooking Lab #1
 
Review Cooking Lab #2 Recipe
 
Cooking Lab #2
 
Review Cooking Lab #3 Recipe
 
Cooking Lab #3
 
Week 8 Lesson Plans Family & Consumer Science
Introduction to Personal Finance
 
Banking
 
Debit Cards
 
Guest Speakers 
 
Check Writing Activity
Week 9 Lesson Plans Family & Consumer Science
Checkbook Register
 
Writing Checks & Checkbook Registers
 
Checking Accounts
 
Savings Accounts
 
Banking Summary
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