8th 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: P4FF9

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

Public Speaking Introduction

How To Speech.... Introduction

How To Speech...... Worksheet
 
How To Speech....... Creation

o Week 2 Lesson Plans Family and Consumer Science

How To Speech........ Practice

How To Speech........ Practice

Speech Presentations

Speech Presentations

Speech Presentations

o Week 3 Lesson Plans Family and Consumer Science

Demonstrate Accurate Measurements

Measuring Activity

Lab Demonstration

Lab Demonstration

Small Equipment Identification

Week 4 Lesson Plans Family and Consumer Science
 
Cooking Lab Responsibilities
 
Cooking Lab #1 Review
 
Cooking Lab #1
 
Nutrition Project
 
Nutrition Project
 
Nutrition 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 #2
 
Cooking Lab #2
 
Week 7 Lesson Plans Family & Consumer Science
 
Review Cooking Lab #3
 
Cooking Lab #3
 
Review Cooking Lab #4
 
Cooking Lab #4
 
Cooking Review and Assessment
 
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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