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                                                    March 23, 2020

Communication: I miss you all and hope you and your family are doing well. Nothing below is new, so lets just revisit the previous assignments we have completed for a higher score or just to enhance our understanding of the objectives. Nothing will be graded, so lets have fun and at least explore some recipes, what you are cooking at home, etc. I encourage you all to reach out via email, so that I can answer any questions you may have. As I always say... "PEACE, LOVE and FACS!"

    Greetings families, students and Prince William County community. My name is Tewon Stevens and I am very pleased to be a faculty member at Beville Middle School. I teach 6th, 7th and 8th grade Family & Consumer Science (FACS), which is a class I believe all students should experience, because FACS is about life! I am confident that we will all be successful throughout the distance learning process. Below you will find student activities, CTE competencies that support student activities, brief instructions for review of previously taught lessons, and supportive material. I have also provided a 5 step process that will assist in each student's comprehension as follows: 

1. Engagement: Student & Teacher communications for comprehension of assignment 

2. Inquiry: Students contacts teacher via below e-mail with any questions regarding activities 

3. Completion: Students confidently completes each activity to the best of their ability and e-mails to teacher

4. Feedback: Teacher will provide feedback after completion of each activity 

5. Student Reflections: Students provide teacher with a brief exit ticket stating how assignment applies to real world learning


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Family and Consumer Science (FACS) Distant Learning Activities

Sixth & Seventh Grade:

Activity: Kitchen Safety, Sanitation & Nutrition 

Quarter Taught: 6th/7th Grade (Each Rotating Grading Period)/ 8th Grade (1st Grading Period)

Learning Objective: Students will become more familiar with the necessary kitchen safety and sanitation tips to follow during kitchen labs and at home. Students will also discuss the different allergies associated with specific ingredients.

Competencies:



Understanding Nutrition and Wellness:

*Identify  the nutrients and their functions.
* Identify information found on food labels.
* Describe common food allergies and dietary needs.
* Demonstrate food safety and sanitation practices.
* Prepare a simple, nutritious snack.
* Demonstrate basic kitchen safety practices.
* Develop a plan for personal wellness.
* Prepare a nutritious family meal.
* Identify food preparation terms and equipment.


Instructions: 

1. Please review the following Basic Food Safety videos (see below link) and take notes for topic learning circle
2. Participate in food safety learning circle


https://youtu.be/GgzO5_YQDII



Supportive Material: Provided above YouTube video and peers


Activity: Learning Team Presentations

Quarter Taught: 6th/7th Grade (Each Rotating Grading Period}/ *8th Grade (1st Grading Period)

Learning Objective: Students will work within Learning Teams to understand the importance of the textbook topics and how they apply to the real world. Students will develop PowerPoint presentations, research supporting videos and come up with a metaphor to represent a selected concept of their choice.


Competencies:


Exploring/Understanding Human Development:

* Identify influences on individual development
* Explain the major attributes of character development
* Set a personal goal
* Describe responsibilities for personal safety
* Manage transition in the school environment
* Describe factors that influence the development of self-esteem, self-concept, and personality

Identifying/Exploring Career Connections:

* Assess personal interests and skills as related to school and career choices
* Identify FACS Career Clusters
* Learn management strategies for balancing work, family, and school roles
* Explore entrepreneurship opportunities 


Instructions:

1. Research online the following topics: Growth & Development, Accepting Responsibility, Your Personality, Improving Self-Concept, Communicating with Others (verbal and nonverbal), Managing Your Life, Managing Your Resources  

2. Select 3 of the above topics to construct a PowerPoint Presentation
 > Optional: Construct a poster board sharing the importance of two of the above topics

3. Select a 2-3 minute YouTube video for 1 of the above topics (must be different than topics in #2)

4. E-mail teacher PowerPoint Presentation or a picture/video of constructed poster board and share YouTube video


Supportive Material: YouTube, PowerPoint


Activity: Cheesesteak Slider aka "Bobcat Slider"

Quarter Taught: 6th/7th Grade (Each Rotating Grading Period)/ 8th Grade (1st Grading Period)

Learning Objective: Students will research the nutritional value of the selected recipe and practice good kitchen safety, sanitation and group collaborative skills necessary to successfully complete a kitchen lab.


Competencies:

Understanding Nutrition and Wellness:

* Identify the nutrients and their functions.
* Identify information found on food labels.
* Describe common food allergies and dietary needs.
* Demonstrate food safety and sanitation practices.
* Prepare a simple, nutritious snack.
* Demonstrate basic kitchen safety practices.
* Develop a plan for personal wellness.
* Prepare a nutritious family meal.
* Identify food preparation terms and equipment.


Instructions:

1. Using www.allrecipes.com, research process and ingredients needed to complete selected meal
2. Prepare Bread, Meat, and Bell Peppers
3. Prepare slider for best presentation (Share with Teacher)
4. Enjoy Meal!


Supportive Material: www.allrecipes.com


Activity: Job Skills & Career Decisions


Competencies:

Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities:

* Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving
* Demonstrate initiative and self-direction
* Demonstrate work ethic


Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills:


* Demonstrate respect for diversity
* Demonstrate customer service skills
* Collaborate with team members


Demonstrate Professional Competencies:

* Demonstrate big picture thinking
* Demonstrate career and life management skills
* Demonstrate continuous learning
* Demonstrate information-literacy skills
* Demonstrate reading and writing skills
* Demonstrate workplace safety


Instructions:

1. Research various career's responsibilities using YouTube videos 
2. Participate in a "Family Circle" discussing the responsibilities of YOUR career interests
3. E-mail teacher researched career notes  
Bonus: Interview someone in that career field and send teacher learned information

Supportive Material:
YouTube, Experienced Guides and Family 


Activity: Goal Setting: Personal, Career, and Family


Competencies:

Understanding/Demonstrating Interpersonal Relationships

* Identify positive communication techniques to express individual feelings, needs, and ideas
* Use communication skills that express feelings, needs, and ideas
* Describe goal setting for individuals and families


Instructions:

1. Participate in a goal setting "Family Circle" (Your Family) and write down ideas shared
2. Copy and paste below link and complete worksheet 
3. E-mail teacher completed form or pictures taken of completed form 


Supportive Material: Copy and paste below link to view

https://pwcps-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/bossesa_pwcs_edu/EX-YAXUdnZ1AnNERK5XOy8YBtFdtAbg-hUIAGL-7GkoC0w


Activity: What is Family and Consumer Science (FACS)?


Competencies:

6th: http://www.cteresource.org/verso/courses/8206/family-and-consumer-sciences-exploratory-i-tasklist

7th: http://www.cteresource.org/verso/courses/8261/family-and-consumer-sciences-exploratory-ii-tasklist

8th: http://www.cteresource.org/verso/courses/8244/family-and-consumer-sciences-exploratory-iii-tasklist


Instructions:


1. Family Circle Questions & Answers (Q & A) Discussions
2. Present to family previously assigned PowerPoint Presentation

Supportive Material:
Please go to the below link to learn more about Career & Technical (CTE) 

http://www.cteresource.org/about/index.html


Activity: French Toast aka "Cat Toast"


Competencies:

Understanding Nutrition and Wellness:

* Identify the nutrients and their functions.
* Identify information found on food labels.
* Describe common food allergies and dietary needs.
* Demonstrate food safety and sanitation practices.
* Prepare a simple, nutritious snack.
* Demonstrate basic kitchen safety practices.
* Develop a plan for personal wellness.
* Prepare a nutritious family meal.
* Identify food preparation terms and equipment.


Instructions:

1. Using www.allrecipes.com, research process and ingredients needed to complete selected meal
2. Prepare Eggs, Milk, Cinnamon, Sugar, Nutmeg, and Powdered Sugar Bowl
3. Prepare French Toast for best presentation, take a picture and e-mail to teacher
4. Enjoy Meal!


Supportive Material: www.allrecipes.com


Eighth Grade:


Activity: Kitchen Safety, Sanitation & Nutrition 


Competencies:



Enhancing Nutrition and Wellness:

* Identify the nutrients and their functions.
* Identify information found on food labels.
* Describe common food allergies and dietary needs.
* Demonstrate food safety and sanitation practices.
* Prepare a simple, nutritious snack.
* Demonstrate basic kitchen safety practices.
* Develop a plan for personal wellness.
* Prepare a nutritious family meal.
* Identify food preparation terms and equipment.
* Analyze the risks of personal choices throughout the lifespan

Instructions: 

1. Please review the following Basic Food Safety videos (see below link) and take notes for topic learning circle
2. Participate in food safety family learning circle
3. E-mail teacher Family Circle notes



https://youtu.be/GgzO5_YQDII



Supportive Material: Provided above YouTube video and peers



Activity: What is Family and Consumer Science (FACS)?


Competencies:

6th: http://www.cteresource.org/verso/courses/8206/family-and-consumer-sciences-exploratory-i-tasklist

7th: http://www.cteresource.org/verso/courses/8261/family-and-consumer-sciences-exploratory-ii-tasklist

8th: http://www.cteresource.org/verso/courses/8244/family-and-consumer-sciences-exploratory-iii-tasklist


Instructions:


1. Family Circle Questions & Answers (Q & A) Discussions
2. Present to family previously assigned PowerPoint Presentation

Supportive Material:
Please go to the below link to learn more about Career & Technical (CTE) 

http://www.cteresource.org/about/index.html


Activity: Learning Team Presentations


Competencies:


Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities:


* Demonstrate creativity and innovation
* Demonstrate initiative and self-direction
* Demonstrate work ethic

Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills:

* Demonstrate listening and speaking skills
* Demonstrate respect for diversity
* Collaborate with team members


Instructions:

1. Research online the following topics: Working with a Group, Job Skills, Career Decisions, Balancing Family & Work 

2. Select 2 of the above topics to construct a PowerPoint Presentation
 > Optional: Construct a poster board sharing the importance of 1 of the above topics

3. Select a 2-3 minute YouTube video for 1 of the above topics (must be different than topics in #2)

4. E-mail teacher PowerPoint Presentation or a picture/video of constructed poster board and share YouTube video


Supportive Material: YouTube, PowerPoint


Activity: Cheesesteak Slider aka "Bobcat Slider"


Competencies:

Enhancing Nutrition and Wellness:

* Identify the nutrients and their functions.
* Identify information found on food labels.
* Describe common food allergies and dietary needs.
* Demonstrate food safety and sanitation practices.
* Prepare a simple, nutritious snack.
* Demonstrate basic kitchen safety practices.
* Develop a plan for personal wellness.
* Prepare a nutritious family meal.
* Identify food preparation terms and equipment.


Instructions:

1. Using www.allrecipes.com, research process and ingredients needed to complete selected meal
2. Prepare Bread, Meat, and Bell Peppers
3. Prepare slider for best presentation (Share with Teacher)
4. Enjoy Meal!


Supportive Material: www.allrecipes.com

Activity: Goal Setting: Personal, Career, and Family


Competencies:

Managing Career, Community, and Family Connections

* Identify positive communication techniques to express individual feelings, needs, and ideas
* Use communication skills that express feelings, needs, and ideas
* Describe goal setting for individuals and families
* Research Family and Consumer Sciences career clusters
* Explore entrepreneurship as a career choice
* Develop lifelong employability skills

Instructions:

1. Participate in a goal setting "Family Circle" (Your Family) and write down ideas shared
2. Copy and paste below link and complete worksheet 
3. E-mail teacher completed form or pictures taken of completed worksheet 


Supportive Material: Copy and paste below link to view

https://pwcps-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/bossesa_pwcs_edu/EX-YAXUdnZ1AnNERK5XOy8YBtFdtAbg-hUIAGL-7GkoC0w


Activity: Bedroom Makeover & Budget


Competencies:

Maximizing Consumer and Family Resources:

* Analyze the effects of career choice, education, and skills on income and goal attainment
* Develop a spending and savings plan for personal and financial management
* Demonstrate the ability to manage a budget
* Explain consumer rights and responsibilities

Instructions:

1. Research furniture for a bedroom makeover ($800 Budget)
2. Paste a picture of each purchased bedroom item in a single PowerPoint Slide and e-mail to teacher
3. Complete provided Excel Chart for purchased bedroom items. Be sure to place each item in a separate line of the budget form.
> Bonus: Use the provided discount
4. E-mail both PowerPoint Slide and Excel Chart to teacher.

Supportive Material:

Purchased items: Place all purchased items in a single PowerPoint Slide aka "Design Board" and e-mail to teacher
Excel Budget (Bonus): Use previously provided Bedroom Makeover Excel Chart to place items purchased and e-mail to teacher  


Activity: Cheeseburger

Competencies:

Enhancing Nutrition and Wellness:

* Identify the nutrients and their functions.
* Identify information found on food labels.
* Describe common food allergies and dietary needs.
* Demonstrate food safety and sanitation practices.
* Prepare a simple, nutritious snack.
* Demonstrate basic kitchen safety practices.
* Develop a plan for personal wellness.
* Prepare a nutritious family meal.
* Identify food preparation terms and equipment.


Instructions:

1. Using www.allrecipes.com, research process and ingredients needed to complete selected meal
2. Prepare Bun, Meat w/seasonings, and Cheese
3. Cook cheeseburger in family cookware for best presentation (Share picture with Teacher via e-mail)
4. Enjoy Meal!


Supportive Material: www.allrecipes.com


Activity: Constructing a Resume


Competencies:

Various Selected Workplace Readiness Skills (WRS):

* Demonstrate work ethic
* Demonstrate listening and speaking skills
* Collaborate with team members
* Demonstrate career and life management skills
* Demonstrate continuous learning skills
* Demonstrate information-literacy skills
* Demonstrate proficiency with technical tools
* Demonstrate professionalism
* Demonstrate reading and writing skills

Instructions:

1. Research a sample resume on the internet or use the sample provided by the teacher
2. Construct your own personal resume using the exact outline from the sample
Note: Please keep in mind that you are acting as if you have completed college and have work experience related to your career interest.


Supportive Material: Internet and Resume Sample



Sincerely,

Tewon Stevens, M.Ed. (Virginia Tech University) 

Contact E-mail: steventl@pwcs.edu


"Few Things Help an Individual More Than to Place Responsibility Upon Him and Allow Him to Know You Trust Him"

                                                                                                            -Booker T. Washington