1. Lesson Plan: Needs, Wants, Values, and Goals - Making the Right Decisions

    • Resource ID: 20008
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the differences between their needs, wants, values, and goals. Students will also determine individual short- and long-term goals for personal and professional life as well as develop a personal plan to assist them in achieving their goals.
  2. Lesson Plan: Caregiving 101 - Early Childhood Development

    • Resource ID: 19706
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical needs of children ages one through five, review safety standards for child care facilities, and devise three days’ worth of activities that include different developmental strategies.
  3. Lesson Plan: Child Abuse Prevention

    • Resource ID: 19707
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will distinguish between various types of abuse and neglect, determine steps for reporting such acts, and analyze ways of breaking the cycle of abuse.  Students will create a three-dimensional diorama to include strategies to prevent child abuse.
  4. Lesson Plan: We Serve – An Introduction to Family and Community Service

    • Resource ID: 19900
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify various community services, and careers that focus on the needs of families.
  5. Lesson Plan: What Happens Before Birth? Prenatal Development

    • Resource ID: 19898
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will describe prenatal health care and the importance on the mother and unborn child.  Student will explore nutritional needs and identify the stages of pregnancy.
  6. Lesson Plan: Child Abuse The Hidden Epidemic

    • Resource ID: 19925
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze reasons for the high rate of child abuse, distinguish among the various types of abuse and neglect, and determine methods of breaking the cycle of abuse.
  7. Lesson Plan: The Balancing Act - Parenting Responsibilities for Infants

    • Resource ID: 19929
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate how to optimize the development and safety of infants, including those with special needs.  Students will create a budget and determine the financial responsibilities parents have when providing for the basic needs of infants. 
  8. Lesson Plan: Child Play - Come Play with Me!

    • Resource ID: 19993
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the effects of play in the development of children.
  9. Lesson Plan: Parenting Skills and Relationships

    • Resource ID: 19999
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze roles and responsibilities of parenting, and develop skills to assist families build healthy personal relationships.
  10. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Human Services

    • Resource ID: 20068
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be exposed to all TEKS in the Human Services Practicum Course and explain the connection between CTE and the Human Services career cluster.