1. Interpersonal Studies

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Interpersonal Studies examines how the relationships between individuals and among family members significantly affect the quality of life. Students use knowledge and skills in family studies and human development to enhance personal development, foster quality relationships, promote wellness of...
  2. Lesson Plan: Why Can’t We Be Friends? - Developing Relationships

    • Resource ID: 19885
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore ways to promote positive friendships, reflect on current relationships, and learn new ways to appreciate diversity.
  3. Scope and Sequence: Interpersonal Studies

    • Resource ID: 19432
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Interpersonal Studies course scope and sequence within the Human Services Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the...
  4. Lesson Plan: Building Family Strengths - Personal Identity and Self-Esteem

    • Resource ID: 19695
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify ways to develop healthy self-concepts. They will also recognize how the family influences the development of personal identity.
  5. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options for Interpersonal Studies

    • Resource ID: 20144
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Interpersonal Studies, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  6. Lesson Plan: Who’s in Charge? Peers and Authority Figures

    • Resource ID: 19887
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the positive and negative ways peers can influence others, and demonstrate appropriate responses to authority figures.
  7. Lesson Plan: Becoming Independent

    • Resource ID: 19693
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate responsibilities of becoming an independent adult and explore adjustments related to becoming an independent adult.
  8. Lesson Plan: Managing Multiple Roles

    • Resource ID: 20024
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will determine the impact of career and family on family life. Students will analyze management strategies to help assume multiple family roles.
  9. Lesson Plan: Follow the Leader

    • Resource ID: 20121
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will use leadership and team member skills in problem-solving situations.
  10. Lesson Plan: Families Across the Lifespan

    • Resource ID: 20128
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the stages of the family life cycle and determine roles and responsibilities of family members.
  11. Lesson Plan: Say What? The Communication Process

    • Resource ID: 19967
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will practice effective verbal, nonverbal, written and electronic communication skills.
  12. Lesson Plan: Today's Families

    • Resource ID: 19910
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze multiple family roles and effective methods for managing these roles in today's society.
  13. Lesson Plan: Components of a Strong Family Unit

    • Resource ID: 19723
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the programs available to help families and create a story book depicting the components of a strong family unit in collaboration with a partner.
  14. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Interpersonal Studies

    • Resource ID: 20073
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will develop an awareness of career opportunities related to the course Interpersonal Studies.
  15. Lesson Plan: Effectively Managing Stress

    • Resource ID: 20155
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will evaluate the areas of stress and design a poster depicting ways to manage stress. Students will investigate strategies for prevention and management of individual and family problems and crises.
  16. Lesson Plan: The Impact of Technology on the Family Life Cycle

    • Resource ID: 19924
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will describe the stages of the family life cycle, and predict the impact of technological advances on families throughout the family life cycle.  Students will then formulate a plan for effective management of technology on families throughout their life-time.
  17. Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson Understanding Family Dynamics

    • Resource ID: 19903
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will recognize truths and roles which occur in the family and determine how family dynamics impacts our lives.
  18. Lesson Plan: Family Relationships

    • Resource ID: 20060
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the family's role in relationship development within the family, and determine methods that promote an effective family unit.
  19. Lesson Plan: Building Healthy Family Relationships

    • Resource ID: 19696
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the family's role in fostering healthy relationships and its effect on other relationships.
  20. Lesson Plan: Crisis and the Family

    • Resource ID: 20161
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify resources and support systems that provide assistance to families in crisis.