1. Aging and Dementia

    • Resource ID: Aging-Dementia
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12

    A Snapshot on Aging and Dementia Instructor’s Manual, student manual, and slide deck. The instructor manual has been reviewed by the Alzheimer’s Association® and meets the Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations in the following topics:

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  2. Lesson Plan: Can’t We All Just Get Along

    • Resource ID: 19702
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate effective communication skills and brainstorm solutions to personal and workplace conflicts.
  3. Lesson Plan: Selection and Care of Clothing Part I

    • Resource ID: 19964
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will evaluate appearance in personal and professional settings.
  4. Lesson Plan: Managing Your Money

    • Resource ID: 20159
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn and understand financial and consumer decisions, to better handle financial resources.
  5. 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.
  6. Lesson Plan: Making the Right Decisions

    • Resource ID: 20051
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explain and practice responsible decision making consistent with personal needs, wants, values, and priorities.
  7. Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson Principles of Human Services

    • Resource ID: 20066
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will develop an awareness of career opportunities related to the course Principles of Human Services.
  8. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options - Principles of Human Services

    • Resource ID: 20140
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this End of Course lesson, students will review all TEKS for In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Principles of Human Services, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Lesson Plan: My World- My Future

    • Resource ID: 19727
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the relationship of the environment to family and consumer resources by researching environmental trends and issues that may affect their future.  They will identify government regulations for conserving natural resources.
  12. 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.
  13. Lesson Plan: Taking It to The Bank

    • Resource ID: 19939
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, student focuses on consumer practices and responsibilities, money-management processes, decision-making skills, impact of technology, and preparation for human services careers.
  14. Lesson Plan: Strategies to Deter Child Abuse

    • Resource ID: 19945
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate causes, prevention, and treatment of domestic violence.
  15. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options - Dollars and Sense

    • Resource ID: 20152
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Dollars and Sense, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  16. Lesson Plan: To Charge or Not to Charge

    • Resource ID: 19911
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explain the advantages and disadvantages of credit.
  17. Lesson Plan: Saving the Environment

    • Resource ID: 19968
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will describe what one can do as a consumer to implement behaviors that protect our environment.
  18. Lesson Plan: Saving for the Future

    • Resource ID: 19969
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify savings opportunities and financial planning.
  19. Lesson Plan: Personal Money Management

    • Resource ID: 19994
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will develop and apply management of financial resources in planning for a family budget. Students will estimate the annual budget of raising one child.
  20. Lesson Plan: Focusing on the Needs of Children

    • Resource ID: 20123
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the basic developmental needs of children and understand guidelines which help parents maintain a healthy and safe environment for children. Students will also identify proper guidance methods and give examples for positive methods which could be utilized,...