1. 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.
  2. Lesson Plan: What’s Next? Future Trends in Family and Community Services

    • Resource ID: 19896
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research family and community service agencies, organizations, and faith-based services, and identify career options in those areas.  Students will analyze the role socialization plays in human development and behavior.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Lesson Plan: Nutrition Principles for a Lifetime of Wellness

    • Resource ID: 20003
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12

    In this lesson, students will classify nutrients and their functions and food sources and compare the nutritive value of various foods.  Students will plan diets based on life cycle, activity level, nutritional needs and portion control. 

  7. Child Guidance

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    Child Guidance is a technical laboratory course that addresses the knowledge and skills related to child growth and guidance equipping students to develop positive relationships with children and effective caregiver skills. Students use these skills to promote the well-being and healthy...

  8. Cosmetology II

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    In Cosmetology II, students will demonstrate proficiency in academic, technical, and practical knowledge and skills. The content is designed to provide the occupational skills required for licensure. Instruction includes advanced training in professional standards/employability skills; Texas...

  9. Counseling and Mental Health

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    In Counseling and Mental Health, students model the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a counseling and mental health career through simulated environments. Students are expected to apply knowledge of ethical and legal responsibilities, limitations on their actions and responsibilities,...

  10. Dollars and Sense

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    Dollars and Sense focuses on consumer practices and responsibilities, money-management processes, decision-making skills, impact of technology, and preparation for human services careers.

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  11. Family and Community Services

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    Family and Community Services is a laboratory-based course designed to involve students in realistic and meaningful community-based activities through direct service or service-learning experiences. Students are provided opportunities to interact with and provide services to individuals,...

  12. 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...

  13. Introduction to Cosmetology

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    In Introduction to Cosmetology, students explore careers in the cosmetology industry. To prepare for success, students must have academic and technical knowledge and skills relative to the industry. Students may begin to earn hours toward state licensing requirements.

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  14. Principles of Human Services

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Principles of Human Services is a laboratory course that will enable students to investigate careers in the Human Services Career Cluster, including counseling and mental health, early childhood development, family and community, personal care, and consumer services. Each student is expected to...

  15. Lesson Plan: Money Matters - Making Cents of It All

    • Resource ID: 20014
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the differences between major and minor financial decisions, compare sources and costs of credit, and understand how money management skills are important in everyday life.
  16. 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.
  17. Lesson Plan: How to Effectively Communicate with Clients

    • Resource ID: 20093
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate effective verbal, nonverbal, written, and electronic communication skills. Students will also define the purpose of high-quality communication and distinguish techniques for defusing negative situations with clients.
  18. Lesson Plan: Cosmetology Ethical Standards

    • Resource ID: 20136
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand and demonstrate ethical behavior in the personal care industry by participating in skits related to positive work ethics.
  19. Lesson Plan: Cosmetology Careers and Communication

    • Resource ID: 20165
    • Grade Range: 10
    In this lesson, students will understand the objectives of the program, interpret rules and policies of Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and demonstrate ethical behaviors in the workplace.
  20. 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.