1. 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,...
  2. Lesson Plan: Conflict Resolution Strategies

    • Resource ID: 19736
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review steps to solving conflicts in different situations and demonstrate effective communication skills – verbal, non-verbal, written, and electronic.
  3. Scope and Sequence: Family and Community Services

    • Resource ID: 19437
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Family and Community Services 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...
  4. 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.
  5. Lesson Plan: Serving Senior Citizens

    • Resource ID: 19960
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will employ safety practices while volunteering for and serving senior citizens.
  6. Lesson Plan: Family and Community Skills for Life

    • Resource ID: 20127
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will assess the various life roles individuals play, learn to effectively manage multiple roles by using leadership and organizational techniques, use conflict resolution, negotiation, teamwork, leadership practices, effective strategies and skills to collaborate with other...
  7. Lesson Plan: Count Me In

    • Resource ID: 20164
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify characteristics needed to work with others, identify settings and local groups for community service, plan and deliver a presentation to encourage volunteer service, and prepare a public relations campaign for a local volunteer group.
  8. Lesson Plan: Serving Those Who Serve

    • Resource ID: 19959
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate safety practices when participating in community service and service-learning activities.
  9. Lesson Plan: Service Learning With A Smile

    • Resource ID: 19961
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify, plan, and implement service-learning activities with other students and community partners. Students will also document, assess, and reflect on their service learning experience.
  10. Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson Family and Community Services

    • Resource ID: 20078
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will recognize the programs of study in the Human Services career cluster.
  11. Lesson Plan: Exploring Careers in Family and Community Services

    • Resource ID: 20131
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore careers in family and community services, outline education opportunities available after high school graduation, assess salaries, duties, work environment and job outlook for employment specifically in family and community services and design a family and...
  12. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Family and Community Services

    • Resource ID: 20145
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Family and Community Services, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  13. Lesson Plan: Focus on Serving Children, Our Future

    • Resource ID: 20122
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will develop and implement community and service-learning activities to include children and their families.