1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  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: 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.
  6. Lesson Plan: The Importance of Client Satisfaction

    • Resource ID: 19923
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will determine how to evaluate client's needs and concerns in order to satisfy customer outcomes.  Students will develop and apply appropriate customer service techniques, in preparation for careers in the field of Human Services.
  7. 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.
  8. Lesson Plan: Mathematical Applications in Human Services

    • Resource ID: 20018
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this Practicum in Human Services lesson, students will investigate mathematical applications as well as the application of current technology to manage numerical information in human services.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  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. 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...
  13. Lesson Plan: Careers in Nutrition - Keeping Everyone Healthy

    • Resource ID: 19705
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students are expected to investigate a career in nutrition, establish personal career goals, and analyze entrepreneurial opportunities in nutrition. 
  14. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Dairy, Major Minerals and Electrolytes

    • Resource ID: 19711
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze major minerals for their functions and food sources and determine their effects on health benefits. They will also demonstrate effective work habits during activities by practicing problem-solving strategies and using leadership and teamwork skills.
  15. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Fruits and Water-Soluble Vitamins

    • Resource ID: 19712
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze water-soluble vitamins for their functions and determine their effects and health benefits.
  16. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Oils and Fats

    • Resource ID: 19713
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate food management principles by planning and preparing a recipe substituting fat with healthier options, and reduce overall fat and calories.
  17. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Physical Activity and Sports Nutrition

    • Resource ID: 19714
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the principles of digestion and metabolism and apply them to food intake and physical fitness.
  18. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Protein Foods and Trace Minerals

    • Resource ID: 19715
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze trace minerals for their functions and food sources and determine their effects on overall health.
  19. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate – Vegetables and Fat-Soluble Vitamins

    • Resource ID: 19716
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the role of nutrients in the body by classifying nutrients, their functions, and food sources. They will also determine the effects of fat-soluble vitamins and analyze them for their functions and food sources.
  20. Lesson Plan: ChooseMyPlate - Weight Management, Calories and Fad Diets

    • Resource ID: 19717
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will participate in activities to calculate their BMI, research popular fad diets, assess their current eating and drinking habits, and discover what they should be eating and drinking.