1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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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  5. Lesson Plan: Consumer Services Careers

    • Resource ID: 19725
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will integrate knowledge, skills and practices required for careers in consumer services by identifying various careers in the consumer services field and distinguishing roles and functions for specific careers. 
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Lesson Plan: More Power To You! The Energy in Food

    • Resource ID: 20013
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the role of nutrients in the body, the effects of nutrition on health, and how activity levels affect weight management.
  9. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Human Services

    • Resource ID: 20068
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be exposed to all TEKS in the Human Services Practicum Course and explain the connection between CTE and the Human Services career cluster.
  10. 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.
  11. 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. 
  12. Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness is a laboratory course that allows students to use principles of lifetime wellness and nutrition to help them make informed choices that promote wellness as well as pursue careers related to hospitality and tourism, education and training, human services, and...
  13. Practicum in Human Services

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Practicum in Human Services provides background knowledge and occupation-specific training that focuses on the development of consumer services, early childhood development and services, counseling and mental health services, and family and community-services careers. Content for Practicum in...
  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: 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. 
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.