1. 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. 
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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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  7. Lesson Plan: What would you do? Ethics in Culinary Arts

    • Resource ID: 19893
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will recognize and model professional ethics in the food service industry by role-playing and then answering the question, "What would you do?"  Students will investigate and understand the laws and regulations associated with owning and operating a food service business.
  8. Lesson Plan: Where Shall We Eat? Culinary Dining Concepts

    • Resource ID: 19889
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research the history of the food industry and the current trends in society that affect the industry today.  Students will investigate and understand the various food service operations and give examples of quality customer service.
  9. Lesson Plan: Point of Sales in Food Service

    • Resource ID: 19992
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students demonstrate knowledge in technology applications appropriate for the food industry. Students will explain and use the point-of-sale systems in various food service operations.
  10. Lesson Plan: Food Measurement Matters

    • Resource ID: 20015
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will use math skills and convert U.S. to metric measures using formulas in order to precisely measure foods.
  11. Lesson Plan: Using Math and Science for Quality Food

    • Resource ID: 20017
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will use math and science skills in culinary arts. Students will calculate baker's percentage using ingredient weights from standardized recipes.
  12. Lesson Plan: Communication and Telephone Strategies

    • Resource ID: 20095
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze communication skills, and identify skills, techniques, and strategies for answering business telephones and taking messages.
  13. Culinary Arts

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Culinary Arts begins with the fundamentals and principles of the art of cooking and the science of baking and includes management and production skills and techniques. Students can pursue a national sanitation certification or other appropriate industry certifications. This course is offered as...
  14. 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. 
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.