2020/2021 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Family and Consumer Sciences Exploratory III (8245/36 weeks)
Tasks/competencies when marked as such; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. All other tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students. Tasks/competencies are considered sensitive when marked as such, and teachers should obtain approval by the school division before teaching them.are considered optional
Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities
Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills
Demonstrating Professional Competencies
- Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
- Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
- Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
- Manage time and resources.
- Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
- Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
- Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
- Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
- Demonstrate professionalism.
- Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate workplace safety.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Exploring Work-Based Learning
Facilitating Human Development
Managing Interpersonal Relationships
Strengthening Family Relationships
Analyzing Living Environments (Personal Environments)
Enhancing Nutrition and Wellness
- Research the effects of food choices on long-term health.
- Evaluate the importance of considering food allergies and special dietary needs when making food selections.
- Demonstrate the use of kitchen tools and equipment.
- Demonstrate kitchen safety and sanitary food-handling practices.
- Prepare a nutritious meal.
- Analyze nutrients and their effects on the body.
- Compare the cost and taste of made-from-scratch, convenience, and ready-made foods.
- Research nutritional benefits of fresh and local foods vs. convenience foods.
- Research the effects of science and technology on food composition and safety, from production through consumption.
- Research lifespan wellness practices and related community resources.
- Analyze the risks of personal choices throughout the lifespan.
Maximizing Consumer and Family Resources
- Analyze the effects of career choice, education, and skills on income and goal attainment.
- Develop a savings and spending plan for personal financial management.
- Research the services offered by financial institutions.
- Demonstrate the ability to manage an account in a financial institution.
- Examine credit options.
- Explain consumer rights.
- Explain consumer responsibilities.