Family & Consumer Science

Grade 6
Students will learn to live a healthy lifestyle, prepare healthy and safe foods focusing on the Fruit Food Group, and build positive relationships. The second unit of this course encourages accountable management of resources while addressing diverse personal needs and goals. Emphasis is placed on the purchase and care of textiles.


Grade 7
Students will learn to live a healthy lifestyle, prepare healthy and safe foods focusing on the Grains and Dairy Food Groups, and build positive relationships. The second unit of this course is designed to help young people acquire knowledge and skills essential to the care and guidance of children as a caregiver.


Grade 8
Two units will be covered in this class. In Finance and Resource Management, students explore concepts that affect the finances of an individual, the economic environment, acquiring and using financial resources and the effects of government legislation.

Selecting foods and/or modifying recipes to improve nutrient density are the focus of the Foods Unit. Food preparation terms and techniques, safety guidelines, and consumer buying decisions are also an integral part of this unit.