•  Lower Dauphin School District

    Curriculum Guide

    Course Title: Personal Development
    Subject: Family and Consumer Science Grade Level(s): 9-12

    Synopsis of Curriculum

    Personal Development is an introductory course to Family and Consumer Sciences at the high school. Units studied include food safety, nutrition, small appliance applications, consumerism, clothing construction, communication and relationship skills, and child development. Emphasis is on practicing skills through culinary labs, projects, demonstrations, role-playing, and class discussions. Students will construct either boxer shorts or pajama pants as part of the clothing unit and are responsible for purchasing some of the materials.


    Units of Study Titles

    Food Safety

    Food Attitudes, Habits & Nutrition

    Small Appliance Applications


    Clothing Construction

    Communication and Relationship Skills

    Child Development