• Lower Dauphin School District

    Curriculum Guide

    Course Title: Family & Consumer Science 6

    Subject: Family & Consumer Science

    Grade Level(s):6


    Synopsis of Curriculum

    Family & Consumer Science education focuses on learning the value of balancing personal, home, family, and work life.  Family & Consumer Science coursework encourages students to become responsible citizens and leaders within their family, community, and work/school settings.  Sixth grade students will gain introductory knowledge of how children develop from birth through age 5 and how to be a responsible caregiver.  Sixth grade students will learn the fundamentals of cooking and nutrition; including measuring ingredients, learning tools and cooking terms, preparing basic recipes, and MyPlate with the five food groups.


    Units of Study Titles

    Introduction to the Kitchen

    Preparing to Cook

    MyPlate: 5 Food Groups

    Responsibilities of Child Care

    Child Development (birth – 5 years)

    Developmentally Appropriate Activities