Courses of Study : Career Tech: Human Services

Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
All Resources: 0
1 ) Describe physical and emotional changes that occur during adolescence.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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2 ) Describe the process of decision-making, problem-solving, and goal-setting.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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3 ) Explain the importance of character education for teenagers.

•  Describing manners used in various settings
•  Identifying grooming habits that lead to a healthy appearance
•  Describing ways to show respect for self, others, and property
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
All Resources: 0
4 ) Compare verbal and nonverbal communication skills used to improve interpersonal relationships.

•  Determining barriers to teen communication
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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5 ) Describe characteristics of healthy relationships with family and friends.

•  Explaining the role of family members and friends
•  Describing the significance of family traditions
•  Determining qualities of a true friend
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
All Resources: 2
Learning Activities: 2
6 ) Compare positive and negative peer pressure.

Examples: positive—involving friends in community service, tutoring peers

-  negative—bullying, teasing, gossiping

•  Determining causes of teen conflict
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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7 ) Explain the importance of diet, exercise, and rest for teen health.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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8 ) Prepare nutritious snacks.

•  Practicing safety and sanitation techniques in the laboratory
•  Using kitchen equipment in a correct manner
•  Comparing the nutritive value and cost of various foods
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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9 ) Demonstrate basic table setting skills.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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10 ) Describe ways teenagers can become wise consumers.

Examples: savings, needs and wants, conserving resources and energy

•  Identifying the role of the media in the dissemination of consumer information
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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11 ) Describe time management tools and techniques.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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12 ) Determine factors that influence teen clothing selection.

Examples: individualism, trends, cost, maintenance

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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13 ) Practice basic sewing skills.

•  Utilizing sewing equipment in a safe and correct manner
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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14 ) Describe appropriate care of clothing.

•  Identifying laundering techniques
•  Explaining how to store clothes properly
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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15 ) Explain responsibilities involved in babysitting related to age, safety, and health of the child.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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16 ) Describe the importance of play to a child's development.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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17 ) Explain how housing meets the needs of individuals and families.

•  Describing ways to arrange or organize teen living space
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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18 ) Determine procedures for basic household maintenance and safety.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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19 ) Determine ways technology improves and impacts the lives of teens.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 7
Teen Discoveries
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20 ) Describe factors that impact choosing a career.