Course Descriptions

Teen Topics

Teen Topics Course Outline
Pleasant ValleyHigh School
Home Economics Careers and Technology

 
 
Instructor:  HECT Staff
                                                   Contact # 1:______________
Text:  Building Life Skills             Contact # 2:______________
 
Course Description:
Which way will you go?  You have many paths to take in life, but how do you know which one is right for you?   Topics for this class include character and leadership development, family relations and communication skills, career assessment and pathways, peer relationships, management skills for time/energy/money, and consumer education.  This course is designed to give you the knowledge, skills, and resources to help you make smart decisions for you life now, and in the future!
 
You will take part in a wide variety of projects, discussions, speakers, research and group work.  Get connected—make this class your best class of the year.
 
Materials:
Binder:  You will create and maintain a binder of your work and projects.

You will need to have an email address to send and receive assignments.

Be ORGANIZED and PREPARED with ALL materials you need for each day.
 
Behavior:
Students are expected to follow all school rules AND:
Demonstrate respect to peers, teachers, and school property.
Act responsibly:  Be on time, be prepared, and be present.
Try your best—if it is worth doing—it is worth doing well!
Be positive with yourself, others and teachers.
 
Behavior is a choice.  Students that choose to behave inappropriately will face the consequences.  This may include a teacher warning, parent notification, an administrative referral, detention, or removal from class.
 
Grading:
Your grade will be based on the following:
Assignments (Class work, homework, group work & projects):  50%
Quizzes and Tests:  15%
Behavior and Participation: 25%
Final presentation: 10 %
 
The following grading scale will be used:
A+       100-97                          C+        79-77
A          96-93                           C          76-73
A-         92-90                           C-         72-70
B+        89-87                           D+        69-67
B          86-83                           D          66-63
B-         82-80                           D          62-60
F           <60
 
Absences, and Make-up work:
You are responsible for missed work and notes.  It is your job to EMAIL ME if you are absent for any length of time.  Your grade depends on what you have learned—and assignments and tests combined determine 75% of your grade.  If you fail to turn in work—I have no way of determining what you have learned.
 
I will accept late work and allow for make-up tests only if you communicate with me within THREE days of absence.  I will give you every opportunity to show me what you have learned—but ultimately you have the responsibility and ownership of your grade.
 
 
***Sign the area below—indicating that the expectations and grading policy are understood.***
 
 
Print student name:______________________              Date:__________
 
Student signature:______________________             

Human Development

Human Development

2+2 Course Outline 2007-2008
Pleasant ValleyHigh School
Home Economics Careers and Technology


COURSE DESCRIPTION
 
This course is an introductory and survey course, which includes observation and participation experiences at local Human Service Agencies, Elder Care Facilities and Preschool programs. The emphasis of the course is to study the course of Human Development thru the entire lifespan and incorporate opportunities for observation, special speakers, and in class projects throughout the year.  We will discuss and compare philosophies and theories of development through the use of out text, video's, research, and class discussions. The course is designed to articulate with Butte College credit for CDF 14 Child Development and will be perquisite for Careers with Children for Pleasant Valley High School Students.  This course is in the ACE Pathway for Family Health and Human Services.
 
COURSE OUTLINE
 
INTRODUCTION AND ORIENTATION
  • Why study development?
  • Child Development & Adult Development Principles
  • Career options and employment opportunities working in Human Services
  • Employable Skills & Professionalism
  • Portfolio expectations
CAREER AWARENESS AND WORKPLACE READINESS IN THE HUMAN SERVICE AREA'S
  1. Health and Safety
  2. Health & Safety for Children
  3. Health & Safety for Adults
  4. Health & Safety for Staff
Observation Skills
  1. CPR certification
  2. Abuse & Neglect
  3. Rights & Responsibilities for working in the Human Service field
  4. Schedules & Routines
Observational Assignments
  • Field Trip to area sites
  • Professional organizations
  • Technology used in Human Services
APPROPRIATE ENVIRONMENTS
  • Meeting Nutritional Needs
  • Guiding Behavior
  • Equipment & Supplies
PROGRAM OPERATIONS & MANAGEMENT
  • Quality Early Childhood Programs
  • Quality Adult Care Programs
  • Intergenerational Care Programs
  • Family Involvement in Care
 PROVIDING CARE
  • Caring for Infants
  • Caring for Toddlers
  • Caring for Preschoolers
  • Caring for the School-age Child
  • Special Needs Children
  • Elder Care
CARE PROVIDERS AND FACILITIES
  • Families and societies changing needs for child care
  • Growth of Child Care professions
  • Types of preschool programs for children
  • Speakers from child care programs
  • Evaluating preschool programs
DEVELOPING APPROPRIATE CURRICULUM
  • Approaches to teaching and learning
  • Language Arts& Social skills
  • Math & Science Explorations
  • Movement and Drama Activities
  • Art & Music Experiences
Course Expectations
 
This course involves a wide variety of projects, experiments, reports, demonstrations, discussions, speakers, field trips, job shadowing, service-learning projects, reading materials and handouts.
 
Expectations/Course Requirements:

Materials:
  1. You are expected to create and maintain a binder of your work and best projects.  This is referred to as your portfolio.  This portfolio will be periodically collected and graded.  Included in this portfolio is a career path planner.
  2. You will be issued a text.  Please cover it and keep it clean.
  3. Come prepared with any materials you need to successfully complete the day's activity.
Behavior:
  1. Be respectful of others and their property.
  2. Work co-operatively as a team, while performing quality individual work.
  3. Your classroom participation, behavior, and attitude accumulate to approximately 10% of your grade.  Each student will receive daily points toward this score.
  4. Bring a positive attitude.....for everyone's well-being.

Culinary I

Culinary Art I

Pleasant ValleyHigh School
Home Economics Careers and Technology

 
Instructor: Priscilla Burns
Voice Mail: 879-5100ext.156 and  879-5100ext. 163
Text: Culinary Essentials  - Use in class, ServeSafe, booklet


Course Overview:


Welcome to an exciting one year, 2 hour, elective that offers you many opportunities to experience how professional chefs, managers, cooks and bakers create fabulous food, manage their time and budget money.  You will have opportunities to earn a "Serve-Safe Certificate" and skill certificates.  This class is very hands-on and requires that you be here every day, on time with a positive attitude.  During April and May Students enrolled in Culinary Art will be placed on a long-term job shadow experience with a local employer during periods 5/6.  Culinary students are automatic members of the local student leadership organization FHA-HERO and may participate in local activities free of charge.  Students that would like  to participate in weekend and after-school trips, scholarship opportunities and competitions can pay membership dues ($12.00 per year) to the elected Treasurer or Ms. Burns.
 
This course involves a wide variety of projects, reports, demonstrations, discussions, speakers, catering projects, service-learning projects, reading materials and handouts.
 
 
 
Expectations/Course Requirements:

Materials:
  1. You are expected to create and maintain a binder of your work and projects.  This is referred to as your portfolio.  This portfolio will be periodically collected and graded.  Included in this portfolio is a career path planner.
  2. You will need to accumulate 200 points from the "menu" per quarter.  Refer to page 4.  This is 10% of your grade
  3. You will be issued a text upon their arrival.
  4. Come prepared with any materials you need to successfully complete the days             activity.
  5. A chef coat or apron, checked out to you  provided for you must be worn daily.  You may buy your own if you desire.  Sleeves are required in the lab.  If your checked out jacket is lost or damaged replacement is $50.00.
  6. Close-toed shoes with skid resistant soles are required for lab work.
  7. Hair must be tied back and a chefs hat or cap worn in the lab.  Toques can be checked out and are $5.00 to replace if lost or damaged.
  8. Timecards are due, filled out, at the end of the period on Friday.  Timecards are worth 10% of your total grade.
  9. A white tee shirt, white pants, and clean white shoes or "food -service shoes" are   required for catering jobs.
  10. You are required to pass Servesafe with a 70% or higher before you can participate in any labs.  Students with a  score of 80% or higher will earn a certificate.
Behavior:
  1. Be respectful of others, their property, and school/classroom property.
  2. Work as a co-operative team, while performing quality individual work.
  3. Safety and Sanitation are paramount, use proper procedures and policies.  You must pass all safety and sanitation tests with a 70% or better before you are allowed in the lab.
  4. Remember----Lab access is a privilege, not a right.
  5. Bring a positive attitude....for everyones well-being.

Absences and Tardies:
If you are absent for any reason it is important that YOU contact me to make up the work.  If you have not discussed make-up with me within the week you return from your absence I will assign a zero to those assignments.  If you are absent for an extended period of time please talk to me  about alternative assignments and due dates.
  1. Turn in your work on time.   Late work is not accepted.
  2. If you have an absence you must make up the work or it will become 0 points.
  3. Tardies will effect your grade and time.  The school-wide tardy policy will be enforced, in addition at the 3rd tardy per quarter I will make a personal  contact.  At the 5th tardy per quarter I will lower your grade 20%.  Yes, 20%.  At the 7th Tardy, 30% and at the 8th tardy 40%.
  4. 2 labs per quarter can be made-up at home.  I have lab sign-off paperwork you must complete and you must show me the finished product.
Grading:
Set a grade goal.  Grades are calculated using the % listed below based on the total number of possible points:

100- 97            A+                               79 - 77             C+
96  - 93            A                                 76 - 73             C
92 - 90             A-                                72 - 70             C-
89 - 87             B+                               69 - 67             D+
86 - 83             B                                  66 - 63            D
82 - 80             B-                                62 - 60             D-
                                                           < 60                  F
 
If you don't understand an assignment, are concerned about your grade, missing work or please talk to me ASAP.  I am available at noon and after school to discuss individual concerns if it cannot be handled within class.
 
 
What are your own personal goals for this course?  Please write down 5 skills you would like to master by the end of this year.
 
1.
 
 
2.
 
 
3.
 
 
4.
 
 
5.

 
 
 

 
 
Course Outline for Culinary Art
 
Units Include:

Safety and Sanitation
Equipment and Inventories
Mis en Place and Garnishes
Developing Capable Employees
Costs
Presentation Food, Meals, Menus, Business
Table Setting and Customer Service
Nutrition
Fruits and Vegetables
Herbs and Spices
Appetizers
Salads and Dressings
Stocks and Sauces
Soups and Sandwiches
Breads-Unleavened, Quick, Yeast
Cakes and Cake Decorating
Dairy Products
Patisserie
Confections
Grain Cookery
Pasta
Meats and Butchery
Fancy Decorated Desserts
American Regional Foods
Foreign Foods
Cooking for people with Special Needs
Creating a restaurant of your own!
Internship experiences
Portfolio Reviews
Final Gala
 
There is a comprehensive final at each semester.
 
If you have creative ideas for labs, field trips, catering, sources for food, guest speakers, competitions....speak up!!!
Some of my best project have been initiated by
students.
This class is about working together to learn as
much as possible for your future!!!
 
I understand and agree with the expectations, grading system and requirements:
Sign and return to Ms. Burns within 3 days.
Print Students Name:  _____________________Date:______________
 
Students Signature:  ____________________    Date:______________
 
Parent Sign-Off:  _________________________Date:______________

Culinary II / ROP

Butte County Regional Occupational Program
R.O.P.  Culinary Art II

Pleasant ValleyHigh School
Home Economics Careers and Technology

 
Instructor:  Priscilla Burns
Voice Mail:  879-5100, 156
Text:Prostart Year I and II - Use in class,                   
ServeSafe, booklet
 
 
Course Overview:
Welcome to an exciting one year, 2 hour, elective that offers you many opportunities to experience how professional chefs, managers, front of the house staff, caterers and bakers create fabulous food, manage their time and budget money.  You will have opportunities to earn a "Serve-Safe Certificate" and skill certificates.  This class is very hands-on and requires that you be here every day, on time with a positive professional attitude.  In the spring students enrolled in Culinary Art II will be placed on a long-term community classroom experience with a local employer during periods 5/6.  Culinary students are automatic members of the local student leadership organization FHA-HERO and Prostart and may participate in local activities free of charge.  Students that would like to participate in weekend and after-school trips, scholarship opportunities and competitions can pay membership dues ($12.00 per year) to the elected Treasurer or Ms. Burns or participate in activities to earn their dues.  We also run a student enterprise called Culinary Creations that is a full service catering business.
 
This course involves a wide variety of projects, reports, demonstrations, discussions, speakers, catering projects, service-learning projects, reading materials and handouts.
 
All culinary II students are expected to compete in at least one culinary competition, either FHA-HERO, Prostart or one of their initiative.


Expectations/Course Requirements:

Materials:

  1. You are expected to create and maintain a folder of your work and projects.  This is referred to as your portfolio.  This portfolio will be periodically collected and graded.  Included in this portfolio is a skill check off issued to you by Ms. Burns.
  2. You will need to accumulate 400 points from the "menu" per quarter.  Refer to page 4.  This is 10% of your grade. "Excellence is initiative"!!! Menu points are due by Dec. 1 and April 1.
  3. You may check out a text as needed.
  4. Come prepared with any materials you need to successfully complete the days activity.
  5. A chef coat will be checked out to you.  It should be worn daily.  You may buy your own if you desire.  Sleeves are required in the lab.  If your checked out jacket is lost or damaged replacement is $50.00.
  6. Close-toed shoes with skid resistant soles are required for lab work.
  7. Hair must be tied back and a chefs hat or cap worn in the lab.  Toques can be checked out and are $5.00 to replace if lost or damaged.  You may also wear your own white hat or toque..
  8. A white tee shirt, white pants, and clean white shoes or "food -service shoes" are required for catering jobs or if you are waiting staff black pants and white shirt.
  9. You will be taking a safety and sanitation test.  You must pass with an 80% to earn culinary - lab access.  You will also be required to take a management level test at the end of the year and that will be graded by the national grader.
 
Behavior:
  1. Be respectful of others, their property, and school/classroom property.
  2. Work as a co-operative team, while performing quality individual work.
  3. Safety and Sanitation are paramount, use proper procedures and policies.
  4. Remember----Lab access is a privilege, not a right.
  5. Initiative----Look around… You're never "done". "When your leaning it's time to be cleaning!!"
  6. Bring a positive attitude.... for everyone's well-being. No one like to work with a crab!! Leave the drama at the door!!
Absences and Tardies:
  1. If you are absent for any reason it is important that YOU contact me to make up the work.  If you have not discussed make-up with me within the week you return from your absence I will assign a zero to those assignments.  If you are absent for an extended period of time please talk to me  about alternative assignments and due dates.
  2. Turn in your work on time.   Late work is not accepted.
  3. If you have an absence you must make up the work or it will become 0 points.
  4. Tardies will effect your grade and time.  The school-wide tardy policy will be enforced
  5. 3 labs per semester can be made-up at home.  I have lab sign-off paperwork you must complete and you must show me the finished product.
 
Grading:
Set a grade goal.  Grades are calculated using the % listed below based on the total number of possible points:
 
100- 97            A+                               79 - 77             C+
96  - 93            A                                 76 - 73             C
92 - 90             A-                                72 - 70             C-
89 - 87             B+                               69 - 67             D+
86 - 83             B                                  66 - 63             D
82 - 80             B-                                62 - 60             D-
                                                            < 60                F
 
If you don't understand an assignment, are concerned about your grade, missing work or please talk to me ASAP.  I am available at noon and after school to discuss individual concerns if it cannot be handled within class.
 
What are your own personal goals for this course?  Please write down 5 skills you would like to master by the end of this year.
 
1.
2
3.
4.
5.
 
Course Outline for Culinary Art
 
Units Include:

Safety and Sanitation
Organization of workspaces
Equipment and Inventories
Mis en Place and Garnishes
Developing Capable Employees
Costs
Presentation Food, Meals, Menus, Business
Table Setting and Customer Service
Nutrition
Herbs and Spices
Appetizers
Cold Pantry
Salads and Dressings
Sandwiches
Stocks, Soups and Sauces
Bakery
Patisserie and Desserts
Grain Cookery
Meats and Butchery
American Regional Foods
World Foods
Cooking for people with Special Needs
Creating a restaurant of your own!
 
Internship experiences
Portfolio Reviews/ Final Gala
 
There is a comprehensive final at each semester.
 
If you have creative ideas for labs, field trips, catering, sources for food, guest speakers, competitions....speak up!!!
Some of my best projects have been initiated by students and parents.
This class is about working together to learn as much as possible for your future!!!

 
I understand and agree with the expectations, grading system and requirements for ROP culinary II:
 
 
Sign and return to Ms. Burns within 3 days.
 
Print Students Name:  ___________________________________
 
Students Signature:  ____________________Date:______________
 
Print Parents Name:______________________________________
 
Parent Signature:  _____________________ Date:______________

Careers with Kids

Careers with Kids 2 +  2

Pleasant ValleyHigh School
Home Economics Careers and Technology


Instructor:         Laura Dietle
Texts:               The Child Care Professional by Karen Stephens
Classroom use: The Child Care Professional Student Workbook
 

Course Description:
This is an introductory and survey course, which includes observation and participation experiences at Marigold Elementary and Loma Vista Innovative Preschool.  The emphasis of the course is career preparation and job opportunities working in the field of childhood education.  Comparisons of early childhood programs and their philosophies will be covered in discussion, research, observations and guest speakers.  The course is designed to articulate with ButteCollege course number 48, Introduction to Early Childhood Education.  Three units credit will be given upon attendance at Butte and is a required course for the Child Center Permit.  Careers With Kids 2+2 is reserved for students who are seniors with a serious interest in working with children.
 
Expectations/Course Requirements:
 
Materials:
  1. You are expected to create and maintain a binder of your work and projects.  This is referred to as your portfolio.  This portfolio will be periodically collected and graded.
  2. Come prepared with any materials you need to successfully complete the day's activity.
  3. Standard full sheets of lined paper with work written only in blue or black ink.  The exception would be a graph, drawing or illustration that is part of the assignment.
Behavior:
  1. Be respectful of others and their property.
  2. Work co-operative as a team, while performing quality individual work.
  3. Your participation, behavior, and attitude in the classroom and work site will affect your grade.
  4. Bring a positive attitude.
 Absences and Tardiness:
  1. If you are absent for any reason it is important that YOU contact me, or your work supervisor, _________________.   If you are absent for an extended period of time, we can discuss alternative assignments.
  2. Turn in your work on time.  Late work is not accepted.
  3. If you have an absence you must make up the work.

Course Outline:  Careers with Kids 2 + 2
 
INTRODUCTION AND ORIENTATION
  • Why work with children?
  • Career options and employment opportunities working with children.
  • What you can gain from the course.
  • Orientation to your worksite
  • Portfolio expectations.
 
CAREER AWARENESS AND WORKPLACE READINESS
  • Personal skills for occupations working with children.
  • Getting along and communicating on the job.
  • Solving problems at the worksite.
  • Creating and maintaining a safe environment.
  • The application for a position in childcare.
  • CPR certification.
  • Finger printing
  • Speaker on legal responsibilities of education or child care workers.
  • Career research assignment
  • Resume preparation
  • Scheduling of job shadow and interview.
  • Child Development professional organizations.
  • Technology used in child Development facilities.
 
WORKPLACE POLICIES
  • Your impact on children and coworkers.
  • Understanding and accommodating children with disabilities.
  • Getting along with your supervisor.
 
EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS
  • Management at a Child Development facility.
  • Team and leadership skills required for the job.
  • Balancing work and personal life.
  • Developing skills to use for a lifetime.

PROGRAM REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES
  • Licensing: What you need to know.
  • How a Child Development facility operates.
  • Protecting the health of children.
 
CARE PROVIDERS AND FACILITIES
  • Families and societies changing needs for child care.
  • Growth of Child Care professions.
  • Types of preschool programs for children.
  • Speakers from child care programs.
  • Evaluating preschool programs.
 
CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND GUIDANCE
  • How children grow and develop.
  • How to guide children's behavior.
  • Planning and carrying out activities.
 
EXPLORATION OF OTHER CAREERS WORKING WITH CHILDREN.
  • Careers related to health, social service, recreation, technology and design.
 
 
Grading:

Grades are calculated using the % listed below based on the total points possible:
 
100- 97             A+                               79 - 77              C+
96  - 93             A                                 76 - 73              C
92 - 90              A-                                72 - 70              C-
89 - 87              B+                               69 - 67              D+
86 - 83              B                                 66 - 63              D
82 - 80              B-                                62 - 60              D-
                                                            <  60                 F
 
If you don't understand an assignment, are concerned about your grade, missing work or need additional help please make an appointment to talk to me.   I am available at noon and after school to discuss individual concerns if it cannot be handled within class.
 
 
I understand and agree with the expectations, grading system and requirements:
Sign and return to Instructor within 3 days.
 
Print Students Name:  ___________________________________Date: _____________
 
Students Signature:  ____________________________________Date: _____________
 
Parent Sign-Off:  _______________________________________Date: _____________

HERO 11 and HERO 12

HERO in Human Service      

Grade Level: 11-12
Instructor: Laura Dietle       

 
Prerequisites:  Suggested Human Development or Life Management, not required
                                       
I. Course Description:

This full year ACE-LIFE academy course will be offered to 11th and 12th grade students and work cooperatively with the Academy English course to provide a more flexible schedule for community classroom.  In the course students will study the academic and career readiness skills necessary to enter the human service industry.  Students will study and practice personal interaction, health, and emergency jobsite situations.  They will become aware of the multiple strategies for dealing with crisis, communication and managing people.  Students will employ techniques to safely deal with a wide variety of situations.  Students will become aware and prepare for the vast careers in human services.   Students will be community classroom placed for work based learning experiences.  Both an instructor and industry mentor in the field will supervise students.  Job site contracts will employ tech prep community classroom strategies.
 
 
II.  Instructional and Supplemental Materials:
 
TBA, but considering the following texts and materials for reference….
Introduction to Human Services by McClam and Wooside
Introduction to Human Services, cases and practices by McClam and Wooside
Advanced CPR and First Aide Procedure, Red Cross
Johnson, Louise et al. Social Welfare: A Response to Human Need.
4th ed. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 1997. ISBN 0205197299
Mandell, Betty and Barbara Schram. Human Services: An Introduction.
6th ed. New York: Needham Heights, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 2005. ISBN 0205442145
Mehr, Joseph. Human Services: Concepts and Intervention Strategies.
9th ed. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 2003. ISBN 0205381219
Zastrow, Charles. The Practice of Social Work.
7th ed. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole, 2002. ISBN 0534600301
 
 
III. Course Outline:
Program Content (not in order of course)
(Standards)     

 
1.  Students will be able to identify and manage health and safety situations within a wide variety of human service occupations.  They will be able to identify characteristics of a healthy person, symptoms of physical and mental illness, procedural and operational practices for caring for the ill, disabled and elderly, while considering legal and ethical considerations related to health and safety.
(Standards IFH 1., 1.3, 1.7

2.  Students will be able to research and evaluate care options for the ill, rehabilitating and convalescent.  Students will learn to take accurate personal and family health histories, identify and practice home health care procedures, supplies and equipment.  Students will understand the varying needs for minors, legal guardians and age groups.  Cultural concerns and connections will be included related to health care.
(Standards 1.5,1.4,1.6)
 
3. Students will be able to understand a variety of mental wellness conditions and effecting factors that include self-esteem, emotional behaviors, attitudes, and factors that can effect jobsite behaviors.    Students will identify, analyze, compare, contrast, simulate and observe on jobsites the following:
Strategies to build self-esteem, self-esteem needs throughout the life cycle, application of principles to theories, positive expression communication strategies anger management conflict resolution, the effect of behavior,  health and worksites.
(Standards IFH 2.3, 2.4, 2.8, 2.6, 2.9)

4.  Students will be able to define, practice and simulate stressful personal, family and work situations to effectively analyze and reduce stressful situations.
(Standards IFH 3.1,3.2 and 3.3)

5.  Students will be able to understand and apply nutrition to human service occupations and job related needs of clients throughout the lifespan and with special dietary concerns and conditions.
(IFH 4.1,4.3,4.4,4.54.6)
 
6.  Students will be able to understand responsible behaviors as applicable to human service industry clients and employees.  They will identify healthy behaviors, decision-making strategies, high-risk behaviors, effects of abuse on mental and emotional health, and community resources available to counteract those abuses.  Issues around ethics, social and global costs will be researched.
(Standards IFH 5.2, 5.3 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 5.8)
 
7.  Students will be able to identify Manipulative Behavior and Peer Pressure and Managing Peer Pressure along with strategies to prevent manipulation in a variety of work and personal situations
(Standards IFH 6.1, 6.2, 6.3)
 
8. Students will be able to prevent, understand and care for Communicable and Noncommunicable Infections and Diseases using universal precautions and responsible behaviors in personal and work settings for human service occupations.
(Standards IFH  7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4)
 
9. Students will study, simulate and evaluate emergency care, preparedness strategies and emergency procedures.  Students will investigate and understand family, community and national plans for emergencies and how those agencies and structures work together.
(Standards IFH 8.4, 8.5)
 
10.  Students will understand community and national resources, laws, regulations and strategies to access information.
(Standards IFH 10.1,, 10.2)
 
11.   Students will create a personal skills portfolio to include career and academic skills materials.

12.  Students will research, observe and participate in careers Related to Family and Human Services.  Students will understand the labor force, skills required, education requirements, salary, benefits, employer's expectations and responsibilities, upward mobility, and entrepreneurship possibilities.
( Standards TES all)

13.  Students will understand, practice and evaluate leadership and organizational roles within working teams.  Students will participate in Tech Prep community classroom training and community service projects.
(Standards TES 6.1, 6.2 6.3 6.4,6.6,6.7)
 

 
Community Classroom experience Matrix example…
 
The schedule below reflects how the community classroom experience could exist when cooperatively taught between a HERO teacher and English Teacher at grade 11 or 12
 
 
   
Hour one
   
Hour two
   
M
   
English
   
HEROS
   
T
   
2 hours  English
   
W
   
2 hours  English
   
TH
   
2 hours  HEROS
   
F
   
2 hours  HEROS
   
 
Legend
IFH = Individual and Family Health standards from Home Economics Careers and Technology Challenge Standards
TES = Transferable and Employability Skills (SCANS)
Bolded Standards indicate a review of standards taught in the Life Management I and Human Development core courses.
 
IV.        Expectations for Student Learning:   see within course outline
 
 
STUDENT READING COMPONENT:
 
Students will be expected to read many technical documents and to write objective and subjective documents that are jobsite related.  Students will have a text and a case study book for simulations.  Students will also have a wide variety of job and industry relevant documents to read, analyze and implement.
 
V.         Instructional Methods:
Instructional methods will include a wide variety of lecture, hands-on projects, service learning, portfolio building, performance, standardized testing, oral presentations and work-based learning.  This class will work cooperatively with an academy English course to allow students a community classroom field experience.
 
VI.       Assessment and Evaluations:
Assessments and evaluations will be standardized testing, quizzes, oral presentations, power points, mentor and tech prep work-based evaluations and project based.  Whenever possible industry relevant testing will be utilized, such as advanced CPR and First Aide or emergency preparedness materials.
 
VII.      Grading Policy:
 
Grading based on total accumulated points for each semester.
Standard grading scale will be utilized.  
 90-100%  =A
 80-89%    =B
 70-79%    =C
 60-69%    =D
<60%         =F
 
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