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 FCS - Independent Living (751)
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Independent Living, Life Skills

Course Objectives

The student

o       demonstrates an understanding of the principles of management, related to human, economic, and environmental resources.

Performance Indicators

The student

Examines the principles of management.
Examines values, needs, and goal setting.
Analyzes the decision making process.
Analyzes the career planning process.
Compares the relationship between individual and family roles and responsibilities.
Analyzes consumer rights and responsibilities.
Evaluates consumer choices including living environments, transportation, food, and clothing options.
Identifies and evaluates resources for consumer information.
Evaluates financial institutions and services.
Identifies the significance of establishing and maintaining good credit.
Analyzes different types of investments based on needs during the life cycle.
Identifies strategies for maintaining and conserving resources.

Standards Alignment

Applied Learning A 2, Communication Tools and    Techniques
Applied Learning A 5, Tools and Techniques for Working With Others
English Language Arts E 2, Writing
English Language Arts E 1-C, Reading
Mathematics M 5, Problem Solving and Mathematical Reasoning
Family and Consumer Sciences National Standard 2.0 Consumer and Family Resources

Technology Standards Alignment

Students make informed choices among technology systems, resources, and services. (1,2)
Students apply technology tools for research, information analysis, problem solving, and decision making in content learning.

Student Assessment

Written Performance Tests
Writing Assignments
Visuals: brochures, posters, videos
Research Projects: surveys, interviews
Group Projects

Student Activities

Case Studies
Class Discussions
Cooperative Learning
Out of Class Experiences: field trips, interviews
Guest Speakers
placePlaceNameScenario PlaceTypeBuilding
Project-based Learning
Writing Assignments & Reading Assignments
Research: Library and Internet
The placeCityProvidence Journal Stock Market Game

SLE's: A1, A2, A3, C6, C8

Applied Learning Alignment

C1, C2, C3
D1, D2

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