Course Title:  Jr. High Family and Consumer Science
Textbook:  Discovering Food and Nutrition
Teacher:  Carolyn Worrell
Telephone:  303-822-5292   Ext. 1161

Course Description:  During the first part of this course students will review the basic sewing tools and hand stitches, sewing machine parts, and how to operate a sewing machine.  Students will be required to earn a "drivers license" by passing a written driving test and a sewing machine skills test.  Completion of at least one sewing project is required.

Jr. High Foods - I   Students will become familiar with cooking utensils, recipe terms, measuring techniques, and basic food preparation techniques.  Units to be covered include:  Cookies, Fruits and Vegetables, Quick Breads, Dairy Products, and Italian Cuisine.

Jr. High Foods - II  Students will review cooking utensils, recipe terms, measuring techniques, and basic food preparation techniques.  Units to be covered include:  Meat Cookery, Pies and Pastry, Pasta and Grain Products, Quick Breads, Egg Cookery, and Cakes and Frosting.

Assignments:  Grades will be based on class participation, written assignments and worksheets, unit tests, sewing projects, and food labs.  There is a $5.00 lab fee for the foods and nutrition class.  The cost of the sewing projects will vary.  Parents will get an order-summary to approve before sewing kits are ordered.