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.