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SOCIAL SCIENCE AND THE HUMANITIES 

TEACHERS

Mrs. J. Schonewille
Mrs. F. Lackenbauer

FAMILY STUDIES COURSES

GRADE 9 & 1O COURSE OPTIONS

HFN 1O: FOOD AND NUTRITION

This course focuses on guidelines for making nutritious food choices. Students will investigate factors that influence food choices, including beliefs, attitudes, current trends, traditional eating patterns, food-marketing strategies, and individual needs. Students will also explore the environmental impact of a variety of food choices at the local and global level. The course provides students with opportunities to develop food-preparation skills and introduces them to the use of social science research methods in the area of food and nutrition.

 

Unit

Title

Learning

1

 Kitchen Fundamentals

Students will demonstrate food and kitchen safety practices using proper tools to prepare healthy food as well as practice literacy and numeracy skills in recipe reading.

2

 Nutrition Basics

Students will have an understanding of the functions of nutrients provided by the Canada Food Guide to plan and prepare healthy meals while assessing their own eating patterns.

3

 Influences on Your Food Choices

Students will analyze a variety of factors that impact their daily food choices and how they contribute to healthy attitudes about food and a positive body image.

4

 Meal Planning for You and Your Family

Students will understand factors that impact healthy living over the lifecycle and be able to plan and prepare meals for special dietary needs using eco-friendly and cost effective strategies.

5

 Food Availability and Security in Canada

Students will understand where food comes from and develop an awareness of factors that contribute to food security.

 

HIF 2O: EXPLORING FAMILIES


This course explores, within the context of families, some of the fundamental challenges people face: how to meet basic needs, how to relate to others, how to manage resources, and how to become responsible members of society. Students will explore adolescent development and will have opportunities to develop interpersonal, decision-making, and practical skills related to daily life. They will learn about the diverse ways in which families function in Canada and will use research skills as they explore topics related to individual and family needs and resources.

Unit

Title

Learning

1

 Household Safety

Students will demonstrate food and kitchen safety practices using proper tools in the kitchen and be aware of safety procedures for daily household living.

2

 Healthy Lifestyles

Students will demonstrate practical knowledge and skills to choose and prepare healthy meals and snacks for themselves and family members.

3

 Shopping Sense for Clothes

Students will demonstrate practical knowledge and practical skills required to meet their clothing needs and sew a pair of pyjama pants or boxers.

4

 Bedroom Makeover

Students will demonstrate practical knowledge and skills required to create and sustain a healthy functional living space using eco friendly choices.

5

 Me, My Friends, Family and Families   Around the World

Students will demonstrate an understanding of their place in the social world and global world as they interact with the change of our global society.


SENIOR COURSE OPTIONS


GRADE 11


HNC 3C Understanding Fashion


This course introduces students to the world of fashion. Students will gain an understanding of theories related to fashion trends and of how culture, media, fashion cycles, retailing, and social and environmental factors influence fashion trends and consumer behaviour. Students will use various tools, technologies, and techniques safely and correctly to create fashion items. In addition, students will apply knowledge of fibres, fabrics, and the elements and principles of design when creating and assessing fashion-related products. Students will develop research skills as they investigate topics related to fashion.


Unit

Title

Learning

1

 Impact of Culture on Fashion

Culture and media impact clothing choices and trends. Fashion theories help to explain the different trends in the fashion industry

2

 Design and Fashion Construction Skills

The elements and principles of design can be used to enhance personal appearance. Safe and proper use of tools and technologies are essential to create fashion products. Following proper construction techniques will lead to sewing construction of 2 successful fashion products.

3

 Fibres, Fabrics and the Environment

An understanding of fibres, fabrics, and finishes will impact its use and care. Understanding the production and use of fibres, fabrics will help in making responsible environmental decisions.

4

 Consumer Behaviour and Fashion  Marketing

 Strategies can be used to make informed clothing purchases. Fashion is used as a medium to create social awareness.


HFC 3C FOOD AND CULTURE


NEW OFFERING IN FALL 2014


This course focuses on the flavours, aromas, cooking techniques, foods, and cultural traditions of world cuisines. Students will explore the origins of and developments in diverse food traditions. They will demonstrate the ability to cook with ingredients and equipment from a variety of cultures, compare food-related etiquette in many countries and cultures, and explain how Canadian food choices and traditions have been influenced by other cultures. Students will develop practical skills and apply social science research methods while investigating foods and food practices from around the world.

 


HPC 3O RAISING HEALTHY CHILDREN


This course focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to promote the positive and healthy nurturing of children, with particular emphasis on the critical importance of the early years to human development. Students will learn how to meet the development needs of young children, communicate and discipline effectively, and guide early behaviour. They will have practical experiences with young children and will learn skills in researching and investigating questions relating to positive parenting.




Unit

Title

1

 Preparation for Parenthood

2

 Environment Influences on Healthy Preconception, Conception and Pregnancy

3

 Development Across the Stages – Birth to Preschool

4

 The Diversity and Universal Concerns of Parenting

5

 Social and Legal Challenges of Parenting


HPW3C - Working with Infants and Young


This course focuses on the well-being of children in families and community settings. Students study child behaviour and child development, in the context of relationships with parents and others in the community, and learn through research and by observing and interacting with children. This course prepares students for further study of children and familiarizes them with occupational opportunities related to working with children. It introduces them to skills used in researching and investigating children’s behaviour in response to others.


Unit

Title

1

 Children in Society

2

 Growth and Development

3

 Socialization of Children

4

 Social Challenges


GRADE 12


HHS 4U & 4C FAMILIES IN CANADA


This course enables students to draw on sociological, psychological, and anthropological theories and research to analyse the development of individuals, intimate relationships, and family and parent-child relationships. Students will focus on issues and challenges facing individuals and families in Canada’s diverse society. They will develop analytical tools that enable them to assess various factors affecting families and to consider policies and practices intended to support families in Canada. They will develop the investigative skills required to conduct and communicate the results of research on individuals, intimate relationships, and parent-child relationships.


Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies.



Unit

Title

1

 Approach to the Study of Individuals and Families

2

 Leaving Home - Individuals in a Diverse Society

3

 Intimate Relationships and Marriage in a Diverse Society

4

 Parent-Child Relationships in a Diverse Society

5

 Later Life for Individuals and Families


TOPICS: This is a partial listing of the types of topics you can expect in this course; critical theories of Social Sciences study, historical and cultural perspectives on the family, changing dynamics of youth and young adults, mate selection, gender roles, marriage, parent-child relationships, interviewing techniques and application, aging, issues in marital adjustment, socialization of children, challenges in family, divorce, adoption, dual income, empty-nest, mid-life crisis, etc.


HNB4M The World of Fashion


This course gives students the opportunity to explore the world of fashion. Students will learn how to create a fashion product using various tools, techniques, and technologies while developing their practical skills. Students will learn about various factors that affect the global fashion industry, the needs of specialized markets, and the impact of fibre and fabric production and care. In addition, they will learn about social and historical influences on fashion. Students will apply research skills when investigating aspects of the fashion world.


Prerequisite: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies.


Unit

Title

Learning

1

 Historical Influences on Fashion

Historical events and social issues through time have influenced the fashion of today. Technological innovations and developments have influenced the fashion industry.

2

 Design and Fashion Construction Skills

The elements and principles of design can be used to enhance personal appearance. Safe and proper use of tools and technologies are essential to create fashion products. Following proper construction techniques will lead to sewing construction successful fashion products and an upcycling project.


3

 Canadian and World Fashions

Fashion is a global market. Branding plays a significant role in the fashion industry. Fabric and fashion innovations have improved garment creation for specialized markets

4

 Globalization in the Fashion Industry

Global textile production has a social and environmental impact. Globalization of the fashion industry impacts the developing world. Consumers and the fashion industry have a social responsibility.


HFA 4U Nutrition and Health


This course examines the relationships between food, energy balance, and nutritional status; the nutritional needs of individuals at different stages of life; and the role of nutrition in health and disease. Students will evaluate nutrition-related trends and will determine how food choices can promote food security and environmental responsibility. Students will learn about healthy eating, expand their repertoire of food-preparation techniques, and develop their social science research skills by investigating issues related to nutrition and health.


Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies.


HFA 4C Nutrition and Health


This course focuses on the relationship between nutrition and health at different stages of life and on global issues related to food production. Students will investigate the role of nutrition in health and disease and assess strategies for promoting food security and environmental responsibility. Students will learn about healthy eating, expand their repertoire of food-preparation techniques, and refine their ability to use social science research and inquiry methods to investigate topics related to nutrition and health. Prerequisite: Any university, college, or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies.




Unit

Title

Learning

1

 Kitchen Fundamentals

a)   Preparing food in a safe manner is important to prevent kitchen accidents and food-borne illnesses b) Recipes should be followed carefully to ensure a high quality product

2

 Healthy Eating

a)   There is a relationship between nutrition and overall health.

b)   Canada’s Food Guide contributes to healthy living.

c)    Energy balance is affected by how the body processes food.

d)   Many factors affect the nutritional status of individuals within a community

3

 Lifespan Nutrition

a)   Different nutrition issues develop throughout the lifespan.

b)   Nutrition, disease, and overall health are interrelated.

c)    Nutrition and health trends influence: Canadian government policies ,eating pattern, food production and supply.

4

 Exploring Agriculture & Food Production

a)   Many factors contribute to food production.

b)   Food production impacts our decisions about what we eat.

c)    Sustainability in food production impacts the right to food.

5

 The Right to Food

a)   Social, economic, and political factors influence food availability in Canada and the world.

b)    The food we choose to eat affects local and global food security.