"Don't dig your grave with your knife and fork."
WELCOME PARENTS & STUDENTS! I am Casey Willenbrock and teach within the Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Department at WHS. This will be my forth year teaching. I will do my absolute best to keep this site updated frequently with notes, class work, quiz and test updates, and student projects. If you EVER have any questions please do not hesitate to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I will always respond within 48 hours of receiving a message. I look forward to working with you and your student!
Foods & Nutrition 1
This is an introductory course to the study of food. This one semester class will focus on how food affects our lives, food and nutrition, food safety and sanitation, kitchen and cooking basics. Other life skills will be practiced and learned within this class. This includes teamwork, responsibility, respect, and sanitation. Students should be prepared to participate in lab work once per unit.
1. To determine the influences on personal food choices.
2. To understand principals of nutrition and assess nutrition and wellness practices.
3. To purchase, prepare, and store foods in a safe and sanitary manner.
4. To properly utilize available kitchen space, appliances, and utensils.
5. To effectively plan and prepare basic recipes.
Materials Needed by Wednesday 08/28:
Binder Paper Pens/Pencils Dividers/Tabs (Minimum of 5)
Class work/Homework: 25% Projects/ Quizzes/ Tests: 75%
Late Work: All Assignments-Are due on time for full credit! Late assignments will be accepted for deducted points (To be determined by the teacher and will be based upon individual circumstances). All assignments and make up quizzes MUST be taken by the end of that 3 week grading period.
Foods and Nutrition II
This course takes an in depth look into the study of food. This one semester class will focus on food related safety and sanitation, career paths within the food industry, consumer resources and meal planning, as well as the preparation of food. Other vital life skills will be practiced and learned within this class. This includes teamwork, responsibility, respect, and sanitation. Students should be prepared to participate in lab work once per unit.
- To demonstrate food safety and sanitation procedures.
- To analyze career paths within food service, food science, food technology, dietetics, and nutrition industries.
- To evaluate and utilize a variety of consumer resources.
- To plan a satisfying meal while following proper etiquette, nutritional guidelines, and utilizing a personal budget.
- To prepare basic recipes containing fruits, vegetables, dairy, grains, as well as, meat and poultry.
Materials need by Wednesday 08/28:
Binder Paper Pen/Pencils Dividers/Tabs (minimum of 5)
Class work/Homework: 25% Projects/ Quizzes/ Tests: 75%
All Assignments-Are due on time for full credit! Late assignments will be accepted for deducted points (To be determined by the teacher and will be based upon individual circumstances). All assignments and make up quizzes MUST be taken by the end of that 3 week grading period.
This course takes a broad look at the physical, mental/emotional and social health concerns of Americans today. Classroom discussions about personal health and wellness should help the student understand the importance of making their health a priority.
Physical fitness and lifetime activities along with nutrition and meal planning allow you to be aware of the need for a life style which enhances your physical health. The stress today’s teens face can be overwhelming and are important to address. You will learn valuable methods of coping with everyday stress. Forming strong family ties as well as maintaining and nurturing friendships is also important in managing one’s emotional health. Comprehending human anatomy and its functions is essential. This will include reproduction, sexually transmitted diseases and contraceptives. The changes which take place during adolescents will also be discussed.
Alcohol, tobacco and illegal drugs are topics that will also be covered. Being aware of the harmful effects of using these products will be emphasized. An overview of first aid and emergency situations will allow you to have a basic understanding of possible career choices within the health industry. This will show you the need for personal protection.
Unit 1: You and Your Health
Lesson 1: Your Health and Wellness
Lesson 2: Making Healthful Choices
Unit 2: Physical Health
Lesson 3: Physical Fitness and Your Health
Lesson 4: Physical Activity for Life
Lesson 5: Nutrition and Your Health
Lesson 6: Food and Your Health
Unit 3: Mental and Emotional Health
Lesson 7: Your Mental and Emotional Health
Lesson 8: Managing Stress in Your Life
Lesson 9: Mental and Emotional Problems
Unit 4: Family and Social Health
Lesson 10: Building Healthy Relationships
Lesson 11: Healthy Family Relationships
Lesson 12: Developing Responsible Relationships
Unit 5: Reproductive Health
Chapter 13: Your Body’s Reproductive System
Unit 6: Growth and Development
Chapter 14: The Beginning of the Life Cycle
Chapter 15: Adolescence- A Time for Change
Chapter 16: The Life Cycle Continues
Unit 7: Medicines and Drugs
Chapter 17: Tobacco
Chapter 18: Alcohol
Chapter 19: Illegal Drugs
Unit 8: Diseases and Disorders
Chapter 20: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Chapter 21: HIV and AIDS
Unit 9: Providing First Aid and Handling Emergencies
Chapter 22: Your Safety and Well- Being
Chapter 23: Providing First Aid and Handling Emergencies
What you will need:
Binder 5 tab dividers (min)
Paper Pen/ Pencil