FACS Students and Family and Consumer Science teachers are eligible to compete in the FamilyConsumerSciences.com Lesson Plan Competition. Entrants may compete as individuals only.
FamilyConsumerSciences.com is in search of creative, engaging lesson plans that will expose students to fundamental activities in our discipline on topics such as:
- Child Care
- Human Development
- Child Development Professions, and
- Child Development Theories & Application
- Lead proposer name
- Lead proposer contact information
- PDF attachment of a Lesson Plan Outline (one-inch margins, single-spaced text in either Times New Roman 12-point font or Arial 11-point font)
- Lesson plan title
- Lesson Summary – which describes the lesson’s central point/concept and indicates the goal and activities
- Grade Level & Time Frame
- Objectives – which enumerate the prime goals of the lesson plan, includes what the students should be able to do during the lesson, and describes how the students demonstrate what they learned
- Materials/Documents – list of textbooks, documents, worksheets, power points needed for this lesson
- Lesson Instruction – which provides an overview of the activity and includes a summary of the learning activity
- Lesson Activities – description of activities students are to do.
- Background for Teachers – any additional notes that teachers would find helpful to complete this lesson.
- Evaluation – how students are graded, rubrics, a quiz, a test, etc.
- Links/Works cited – supporting or additional resources
Stage 2: Successful proposers will be invited to work with the portal team to finalize the lesson plan for inclusion on FamilyConsumerSciences.com Web site.
- Submit full lesson plans to FamilyConsumerSciences.com by 31 August 2012.
All lesson plans should:
- Be free of copyright issues
- Include hands-on activities
- Be comprehensive and complete enough for the teacher to use “as-is”
- Include safety alerts where necessary
- Include recommended grade levels
- Include time frame (block/period(s))
- Include supporting documents (power points, worksheets, PDF’s, etc)
- Where appropriate, include teacher answers
- Where possible, provide graphics or pictures of the lesson plan being executed or items built
Lesson plan outlines and full lesson plan submissions will be reviewed on the basis of relevance, quality and discovery.