April 23- 27

Same plan as last week- We will still be sewing Mon.- Wed. and presentations Thurs. and Fri. HEADS UP! We will be doing our “Flour Baby” project May 2-4.  Each student will need an item to simulate carrying a baby for 3 days.  We have used sugar, flour and corn meal in the past.  We […]

“Sew Much To Do!” April 16-20

Testing will continue  and we will be sewing, working with our plants for the garden and working in the Food Pantry!  We will  be exploring every aspect from fibers to fabric this week!  This unit combines the FACS Interior design and fashion design standards.  We will be creating a pillow of their choice. They will […]

April 9-13- (Testing Week) & We still have FACS!

Plans for the week: We will see all classes- all week.  Testing does not interfere with Connections classes. We gain or loose 5- 10 minutes on certain days yet we keep going with our lessons! DON’T FORGET:  Sewing project item is needed by Thurs- 4/12.  This is an old t-shirt, jersey, blanket, pillowcase, fabric, etc.  […]

Week Two- 3/26/18 Research for Cumulative Projects + Kick off for sewing unit + Professional Etiquette

We reserved 3 days in the Media Center to complete our research and power point for the cumulative FACS project last week.  The students selected their topic, their partners and their presentation dates.   The first presentation date begins the week after Spring Break. They run until the beginning of May.- mostly on Fridays.  We […]

Week 8! It just can’t be! March 5-9

This week: (Grades for the “Flour Baby” projects are being entered by 11am Mon.) Monday- We need to complete the Cumulative Cultural Presentations from Friday.  Hawk Time left us with less time than we needed.  Grades will be entered by day’s end.   6th grade will also discuss “Super Foods.” Tuesday- Thursday-  We will discuss our […]

Week 7- Food Nutrition and Wellness…

Feb. 26- March 2:  “Baby Project”- 4- 10 lb. bag of flour, cornmeal, rice, sugar or potatoes is due by Wed.- Feb. 28 Mon.- Farm to Table/ Organic vs. Inorganic Tues.- Measurement + Nutrition Labels Wed.- Superfoods Thurs.- Recipe conversions/ Measurement Math Friday- Cumulative Cultural Presentations STANDARDS: CONTENT KNOWLEDGE:  FOOD, NUTRITION, AND WELLNESS Students will […]

Week 6- Early Childhood Development unit

We have accomplished so much in 5 weeks!  This week, we begin a new unit.  Early Childhood development is always a student favorite!  When we return after Winter Break, each student will need a 4-10 lb. of flour, cornmeal or rice for our upcoming “Baby Project.” Standard(s) of Focus: Assessment:   Remediation:     Resources: […]

Week 4- Sewing along….

The unit (sewing project) that we are working on takes a little time since we are sharing machines.  The students are working diligently. We are working on lay out/ cutting, machine parts, threading and stitching. Those who finish early are working on community service (Food Pantry) and helping others.   We are covering  FACS STANDARDS […]

Student Survey

Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0 – MIDDLE SCHOOL (grades 6-8) http://gshs.gadoe.org/middleschool    

Post “Ice Days” Update! 1/18/18

No worries for FACS!  We actually doubled up on Tuesday and we will complete our preparation for the cummulative FACS projects!  It will be a bit more fast-paced, but I have planned accordingly.  We will discuss our plans today in class.   Thanks- DUE DATES STILL STAND: Thurs. – Jan. 25- Laundry home lab is […]

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