V Family and Community Services

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Family functioning 1. Basic functions of the family 2. Roles and responsibilities of family members 3. Factors that influence family responsibilities

  • (5) The student demonstrates the skills necessary to enhance personal and career effectiveness in family and community services.
    • (A) identify the basic functions of the family, including roles and responsibilities
    • (C) analyze the multiple roles and responsibilities assumed by individuals within the family
    • (B) investigate societal, cultural, demographic, and economic factors affecting the responsibilities of family members

B. Community involvement 1. Importance 2. Opportunities

  • (5) The student demonstrates the skills necessary to enhance personal and career effectiveness in family and community services.
    • (D) investigate community service opportunities

C. Nutrition over the life span 1. Dietary needs at different stages 2. Relation to health, wellness, and disease 3. Food groups 4. Factors that affect food choices

  • (5) The student demonstrates the skills necessary to enhance personal and career effectiveness in family and community services.
    • (F) explain the impact of nutrition on development, wellness, and productivity over the life span

D. Food preparation and service 1. Food safety and sanitation 2. Measurements and equipment 3. Basic food preparation 4. Table setting and etiquette E. Food labels and consumer purchasing

  • (5) The student demonstrates the skills necessary to enhance personal and career effectiveness in family and community services.
    • (G) prepare nutritious snacks or meals that contribute to wellness and productivity through the life span
    • (H) analyze dietary practices across the life span

F. Careers in family and community services G. Future trends in family and community services

  • (5) The student demonstrates the skills necessary to enhance personal and career effectiveness in family and community services.
    • (E) describe rewards, demands, and future trends in family and community services

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