Mahopac CSD
Level: 8th Grade
Home and Career
Skills Curriculum
Content Area: Home and Career Skills
Standards
Essential
Question
Standard 1
Students will
use an
understanding
of the elements
of good
nutrition to
plan
appropriate
diets for
themselves and
others.
How do the
recent advances
in the food
industry
enhance and
hinder our
lives?
Content:
Students will
know…
Meals in a hurry
Culinary Arts Curriculum Map--May
Skills:
Students will…
Assessment:
Performance
Instructional
Materials
Examine reasons why meals
need to be prepared quickly
List the demands on a family’s
time
Textbooks
Computers
Internet
Analyze quick meals for
nutritional content
Food Guide
Pyramid
Convenience Foods
Examine the use of convenience
foods in meal preparation
Compare Product labels of
convenience foods for nutritional
value
Final Exam
Choosing from a teacher
generated list of meals students
will prepare a meal using
convenience foods
Nutrition
labels.
Understand how to make meals
preparation easy, fast and
appealing
Take final examination which
covers material from the entire
year
Vocabulary Words
Convenience Foods
All vocabulary words from the year
Dietary
Guidelines
for
Americans
Fast Food
Restaurant
Nutrition
Information
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8th Grade Culinary Map