How to Use This Course
The Home Economics class as presented on SchoolhouseTeachers.com is written with the growth of the whole person in mind. The student will begin by learning about personal appearance and hygiene and work through the topics of their role in a household, managing money, hospitality, food, nutrition, and cooking. By sequentially following these lessons, the student will grow socially and in his/her understanding of how he “fits” into the household. Worksheets are included.
Welcome to Home Economics with Heather Leach! This six-month course is designed to help elementary and younger middle school students learn about their roles in their families and how they can practice habits and disciplines that will help them grow spiritually, emotionally, and socially. There are plenty of printable worksheets to keep little hands busy, and there are tips included to help you with the lessons. So if you’re ready, let’s dive in!
Monthly units build on each other minimally; each unit contains printable lessons, activities, and enrichment resources.
- Week One: Personal Appearance/Who am I?
- Week Two: Personal Hygiene
- Week Three: Personal Time Management
- Week Four: What is My Role?
- Week Five: Good Cleaning Habits and Teamwork
- Week Six: Money Management
- Week Seven: Money Management, Part Two
- Week Eight: What Is Hospitality?
- Week Nine: Food and Nutrition
- Week Ten: Party Planning Part One: Menu
- Week Eleven: Party Planning Part Two: Basic Cleaning Skills
- Week Twelve: Welcome to the Kitchen
- Week Thirteen: Introduction to Measuring
- Week Fourteen: Introduction to Using Kitchen Tools
- Week Fifteen: Review Week
- Week Sixteen: Basic Cooking
- Week Seventeen: Cooking Breakfast
- Week Eighteen: What’s For Lunch?
- Week Nineteen: Preparing Dinner
- Week Twenty: Organization/Self-Management Review
- Week Twenty-One: Time Management Review
- Week Twenty-Two: Hospitality Review
- Week Twenty-Three: Meal Planning Review