2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Nutrition and Wellness (8228/18 weeks)
Tasks/competencies when marked as such; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. All other tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.are considered optional
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
- Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
- Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
- Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
- Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
- Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
- Demonstrate customer-service skills.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Balancing Work and Family
- Explain the relationship between nutrition and wellness.
- Explore factors that influence wellness and lifestyle practices across the lifespan.
- Explain the relationship between physical fitness and wellness.
- Identify community resources and services for nutrition and wellness.
- Analyze the components of a plan to improve physical fitness.
- Identify eating patterns and their effects on wellness.
- Identify the effects of food fads and diet fads on wellness.
- Examine the impact of eating disorders on wellness.
- Explain the relationship between stress and wellness.
- Describe strategies to manage stress.
- Analyze factors that affect emotional well-being.
- Investigate community and national topics related to nutrition and wellness.
- Analyze economic, environmental, and social determinants that influence food choices and other nutritional practices.
- Describe the effects of government policies and regulations on nutrition and wellness.
- Develop a plan to promote and sustain personal wellness.
Investigating Principles of Nutrition
- Identify the functions of macro- and micronutrients and the body’s requirements for each.
- Evaluate sources of nutrition information.
- Compare human nutritional needs at the different stages of life.
- Identify methods for determining a healthy body weight.
- Explain the principles of energy balance.
- Explore basic concepts of nutrition for meeting special dietary needs.
Planning Menus and Preparing Food
- Apply science-based dietary guidelines when planning menus.
- Perform nutritional analyses of recipes and menus.
- Apply basic concepts of nutrition in meal planning to meet special dietary needs.
- Use the nutrition facts label to evaluate the nutritional quality of foods.
- Develop a food budget and comparison-shopping strategies.
- Identify the components of a standardized recipe.
- Modify recipes to meet dietary needs.
- Apply time-management principles when planning, preparing, and serving food.
- Design kitchen work space to facilitate efficient food preparation.
- Select and use food-preparation utensils and equipment.
Using Science and Technology in Food Management
Ensuring Food Safety
- Explain the conditions that promote the growth of food-borne pathogens.
- Identify types of food-borne illnesses (i.e., pathogenic and parasitic infections).
- Demonstrate safe preparation and handling practices for food.
- Outline steps for cleaning and sanitizing food-preparation utensils and equipment.