2019/2020 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 Personal Qualities and Abilities
Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills
Demonstrating Professional Competencies
- Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
- Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
- Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
- Manage time and resources.
- Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
- Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
- Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
- Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
- Demonstrate professionalism.
- Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate workplace safety.
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.
Exploring Work-Based Learning
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.