Develop strategies that assist individuals and families in accessing resources and making informed choices.
Development of strategies should result in identifying public and private human services resources and agencies. Development of strategies should also involve describing and using the steps in the problem-solving process.
- How does a professional know when the information gathered is adequate?
- What factors influence one's belief in the reliability of information sources?
- What ethical issues might be involved in individual and family problem solving?
- How can the credibility of a source be evaluated?
- What communication skills should one use to investigate and select resources for individual and family problem solving?
- What are the dangers and risks of taking information out of context?
- What leadership skills can help one evaluate the reputation of information sources?
- How can leaders ensure that resources are deemed adequate for problem solving?
- How can one use the information and resources obtained to solve problems?
- What action should follow after gathering accurate, reliable information?
- Why does one need to determine the reliability of a resource before using it?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
- Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
- Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
- Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
- Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
- Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
- Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
- Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
- Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
- Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
- Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
- Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
- Analyze technical writing for clarity.
- Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
- Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
- Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
Other Related Standards
FCCLA National Programs
A Better You
Meet the Challenge
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
Chapter Service Project Display
Chapter Service Project Portfolio
Check the national website for Skill Events
Check the national website for online events
National Programs in Action
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Describe local, state, and national agencies and informal support resources providing human services.
Analyze harmful, fraudulent, unethical, and deceptive human services practices.
Analyze community-networking opportunities in family and human services.