# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Family and Human Services I Task 167906175

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Analyze the meaning of work and the meaning of family.


Analysis should include
  • evaluating work systems and family systems
  • assessing characteristics of strong work organizations and strong family organizations
  • examining the evolution of the workforce, with an emphasis on work/life integration
  • identifying the rewards of work within and outside of the family
  • describing the roles and responsibilities (both temporary and permanent) of employees and family members
  • determining the effects of interdependence on each member of the family
  • evaluating ways in which the evolution of the family life cycle affects choices and decisions
  • defining personal and family values
  • examining historical trends and changes in the meaning of work and family.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What factors should be considered when analyzing work and family structures?
  • What criteria should be used to assess work and family systems?
  • How are the roles and the responsibilities of employees and family members alike, and how are they different?
  • How can one communicate work values and family values?
  • What is the influence of a family’s culture on the workplace?
  • What techniques can help a leader create strategies for change?
  • How can the family and the employer develop leadership skills in individuals?
  • How can leadership skills be integrated into the family and the workplace?
  • How can one develop a life plan that reflects one’s family values?
  • How can an individual’s management skills be integrated into the family or the workplace?
  • What resources can help determine work and family values?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

History and Social Science


The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by

  1. planning inquiries by synthesizing information from diverse primary and secondary sources;
  2. analyzing how political and economic trends influence public policy, using demographic information and other data sources;
  3. comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives;
  4. evaluating critically the quality, accuracy, and validity of information to determine misconceptions, fact and opinion, and bias;
  5. constructing informed, analytic arguments using evidence from multiple sources to introduce and support substantive and significant claims;
  6. explaining how cause-and-effect relationships impact political and economic events;
  7. taking knowledgeable, constructive action, individually and collaboratively, to address school, community, local, state, national, and global issues;
  8. using a decision-making model to analyze the costs and benefits of a specific choice, considering incentives and possible consequences;
  9. applying civic virtues and democratic principles to make collaborative decisions; and
  10. communicating conclusions orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences, using evidence from multiple sources and citing specific sources.


The student will apply social science skills to understand early European colonization by

  1. evaluating the economic characteristics of the colonies;
  2. analyzing how social and political factors impacted the culture of the colonies; and
  3. explaining the impact of the development of indentured servitude and slavery in the colonies.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

Families First: Balancing Family and Career


Families First: Families Today


Families First: Meet the Challenge


Families First: Parent Practice


Families First: You-Me-Us


Financial Fitness: Earning


Financial Fitness: Protecting


Financial Fitness: Saving


Financial Fitness: Spending


Power of One: A Better You


Power of One: Family Ties


Power of One: Working on Working


Student Body: The Real You


Student Body: The Resilient You


FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Career Investigation




Interpersonal Communications


Job Interview


Professional Presentation


National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education


Analyze different kinds of reasoning (e.g., scientific, practical, interpersonal).