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JH/HS FACS Department

USD 240 FACS Department

Mrs. Mick
Bennington High School
Mrs. Mick's Lesson Plans

Get to know your teacher

I graduated from Bennington High School in 1986. Attended Butler County and FHSU. I have a BS in Physical Education and FACS. Have a MS in Sports Administration & Exercise Science. Also have a MS in Counseling.

What students will learn in their FACS classes

Course Title: Foods

Duration: 1 Semester

Grade: 9-12

Credit: .5

Course Objective: Focus on basic food preparation techniques, tools and utensils. Students will learn a variety of food preparation techniques. They will learn basic nutrition principles. These principles are reinforced when studying about specific food groups and the nutrient content of  each. Students learn to work individually and as a team to make decisions about food purchasing  and food preparation  when planning  meals  for themselves.


Course Title: Advanced Foods

Duration: 1 Semester

Grade: 9-12

Credit: .5

Course Objective: Students will learn advanced techniques in preparing foods. Students will prepare regional foreign foods. They will have units on pastries, chocolate, frozen desserts appetizers, cooking meats, creative cooking  and outdoor cooking will be covered.


Strategies for success


Bring materials to class and participate in class discussions and labs.


Know the standards


FACS Standards