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Family and Consumer Sciences

Ohio State University Extension


Key Concepts

respect key

Teaches students:

  • To value individual differences
  • Importance of treating others with respect

smart choices

Students learn:

  • Importance of not using alcohol, tobacco and drugs, and the safe use of medicines
  • To identify and express feelings in healthy ways


Teaches students:

  • Importance of using manners at school and home
  • Basic manners such as please, thank you, excuse me and polite interruption


Students learn:

  • Behaviors that keep them safe and responsible
  • Classroom rules
  • Acceptable classroom communication


Teaches the meaning of:

  • Cooperation and working together
  • Positive results through sharing,trading and taking turns

keys to success

  • Respect
  • Manners
  • Smart Choices
  • Cooperation
  • Communication