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Topic: Food selection 

Family/Consumer Sciences

 Standard 12.  Understand how knowledge and skills related to nutrition and food affect the well-being of individuals, families, and society
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Selects, prepares, and serves nutritious and aesthetically pleasing foods (e.g., meats, sauces, vegetables, salads, fruits, desserts)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Selects nutritious and aesthetically pleasing foods
     2.Prepares nutritious and aesthetically pleasing foods
     3.Serves nutritious and aesthetically pleasing foods
     4.Selects, prepares, and serves meats in a nutritious and aesthetically pleasing manner
     5.Selects, prepares, and serves sauces in a nutritious and aesthetically pleasing manner
     6.Selects, prepares, and serves vegetables in a nutritious and aesthetically pleasing manner
     7.Selects, prepares, and serves salads in a nutritious and aesthetically pleasing manner
     8.Selects, prepares, and serves fruit in a nutritious and aesthetically pleasing manner
     9.Selects, prepares, and serves desserts in a nutritious and aesthetically pleasing manner
   Benchmark 3.Understands that family food choices are influenced by culture, traditions, and socioeconomic factors
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that family food choices are influenced by culture
     2.Understands that family food choices are influenced by traditions
     3.Understands that family food choices are influenced by socioeconomic factors
   Benchmark 5.Knows cost-effective practices for food purchasing
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Know strategies to plan a food budget
     2.Knows strategies to make efficient use of food
 Standard 14.  Understand important concepts and skills related to careers in the food science, dietetics, and nutrition industries
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 6.Understands differences in food preferences and food marketing in relation to cultural, religious, economic, social, and psychological factors
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands differences in food preferences in relation to cultural factors
     2.Understands differences in food marketing in relation to cultural factors
     3.Understands differences in food preferences in relation to religious factors
     4.Understands differences in food marketing in relation to religious factors
     5.Understands differences in food preferences in relation to economic factors
     6.Understands differences in food marketing in relation to economic factors
     7.Understands differences in food preferences in relation to social factors
     8.Understands differences in food marketing in relation to social factors
     9.Understands differences in food preferences in relation to psychological factors
     10.Understands differences in food marketing in relation to psychological factors