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CLASS X (2016-2017)

First Term (3 Hours)

Unit I: Growth and Development in Humans (20 Periods)

a) Growth and development of children(0-3years): Important milestones in physical, motor,social ,emotional and language development.

b) Physical, social and emotional needs of children.

c) Play (0-5 years); role of play in growth and development of children, Types of play- active,passive, natural, serious and exploratory, selection of play material for children.

Unit II: Resources (20 Periods)

a) Types of resources- Human (energy, time, knowledge and skill) and Non -Human (money,material goods and community resources)

b) General characteristics of resources,

c) Optimum use of resources: personal and shared.

Unit III: Food Hygiene (18 Periods)

a) Principles of hygienic handling of food, including serving of food.

b) Hygiene in kitchen

c) Personal hygiene of food handler

d) Hygiene during food storage

Unit IV: Therapeutic Adaptation of Normal Diet (22 Periods)

a) Concept, adaptation based on consistency and cooking methods.

b) Preferring and avoiding certain food stuffs in specific physiological conditions: Obesity, fever,diarrhoea, constipation, diabetes, and hypertension.

Unit V: Apparel and Fabric Selection (10 Periods)

a) Apparel selection according to cost, Age, complesion, size, figure and comport.

b) Workmanship of readymade garments, checking labels for assessing quality and need for itscare.


CLASS X(2016-17)

Second term (3 Hours)

Unit VI: Meal Planning (25 Periods)

a) Concept

b) Factors affecting meal planning: age, sex, climate, occupation, cost of food items, number offamily members, occasion, availability of food, family traditions, likes and dislikes.

c) Basic food groups ,use of food groups in planning balanced diet

d) RDA as suggested by ICMR.

UNIT VII: Time, Energy and Money Management (20 Periods)

a) Need of managing resources.

b) Time plans- factors affecting time plan

c) Fatigue, ways to reduce fatigue

d) Work simplification methods at home.

e) Family income and types

f) Expenditure and importance of saving and investment.

Unit VIII: Consumer Education (20 Periods)

a) Malpractices of traders: price variation, poor quality, adulteration, faulty weights andmeasures, non-availability of goods, misleading information, lack of standardized products.

b) Aids to help consumers: standardization marks, labels, advertisements, pamphlets.

Unit IX: Care and Maintenance of Fabrics and Apparel (15 Periods)

a) Cleaning and finishing agents used in routine care of clothes.

b) Stain removal

c) Storage of cotton, silk, wool and synthetics.

Unit X: Childhood, Adolescence and Adulthood (10 Periods)

a) Special features of childhood, adolescence and adulthood

b) Old age: needs and care

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