Sutherland Secondary
North Vancouver School District
Home Economics
Supplementary fees for Home Economics courses support take-home projects and enhancement materials.
HOME ECONOMICS 8                                                                                         (MHE--08)
This course consists of a food and healthy eating component and a clothing component.  In the foods section, the students will be introduced to Canada's Food Guide, the theory of food nutrients, healthy recipes, and basic food preparation techniques. In the clothing component, the students will learn basic sewing skills through the construction of a chef's apron and a stuffed animal.  Supplementary fee will include all necessary food items, fabric, pattern and sewing notions required to complete the apron and stuffed animal.   
Supplementary Fee: $30.00                                                                                                               
HOME ECONOMICS 10:  TEXTILES        (4 credits)                                        (MTXT-10)                    
This Textiles course gives an introduction to basic sewing techniques.  Students will complete a purse or quilted cushion, a T-shirt, sweatshirt and a pair of sweatpants.  All materials are to be supplied by the student for their 3 garment projects.                                                                        Prerequisite:  None
Supplementary Fee:  $25.00                                                  
TEXTILE STUDIES 11                                 (4 credits)                                        (MTXT-11)
Students will learn intermediate sewing techniques as they will complete a purse or quilted cushion and three projects using specialty fabrics (plaids, rayon, silk, knits, chiffon, etc.).  All materials are to be supplied by the student for their 3 garment projects.                                                      
Prerequisite:  None                                                    
Supplementary Fee:  $25.00                                                                                                              
TEXTILE STUDIES 12                                 (4 credits)                                        (MTXT-12)
Students will learn advanced sewing techniques through the completion of a variety of sewing projects using specialty fabrics.    A quilted cushion or purse and a three-piece coordinated outfit will be completed   All materials are to be supplied by the student for their three-piece coordinated outfit.                                                                                                                                                                              
Supplementary Fee: $25.00                                                                          
Prerequisite:  MTXT-11                                                                              
FABRIC & FIBRE 11, 12                              (4 credits)                                       (MSAFF11)
                                                                        (4 credits)                                       (MSAFF12)
Fabric and Fibre 11, 12 gives an introduction to the art elements and principles of design using fabric, foam, paper, tile, yarn and rock.  Projects created include a quilted cushion, rock painting, a door knob hanger, tile painting, a friendship bracelet, choice of project: stuffed animal, a scarf or a fabric/knitted purse.  Materials for the choice of project, stuffed animal, scarf and fabric/knitted purse are to be supplied by the student.                                                                                                           
Prerequisite:  None
Supplementary Fee:  $25.00                                                                                                              
HOME ECONOMICS 10:  FOODS              (4 credits)                                        (MFDN-10)
Students will learn the basics of baking and cooking through the production of a variety of muffins, biscuits, cakes, cookies, casseroles, pasta dishes, soups, etc.  Students will be expected to complete foods related worksheets and unit tests and quizzes.    Attendance and cooperation ARE essential due to equipment safety and nature of the course.                                                           
Prerequisite:  None
Supplementary Fee:  $25.00                                                                                                              
FOOD STUDIES 11                                       (4 credits)                                        (MFDN-11)
Students will learn about advanced baking and cooking skills in Food Studies 11.  They will make cakes, yeast breads, pastry, and main course meals.  Nutrition and consumerism will also be studied.  Attendance and cooperation are essential due to equipment safety and nature of the course.                                                             
Supplementary Fee: $30.00                                 
Prerequisite: MFDN 10 preferred but not required
FOOD STUDIES 12                                       (4 credits)                                       (MFDN-12)
Foods Studies 12 is an extension of Foods Studies 11 and is more self-directed and technical in nature.  Advanced techniques will be taught in all areas of food preparation.                
Prerequisite:  MFDN-11
Supplementary Fee:  $30.00