Family Living & Healthy Relationships

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Carone Learning Category: Lifestyle
Subject: Elective/FCS
Recommended Grade Level: 7-12
Course Credit: One semester, 0.5 credits (5 units in CA)
Recommended Pre-Requisites: None
Enroll in online PE, health, or elective classes at Carone LearningCourse Description

In this course, students examine the family unit and characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships at different phases of life– including information on self-discovery, family, friendships, dating and abstinence, marriage, pregnancy, and parenthood. Students learn about the life cycle and the different stages of development from infancy to adulthood. They also focus on a variety of skills to improve relationships and family living, including coping skills, communication skills, refusal skills, babysitting, parenting, and healthy living and disease prevention habits.

Units & Tasks

This course is divided into the following Units and Sections.

  • Course Introduction
  • Unit 1: Family Health & Relationships
    • Family Health
    • Personal Identity
  • Unit 2: Dating & Parenthood
    • Dating & Marriage
    • Pregnancy
    • Parenthood
  • Unit 3: Human Growth & Development
    • Infancy & Childhood
    • Adolescence & Adulthood
  • Unit 4: Skills for Family Living
    • Household Responsibilities
    • Communication
    • Goal Setting & Decision Making
  • Unit 5: Coping Skills
    • Coping Skills
    • Time & Stress Management
    • Mental Health
  • Unit 6: Healthy Families
    • Healthy Living
    • Safety

Within each section students will find the following tasks to view or complete:

  1. Checklist—an outline of tasks for that section
  2. Lessons—multimedia online lesson(s) about the section topic
  3. Field Trip—links to other online sites with additional fitness information
  4. Reflection*—a journal reflecting on material learned
  5. Discussion*—class discussion on an assigned topic
  6. Assignment *—section assignment
  7. Vocab Check—assessment
  8. Quiz*—assessment of lesson comprehension

The items noted with an asterisk above are those that must be submitted for a grade.
A unit exam will be found at the end of every unit, as well as a comprehensive final exam at the end of the course.


There are 16 sections in this course. Each section is designed to be completed in about one week’s time. However, students may take more or less time as needed. A recommended pacing guide is provided within the course.

Parent & Teacher Guides

Parent and teacher guides available.


There are no required materials for this course.

Technical Requirements

An internet connection and computer or tablet is required. Software requirements include a PDF reader, and word-processing application (such as Microsoft Word, Google Docs, or Open Office).
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