Kristen Dubrick

Introduction:

Hello! I am Kristen Dubrick. I teach 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Family Consumer Science (FCS) here at Churchville.  I also sponsor the Give to Others club and run Henry's Hut, which is a snack shack after school. 

Background Information:

I have been teaching FCS at Churchville since August of 2014. My bachelor's degree is in Family and Child Studies, which allows me to teach, Culinary Arts, Nutrition, Sewing, Interior Design, and Child Development. I received my Bachelor's degree from Northern Illinois University in 2012. I also have a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Olivet Nazarene University. I really enjoy expanding my education by taking multiple classes a year to stay current on the ever changing field of education. 

Curriculum Information:

Check out the curriculum before to learn more information about each FCS class.

6th Grade FCS

7 Weeks

  • Kitchen Safety and Sanitation

  • Kitchen Equipment

  • Kitchen Measurement

  • Nutrition

  • Food Labels

  • Cooking Labs: Popcorn(Microwave), Pancakes (Stove Top), Quesadillas (Stove Top), Monkey Bread (Oven), Granola Bars (Oven), Bagel Pizzas (Broiler)

7th Grade FCS

7 Weeks

  • Sewing Tools

  • Hand Sewing

  • Machine Sewing

  • Self Reflection and Project Analysis

  • Projects: Hand Sewn Mini Pillow, Machine Sewed Cartoon Pillow

8th Grade Culinary Arts

18 Weeks

  • Safety and Sanitation Review
  • Equipment Equipment and Cooking Techniques
    • Tools
    • Measuring 
    • Kitchen Math and Equivalents
    • Knife Skills
    • Cooking Vocabulary
  • Baking Functions
    • Yeast Breads
    • Quick Breads
    • Homemade Pasta
    • Pies
    • Ingredient Functions in Baking
  • Nutrition and Wellness
    • 6 Essential Nutrients
      • Protein
      • Fats
      • Vitamins
      • Minerals
      • Carbohydrates
      • Water
    • MyPlate
    • Revising Meals to Make them Healthier
  • Menu and Meal Planning
    • Guest Meal
      • Plan, Prepare, and Serve a 3 course meal to a guest
      • Table Manners
      • Table Setting
  • International Foods and Cuisine
    • Eating Habits
    • Meal Trends Around the World
    • Cookies From Around the World
    • Asian Meal (Orange Chicken, Fried Rice, and Egg Rolls)