2012-2013 6th Grade EOC (End of Course Exam) Study Guide
Personal Development, Family, and Friends
1. Define and explain these things:
a. Personal Development:
The stage of life a person is in between ages of 11-22 about. During adolescence a person goes through A LOT of change.
c. Self Esteem
Confidence and self-worth!
(Confidence means that YOU CAN DO IT! Self-worth means that you value yourself and think you are important)
d. Physical changes during adolescence
Body hair, you grow taller, voice gets deeper, larger feet, zits, etc.
e. Peer pressure
When someone tries to get you to do something you would not normally do.
Peer pressure can be negative (get you to do “bad” things) or positive (getting you to do “good” things”)
f. Refusal skills
Your ability to say “NO.” to negative peer pressure.
2. What is a value and how does it affect your behavior?
A value is what you think is important. They affect your behavior in that your values are what you make decisions based on. For example: If you value not having bad breath, you brush your teeth. If you value getting good grades, you do your homework and listen to the teacher. If you value your family you might do extra chores, say “Thank you,” or spend time with them.
3. Know how to thread sewing machine
4. Be able to label the sewing machine:
a. Hand wheel
b. Bobbin area
c. Thread Take up Lever
d. Presser Foot
e. Bobbin Winder
f. Thread guides
g. Spool Pins
h. Stitch Length Control & Reverse Stitch
i. Stitch Pattern Control
j. Stitch Width Control
5. When and Why do you backstitch?
You do it at the beginning and end to tie a knot in the thread so the sewing does not come undone.
6. How do you set up stitch width and length for standard strait stitch?
Width = 0
Length = 2 ½ - 3
7. How do you set up stitch width and length for a zigzag stitch?
Width = above 1
Length = above 1
8. What does “safety” look like when the class is sewing?
For example: Walk with scissors by your legs, blade in hand.
Don’t sew too fast
Cut in an open space that is flat and has nothing else on it
Don’t mess around
9. Where do you line up the edge of the fabric for a ¼ in seam?
The edge of the presser foot
10. Know sewing equipment names: bobbin case, seam ripper, spool of thread, bobbin, needle, pin.
Know what these look like and what they do. If you do not know what they are or what they do, come and see Mrs. Hubbard.
11. What does “safety” look like in the kitchen?
No snapping towels
Don’t leave drawers, cupboards, or the oven open when not in use
Tie hair back
12. Why should you wash your hands before preparing food?
So that germs that may be on your hands to not get moved into the food and make you or other people who eat the food sick.
13. What are the three types of measuring devices and what do you measure with them?
Dry measuring cups – for dry things such as sugar and flour
Liquid measuring cups – for liquid things such as water and milk
Measuring spoons – for small amounts of things, these can be used for liquid or dry things
14. What does t vs. T stand for on a recipe?
Lower case t stands for teaspoon
Upper case T stands for tablespoon
Tablespoons are bigger than teaspoons just like tables are bigger than teacups.