Consumer Studies CAPS Document - Lesson Plans for FET Phase Grade 10 – 12

This page contains Consumer Studies CAPS Document for FET Phase Grade 10 – 12 (Grade 10, Grade 11, and Grade 12). The CAPS Document includes 2021, 2022, and 2023 latest Lesson Plans for Term 1, Term 2, Term 3, and Term 4.   This is the most important information for Teachers and Learners, that guides the progress of the Consumer Studies  subject curriculum for the FET Phase as per the South African Department of Education standards.

Contents of the Consumer Studies CAPS Document for FET Phase Grade 10 – 12: Lesson Plans Details

Consumer StudiesGrade 10

  • Weekly lesson plans for Term 1, Term 2, Term 3, and Term 4
  • Assessment Guidelines: Daily Assessments, Informal Assessments, Formal Assessments
  • Exams Guidelines

Consumer Studies Grade 11

  • Weekly lesson plans for Term 1, Term 2, Term 3, and Term 4
  • Assessment Guidelines: Daily Assessments, Informal Assessments, Formal Assessments
  • Exams Guidelines

Consumer StudiesGrade 10

  • Weekly lesson plans for Term 1, Term 2, Term 3, and Term 4
  • Assessment Guidelines: Daily Assessments, Informal Assessments, Formal Assessments
  • Exams Guidelines

Consumer Studies teaches learners about responsible and informed consumer behaviour in respect of food, clothing, housing, furnishings and household equipment. Consumer Studies aims to teach learners to make informed decisions, and to make optimal use of resources to improve human well-being. In the practical component of the subject learners have an opportunity to produce and market different products.

Specific aims of Consumer Studies

In Consumer Studies Grade 10-12 a learner will study:

  • consumer rights and responsibilities
  • consumer protection policies and channels for complaints
  • how to evaluate food outlets, clothing outlets, furniture and appliance outlets and restaurants
  • how to evaluate design features of interiors, furniture and appliances
  • responsible buying behaviour when purchasing food, clothing, furniture, household appliances
  • responsible use of resources, such as water and electricity
  • ways to curb global warming
  • the planning and managing of personal finances and payment methods
  • taxes, interest rates and inflation
  • nutrition and the impact of food choices on health
  • food hygiene
  • how to use product information to make informed consumer decisions
  • the application of design elements and principles in the choice of clothing and furnishings
  • properties and uses of textile fibres and fabrics
  • the fashion cycle
  • different housing options
  • the needs of disabled people regarding clothing and housing
  • small-scale production, entrepreneurship and marketing of quality products

The document contains the prescribed learning content as well as the weekly and annual teaching plans for Consumer Studies for FET Phase (Grade 10, Grade 11, and Grade 12), which includes:

  • Informal Assessments
  • Daily Assessments
  • Moderation and Marking of Assessments
  • Tasks and Projects
  • Investigations
  • Practical Work, and
  • Demonstrations

The document gives a clear indication of what topics and learning outcomes are required for Term 1, Term 2, Term 3, and Term 4.

Download the Consumer Studies  CAPS Document for FET Phase Grade 10 – 12

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