Fashion Design Teacher Resources
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Complete fashion design activities as a part of a study on protecting the environment. For this fashion and environment lesson, students discuss global environmental awareness and work in groups to list recyclable products that can be used in fashion design. Assign online research as to how the materials can be recycled and a paper for the research. Students design fashion sketches using the materials.
Fashion Design From Nature
Some gorgeous images will inspire your students to create different fashion designs from a wide variety of natural sources. Students study color, pattern, texture, shape and form to create their own original piece. This one concept can be followed over multiple weeks of classes in order to complete the full process.
Career: Fashion Designer Reports
Have your students study selected fashion designers. In pairs, they review the designers and fashion capitols on Websites provided by the teacher and then present oral reports. Using a research worksheet, students assemble their findings into short presentations that include visual aids.
Fashion Designer Project
Students research the background of a specific designer and his or her influence on the fashion industry. They prepare a written report as well as a brief PowerPoint presentation to share with the class. Students select a designer to study.
Math in Fashion
How do fashion and math relate? Using interactive websites and video clips, learners apply proportional reasoning to the fashion industry. They look for patterns and linear relationships, apply unit rate concepts to garment materials costs and retail pricing. Make merchandisers out of your mathematicians with this two-part lesson plan!
Visual Arts Careers
What kind of careers are there in the art field? Create an arts occupation book with your class while investigating several art careers. Students include samples in their book of the types of art each career produces.
On the Cutting Edge
Introduce the background of design and designers and their role in communicating their thoughts to others. In groups, you can assign participation in a writing cluster on various designers and write paragraphs to submit to magazines. To end the lesson, your class will examine types of advertisements and create their own using the same characteristics.
Coming Full Circle
Students develop and design their own clothing line in this Visual Arts lesson about the intricacies of the fashion world. Emphasis is placed upon current and vintage designs, famous designers, and the development of individual design styles.
Discover fashion terms with your class, they will design details while examining the top designers and world fashion centers. Among the topics discussed are: marketing, specializing, and designer labeling. To complete the assignments, learners write reports or give Powerpoint presentations on fashion capitals, designers, or an historic era in fashion design. There are multiple attachments including assignment details, sketch books and grading sheets.
Rhythm - Principle of Design
Students demonstrate knowledge of the principles of design. They produce portfolio pages to show they know what rhythm is and demonstrate the elements of design and their relationship to the principle of rhythm. They explore the world of fashion designers, artists, and fashion illustrators.
For this Coco Chanel worksheet, students read about the life of the designer, then complete a variety of comprehension activities. An answer key is included.
Capitals, Designers & Common Fashion Terms
The importance of fashion on society is identified and new vocabulary associated with fashion is defined. Using the internet, your class will identify the major fashion capitals of the world and write about one. To end the lesson, they discuss the value of a fashion designer.
Learners explore art careers. In this career education lesson, students explore three different learning stations which simulate several art careers. Learners construct a career book after this activity.
Fourth graders identify different French products and the materials used to create them. They compare the French products to those that are made in America in order to show the differences in the two cultures.
Element of Texture
Pupils examine the role of texture in various fashion designs. After watching a PowerPoint presentation, they identify the different types of textures they saw in photographs. To end the lesson, they create a portfolio using their knowledge of textures.
Tell Me About It: What is Design?
High schoolers create and present an original design. In this visual arts lesson plan, students watch a video about design and learn the elements of design. Then high schoolers work in groups to construct and present an original design.
SIMPLE FABRIC FOLDING FOR HALLOWEEN
Study the fabric folding techniques introduced and lead your class in applying them to quiltmaking, home decorating, fashion design, and other sewing projects. This lesson plan is geared to making items themed for halloween, but could be easily adapted to any event.
Review fashion capitols with your learners and choose a major designer to research. They will use a worksheet to develop an oral presentation for the class on the fashion designer of their choice.
Teach the Peach
Oh how I love a good and well-written teaching guide! Here is a great set of activities, worksheets, and comprehension questions all related to the book James and the Giant Peach. Each activity is centered on a different theme or concept from the novel and is written to increase reading comprehension, literary analysis, and writing skills. Just click, print, and use!
Cheerful Hearts and Willing Feet
Students explore characterization in Little Women. In this literature lesson, students participate in written analysis and research in order to explore Alcott's characterization in the novel.