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Complete fashion design activities as a part of a study on protecting the environment. In 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.
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.
Have your young scholars 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.
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!
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.
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, students 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.
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.
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 instructional activity, they discuss the value of a fashion designer.
Study the fabric folding techniques introduced and lead your class in applying them to quiltmaking, home decorating, fashion design, and other sewing projects. This instructional activity is geared to making items themed for halloween, but could be easily adapted to any event.
Eighth graders enter into the world of poetry by studying the works of Shakespeare, Carroll, and Dr. Seuss. They translate poetry, identify elements of poetry, and try to make relevant the lessons of poetry into their own lives. This exciting and inventive lesson includes elements of music, theater, and original writing. Excellent!
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!