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Globalization: The Garment Industry in Southeast Asia
Students are introduced to the concept of globalization. In groups, they read primary source documents to view sweatshops from different points of view. They write a paper about the impact of globalization on the garment industry and the effect it has on its workers in Asia.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 55 Downloads
Over 3 or 4 class periods your young designers will create a wearable garment that provides some sort of protection from a danger in everyday life. In this fashion design lesson, students investigate fear in our society and brainstorm ways to protect people.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
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.
6th - 10th Math 131 Views 660 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Art of the Quilt
Students examine why fabric was first sewn in layers and how it was used. They identify, compare and make 3 different fabric design types which will become a basis for looking at the quilts created by African Americans. They begin the construction of their own story quilt block.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
911 As History
Young scholars recognize persuasive techniques, think criticaly about the messages contained in various media, and discuss controversial issues in constructive ways. They analyze the deeper messages contained in children's literature, and analyze the political messages contained in popular songs.
6th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 61 Downloads
Regal & Royal
Pupils follow a multi-step process to construct a hand puppet from a fairy-tale of their choice. Then they decorate their puppets with collage and marker techniques using various crayola supplies. Students also present a puppet show with a royal subject once they have all completed their puppets.
1st - 3rd Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Traditional Chinese Garments And Their History
Learners examine the traditional dress of the Chinese people and create a new story line for "The Emperor's New Clothes" set in China. This creative project allows students to illustrate pages for the new class book.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
The Ethics of Outsourcing to China
After viewing clips from a documentary on factory work in China and US outsourcing, learners have a fishbowl discussion. They work in groups to build both personal points of view and strong arguments on the effects of outsourcing in China. This lesson includes excellent resources and wonderful discussion questions intended to engage learners in building an economic and global perspective of US business overseas.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 62 Views 306 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Conquest of the Aztec Civilization
High schoolers use the classroom atlases, the Internet or textbooks to draw a freehand map. They work in groups using the maps in the book The Broken Spears (Portilla) and The Conquest of New Spain (Diaz) to draw a freehand map identifying the cities and lakes.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 77 Downloads
Students examine a self-portrait collage before making one of themselves. In this self portrait lesson plan students examine an image of Luis Nino's, "Our Lady of the Victory of Malaga." They design a self-portrait of themselves which they decorate with gold paint or foil paper.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Peoples and Civilizations of the Americas: 600-1500
Provide an overview of the religion, life ways, wealth, decline, and economy of several early civilizations. culture groups covered are the Aztecs, Teotihuacan, Maya, Anasazi, Mississippian, Chokia, Moche, and Inca. The only thing this presentation is missing is images.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 23 Views 79 Downloads
American Indian Technologies - Grade Four Interdisciplinary Lesson
Fourth graders investigate how technology effected the American Indian tribes of Ohio. In this Native peoples research lesson, 4th graders work in groups to determine how technology helped extend the tribes abilities and spread their cultural beliefs.
4th Social Studies & History 6 Views 55 Downloads
The Industrial Age in America: Sweatshops, Steel Mills, and Factories
Students investigate the working conditions during the Age of Industrialization. They research how workers reacted to the conditions and discuss the results of labor movement.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 32 Views 94 Downloads
April Showers Raindrop Painting
I love this idea! After discussing rain, spring, and the weather, take your class outside and let nature do the painting. They shake power paints and glitter onto a piece of heavy construction paper, then take their paper outside and watch as the raindrops moisten, and move the powdered paints into an original work of art.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 9 Downloads
4-H Line & Design Activity Page
In this 4-H activity learning exercise, students will select their favorite activities and projects from a menu of choices. Then they will work with their 4-H leaders and parents to create a project plan for the year. The activities include sewing and craft projects.
2nd - 7th 21st Century Skills 15 Views 89 Downloads