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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 163 Views 672 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 82 Views 316 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 11 Views 56 Downloads
Regal & Royal
Students 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 4 Downloads
Students examine a self-portrait collage before making one of themselves. In this self portrait lesson 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 32 Views 87 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 38 Views 98 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
Components of an Essay
Teach emerging writers how to master the topic sentence, supporting details, and concrete details. A list of transition words is also included. Several practice opportunities are listed here, presenting certain topic sentences (for example) that writers must provide concrete details for.
7th - 12th Language Arts 51 Views 113 Downloads
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.
11th - Higher Ed Science 40 Views 113 Downloads
Ancient Dress For Success
Students research the environment and customs of a people living in a culture during a selected period of time. They conduct research on the clothing of their selected culture, and create three-dimensional models of hats, clothing, and accessories.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Students practice writing research proposals to test the color fastness of a dye once it has been exposed to a t-shirt. Each proposal needs details of experimental design, length of treatment, and means of cleaning the shirt. All proposals are then reviewed by the teacher.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
The Art of the Quilt
Pupils 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 11 Views 62 Downloads
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background information, maps, artistic depictions of major figures, and more, to review for a particular historical group.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 66 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable