Fashion History Paper
High schoolers write a two-page paper on their personal fashion history or a similar topic. They proofread their papers using an attached rubric.
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Fashion and Gender Roles
What do the fashions of an era say about the values and gender roles of that era? Expert groups examine primary source documents and fashion visuals of the 1900s, 1920s, 1940s, and 1950s and consider how these fashions reflect economic...
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