Course Map for

FASHION STRATEGIES

Taught by:  Grayce Rees

Last updated April 2006

  USOE core Standards, Objectives and C.T.E. Skills can be found at http://www.uen.org/core/

Textbook:  Clothing, Fashion, Fabrics and Construction by Glencoe, McGraw-Hill

Term/Week

Content/Core Standards

Learning Activity/Required C.T.E. Skills

Assessment

Term 1:  Week 1

Content:  Introduction to Fashion:

Influences on Clothing Choices: History, Society, Culture, Customs, Symbols and Family, (Unit 1: Chapter 1, 2 and 3)
Vocabulary of Fashion

Core Standards:  20.0306-0101 Define Terminology i.e. fashion, fad, classic, style, design, trends, fashion cycle, haute couture, drape, tailored, avant-garde, etc.

Chapter reading, discussion and worksheets

Fashion History video 

Cooperative learning groups

Discussion of terms and common fashion lingo

Show ppt. on Fashion

Completion of worksheets

Evaluation of Class participation


Daily Participation Points

Terminology worksheet

Term 1:  Week 2

Content:  Clothing and Self Expression:  Creating Impressions, What Clothing Communicates, Developing Your Personal Style (Unit 1: Chapter 4)

Core Standards:  20.0306-0101 Define Terminology i.e. fashion, fad, classic, style, design, trends, fashion cycle, haute couture, drape, tailored, avant-garde, etc.

Introduction to Portfolio requirements and rubric

Portfolio:  (One portfolio page per topic below, portfolio pages will be italicized)

Fashion Trends
Fashion as self-expression
Non-verbal expression through Fashion
Fashion and body language
Personal style through Fashion
Compare and Contrast: 
      What I like to wear
       What my parents like me to wear

Fashion symbols
Cultural or Ethnic Fashion

Evaluation of Portfolio

Mini Oral Report:  Compare and Contrast fashions and personal style.

Daily Participation Points

Test: Unit 1
Clothing and Self Expression

Term 1:  Week 3

Content:  Exploring Fashion History:  The Earliest Clothing, The Evolution of Fashion, Influences on Fashion History,  (Unit 2: Chapter 5)

Core Standards:  20.0306-102  Discuss Fashion History, 1890-Present Day

What’s old is new again (retro)
Chapter reading and discussion
”A Stitch In Time” video segments

Show DVD “Fashion Show”

Assign oral report topics:  Fashion History,
Fashion Capitals, Fashion Designers

Evaluation of Student Involvement

Daily Participation Points

Term 1:  Week 4

Content:  Fashion History (Unit 2: Chapter 5)

Core Standards:  20.0306-0102  Discuss Fashion History for the past century

Student preparation of Fashion Oral Report using the book, teacher resources and the internet


Oral reports of Fashion for the past century
Oral reports on Fashion Capitals
Oral reports on Fashion Designers


Show A & E DVD on Fashion Designers

Table of Fashion Reports

C.T.E. Skill:  20.0306-205 Prepare a written or oral report on an historical era.

Chapter reading, discussion and worksheets

Evaluation of Oral and Written Reports

Test:  Unit 2
Fashion History

Daily Participation Points

Evaluation of Fashion Report Table

Test:  Unit 2:
Fashion History

Term 1:  Week 5

Content:  Fashion Styles:  What is Fashion? Fashion Features, Garment Styles (Unit 2:  Chapter 6)

Core Standards:  20.0306-0101  Identify basic design details:  shirts, collars, sleeves, necklines, skirts, pants, jackets, etc.

Overheads:  Class Discussion of Style

Portfolio: (2 pages per style)

Necklines
Collars
Sleeves
Dress
Skirt
Pants
Jackets

Cooperative learning groups

Daily Participation Points

Evaluation of Portfolio

Test:  Unit 2
Fashion Styles

Term 1:  Week 6

Content:  Fashion Designers and Fashion Capitols
(Unit 2:  Chapter7)

Core Standards:  20.0306-0103  Identify and discuss fashion capitals and designers

Discussion of the major fashion capitals:  Paris, Milan, Tokyo, London, and New York City

Video:  A& E Top Ten Designers

Portfolio:
Designer Clothing
Designer Accessories

Evaluation of Portfolio

Test:  Unit 2
Designers and Fashion Capitols

Daily Participation Points

Term 1:  Week 7

Content:  Understanding Color:  Color and Clothing, The Impact of Color, The Language of Color, Creating a Color Scheme, Selecting Colors for You (Unit 3, Chapter 9)

Core Standards:  20.0306-0201 Demonstrate knowledge of the elements of design including color.  20.0306-0204 Create a color wheel identifying primary, secondary, and tertiary/intermediate colors and the warm and cool colors.

20.0306-0205  Create or show the use of tints, tones and shades

Paint projects: 
Color wheel
Tints and Shades
Tones and Intensity

C.T.E. Skill 20.0306-0204
Create a color wheel identifying primary, secondary and tertiary/intermediate colors and the warm and cool colors.

C.T.E. Skill 20.0306-0205
Create or show the use of tints tones and shades.

Portfolio:
3 different color schemes
Accented neutral
Warm colors
Cool colors

Evaluation of Paint Projects

Daily Participation Points

Evaluation of Portfolio

Term 1:  Week 8

Content:  Identify choices to enhance personal coloring and preferences. (Unit 3, Chapter 9)

Core Standards:  20.0306-0206 Create a professional fashion presentation incorporating the principles and elements of design; explain each in writing, (portfolio, color board, power point, display, etc.)

Portfolio:
Color collage best for your personal coloring
5 Fabric color swatches to enhance your coloring

Make-up and color (guest speaker/activity)

Chapter reading, discussion and worksheets

Evaluation of Portfolio

Daily Participation Points

Completion of Worksheets

Test:  Unit 3
Understanding Color

Term 1:  Week 9

Content:  Understanding Design:  Shape and Size, The Elements of Design (Color, line, shape or form, texture, space) (Unit 3, Chapter 10)

Core Standards: 20.0306-0201 Demonstrate knowledge of the elements of design including, line, shape/form, color, and texture. 20.0306-0206 Create a professional fashion presentation incorporating the principles and elements of design; explain each in writing, (portfolio, color board, power point, display, etc.)

Portfolio:
Line:  Vertical, horizontal, diagonal
Texture
Shape (personal silhouette)
Space (positive and negative space)

C.T.E. Skill: 20.0306-0206 Create a professional fashion presentation incorporating the principles and elements of design; explain each in writing, (portfolio, color board, power point, display, etc.)

Evaluation of Portfolio

Daily Participation Points

Test on the Elements of Design

Evaluation of Fashion Presentation

Term 2:  Week 1

The Principles of Design (balance, proportion, emphasis, rhythm, harmony) Individuality  (Unit 3:  Chapter 10) (Unit 3, Chapter 10)

Core Standards:  20.0306-0202 Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of design including proportion/scale, balance, emphasis, rhythm and harmony. 20.0306-0206 Create a professional fashion presentation incorporating the principles and elements of design; explain each in writing, (portfolio, color board, power point, display, etc.)

Portfolio:
Balance
Proportion
Emphasis
Rhythm
Harmony

C.T.E. Skill: 20.0306-0206  Create a professional fashion presentation incorporating the principles and elements of design; explain each in writing, (portfolio, color board, power point, display, etc.)

Evaluation of Portfolio

Test:  Unit 3
Principles of Design

Daily Participation Points

Evaluation of Fashion Presentation

Term 2:  Week 2

Content:  Discovering One’s Own Uniqueness by Applying The Elements and Principles of Design to enhance personal features.  (Unit 3, Chapter 10)
Rate aspects of Personal Style i.e. Yin/Yang, Fashion Personality.  Determine body types:  Hourglass, Triangle, Inverted Triangle, and Rectangle.

Core Standards: 20.0306-0206 Create a professional fashion presentation incorporating the principles and elements of design; explain each in writing, (portfolio, color board, power point, display, etc.) 20.0306-0501 Identify body types:  Hourglass, Triangle, Inverted Triangle, and Rectangle.

Complete and present a Fashion Board, Portfolio Pages, a Power Point or other presentation applying  the elements and principles of design to enhance her/his own uniqueness and to flatter her/his personal silhouette.

Portfolio or Presentation:  Flattering use of…

Personal Body Type
Texture
Line
Hair styles best for face shape

C.T.E. Skill: 20.0306-0206 Create a professional fashion presentation incorporating the principles and elements of design; explain each in writing, (portfolio, color board, power point, display, etc.)

Evaluation of Student  Portfolio or Presentation

Daily Participation Points

Evaluation of Worksheets

Term 2:  Week 3

Content:  Identification of consumer strategies associated with fashion including Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Promotion.  (Unit 2:  Chapter 8)

Core Standards:  20.0306-0401 Identify the role cultural and economic conditions, media and advertising and technology plays in fashion choices.
20.0306-0402 Identify types of stores:  chain, department, specialty, discount, Internet, manufacturer-owned, outlet, etc. 20.0306-0403 Identify consumer skills and purchasing decisions.

Student Survey:  Where We Buy
Students will evaluate their own buying style and learn more about expanding their options.

Student evaluation of clothing quality and its relation to price and type of store where it was purchased

Video:  Why We Buy
Extra Credit assignment related to video

Portfolio:
3 pages representing  different forms of Ad

Evaluation of Student Survey and Discussion


Daily Participation Points


Evaluation of Portfolio

Test:  Unit 2
Personalizing Fashion

Term 2:  Week 4

Content:  Wardrobe Evaluation (Unit  6, Chapter 16)

Core Standards: 20.0306-0502 Identify and analyze current wardrobe needs for a personal lifestyle. 20.0306-0504 Inventory evaluate and set a buying plan for personal wardrobe.  Consider resources.

Students will take a wardrobe inventory using provided worksheet and evaluate wardrobe needs and personal resources.

Student will set a wardrobe organization goal including a deadline for achieving goal.

Students will set a wardrobe expansion goal. including a deadline for achieving goal

C.T.E. Skill:  20.0306-0204 Create a personal Wardrobe Analysis.

Evaluation of student inventory

Daily Participation Points

Evaluation of goals and steps taken to achieve goals.

Evaluation of Wardrobe Analysis

Term 2:  Week 5

Content:  Clothing Care Strategies. (Unit 5: Chapter 14 and 15)

Core Standards:  20.0306-0404 Evaluate clothing care strategies including labels, hang tags, laundering techniques and stain removal.

Evaluate hang tags, and labels and determine their value to the consumer.  Identification and use of universal care symbols

Laundry Lab:  Hands on identification of stains and removal techniques.  Discussion of sorting strategies

Ironing Lab:  Proper use and care of ironing equipment as related to clothing care

Techniques for washing, drying, dry cleaning and ironing will be demonstrated and practiced.

Basic repairs i.e. sewing on buttons, stitching seams and hemming will be demonstrated and practiced.

Quiz on Fabric Care symbols

Daily Participation Points

Evaluation of student’s ironing and repair techniques

Test:  Unit 5
Clothing Care

Term 2:  Week 6

Content:  Fibers and Fabrics and Finishes (Unit 4: Chapter 11,12 and 13)

Core Standards:  20.0306-0301 Identify basic fibers, the characteristics, use and care of natural fibers:  cotton, linen, silk, and wool; and synthetic fibers:  nylon, polyester, acrylic, rayon, spandex, and acetate. 20.0306-0303 Identify types of fabric construction including basic weaves (plain, twill, and satin).  Identify knits and non-woven fabrics.

Presentation of Textile Lab:  Students will handle various fabrics and determine their characteristics and care.  Discussion of fabric finishes and their affect on fabric use and care.

Cooperative Learning Groups and class reports.

White board review game

Fabric Portfolio:  Mounted fabrics with description
Natural Fibers:
Cotton
Linen
Silk
Wool

Evaluation of Student Involvement


Participation Points for group reports

Daily Participation Points


Evaluation of Mounted Fabric Portfolio Pages

Daily Participation Points

Test:  Unit 4
Fibers, Fabrics and Finishes

Term 2:  Week 7

(Continued from week 6)

Content:  Fibers and Fabrics and Finishes (Unit 4: Chapter 11,12 and 13)

Core Standards:  20.0306-0301 Identify basic fibers, the characteristics, use and care of natural fibers:  cotton, linen, silk, and wool; and synthetic fibers:  nylon, polyester, acrylic, rayon, spandex, and acetate. 20.0306-0303 Identify types of fabric construction including basic weaves (plain, twill, and satin).  Identify knits and non-woven fabrics.

Fabric Portfolio:  Mounted fabrics with description
Synthetic Fibers:
Nylon
Polyester
Acrylic
Rayon
Spandex
Acetate

Creative Project:  Creation of fabric designs using various mediums as provided by instructor

Evaluation of creative design

Term 2:  Week 8

Content:  Careers Related to the Fashion Industry

Core Standards:  20.0306-00104, 203, 304, 405, and 503  Identify careers related to fashion such as theatre costuming, museum curator, model, designer, illustrator, textile designer, textile chemist, fabric designer, personal shopper, buyer, retail sales, journalist, advertising, stylist, cosmetologist and etc.

Student research and class report on a career that relates to the Fashion Industry.

Guest speakers as arranged by students or instructor

Daily Participation Points

Evaluation of Student Career Report

Test:  Fashion Careers

Term 2:  Week 9

Content:  Review for the State Test

Core Standards:  Review of all of the State Standards listed previously

Review Games and Discussion

Daily Participation Points

State Test Score

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