Learn from Selected Countries/Cultures:
Specific information about clothing, accessories, sizes, descriptions, etc. of selected culture(s)
Cultural background information
Historical background information of clothing in selected culture(s)
Knowledge of oral presentation formats
Students keep a journal of
clothing worn during a one-week period meeting specific
Students write fashion descriptions meeting specific
Students create fashion ads meeting specific
Students interview individuals on the Internet about fashion
in the selected cultures.
Student groups use webbing/mapping graphic
to identify types of clothing worn in other cultures.
Students use the Internet to research fashion
from selected cultures.
Students view and discuss videos of fashion
collections from selected cultures.
Students research and develop a
chart comparing American sizes with sizes from selected cultures.
Students create posters representing a specific style and
relating it to personal characteristics.
Students develop a commercial
jingle advertising fashion from selected cultures.
Students evaluate commercials from
Students evaluate commercials from the
Students compare, contrast, and analyze commercials from the U.S.
and selected cultures.
plan and present a style show including selection of music, written
descriptions and oral commentary of model's attire, modeling, use of
available authentic materials, and videotaping of the performance to view
for self-assessment. Attempt should be made to include various fashion
modes from the selected cultures such as hippie, grunge, preppie, nerd, punk,