The students will:
1. Study various cultures and historic periods. As they investigate
these periods they will emphasize the following:
A. Physical fashion.
B. Socio economic factors.
5. philosophy or lifestyle
C. Fashion rulers of the time.
D. Major fashion contributions for men and women.
E. Ways in which styles of this time are incorporated into
modern day dress.
2. Compare and contrast various periods of historic dress, regarding
use of silhouette, color, fabric, role of women and men and finally
as a means for class distinction.
3. Analyze how dress affects various aspects of our lives including
success, happiness, status, comfort and freedom.
4. Analyze present day fashions in terms of how they draw from historic
1. Historical periods of fashion.
A. The Ancient World: Ancient Middle East & Egypt
B. The Classical World:
1. Crete abd Greece
2. Etruria and Rome
3. Byzantine Empire
C The Dark Ages and Medieval Period
D. The Renaissance
E. 17th century and the Baroque
F. 18th century and the Rococo
G. The French Revolution
H. The Nineteen Century
I. The Early 20th Century
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
40 - 60%
|Term papers, WRITTEN REPORTS||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
5 - 15%
|Homework problems, Field work, Quizzes, Exams||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
20 - 40%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Completion, SHORT ANSWER||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
Survey of Historic Costumes by Tortoria Etc., 2nd ed., 1995