A. Students will study designers of the 20th century. As they inves-
tigate these designers, they will emphasize the following areas:
1. The major lasting contributions each designer has made to the fashion
2. Each designer's strategy for success in the competitive world of
3. Designers styles and how they have evolved during the course of their
4. Personal history and background.
5. Formal/informal education and job experience.
6. Personal philosophy towards design and the fashion industry.
B. Students will be able to recognize certain basic design elements and
analyze how the various designers adapted these elements into their own
C. Students will be able to compare and contrast various designers,
regarding their use of color, line, fabric, and silhouette.
D. Students will be able to analyze present day fashions in terms of
how it draws from the classic designers of the early 20th century.
A. Couture Houses of the French Fashion Industry from 1850 to the present
B. European and American Designers from 1950 to present day.
C. Young and as yet undiscovered designers who may be significant
contributors to the fashion industry of tomorrow.
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
10 - 30%
|Written homework, Reading reports, Essay exams, Term papers, NOTEBOOK||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
20 - 40%
|Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams, NOTEBOOK||
|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
40 - 60%
|True/false, Completion, SHORT ESSAY||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
90 Years of Fashion, Annalee Gold. 1992