ERIC Number: ED159369
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Career Awareness through Textiles.
This collection of art units is intended to be incorporated into the curriculum throughout the career motivation program, kindergarten through grade six. The units use simulated classroom art projects to provide students with exposure to the work done in textile decoration. General information about the textile industry and textile decoration, a list of developmental objectives by grade level, and a list of resources precede the art units. These units cover the following areas: basic stitchery instruction, finishing stitchery, color combinations, fiber projects, applique, burlap projects, basic weaving, tapestry weaving, commercial looms, braiding and coiling with raffia, batik, crayon batik on cloth, printing, printing methods, linoleum printing, and printing designs. Several illustrated ideas, designs, and/or instructions are included with each unit. (BM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Career Awareness, Career Education, Clothing Design, Design Crafts, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Fashion Industry, Handicrafts, Illustrations, Needle Trades, Occupational Information, Painting (Visual Arts), Printing, Textiles Instruction, Visual Arts
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Toledo Public Schools, OH.
Note: Photographs and some illustrations throughout this document will not reproduce well; Pages 7-10, a career awareness resource unit, were removed because of copyright