Lesson Planner - Search VTE Standards and Competencies

This template helps you to create a list of CVTE skills and competencies for a lesson plan, project plan, or unit plan. Use the template and checklist to outline your project; then search through the frameworks and select relevant skills/competencies; and then copy-and-paste the results into your own document.

Instructions: First, in Step 1, choose your program or pathway and click to continue. In Step 2, fill in a project title, grade or class, and brief description. In Step 3A, you can filter the list of frameworks to view a particular strand, topic or standard; or view skills and competencies containing a particular keyword or phrase. In Step 3B, you CHECK the competencies you want in your list and then click to ADD TO LIST. In Step 4 you will see your results. Use copy and paste to copy your list to your lesson plan template or other document. Note that you need to copy-and-paste the results from this quick lesson planner. Schools that use the Skills Library Competency Checklist database can create, save and share lesson plans and track student skill attainment based on lessons and projects you have saved.


Step 1: Choose Program and Framework


Step 2: Identify the project and choose search criteria

Step 3A: Search the VTE Frameworks for relevant skills/competencies

[1.] What health and safety skills do students practice through this project? Click below to view Strand 1; check relevant skills/competencies; and click to ADD TO LIST.

[2.] What technical skills/competencies are the focus of this project? Click below to search Strand 2 via one or more search tools, and then check relevant skills/competencies and click to ADD TO LIST.

[3.] What employability skills (Strand 4); business, management and entrepreneurship skills (Strand 5), or technology skills (Strand 6) do students practice through this project? Click below to search Strands 4, 5 and/or 6. Check relevant skills/competencies and click to ADD TO LIST.



Step 4: VIEW PROJECT SUMMARY AND SKILLS/COMPETENCIES LIST. Copy and paste to your lesson plan or project template.

Project Title:
Framework: Fashion Technology
Grade :
Brief Project Description:

Skills/Competencies:

Step 3B: Check the items you want in your list and click to ADD TO LIST. (Repeat steps as needed.)

A:Fashion Technology Safety and Health Knowledge and Skills
2Identify safety concerns in business and industry.
2Describe categories of safety issues.
2Describe methods to promote safety and prevent accidents.
2Identify and practice safe procedures in the fashion workroom according to current industry and OSHA standards.
2Identify and follow safety rules.
2Demonstrate safe operation of industrial equipment.
B:Fashion Illustration
2Demonstrate an understanding of shape and proportion in fashion illustration.
2Identify the basic shapes used in drawing.
2Demonstrate 8-head proportion.
2Sketch different types of fashion flats.
2Sketch front, back and side views.
2Sketch a figure to show movement.
2Sketch garment details.
2Sketch a variety of garments including different details.
2Sketch a variety of accessories.
2Use Computer Aided Design (CAD) technology in fashion illustration.
2Set up, edit, and save a document.
2Identify the basic tools used in drawing.
2List the basic keyboard shortcuts used in CAD.
2Demonstrate grouping, transforming, and aligning objects.
2Demonstrate use of layers in illustration.
2Using a croquis, create a variety of technical flats.
2Create a simple design using brushes, fills, and patterns.
2Create a textile pattern tile.
2**Advanced** Create a textile design for an intended purpose.
2**Advanced** Using CAD software, design a variety of fashion accessories.
2**Advanced** State examples of how photo editing software is used in the fashion industry.
C:Elements and Principles of Design
2Identify and describe the elements of design.
2Describe how the elements of design are used in fashion, textiles, and retailing.
2Identify and apply the principles of design.
2Describe how the principles of design are used in fashion, textiles, and retailing.
2**Advanced** List the factors to consider when determining the best colors to complement a person`s coloring.
D:Textiles
2Classify natural and synthetic fibers.
2Describe characteristics of commonly used natural and synthetic fibers.
2Identify and describe types of fabric construction.
2Identify simple weaves and knits.
2Describe the characteristics of knit, woven, and non-woven fabrics.
2Explain the importance of thread count.
2Identify common fabrics used for garments and household textiles.
2Identify additional textiles which have uses other than apparel or home goods.
2Identify different categories of fabric finishes.
2Describe legislation and the development of technology in the textile industry.
2Identify the laws related to consumer textiles.
2Identify the technological developments that have had an impact on the fabric industry.
2Select appropriate care of fabrics based on fiber content.
2Classify fabrics which are machine washable and those that always require dry cleaning.
2Identify laundry products and describe their uses.
2Describe stain removal processes for a variety of applications.
2Define sustainability in relation to the fashion industry.
2List different ways that fabric manufacturing could be more environmentally friendly.
2Identify various ways that consumers can contribute to sustainability.
E:Apparel Design
2Explain the reasons why people wear clothes.
2Discuss how human needs, values, cultures, and personality affect what clothes people choose.
2Research and report on fashion history.
2Identify historical influences on current fashion design.
2Explain factors that influence fashion.
2Describe the fashion cycle and the fashion forecasting process.
2Differentiate between haute couture, custom-made, knock-off, and ready-to-wear clothing.
2Identify garment styles and components.
2Identify the styles within each garment category.
2Identify various garment components.
2Demonstrate flat pattern design.
2Identify basic tools used in drafting.
2Take necessary body measurements and perform calculations needed to create a sloper.
2Draft a skirt or bodice pattern.
2Label pattern with seam allowances, grain lines, and pattern symbols.
2Test a flat pattern design using muslin.
2Perform basic pattern alterations.
2Create a pattern using CAD software program.
2Input body measurements into the program.
2Design the garment pattern.
2Print and test pattern.
2Demonstrate accurate draping techniques.
2Locate placement for design lines and seams on mannequin.
2Create a simple garment by draping.
2Transfer draped garment onto pattern paper.
2**Advanced** Using draping techniques, design a custom semi-formal dress.
2**Advanced** Design a garment for a client.
2**Advanced** Demonstrate wardrobe planning skills.
F:Garment Construction
2Identify equipment and tools.
2Identify measuring, pinning, cutting, marking and pressing tools.
2Select appropriate needle type and size for fabric.
2Take accurate body measurements.
2Read a ruler to the 1/8".
2Locate appropriate placement for tape measure to take accurate body measurements.
2Prepare for garment construction.
2Analyze the pattern envelope to determine appropriate fabric type, pattern size, yardage requirements, and notions.
2Select and adjust pattern pieces.
2Calculate yardage needed for outfit and complete a production cost sheet.
2Preshrink fabric and straighten grain.
2Demonstrate pattern layout, cutting and marking methods according to current industry standards.
2Identify lengthwise and crosswise grain lines and true bias.
2Differentiate layouts for solid, napped, striped, plaid, directional print, and border print fabrics.
2Follow accurate cutting lines on a multi-sized pattern.
2Mark lines and symbols needed for construction using a variety of methods.
2Operate various machines used in garment construction according to current industry and OSHA standards.
2Thread and operate a straight stitch machine.
2Operate overlock, buttonhole, blind stitch, cover stitch, zigzag and pearl edge machines.
2Demonstrate a variety of seams, and seam finishes.
2Identify standard seam allowances for home and commercial sewing.
2Differentiate between standard, basting, and reinforcement machine stitching by stitch length.
2Demonstrate a variety of machine and hand stitching techniques.
2Demonstrate a variety of methods to reduce bulk in a seam allowance.
2Determine appropriate seam and seam finish for a particular fabric.
2Summarize the importance of and demonstrate industry recommended pressing techniques.
2Demonstrate the use of pressing tools and equipment.
2Apply interfacing.
2State the purpose of interfacing.
2Identify the two basic categories of interfacing.
2Trim and apply fusible interfacing.
2Construct different types of garments for men and women, and accessories.
2Construct a top, blouse, or shirt.
2Construct a skirt and pair of pants or shorts.
2Construct a dress.
2Make an item of loungewear.
2Stitch a garment of outerwear.
2Create an accessory item such as a purse, hat, tie or jewelry item.
2Demonstrate a variety of garment details.
2Insert a variety of closures.
2Reduce or add fullness with darts, tucks, pleats, and gathers.
2Check and adjust the fit of a garment.
2Evaluate if the garment hangs properly.
2Analyze the fit at different body areas.
2Determine if enough ease has been allowed for movement.
2Alter garment width, length, or detail locations as necessary.
2Demonstrate how to mark, measure, and stitch a variety of hems with accuracy.
2Demonstrate the industry method used to measure, trim, pin, and stitch a hem.
2Explain how to eliminate fullness in a hem.
2Apply a variety of hem finishing methods.
2Construct garments with a variety of fabrics.
2Construct garments using solid, print, and one-way design woven fabrics.
2Construct a garment using plaid woven fabric.
2Construct a garment using knit fabric.
2Create a garment with a lining.
2Perform simple alterations/repairs.
2Alter a ready-to-wear garment.
2Perform simple garment repairs.
2Create a new item by redesigning or recycling an existing garment.
2**Advanced** Create a custom designed and draped semi-formal dress.
2**Advanced** Create a basic wardrobe building outfit.
2**Advanced** Create a garment for a client.
G:Home D
2Demonstrate use of fashion technology skills to create a variety of items for the home.
2Create a home decorating item.
2Take window measurements and construct a window treatment.
2Create a plan for a room makeover utilizing skills in CAD for the layout and demonstrating knowledge of design elements and principles.
2**Advanced** Identify common quilt patterns.
2**Advanced** Select a pattern, coordinate fabrics, and calculate yardage needed to create a pieced quilt.
H:Fashion Marketing
2Define fashion marketing and describe how it works.
2Describe the marketing mix.
2Discuss consumer groups and demographics.
2Explain the economics of fashion.
2Describe the marketing principle of supply and demand.
2List the components of a business plan.
2Explain key concepts in promoting an image.
2Identify different types of advertising and techniques.
2Identify key factors in store visuals.
2Explain the concept of brand building.
2List sales and profitability factors.
2Calculate markup and markdown percents, and merchandise discounts.
2Discuss store loss prevention techniques.
2Describe laws, labor, and ethics related to the fashion industry.
2Explain legislation that impacts the fashion industry.
2List requirements or laws governing apparel labeling.
2Identify fashion counterfeiting and piracy issues.
2**Advanced** Recognize the importance of promotion in fashion.
2**Advanced** Describe the use of special events in fashion promotion.
2**Advanced** Create a fashion promotion plan.
2**Advanced** Explain the importance of visual merchandising.
2**Advanced** State the main purposes of visual merchandising.
2**Advanced** Describe the general areas of a store layout.
2**Advanced** Describe different display fixtures used for merchandise presentation.
2**Advanced** List the main components of all fashion displays.
I:Fashion Merchandising
2Identify the components of Fashion Merchandising.
2Describe the basic functions of Fashion Merchandising: planning, buying and selling.
2Explain the movement of fashion.
2Explain the difference between the trickle up and trickle down theories.
2State the stages of the fashion cycle.
2Recognize current fashion trends.
2Identify customer service skills important to retail.
2List several positive sales techniques.
2Describe how to handle customer complaints.
2**Advanced** Define forecasting and discuss the importance it plays in fashion merchandising.
2**Advanced** Explain the business and economics of the fashion industry.
2**Advanced** Identify categories of retail merchandise.
2**Advanced** Identify the types of fashion retailers.
2**Advanced** Identify major fashion centers, types of designers, and price market categories.
2**Advanced** Explain how garment sizing affects pricing.
2**Advanced** Describe the importance of the fashion industry to our economy.
2**Advanced** Describe the importance of the fashion industry from a global perspective.
J:Fashion Technology Careers
2Identify careers in the fashion industry.
2Evaluate your personal interests and skills.
2Identify the categories of careers in fashion technology.
2Research a career in fashion including education, experience, traits and skills necessary.
2Research a fashion designer and evaluate his/her skills and qualities that contributed to success.
2**Advanced** Investigate a fashion related job or career to evaluate future employment.