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Textile Fibers

Life Skills:

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Communication

Curriculum Tie:

Time Frame:
5 class periods that run 45 minutes each.

Group Size:
Large Groups


Students will understand the various properties of natural and synthetic fibers by completing a burn test, participating in a powerpoint, video discussion and completing portfolio pages.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Fashion Design Studio
Strand 3 Standard 1

Identify basic fibers, the characteristics, use and care of the following textiles.

Career Connections:

  • Textile Chemist

Described in attached lesson plan.

Background For Teachers:
None. Natural and Synthetic Fibers are outlined in powerpoint.

Student Prior Knowledge:

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Objectives included in lesson plan.

Instructional Procedures:
See attached lesson plan and other attachments.


Rebecca Parkinson

Created Date :
Nov 15 2005 10:43 AM