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CTE/Arts, Audio/Visual Technology and Communication Curriculum Sewing Construction & Textiles 1
Lesson Plans

Strand 5

Students will utilize construction techniques at the introductory level.

Standard 3

Identify and construct standard seam allowances and seam finishes.
  • Measurements and Measuring Tools
    Students will be able to calculate and measure material, (including lace and elastic), given a partial unit. They will then use this knowledge to complete a hot pad project.
  • Pressing and Seam Finishes
    Students will learn about the importance of proper seam allowances, how those seams should be finished, and the importance of pressing them. They will learn by listening as well as by practicing and creating their own samples. They will then evaluate their samples.
  • Symbol Syntax Matching Game
    This activity gives students an opportunity to practice their knowledge of different pattern symbols in the repetitive format of a matching game.

UEN logo - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Kristina  Yamada and see the CTE/Arts, Audio/Visual Technology and Communication website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - THALEA  LONGHURST.

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