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over 12 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
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Students will discover what life was like for Americans, especially American women, over the last 120 years through examining the way people dressed. This class is interdisciplinary; it is about 70% social studies and 30% design and is the perfect way to learn about history for artistic kids! Each class will focus on 10 years of American history, starting with 1900 and ending with 2019. We will look at pictures of things people wore, and uncover why they dressed that way through newspaper...
I have been teaching history to the 8-13 year old set through fashion and Disney princesses for years- with great success! I believe that history should never be boring, and studying clothing is a great way to understand what life was actually like for all different types of people. Using Disney princesses gives students a context from which to think about these big concepts, and it doesn't hurt the attention span either!
Each student will transform her princess into a woman of the decade
I will provide a 1-page handout of the decade we are talking about prior to the class. Students will only need some paper and drawing supplies.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
We will be discussing women's history within the context of American history. Students will be drawing on a fashion body.
Melissa Quijano M. Ed.
Social studies with a twist
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
490 total reviews
346 completed classes
Hi! My name is Melissa Quijano (she/her) and I teach classes focused on history and fashion. I believe that you can learn about history from a variety of lenses and vantage points, and fashion is one of them. Fashion is so interesting- besides...