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Colonial Clothing

 Title Colonial Clothing
 Grade Level    
 Area Social Studies: History, Geography, Economy
 Topics     Colonial textiles: wool and linen
 Time Frame
 April or May or
 Could be done in conjunction with FHS docent classroom visit in the fall      
 Designers Kathy Bourque, Jean Davis Taft, Terri Svarczkopf


Students learn about and appreciate the cloth-making process used in colonial times.

In a visit to the classroom, costumed FHS docents describe their costumes as well as explain
and demonstrate how wool and linen cloth were made. 

Classroom lessons involve the cloth-making process and the use of artifacts in conveying history. 

Stage 1: Background Information
Stage 2: Performance Task-Journal Writing
Stage 3: Learning Activities
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