Family & Consumer Science Standards and/or Academic Anchors:
FCS Standards: 11.1.3.F RWSL Standards: 1.1.5.A,F,G Math Standards:2.8.8.A
Grade: 5 Unit: Hand Sewing Time: 4hrs. (5 classes) 11.1.6.A, 1.2.8.A 2.1.8.A,E
Type of lesson: x_ Acquisition x _Refining /Extending x_ Mastery/Application 11.2.4.B,D 2.3.8.D
E.Q. Why is hand sewing a life skill?? Teaching Strategies: Describe how/what you want students to do (Activities)
A. Content of Lesson: Day 1 – Introduction to sewing, demonstrate threading needle, rolled knot, running
Students are being trained to become self-sufficient and self- stitch and finish knot. Expound upon hand sewing rules.
reliant. One step toward this goal is to train them to be able to take Day 2 – Review yesterday, demonstrate then sew: overcast stitch, backstitch and if
care of their clothing. By learning to hand sew and sew on buttons, time outline stitch.
Day 3 – Review Day 1 & 2, demonstrate then sew: outline stitch, blanket stitch and
the students will be better able to mend and repair items, a skill that two hole button.
will serve them their entire lives. Day 4 – Review Day 1-3, demonstrate then sew: two hole button and shank button.
B. Key Concepts: Attach sampler to rubric and collect
1. L.E.Q. What are the four rules for hand sewing? _x Direct instruction ___Numbered pairs ___Think-Pair-Share _x_ Guided practice
2. L.E.Q. Why start and end sewing with a knot? ___Graphic organizer _x_ Independent Practice _x_Laboratory Activity _x_ Group Discussion
3. L.E.Q. Why use a spacer when sewing on a two/four hole button? ___Media display _x _Teacher Demonstration _x_ Lecture _x_ Review ___Other
4. L.E.Q. Why is it important to learn different stitches when hand sewing? Summarizing Strategies: Can students answer the Essential Question? Closure.
C. Key Vocabulary: Previewing Wrap up lesson and review important concepts covered.
1.backstitch 5.outline stitch 9.right side 13.spacer Review E.Q. and L.E.Q.s
2.blanket stitch 6.overcast stitch 10.rolled knot 14.thread Sew Sampler
3.finish knot 7.pick stitch 11.running stitch 15.two hole button ___KWL ___ Ticket Out the Door ___3-2-1 _x_Key Word
___Journaling ___Draw Picture _x_ _Physically Demonstrate
4.needle 8.pin 12.shank button 16.wrong side
_x_Reflection Questions ___Inner/Outer Circles _x_ The Important Thing
Goal(s) of Lesson: What students are to achieve as a result of this lesson…the end product: Accommodations: List ways to Differentiate instructions
Students will learn to thread and knot a needle. They will learn five different Large tabletop model of sampler to demonstrate stitches
stitches and two button applications. This knowledge will empower them as Individual help
consumers and move them closer to the goal of independence. Available during ARP and after school
Objectives: Observable student performance Assessment: Check for Understanding
1.Students will … Collect packets and grade with rubric.
A. Be able to state the rules for hand sewing and provide a rational for each. _x Authentic Performance _x_ Knowledge – recall learned information
B. Be able to correctly thread and knot a needle. _x_ Class Participation _x_Comprehension – paraphrases, restates in own words, summarize
_x_ Classwork _x_ Application – can transfer information, predicts, projects
C. Be able to provide examples of situations where hand sewing is needed.
_x_Project _x_Analysis – breaks information into parts, distinguishes
D. Execute five different stitches and two button applications. ___Laboratory x_Synthesis – applies prior knowledge to new or original product
2.Grading rubric reviewed: Students understand what is expected of them ___Summarizing Activity x_ Evaluation – appraises, compares/contrasts, justifies
_x_ Teacher Observation _x_ Other
(Student work is monitored while its executed and graded with rubric once
Activating Strategies: Introduction or “Hook” that links to prior Knowledge Materials/Equipment Needed:
Students are given a bag containing sewing directions, swatches of fabric and a 5th Grade sampler kits containing directions, fabric & thread
sewing needle. The teacher explains how to follow the directions sequentially and large table model
mark steps when completed. She demonstrates how to thread the needle and what blackboard
happens when she sews without a knot. The following discussion leads to the four scissors
rules for hand sewing with a clear rational for each. thread
completed samplers as examples