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									                                                                                                Course Sequence
                                                                                                                           LEVEL of                                METHOD of
            Student Name: ____________________________




                                                                                                                                          DATE of ATTAINMENT
            ID #: _____________                                                                                         ATTAINMENT                               ATTAINMENT




                                                                                                                                            (Semester or M/YY)
            School: __________________________________                                                                   0 Unattained /                            1 Written Test
            Graduation Year: ________                                                                                     Approaching
                                                                                                                                                                  2 Oral Present'n
                                                                                                                           Attainment
                    STUDENT ATTAINMENT STANDARDS/COURSE RECORD*                                                                                                      3 Project
                                                                                                                          1 Attained
                                                                                                                          2 Exceeded                                4 Portfolio
                FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING - Option A
                                                                                                                          3 Mastered                             5 Classrm. Observ.
                                                                                                                                                                 6 Wrkplc. Observ.    TEACHER(S)   ASSESSMENT METHOD
1.0        EXPLORE A CAREER PLAN IN DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING
2.0        PRACTICE EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS REQUIRED FOR A DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING OPPORTUNITY
                              COMPETENCY/COURSE MATRIX
3.0        DEVELOP JOB SEARCH SKILLS FOR THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING INDUSTRY
           ANALYZE FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN A DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING
4.0        ENVIRONMENT
           ANALYZE FAMILY UNITS BASED ON SOCIAL, CULTURAL, PHYSIOLOGICAL, ECONOMIC AND
5.0
           PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS AS THEY RELATE TO CLOTHING AND HOUSING NEEDS
 6.0       PRACTICE EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING
           WORKPLACE
           PARTICIPATE IN LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES SUCH AS THOSE SUPPORTED BY FAMILY, CAREER AND
 7.0
           COMMUNITY LEADERS OF AMERICA (FCCLA)
 8.0       DEMONSTRATE TECHNOLOGICAL LITERACY FOR THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING WORKPLACE
           APPLY PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING PROCESSES TO DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING
 9.0
           SITUATIONS
10.0       APPLY MATHEMATICAL PROCESSES TO PROBLEMS IN DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING
           DEMONSTRATE DRAWING AND VISUALIZATION SKILLS REQUIRED FOR DESIGN AND
11.0
           MERCHANDISING
12.0       APPLY MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES
13.0                  KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
           PRACTICE SAFE WORKING PROCEDURES FOR A DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING WORKPLACE
14.0                  KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
           EXPLORE THE LEGAL AND ETHICAL ENVIRONMENT OF THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING INDUSTRY
15.0       EXPLORE MARKETING PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING OPERATIONS
 16.   a   DISTINGUISH INFLUENCES ON THE FASHION DESIGN INDUSTRY
                             COMPETENCY/COURSE MATRIX
 17.   a              KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
           ANALYZE A FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING BUSINESS
 18.   a   ANALYZE FACTORS THAT DETERMINE THE SELECTION OF CLOTHING
 19.   a   ANALYZE THE PRINCIPLES AND ELEMENTS OF DESIGN
 20.   a   EVALUATE TEXTILES, FIBERS, AND FABRICS
 21.   a   ESTABLISH SAFE USE OF EQUIPMENT
 22.   a   CONSTRUCT A GARMENT BY APPLYING THE PRINCIPLES OF QUALITY APPAREL CONSTRUCTION
 23.   a   PREPARE FASHION DESIGNS
 24.   a   INCORPORATE COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY TO CREATE A FASHION DESIGN
 25.   a   EXPLAIN THE IMPORTANCE OF ACCESSORIES TO FASHION
 26.   a   DEMONSTRATE ORAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING
 27.   a   WORKPLACE
           DEMONSTRATE WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR THE DESIGN & MERCHANDISING
           WORKPLACE
           EVALUATE THE ROLE OF A SMALL FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING BUSINESS IN THE
                            COMPETENCY/COURSE MATRIX
 28. a
       ECONOMY
                       KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
                      KINGMANHIGH SCHOOL
 29. a RECOMMEND ACCEPTED BUSINESS PRACTICES FOR DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING
                                                                                             Total Core Competencies=          0          =COUNTIF(L3:L31,">0")

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                      KINGMANHIGH SCHOOL

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                                                                                                                        LEVEL of                                 METHOD of
       Student Name: ____________________________




                                                                                                                                        DATE of ATTAINMENT
       ID #: _____________                                                                                             ATTAINMENT                              ATTAINMENT




                                                                                                                                          (Semester or M/YY)
       School: __________________________________                                                                      0 Unattained /                            1 Written Test
       Graduation Year: ________                                                                                        Approaching
                                                                                                                                                                2 Oral Present'n
                                                                                                                        Attainment
              STUDENT ATTAINMENT COMPETENCY/COURSE RECORD*                                                               1 Attained
                                                                                                                                                                   3 Project

                                                                                                                        2 Exceeded                                4 Portfolio
          FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING - Option A                                                                   3 Mastered                             5 Classrm. Observ.
                                                                                                                                                               6 Wrkplc. Observ.    TEACHER(S)   ASSESSMENT METHOD
30. a UNDERSTAND THE OPERATIONS OF RETAILING
31. a EXHIBIT MARKETING SKILLS FOR THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING BUSINESS
      PARTICIPATE IN LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES SUCH AS THOSE SUPPORTED BY FAMILY, CAREER AND
32. a
      COMMUNITY LEADERS OF AMERICA (FCCLA)
      PREPARE FINANCIAL RECORDS AND ACCOUNTS FOR A DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING
33. a
      ORGANIZATION
34. a EXPLORE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING SYSTEMS THEORY AND PRACTICE
      EVALUATE LEADERSHIP STYLES APPROPRIATE FOR THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING
                        COMPETENCY/COURSE MATRIX *
35. a
      WORKPLACE
                  KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
                  KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
                 KINGMANHIGH SCHOOL
36. a PREPARE FOR EMPLOYMENT IN DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING
37. a MANAGE AN INDIVIDUAL CAREER PLAN FOR THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING INDUSTRY

38. a
                                STANDARDS/COURSE MATRIX
      PARTICIPATE IN WORK-BASED LEARNING EXPERIENCES FOR THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING
      INDUSTRY
                                                                                           Total Pg. 1Competencies=          0          =SUM(L32)
AzTP                                                                                       Total Pg. 2 Competencies=         0          =COUNTIF(L40:L48,">0")
                                                                                                 Total Competencies=         0          =SUM(L49:L50)
                  KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
                 KINGMANHIGH SCHOOL                                                                             %=          0%          =PRODUCT(L51/A48)


                  KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
                  KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
                 KINGMANHIGH SCHOOL
                  KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
                  KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
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   RUBRIC FOR ASSESSMENT OF INDIVIDUAL COMPETENCY ATTAINMENT

                                                                        School

                                                                       Teacher

                                    Program Name:


       LEVEL OF ATTAINMENT (LOCAL DISTRICT PERCENTAGES MAY BE DIFFERENT THAN SAMPLE)
          3                 2                 1                0                 0
        90% +             80% +             70% +           60% +         Less than 60%
                                                        APPROACHING
      MASTERED          EXCEEDED          ATTAINED                         UNATTAINED
                                                         ATTAINMENT

Student presents a clear,        Student presents a clear,     Student meets assignment       Student knowledge of the       Student knowledge of the
specific understanding of        specific understanding of     expectations. The student      topic is understood, but at    subject is not shown. Steps
the competency. All notes,       the competency. High          demonstrates new               minimum level of               through the process were
assignments, test,               interest and excitement       knowledge learned in oral      competency. The                not followed. Notes, tests,
workplace records and labs       leads the student to an       participation and or written   assignments, notes and         assignments, workbased
required are completed on        investigation that reaches    tasks. The work is well        labs are occasionally          learning and labs lack
time, are extremely well         beyond requirements. All      organized and complete.        incomplete and could be        neatness, organization,
organized and questions          notes, assignments, tests,    The student understood the     organized better. Some         detail and evidence of new
are answered accurately.         workplace records and labs    assignments. He/she used       resources have been used,      knowledge. Work does not
High interest and                required are completed on     the resources required and     but it is not clear what the   meet requirements. Parts
excitement have lead the         time, are very well           organized information in all   student understood. Some       are missing. Participation is
student to reach far beyond      organized and questions       notes, assignments, tests,     of the information included    weak, or student is often
the requirements. Student        are answered accurately.      workplace records, debates     by the student was not         not participating. Labs,
has read related materials       The student has used more     and labs. All notes,           important to the topic.        tests, CTSO participation,
and has used many                resources than required       assignments and labs are       Student does most of what      and assignments are poorly
sources of information for       and demonstrates new          complete, carefully done       is required, but nothing       done and fall well behind
reports and or experiments.      knowledge both orally and     and the student meets just     more. Some of the work         the standard level of
The student has used             in written work and uses      above the minimum              may not be finished. Tasks     achievement. Overall, the
his/her new knowledge            this knowledge in his/her     requirements and               are not carefully done and     student has failed to grasp
when participating in all oral   assignments and oral          expectations. All tests,       the information from the       new concepts covered in
discussions, assignments         participation. New            workplace records, CTSO        resources is not used.         the competency. The level
and written work. Student        knowledge is evident when     participation, assignments     Tests, labs, notes, CTSO       of achievement is below
makes connections                student shows connections     and labs meet the standard     participation, and             60%.
between classroom and            between classroom and         level of achievement           workbased learning results
workplace. The students'         workplace relationships.      between 70% to 79%.            are at a level of
notes, tests, labs,              Student notes, tests, labs,                                  achievement between 60%
workplace records,               work place records, CTSO                                     to 69%.
debates, CTSO                    participation, debates and
participation, and               assignments are clearly
assignments are of the           organized, carefully done,
highest level of                 and often go beyond
achievement above 90%.           teacher expectations. All
                                 tests are beyond the
                                 standard level of
                                 achievement between 80%
                                 to 89%.




Definition of Rubric:

                  "A rubric is a printed set of guidelines that distinguishes performances or products of
                  different quality. A rubric has descriptors that define what to look for at each level of
                  performance. Rubrics also often have indicators providing specific examples or tell-tale
                  signs of things to look for in work."
    An everyday example of a rubric can be found on the Kelley Blue Book web                                       Text, numbers and
    site at http://www.kbb.com/. When finding the value of a used car, Kelley                                      percentages in red italics
    uses a rubric that details a car's condition by the categories of Excellent,                                   are for purposes of
    Good, Fair and Poor as follows:                                                                                clarification only and are
                                                                                                                   NOT a part of the Kelly

                                      KELLY BLUE BOOK RUBRIC

        Excellent                          Good                             Fair                          Poor                       Unacceptable
           3                                2                                1                             0                               0
         90% +                            80% +                            70% +                         60% +                      Less than 60%
                                                                                                     APPROACHING
      MASTERED                        EXCEEDED                          ATTAINED                                                    UNATTAINED
                                                                                                      ATTAINMENT
The vehicle looks great, is     The vehicle is free of any       The vehicle probably has         The vehicle has severe        The vehicle is "death on
in excellent mechanical         major defects. The paint,        some mechanical or               mechanical and/or             wheels." Under no
condition and needs no          body and interior have only      cosmetic defects, but is still   cosmetic defects and may      circumstances should it
reconditioning. It should       minor (if any) blemishes,        in safe running condition.       be in questionable running    even be taken for a test
pass a smog inspection.         and there are no major           The paint, body and/or           condition. The vehicle may    drive. Parts may fall off at
The engine compartment          mechanical problems. In          interior need work to be         have problems that cannot     any time and there is
should be clean, with no        states where rust is a           performed by a professional      be readily fixed such as a    probable danger of
fluid leaks. The paint is       problem, this should be          in order to be sold. The         damaged frame or a rusted-    explosion. One or more of
glossy and the body and         very minimal, and a              tires need to be replaced.       through body. A vehicle       the quarter panels may be
interior are free of any wear   deduction should be made         There may be some                with a branded title          completely fabricated with
or visible defects. There is    to correct it. The tires         repairable rust damage.          (salvage, flood, etc.) or     "Bondo." The title (if there
no rust. The tires are the      match and have substantial       The value of cars in this        unsubstantiated mileage       is one) is anything but
proper size and match and       tread wear left. A clean title   category may vary widely. A      should be considered          "clean". None of the 4 tires
are new or nearly new. A        history is assumed. A            clean title history is           “poor” because of potential   match though they may be
clean title history is          "good" vehicle will need         assumed. Even after              problems and should be        like new, having recently
assumed. This is an             some reconditioning to be        significant reconditioning       independently appraised to    been stolen. There may be
exceptional vehicle.            sold at retail; however          this vehicle may not qualify     determine its value.          a strong odor of marijuana
                                major reconditioning should      for the Blue Book                                              and a rookie cop might
                                be deducted from the             Suggested Retail value.                                        easily find traces of
                                value. Most recent model                                                                        cocaine in the trunk.
                                cars owned by consumers                                                                         DON'T EVEN THINK
                                fall into this category.                                                                        ABOUT BUYING THIS
                                                                                                                                VEHICLE!
                                            _________________________________ HIGH SCHOOL                                      Course Sequence
  How to use this Checklist.
   See "Note" at bottom.                   STANDARDS/COURSE MATRIX
                     FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING - Option A
       *This indicates the “technical skill standards” for this program that will be assessed on the end-of-program Design
                                             and Merchandising standards assessment.




1.0        EXPLORE A CAREER PLAN IN DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING
       1.1 Examine traditional, non-traditional, and entrepreneurial design and merchandising occupational choices
      CO
       1.2 Review design and merchandising career opportunity information
           Identify trends in design and merchandising related occupations through labor market research on wages, types and
       1.3
           locations of opportunities
       1.4 Recognize factors that influence design and merchandising career choices
       1.5 Relate interests, skills, and attitudes to career exploration in design and merchandising
       1.6 Review post secondary education required for careers in design and merchandising

2.0          PRACTICE EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS REQUIRED FOR A DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING OPPORTUNITY
       2.1   Identify factors contributing to job success in design and merchandising
       2.2   Demonstrate work ethics and behavior
       2.3   Discuss how social skills are helpful in obtaining and maintaining a job in design and merchandising
       2.4   Practice the use of terminology related to design and merchandising occupation
       2.5   Discuss elements of professionalism in a design environment
                             KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
3.0          DEVELOP JOB SEARCH SKILLS FOR THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING INDUSTRY
       3.1   Research employment opportunities in design and merchandising
       3.2   Critique a job application on line and in hard copy
       3.3   Review professional dress, interviewing skills and resumes
       3.4   Demonstrate the use of technology in a job search
                                 COMPETENCY/COURSE MATRIX
*4.0                         KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
             ANALYZE FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN A DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING ENVIRONMENT
       4.1   Describe how personal values influence choices and goals
       4.2   Explain how culture influences behavior
       4.3   Develop social awareness related to diversity
       4.4   Identify anthropometrics and how they affect designs
       4.5   Explain the influence of physical attributes (including disabiities) on clothing designs and human environments

             ANALYZE FAMILY UNITS BASED ON SOCIAL, CULTURAL, PHYSIOLOGICAL, ECONOMIC AND
5.0
             PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS AS THEY RELATE TO CLOTHING AND HOUSING NEEDS
       5.1   Examine recent changes in family structures
       5.2   Examine stages in the family life cycle
       5.3   Recognize cultural differences in families
       5.4   Review the impact of physiological changes or differences on families
       5.5   Identify the impact of economic differences on families

6.0          PRACTICE EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING WORKPLACE
       6.1   Interpret verbal and nonverbal communication
       6.2   Identify barriers to effective communication
       6.3   Practice skills used to communicate with clients in a design workplace
       6.4   Identify guidelines and etiquette for effective written communication (letters, reports, email)
       6.5   Recognize and adapt to language barriers, ethnicity and gender in a design workplace context
       6.6   Practice communication skills to deal with conflict and problem solving in a design environment




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                                                                                                                              Course Sequence

                                                  STANDARDS/COURSE MATRIX
                             FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING - Option A


             PARTICIPATE IN LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES SUCH AS THOSE SUPPORTED BY FAMILY, CAREER AND
7.0          Determine the roles and responsibilities (FCCLA)
             COMMUNITY LEADERS OF AMERICA that leaders and team members bring to a design and merchandising
       7.1   organization
       7.2   Identify personal leadership style
       7.3   Describe characteristics of an effective team player
       7.4   Discuss characteristics of effective teams
       7.5
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                             KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
                            KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
             Practice techniques to involve each member of the team
       7.6
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                             KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
                            KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
             Demonstrate teamwork required for a design and merchandising environment
       7.7   Practice effective meeting management
       7.8
                             KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
                             KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
                            KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
             Participate in a design and merchandising career development event
       7.9   Develop and implement a personal and professional improvement plan
      7.10   Demonstrate business etiquette and networking skills
      7.11
                             KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
                             KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
                            KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
             Practice the decision-making process
      7.12
                             KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
                             KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
                            KINGMAN HIGH SCHOOL
             Examine the differences between consensus building and majority decision making

8.0          DEMONSTRATE TECHNOLOGICAL LITERACY FOR THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING WORKPLACE
       8.1   Examine the uses of technology in the design and merchandising field
       8.2   Communicate using telecommunication tools
       8.3   Demonstrate basic usage of computers (input, storage, output)
       8.4   Access information electronically (via Internet, CD-ROM, etc.)
       8.5   Understand and properly use email

9.0          APPLY PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING PROCESSES TO DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING SITUATIONS
       9.1   Practice problem-solving processes for a design and merchandising environment
       9.2   Describe methods of establishing priorities for a design and merchandising workplace
       9.3   Prepare a plan of work and schedule for the design and merchandising industry
       9.4   Identify and create tools for the evaluation of products/services in the design and merchandising industry
       9.5   Explore the needs of internal and external customers for a design and merchandising workplace

*10.0        APPLY MATHEMATICAL PROCESSES TO PROBLEMS IN DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING
    10.1                                 COMPETENCY/COURSE symbolic
                                   COMPETENCY/COURSE MATRIX and/or graphic representations
             Express problems in design and merchandising using numeric, MATRIX
    10.2     Perform mathematical calculations in the context of design and merchandising related problems
    10.3     Demonstrate knowledge of units of measurement (English and metric)
    10.4     Use technology in the solution of math-related problems
    10.5     Calculate material quantities needed for a design project

*11.0        DEMONSTRATE DRAWING AND VISUALIZATION SKILLS REQUIRED FOR DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING
    11.1     Employ various types of drawing media and surfaces in traditional or digital form used in a design environment
    11.2     Illustrate the basic elements and principles of design using traditional or digital media
    11.3     Apply fundamentals of color theory in traditional or digital media

*12.0        APPLY MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES
    12.1     Identify common measurement tools used in design and merchandising and their functions
    12.2     Select an appropriate measurement technique for a specific measurement need
    12.3     Select and use the appropriate measurement tool for the task
    12.4     Determine degree of accuracy required for a specific task or s situation




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                                                                                                                         Course Sequence
                                                  STANDARDS/COURSE MATRIX
                            FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING - Option A



13.0    PRACTICE SAFE WORKING PROCEDURES FOR A DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING WORKPLACE
    13.1                                COMPETENCY/COURSE MATRIX
                                  COMPETENCY/COURSE MATRIX
        Identify responsibilities of professionals to create/maintain a safe design and merchandising work environment
    13.2Explain appropriate safety precautions for a design and merchandising workplace
    13.3Apply ergonomic principles for a design and merchandising environment
    13.4Recognize and demonstrate safe use of basic equipment for a design and merchandising workplace
        Identify and learn to access codes and standards such as American Disabilities Act (ADA), Uniform Federal
   13.5
        Accessibility Standards (UFAS) flammability and safety requirements

14.0       EXPLORE THE LEGAL AND ETHICAL ENVIRONMENT OF THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING INDUSTRY
    14.1   Explain the basic concepts involved in contract law, consumer law, and consumer credit and protection
    14.2   Define code of ethics for a design and merchandising environment
    14.3   Examine the relationship between ethics and the law for the design and merchandising industry
    14.4   Examine the problems related to maintaining ethical standards in situations without a clear standard

15.0       EXPLORE MARKETING PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING OPERATIONS
                                   STANDARDS/COURSE MATRIX
    15.1   Identify target markets
    15.2   Select products or services to link with customer needs
    15.3   Identify strategies for promoting products/services

*16.a      DISTINGUISH INFLUENCES ON THE FASHION DESIGN INDUSTRY
  16.1a    Explain the history of fashion
  16.2a    Explain the psychology of fashion
  16.3a    Explain the impact of fashion trends and forecasting
  16.4a    Explain how values are communicated through clothing and accessories
  16.5a    Explain the role of leading designers, celebrities and others in determining fashion trends

*17.a      ANALYZE A FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING BUSINESS
  17.1a    Describe business opportunities in the apparel industry
  17.2a    Compare the advantages and disadvantages of sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations
  17.3a    Identify the stages of apparel production
  17.4a    Describe the impact of technology on apparel design and production
  17.5a    Summarize demographic, societal and cultural factors that affect the apparel business
  17.6a    Determine the impact of design decisions on the cost of apparel products
  17.7a    Analyze international factors that affect the apparel industry
  17.8a    Explain the role of small business on local, state, national and international economies

*18.a      ANALYZE FACTORS THAT DETERMINE THE SELECTION OF CLOTHING
  18.1a    Explain how people express themselves through the use of clothing
  18.2a    Identify body types and characteristics that influence the proper selection of clothing
  18.3a    Explain how an illusion of size can be created by the proper selection of fabric design and texture

*19a       ANALYZE THE PRINCIPLES AND ELEMENTS OF DESIGN
  19.1a    Identify key elements and principles of design
  19.2a    Demonstrate the use of the basic design elements and principles
  19.3a    Demonstrate an understanding of the color principles
   19.4a   Differentiate between hue, value and intensity
  19.5a    Explain how color impacts design
  19.6a    Evaluate the elements and principles of design used in products




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                                                                                                                         Course Sequence
                                                   STANDARDS/COURSE MATRIX
                             FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING - Option A



*20.a      EVALUATE TEXTILES, FIBERS, AND FABRICS
  20.1a    Explain the history of fibers and fabrics
  20.2a    Identify the characteristics of natural and manufactured fibers
   20.3a   Identify characteristics of fabrics with various yarn construction
  20.4a    Compare woven, knit, and other methods of fabric construction
  20.5a    Explain fabric finishes and color application methods
  20.6a    Evaluate fibers and fabrics for specific end uses
   20.7a   Apply labeling information to care for fabrics

21.a       ESTABLISH SAFE USE OF EQUIPMENT
  21.1a    Use trade equipment and tools appropriately
  21.2a    Maintain and store equipment
  21.3a    Identify proper safety procedures when using care products and equipment

*22.a      CONSTRUCT A GARMENT BY APPLYING THE PRINCIPLES OF QUALITY APPAREL CONSTRUCTION
  22.1a    Compare the quality of different clothing construction techniques
  22.2a    Determine yardage, cost of fabric and other needs for selected pattern style and use
  22.3a    Interpret pattern directions for constructing textile items
  22.4a    Perform pattern layout and cutting for garment construction
  22.5a    Use a pattern to construct a garment
  22.6a    Practice effective pressing techniques using appropriate equipment
  22.7a    Evaluate the construction and proper fit of garments

*23.a      PREPARE FASHION DESIGNS
  23.1a    Identify styles, parts, and details that make up a garment
  23.2a    Draw a fashion figure
  23.3a    Sketch a fashion design on a croquis
  23.4a    Illustrate the principles and elements of design in fashion sketches
  23.5a    Select appropriate fashion swatches for a fashion design
  23.6a    Create a flat that shows design features and construction details
  23.7a    List the steps in developing a sample garment
  23.8a    Identify computer software and applications for computer-assisted design (CAD) in the fashion industry
  23.9a    Design and illustrate an apparel line

24.a       INCORPORATE COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY TO CREATE A FASHION DESIGN
  24.1a    Identify computer software and applications for computer-assisted design (CAD) in the fashion industry
  24.2a    Operate computer hardware and utilize appropriate software for fashion designing
  24.3a    Create and illustrate fashion designs using computer hardware and software
  24.4a    Use computer technology to scan and create flats, illustrations and textile designs
  24.5a    Use scanned original designs to create a garment
  24.6a    Illustrate the creation of an apparel line

*25.a      EXPLAIN THE IMPORTANCE OF ACCESSORIES TO FASHION
  25.1a    Identify accessory categories
  25.2a    Identify accessory styles within various categories
  25.3a    Compare quality construction features of different accessories




                                                                                                                    Course Sequence
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                                                 STANDARDS/COURSE MATRIX
                            FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING - Option A



26.a      DEMONSTRATE ORAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING WORKPLACE
  26.1a                                         STANDARDS/COURSE MATRIX
          Use questioning techniques to obtain needed information from an audience
  26.2a   Interpret verbal and nonverbal communications
  26.3a Demonstrate active listening skills during communications
  26.4a Use technical language appropriate for the field of design and merchandising
  26.5a Employ appropriate technologies for a formal presentation
        Prepare, organize and deliver presentations including sales talks, incorporating other appropriate verbal and nonverbal
  26.6a
        communication skills
  26.7a Demonstrate collaboration skills
  26.8a Demonstrate effective telephone etiquette

27.a      DEMONSTRATE WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING WORKPLACE
  27.1a   Conduct formal/informal research to compile appropriate topical information
  27.2a   Organize information and develop an outline
  27.3a Write business communications using appropriate format for the situation
        Using appropriate technology, prepare draft documents using established rules for grammar, spelling and sentence
  27.4a
        construction

28.a      EVALUATE THE ROLE OF A SMALL FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING BUSINESS IN THE ECONOMY
  28.1a   Examine the role of small business on local, state, national and international economies
  28.2a   List the factors, including personal traits, which contribute to success in small business
  28.3a   Compare/contrast the advantages/disadvantages of sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations
  28.4a   Analyze the relationship of customer service and customer satisfaction on the success of a business

29.a      RECOMMEND ACCEPTED BUSINESS PRACTICES FOR DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING
  29.1a   Research the procedures for starting an entrepreneurial business in the design and merchandising field
  29.2a   Develop a budget based on a business plan for a design and merchandising business
  29.3a   Develop a budget based on a business plan for a Fashion Design and Merchandising Business
  29.4a   Develop an income statement and balance sheet for a design and merchandising business
  29.5a   Interpret financial information for decision making and planning including the need for banking services
  29.6a   Monitor and adjust business operations based on financial performance
  29.7a   Analyze insurance and benefit needs
  29.8a   Assess client needs and manage customer relations
  29.9a   Describe the impact of quality communications on the success of a design organization
 29.10a   Analyze contracts for potential work, including essential elements for the protection of both parties

*30.a     UNDERSTAND THE OPERATIONS OF RETAILING
  30.1a   Define quality customer service
  30.2a   30.2a Demonstrate selling techniques that meet client buying needs and motives
  30.3a   30.3a Explain merchandise buying practices
  30.4a   30.4a Explain how to receive, mark, and stock merchandise
  30.5a   30.5a Explain the relationship among pricing, profit and customer's perception of value

  30.6a Analyze the relationship of customer service and customer satisfaction on business success

  30.7a Identify codes and standards that stores must implement to meet the needs of customers and workers with disabilities




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*31.a     EXHIBIT MARKETING SKILLS FOR THE SUCCESS OF DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING BUSINESS
  31.1a   Explain merchandise buying practices
  31.2a   31.2a Understand visual merchandising and its impact
  31.3a   31.3a Assemble a visual marketing presentation
  31.4a   31.4a Create product displays using the elements and principles of design
  31.5a   31.5a Explain the use of promotional activities to market products and services
  31.6a   Unserstand ethical behavior in marketing and apply persuasion appropriately to create goodwill and trust

          PARTICIPATE IN LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES SUCH AS THOSE SUPPORTED BY FAMILY, CAREER AND
32.a
          COMMUNITY LEADERS OF AMERICA (FCCLA)
          Determine the roles and responsibilities that leaders and team members bring to a design and merchandising
  32.1a
          organization
  32.2a   Identify personal leadership style
  32.3a   Describe characteristics of an effective team player
  32.4a   Discuss characteristics of effective teams
  32.5a   Practice techniques to involve each member of the team
  32.6a   Demonstrate teamwork required for a design and merchandising environment
  32.7a   Practice effective meeting management
  32.8a   Participate in a design and merchandising career development event
  32.9a   Develop and implement a personal and professional improvement plan
 32.10a   Demonstrate business etiquette and networking skills
 32.11a   Practice the decision-making process
 32.12a   Examine the differences between consensus building and majority decision making

33.a      PREPARE FINANCIAL RECORDS AND ACCOUNTS FOR A DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING ORGANIZATION
  33.1a   Explain checking account records
  33.2a   Explain accounts payable and accounts receivable
  33.3a   Complete expense records
  33.4a   Prepare financial statements
  33.5a   Examine payroll records/information

34.a      EXPLORE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING SYSTEMS THEORY AND PRACTICE
  34.1a   Explain how planning is used to improve overall organizational performance
  34.2a   Use organizational charts to analyze the workplace operations of a design and merchandising business
  34.3a   Explain how work plans and budgets are used to allocate people and resources

35.a      EVALUATE LEADERSHIP STYLES APPROPRIATE FOR THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING WORKPLACE
  31.1a   Determine personal characteristics of effective leaders
  31.2a   Compare/contrast leadership and management styles
  31.3a   Describe how cultural/ethnic differences affect interpersonal interactions/communications within a group

36.a      PREPARE FOR EMPLOYMENT IN DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING
  36.1a   Develop a résumé
  36.2a   Complete the job application process
  36.3a   Research a company as a potential employer
  36.4a   Demonstrate interviewing skills, including pre-interview preparation and post-interview follow-up

  36.5a
          Develop a portfolio that reflects a progression of work specific to the fashion design and merchandising industry
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37.a      MANAGE AN INDIVIDUAL CAREER PLAN FOR THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING INDUSTRY
  37.1a   Examine career options in fashion design and merchandising, including entrepreneurship
  37.2a   Determine personal and career goals
  37.3a   Develop career goals based on interests, aptitudes, and research
  37.4a   Describe factors that contribute to job satisfaction and success

  37.5a
          Determine educational requirements and training necessary to be employed in the design and merchandising industry

38.a    PARTICIPATE IN WORK-BASED LEARNING EXPERIENCES FOR THE DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING INDUSTRY
  38.1a Use technology appropriate for the job
  38.2a Demonstrate positive work behaviors
  38.3a Demonstrate positive interpersonal behaviors
  38.4a Understand how to adapt to changes in the workplace
        Practice work-based learning by participating in a supervised fashion related work experience in an industry setting or
  38.5a
        by participating in the operation of a school based enterprise




                                      Note: This Checklist is to be used as a master document
                                      to determine if 100% of the standards (not measures) are
                                      being taught in a program. The number of measures a
                                      student attains can help determine the student's "Level
                                      of Attainment".




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