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Textiles and Fashion Language Arts & Writing


These lessons are included in our Textiles and Fashion Unit Study.

Discover language and writing through the lens of textiles and fashion in this in-depth, engaging Language Arts guide by Amber of So Simple a Beginning and Writing lessons by Sarah Wise! This study includes four Language Arts modules and four Writing modules:

Language Arts Module 1: "Sewing Words"

  • Learn about sewing vocabulary 
  • Practice spelling your new vocabulary words
  • Enjoy a sewing word search
  • Explore sewing vocabulary etymology
  • Write a story about a magical sewing box

Language Arts Module 2: "Tom Kitten"

  • Read the tale of Tom Kitten
  • Listen to Tom's tale while sipping tea and nibbling on buttered toast
  • Learn how to sew a button
  • Summarize the story in your own art/words
  • Study, or unravel (pardon the pun), the story
  • Practice story sequencing 
  • Writing practice

Language Arts Module 3: "Regular Verbs and Simple Past"

  • Learn about the rules of regular verbs
  • Stitch the verbs
  • Complete the regular verbs worksheet
  • Decorate verb embroidery
  • Practice completing sentences in simple past tense
  • Write a sewing story set in simple past tense

Language Arts Module 4: "Funny Fill-it-ins"

  • Fill in several fashion themed Mad Libs
  • Create your own funny-fill-in

These lessons may be completed over the course of one month with one module per week, or more quickly or slowly depending on personal preference. This is a digital download and the files will be delivered via email upon purchase. Enjoy your exploration of language and writing through textiles and fashion!

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