ERIC Number: ED173224
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Ethnic Heritage Studies: German-American Profiles and Contributions--Levi Strauss. Experimental Unit.
This teaching guide focuses on the German-American immigrant experiences and the contribution of Levi Strauss. It is part of the Louisville Area Ethnic Heritage Studies Project described in ED 150 043. The project materials are designed to foster communication across intercultural/ethnic lines. The objective for this unit is to acquaint the student with the German immigration experiences, immigration processes, and Strauss' contributions, namely, the imaginative and creative use of denim. Content focuses on definitions, discussion of reasons for immigration, immigration and citizenship procedures, comparison of 19th century economic opportunities available in America and Europe, and listing uses of denim in contemporary society. Planned as a supplement for social studies courses, suggested time allotment is two weeks. The guide includes a pretest, a posttest, five behavioral objectives accompanied by instructional strategies, and a listing of facilitating materials. A bibliography concludes the unit. (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Postsecondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of International Education.
Authoring Institution: Louisville Univ., KY. School of Education.; Jefferson County Public Schools, Louisville, KY.; Heritage Corp. of Louisville and Jefferson County, KY.