ERIC Number: ED190431
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Buying Ready Mades--Wardrobe Plan. Teacher's Guide and Student Materials [and] Buying Ready Mades--Purchasing.
This document provides teaching guidelines, objectives, and student activities for a two-part unit intended for use in junior high and high school consumer and/or home economics programs. Each part of the unit requires from four to six hours of classroom time. The first part focuses on planning a wardrobe. Objectives are to help students evaluate clothing needs, identify reasons for planning a wardrobe, decide the role of accessories, and assess factors that influence clothing selection. Activities involve students in analyzing filmstrips about clothing, reading selected assignments and information sheets, making charts analyzing activities and clothing needs, taking a wardrobe inventory, altering unused clothing to make it more useful, and preparing written and oral reports on various aspects of wardrobe creation. The teacher's guide presents objectives, sample questions, tests, answer keys, and a bibliography. The second part of the unit is intended to help students organize a spending plan and improve shopping skills. Students are involved in a variety of activities including charting personal and family expenses, budgeting, analyzing information on clothing labels, and role playing a confrontation between a merchant and a customer over a merchandise complaint. Objectives, discussion questions, instructions, quizzes, answer keys, and educational games are included in the teacher's guide. (DB)
Descriptors: Clothing Instruction, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Decision Making Skills, Economics Education, Home Economics Education, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Merchandise Information, Purchasing, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kansas State Dept. of Education, Topeka.
Authoring Institution: Project Consumer Operations Survival Training (COST), Easton, KS.