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“I have to have that!”.pdf
Before walking into any grocery store, we know a battle is waiting for us…a struggle between what we need and what we want. We need the carrots and the strawberries, but the chocolate ice cream looks oh so good! This struggle is not reserved only…

Magnifying Materialism.pdf
Learners will discuss the idea of materialism through the objects we hold dear to our hearts; objects we cannot live without; objects that serve as a vice, hold a significant memory, or shape us into who we are. In groups of 5, learners will…

Revisiting Childhood Toys.pdf
In this unit, learners will discuss the role of consumerism in general and in their own lives. They will examine the consumer’s experience, as well as the relationship between the parent, child, and marketing companies. Learners will revisit their…

Turning Trash to Treasure.pdf
Recently, a new piece of clothing was put on the market that sold out in a matter of days. The designer, in conjunction with the French fashion A.P.C. line, created the luxurious item using Egyptian cotton, a “reinforced neckline and shoulders”,…

We speak for the trees….pdf
During the 1500’s, one of the earliest industries began in North America. The fur trade between the French and Americans provided both parties with the goods they needed, such as warmth from the pelts and a variety of goods given in exchange for…
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