How Blue Jeans Were Invented

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Can you even imagine life without blue jeans? Viewers get the goods on this oh so American apparel from a short video that traces the origins of these durable duds.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have class members count the number of jeans they own, how often they wear jeans each week, and the average cost of their jeans; prepare a chart that compares the class's data to the information included in the resource
  • Prompt learners to view the video and research the links out of class, saving class time for discussion and data collection
Classroom Considerations

  • Include the video in a study of the California gold rush or in a study of market analysis
Pros

  • The resource includes the video, links to related articles, and a discussion question
Cons

  • None