We found 88 reviewed resources for materialism and consumerism
Post-WWII Boom: Transition to a Consumer Economy
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The war is over! Scholars investigate an AP review video to uncover the post-WWII era in the United States. Viewers examine and analyze the consumerism that arose in post-war America. This is the eighth installment of a nine-part series.
Lesson: Unmonumental: Fragmentation, Fragility, and Consumer Culture
9th - 12th
Looking at art is the first step to analyzing it. And, if you can analyze art, you can analyze anything. Kids examine several pop art pieces that represent consumerism in modern culture. They discuss multiple facets of each piece and...
Consumerism in the Classroom: Effective Strategies for Today's Teenage Consumers
9th - 12th
Help class members become savvy consumers with a series of activities that has them analyzing marketing strategies, comparing the value of brand name versus off-brand clothing, and considering the advantages and disadvantages of shopping...
Civil Rights and the 1950s
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Take a closer look at "one of the most important periods of American social history: the 1950s," as well as the type of society that the civil rights movement would endeavor to change. This engaging video begins by detailing the era of...
Consumerism, Me and the Natural Environment— Canadian and World Studies
7th - 10th
Just as no man is an island, no country is totally independent of other countries. To understand the impact of individual consumer decisions on the global natural environment, class groups consider how the stuff they purchase connects to...