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					Common Threads
          Where do you stand?
► After seeing the following statement, walk
  quickly to the corner of the room that best
  matches your viewpoint.

       “The world should ban child labour
                  immediately.”

► Let’s discuss……
                Informal Survey
►    Using a scrap piece of paper, let’s evaluate
     your clothing habits and attitudes.

    1. First, write down the names of three apparel
       brands you like and often purchase.
                 Informal Survey
►    Using the scale of 1 (strongly disagree) to 5
     (strongly agree), answer the following
     questions:

                1      2     3      4     5

    1. I tend to like these clothes because of their quality
       and durability.
                  Informal Survey

2.   I tend to wear these clothes because they make me look
     good.

3.   I tend to wear whatever is in style with my friends.

4.   I tend to like these clothes because of the image associated
     with the labels.

5.   When I buy these clothes I often think about where they
     came from.

6.   It would matter to me if I found out my favourite clothes
     came from manufacturers that supported child or slave
     labour, sexual exploitation of women or violence against
     workers.
               Common Threads
1.   What makes the clothing from major apparel labels
     so appealing?

2.   Why are clothes from these labels so expensive?

3.   How much does it really cost to produce this
     clothing?

4.   Where does this clothing come from? Let’s find out!
      Where Our Clothes Come From

        Taiwan, Italy, Indonesia, Mexico, Bangladesh 3% each

                                               USA 17%
                 India 7%
South Korea 6%
                                                   China 33%
                      Rest of world 22%
How the price of a typical
sweatshirt breaks down
How the price of a typical
sweatshirt breaks down
     Code of Conduct Assignment
► For either the flyer or letter (25 Marks)

   5 marks – language/grammar (specific to target
    audience)
   15 marks – content (using facts from research and
    clearly stating an opinion)
   5 marks – layout/formatting (different for either
    letter or flyer)

    due: _____________________
Sample Flyer
Sample Letter
                                  Evaluation Rubric: Code of Conduct Assignment


              Criteria                                  Level 1                                  Level 2                                    Level 3                                Level 4
                /25
Content – using facts from research;     little clear evidence against company;   Some evidence against company; little      Evidence against company; research     Lots of clear evidence behind
        clearly stating opinion          little or no research evident            research evident                           evident                                company; much evidence of research
                 /15
Layout/formatting – design of flyer      Letter – few if any conventions          Letter – some conventions (address         Letter – most proper conventions       Letter – all conventions very clear
  or letter (different for each choice   (address line, return address,           line, return address, signature, date,     (address line, return address,         (address line, return address,
                                         signature, date, formatting)             formatting)                                signature, date, formatting)           signature, date, formatting
                  /5                     Flyer - few if any conventions present   Flyer - some conventions present           Flyer - most conventions present       Flyer - all conventions very clear
                                         (graphics, no point form, too many       (graphics, no point form, too many         (graphics, no point form, too many     (graphics, no point form, too many
                                         words, too much blank space)             words, too much blank space)               words, too much blank space)           words, too much blank space)

Language/grammar – spelling and          Many errors that distract the reader;    Several glaring errors that distract the   Few errors that distract the reader;   Little or no errors that distract the
  grammar; varied to suit audience       language not suited to audience          reader; language attempted to suit         language suits audience                reader; writing style well-suited to the
                                                                                  audience                                                                          audience
                  /5

				
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