Grade Level

Gr. 6; Gr. 7; Gr. 8

Document Type

Lesson Plans


Geography--Study and teaching (Middle school);


Students will analyze how Gandhi used the way he dressed to communicate with the Indian people. Students will identify some of the many layers clothing can express. Students will recognize how clothing styles vary in different styles. Students will observe how clothing styles in one region influence clothing styles in another region. Students will pinpoint the five themes of geography for two different locations.


Department of Geography


Geographic Alliance of Iowa

Original Date


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