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  • Social Sciences


  • 3-5

Brief Description

Students plot on a world map where items of clothing were made.


Students read clothing labels. Students plot on a world map where the clothes were made.


geography, label, clothing, world, map

Materials Needed world map, pushpins

Lesson Plan

  • Ask students where they think their clothes were made. Then ask students to check the clothing labels on two different items of clothing they have at home. Tell students to write the clothing items and the names of the countries on a piece of paper.
  • The next day, ask students to name their items of clothing and give the names of the countries where the pieces of clothing were made. Write students' answers on the board.
  • Have students locate the countries on a world map and plot the locations with pushpins. Total the kinds of clothing and number of different countries.

    Variation: Repeat the activity using various foods.


Evaluate students' answers, participation, and abilities to locate countries on a world map.

Lesson Plan Source

Education World

Submitted By

Lois Lewis

National Standards

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