- Let’s get dressed!
- Ok, but what’s the dress code?
You have absolutely no idea why I asked you into my office?
I’m not disputing that you have a lot of power
around the office. I’m just saying
you need to follow the dress code.
Yes, I was homeschooled. How did you know?
Match the cartoons with captions.
What is dress code?
What style of clothing would you wear for:
Grandmother’s birthday party, shopping, rock concert, job interview, theater,
business lunch with a partner you know well, bowling, meeting with friends in a café
Casual Punky Business Smart casual Evening wear Business casual
Which pictures would illustrate the following dress codes?
What do some elements of this clothing styles mean?
A wide-brimmed hat and
riding boots with no lacing
head-scarves and loose-
floor-length, bell shaped
skirts with short sleeves
warrior outfit, covered in
clay and headmasks
Victorian ball (mid 19th century
Welcoming ceremony in Papua New Guinea
Modern school for girls in Iran
At a rancho in Texas
Choose an event and tell your partner what to wear but don’t mention where
you are going to go. Let your partner guess.
Ex. I’m going to an event. Join me.
Please, wear a headmask.
A play in the theatre
A service in an Orthodox church
A birthday party on a beach
A 19th century ball
A meeting in the School Principal’s office
A hospital to entertain sick children
A cowboy rancho in Texas
Your grandmother’s birthday
A wedding of your relative
A wide-brimmed hat
bell shaped skirt with short sleeves
Everyone should be allowed to wear exactly what they want.
School uniform is a good idea.
Nobody should have to wear a uniform at school or at work.
People should be free to choose their own hairstyle.
Tattoos are a good way to express your personality.
Express your agreement or disagreement with these statements. Give reasons.
Expressing opinions, giving reasons and examples:
In my opinion…..
Personally, I think/I don’t think……….
It seems to me that………..
In my view…………..
A school in France bans wearing headscarves. A few students were suspended
for refusing to take off their hijabs. Read the arguments for and against the ban.
Which argument is in favor of the ban and which is against the ban? for against
It is discrimination against Muslims
Wearing religious symbols leads to conflicts between people of different
A head scarf ban violates the right to freedom of religion and expression
Wearing the Hijab does no do anything bad to other individuals
School dress code should be equal to students of religions
Head scarves are not an essential element of the Islamic faith
Work in pairs. Read the information for your role and then have the
conversation with your partner.
A: You are a school principal. You have a dress code in school. You think that
female students hijabs should not wear hijabs in school. It is against the
dress code restrictions of the school. You call to your office a student who
came in hijab. Explain to her why she should remove it.
B: You are a female student. You are Muslim by faith. It is true to your
religious beliefs to wear a headscarf. You meet the principal and explain why
you don’t want to remove your headscarf.