Lesotho Teacher Resources

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Bringing Water to a Village in Lesotho

For Teachers K - 5th
Students research water in Lesotho. In this water lesson, students watch videos showing how  water comes to Lesotho Africa, they will compare this to how water is acquired in the US. Students will then create a mobile showing the...
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Playing in Lesotho

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars learn about another culture.  In this cultural awareness lesson, students learn about the location of the kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa, discuss the toys used in Lesotho to those used in the United States and draw...
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Geography Now! Lesotho

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Lesotho is known as Africa's refrigerator thanks to its elevation. While it has stunning views and is known for its diamond mines, it also has challenges, such as high HIV infection rate. A video resource profiles the land-locked African...
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Bringing Water to a Lesotho Village A Classroom Simulation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers simulate Lesotho village water committees that plan, design, and build a water supply system. The student committees present their plans to the village to persuade them that their plan will increase the availability of...
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Lesotho, Africa: Daily Resource Analysis

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use technology to identify the relationship between physical environment and human behavior by evaluating the availability of natural resources in Lesotho, Africa. They collect, organize, analyze and display data to solve...
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Water: The Flow of Women's Work

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students view photographs, read, and reflect on their own environments to gather information about gender roles in Lesotho and the United States. Students role-play gender role related scenarios and write about their reflections on the...
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Narrative vs. Expository Texts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars use examples of narrative and expository text to analyze and compare the two styles. Students read articles on life in Lesotho and Madagascar and use graphic organizers and discussion to compare them. Young scholars write...
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Educating Village Girls

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars explore the education of village girls. In this sociology lesson, students watch the slide show, "Healthy Girls, Healthy Villages" about Nigerian girls and women. Young scholars compare work in rural Lesotho with their own...
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Water: From Neglect to Respect

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The goal of this collection of lessons is to make middle schoolers more aware of the ways in which they are dependent upon water to maintain their standard of living. Learners compare water use in Lesotho to water use in the United...
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Lesotho, Africa: Daily Resource Analysis

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the concept of data analysis. For this data analysis lesson, 7th graders describe the daily water usage in Africa. Students watch a slide show presentation and read diary entries provided that state estimated water...
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Water: Narrative vs. Expository Texts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A reading of vignettes written by Peace Corps Volunteers serving in Lesotho and Madagascar launches a study of the difference between narrative and expository texts. As final products, young writers craft both a narrative and an...
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A Lifetime of Service

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students research Peace Corp volunteer Mary Ann Camp. For this Peace Corp research lesson, students research analyze Camp's roles in the Peace Corp. Students research Mary Ann's Peace Corps work and watch a video about Mary Ann's Peace...
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Southern Africa

For Students 6th - 8th
Investigate the culture and economics or Southern Africa in this text-companion worksheet. Learners read about the gold trade, apartheid, wealth division, and traditional lifestyles in this region. They take notes and answer 4...
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The Flow of Women's Work: How Cultures are Alike and Different?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars examine gender roles in various cultures. In this flow of women's work lesson, students compare water related work in rural Africa to that in their own households. 
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"Oh, Kingdom in the Sky"

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students write a poem. In this historical figures lesson, students learn about Mary Ann Camp, read an interview, read vignettes about life in her host countries and read her poem "Oh, Kingdom in the Sky." Students answer questions about...
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Water in Africa

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students discover the horrible situation of water shortages that many people face by completing Peace Corps activities.  In this global health lesson, students analyze and discuss photographs of people in Africa struggling to find water....
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African Folktales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners read several African folktales and determine when to follow the directions of others and when to disregard them. They discuss why it is never too late to show gratitude for a kindness.
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Reluctant Givers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe cultural/environmental characteristics of the story's setting. They determine whether reluctant giving is considered an act of philanthropy and they describe how greed can blind one to life's real treasures.
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Where in the World Is ...?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students move themselves around a "world" map on the classroom floor, using lines of latitude and longitude to locate specific spots. They determine the locations of 11 countries where Peace Corps Volunteers are serving and identify in...
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Probability

For Teachers 6th
In this mathematics worksheet, 6th graders identify what probability is and what it measures. They write the number of favorable and possible outcomes for each and display as a ratio.
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Butterfly and Moth Glyph

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore moths.  In this cross-curriculum moths and reading comprehension lesson, students observe pictures of two types of moths and generate statements about  their observations.  Students choose a moth cut-out and add shapes...
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How Does Weather Change?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars observe weather over time.  In this climate lesson, students record weather data on a digital weather portfolio.  Young scholars share their data with others on the Internet.
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Exploring the Four Seasons

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students discuss the four seasons. For this four seasons lesson, students identify photos of the four seasons, and types of weather. Students also choose which types of clothing we wear in each season.
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African Folktales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read African folktales. In this literature lesson, students share prior knowledge about South Africa, Morocco, and Nigeria. Then students work in groups to read an assigned African folktale and answer response questions about...

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