Clara Barton's House: Home of the American Red Cross
A fabulous lesson plan on the life of Clara Barton awaits your class. They describe how Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross, and the role it played in organizing help for those in need. Additionally, young historians explain how...
Honoring an Organization that Brings Relief to Our Nation
Acknowledge the importance of Red Cross Month in your classroom with these awareness activities.
Boating Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 3 - First Aid
What are the basic first aid supplies that should be on a boat? What should be done when someone stops breathing and/or their heart stops beating? Lesson three is only one of twenty-two lessons on boat safety. This lesson is about first...
Walt Disney Company
Disaster Preparedness Activity Book
Join the American Red Cross as well as Mickey and friends as they help to prepare young scholars for natural disasters. After reading brief informational passages about earthquakes, floods, fires, storms, tornadoes, and hurricanes,...
American Battle Monuments Commission
Americans in Great Britain: 1942-1945
Watch the pivotal moments of America's presence in embattled Britain during World War II with an exceptional interactive tool. From personal stories about life on the front lines to a map that tracks every group and division throughout...
Charity throughout History
Ever stop to think about why charities exist and when they started? Take a second to look through history and discover that giving has been apart of human society since ancient Rome. Jump to the US to uncover facts about our first...
Every-Day Edit: American Red Cross
For this everyday editing worksheet, learners correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about the American Red Cross. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.
Emergency? Ask A Kid!
What is an actual emergency situation and what should you do to prepare for it? Learners will identify a variety of emergency situations and the appropriate way to address first aid concerns to minimize injuries. They will also discover...
Analyzing a Photograph of Clara Barton
Just who was Clara Barton? Using an archive photo from the National Archives, class members consider the legacy of the founder of the American Red Cross. The activity includes the photograph, along with prompts to help young scholars...
Red Cross/Red Crescent Day
In this Red Cross/Red Crescent Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing, unscramble the...
Women's History: Clara Barton
Students investigate Clara Barton's contributions to society. In this Clara Barton lesson plan, students watch videos, listen to lectures, and conduct research regarding Clara Barton's life and her possible authorship of a Civil War...
National WWII Museum
On Leave in Paris: Maps as Primary Sources
Primary sources—even those that seem mundane—offer a window into those who experienced history. Using a Red Cross map offered to soldiers stationed in Paris after World War II alongside worksheet questions, scholars consider what life...
Clara Barton to the Rescue
Students plan a service project. In this philanthropy lesson, students learn about Clara Barton and discuss her contributions before and after the Red Cross. Students discuss the importance of the Red Cross and list times they have given...
Students read Red Cross handouts on the Heimlich maneuver, then describe and explain all the steps in the Heimlich maneuver. They view a computer simulation of a choking victim, then practice the Heimlich maneuver skills with partners.
Grand Canyon Suite
Take a trip to the Grand Canyon! Lesson one explores how Ferde Grofe painted a musical landscape of America when he wrote the Grand Canyon Suite. Learners then examine art that shows the Grand Canyon in lesson two. Finally, lesson three...
Digital Public Library of America
Women in the Civil War
Vivandieres and cantinieres, nurses and soldiers, loyalists and unionists. A primary source set provides young historians an opportunity to investigate the many roles women played in the United States Civil War.
Clara Barton Biography Reading Comprehension
In this reading comprehension worksheet, 4th graders will read a 3 page expository passage about Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross. They will then answer 10 questions based on the passage.
What Do They Do? A Current Events Action
Students research and identify philanthropic organizations involved in current events. For this current events lesson, students search newspaper articles for philanthropic organizations, such as the Red Cross, and how they are related to...
Clara Barton: Civil War Hero
Gain information about Clara Barton, a Civil War hero, and enhance reading comprehension skills with a activity that challenges scholars to read an informational passage and answer five short answer questions.
Students explore the life and the contributions of five people from U.S. history in the five lessons of this unit. james Madison, Dolly Madison, Sequoyah, Harriet Tubman, and Clara Barton are presented to students for exploration and...
A Look Through My Antonia's Eyes
Thoroughly delve into My Antonia by Willa Cather with a plethora of activities. Engage scholars with videos and web sites in this week-long unit that explains the historical context and creates pioneers in the field of research. An...
Students explore the social change during the nineteenth sand early twentieth centuries. The founding of the American Red Cross by Clara Barton and the role it played in organizing help for those in need is examined in this lesson.
Students are introduced to governmental and humanitarian responses to disasters. They research organizations such as FEMA and the Red Cross. They examine their local National Guard unit as well.
Native North American Dog Breeds
In this trivia quiz, the information focuses on native North American dog breeds. Students respond to 10 multiple choice questions and submit answers electronically via this interactive website.