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Clara Barton's House: Home of the American Red Cross

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A fabulous lesson 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...
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Disaster Preparedness Activity Book

For Students K - 5th Standards
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,...
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Boating Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 3 - First Aid

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Red Cross/Red Crescent Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Red Cross/Red Crescent Day instructional activity, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing,...
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Americans in Great Britain: 1942-1945

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Emergency? Ask A Kid!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
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...
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"Disregard of precedent and faith in possibility": Clara Barton

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students identify with and analyze the life and work of Clara Barton as well as about the founding and work of the American and International Red Cross, through the writing and production of a series of dramatic sketches based on their...
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Honoring an Organization that Brings Relief to Our Nation

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Acknowledge the importance of Red Cross Month in your classroom with these awareness activities.
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Charity throughout History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Heimlich Maneuver

For Teachers 5th - 12th
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.
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On Leave in Paris: Maps as Primary Sources

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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Grand Canyon Suite

For Teachers 5th - 7th
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...
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Women's History: Clara Barton

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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Clara Barton: Civil War Hero

For Students 4th Standards
Gain information about Clara Barton, a Civil War hero, and enhance reading comprehension skills with a worksheet that challenges scholars to read an informational passage and answer five short answer questions.  
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Clara Barton to the Rescue

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers plan a service project. For this philanthropy lesson, students learn about Clara Barton and discuss her contributions before and after the Red Cross. Middle schoolers discuss the importance of the Red Cross and list...
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9-1-1: Response, Rescue and Recovery

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students discover the many types of emergency management teams through an interactive program. They review the history of FEMA and the Red Cross. They focus on terrorist attacks and how different groups are trained to respond to the...
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Clara Barton Biography Reading Comprehension

For Students 4th
In this reading comprehension learning exercise, 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.
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What Do They Do? A Current Events Action

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research and identify philanthropic organizations involved in current events. In this current events activity, students search newspaper articles for philanthropic organizations, such as the Red Cross, and how they are related...
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History Biographies

For Teachers 2nd
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...
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A Look Through My Antonia's Eyes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Be Ready, Be Safe

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars complete a variety of activities as they explore the Canadian Red Cross emergency preparedness program for youth, ages 12-13.
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Clara Barton

For Teachers 5th - 12th
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.
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Emergency Preparedness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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.
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World War II: Internment in Hawaii

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine world history by writing an essay in class. In this World War II lesson, students identify the attack on Pearl Harbor, the response from the U.S and the effect it had on Japanese-Americans. Students define Japanese...
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The American Home Front During WWII

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students analyze World War Two era government propaganda, biographies, and historical data in order to better understand the effects on Americans at home. In this American Home Front During World War Two lesson, students compare...
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Benjamin Franklin

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 52 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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"Pride" by Dagoberto Gilb

For Students 9th - 12th
Pride, the title of and the subject of an essay, is the focus of a series of post-reading but pre-discussion questions based on Dagoberto Gilb’s story. Readers are asked to summarize, identify the purpose, and find examples of showing...
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Designing Another Juilliard

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the characteristics for a top notch school.  In this Social Studies lesson plan, 9th graders create their own fictional school that promotes excellence in a discipline of their choice.  Students read Frank Rich's...
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World War I: The War Effort

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students consider the efforts of Americans during World War I. In this World War I lesson plan, students examine primary sources their instructors have gathered about the war on the home front. Students share their findings with their...
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Language Arts, Music, Poetry: Blues Style

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
This lesson focuses on how the blues both operates as poetry and informs the poetry of many prominent African American poets. Students consider the poetic devices and recurring themes in blues lyrics and the significance of the poetry of...
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Watching the Weather

For Teachers K - 3rd
Pupils examine the weather. They discover the conflict between man and nature caused by the changes in weather and the impact it has upon their lives. Students explore weather folklore. They write a report on the weather. Additional...
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A Clever War: Scientific and Technological Advances in World War I

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Technology—changing lives and transforming war. Your tech-loving historians examine photographs and primary documents to explore how technology changed not only World War I, but also how it moved society forward. They apply their...
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Prisoners of war

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the theory of Prisoners of war. Students investigate various human rights issued thru the Geneva Convention. Students relate learned facts to the American troops being killed in Iraqi fighting.
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Severe Weather is Spring Challenge

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research severe weather history in their hometowns, interview local meteorologist to find out their suggestions for disaster preparedness, inquire as to local school district's emergency plan, and create poster or Public Service...
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Preparing for the Possibility of Terrorists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the terrorist threat to the United States. They examine types of possible attacks and the best way to be prepared for each. Students disseminate information to the community. They publicize the school disaster plan.
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Build a U.S. Strategy for Responding to the Crisis in Sudan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students work together in groups to discover the situation in Sudan. They discuss what problems arise from helping a foreign country. They answer questions and watch a video as well.
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Return to the Moon

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students react to statements about space exploration, then read a news article about plans to resume manned flights to the moon. For this space science and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and...
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Exploring Women's History Month

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Explore and celebrate the contributions of women past and present.
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Women's History Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this women's history instructional activity, learners match the names of famous women in history with their descriptions. Students complete this for 10 names.
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Portrayals of Women in World War I

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the contributions of women to the war effort. In this World War I lesson plan, students examine posters from the era that their instructor has gathered and analyze the message in each of the posters. Students then share...
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Family Disaster Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners list and locate items to include in a Family Disaster Supplies Kit. Students explain their reasons for including each item in their kit. Learners create a shopping list for their kit. Students calculate the cost of supplies for...
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General Overview History of the Panama Canal

For Students 10th - 12th
Called the Eight Wonder of the World by some and the Big Ditch by others, the Panama Canal is indeed an engineering marvel. The long, complicated, and sometimes controversial history of the canal is captured in a presentation loaded with...
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Donating Blood

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the facts of blood and discuss the different parts of blood and their function. They discover different people have different blood types and where they can go to donate blood.
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Are These Human Right Violations?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using the Declaration of Human Rights and the United States Constitution as reference tools, class members examine 14 scenarios to decide if the situation represents a violation of human rights, and if these same rights are protected by...
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Women's Firsts Challenge

For Students 4th - 6th
In this women's firsts activity, students complete a set of 10 multiple choice questions, choosing the correct woman who accomplished a given "first." A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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Be Prepared With Emergency Supplies

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students identify what needs to be in a Family Emergency Supplies Kit. In this safety lesson, students discuss items that are necessary to have in emergencies. Students use pictures of items and order them according to importance.
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Stitching Truth Lesson One: What is Civil Society?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders create a working definition of civil society.  For this US History lesson, 9th graders create a list of terms that help make up the term civil society.  Students examine the case study of life in Pinochet's Chile.
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Good Grapes! A Math Lesson

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
As the title says, the lesson presented focuses mostly on math; however, pupils also complete related language arts activities. Learners read about the history, domestication, and transport of grapes, and then use actual grapes to...
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Systems of the Body

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders gather information by questioning, forming hypothesis, collecting and analyzing data, reaching conclusions and evaluating results, and communicating procedures and findings to others. Then they demonstrate an understanding...
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Citizenship Quiz

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive civics worksheet, learners respond to 15 multiple choice questions about the history and civics of the United States. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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What Does a Philanthropic Organization Do?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the work of a local nonprofit organization and define "nonprofit" and "profit" organizations. They identify examples of three local philanthropic organizations and work together to draw conclusions about a...
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Catastrophe versus Accident -- You Decide

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students catorgorize events as either catastrophes or accidents as the teacher keeps a chart of the items out of a local newspaper. They are to write an opinion essay about what has more control in the area they live in, the environment,...
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Star of Philanthropy: LEAGUE Philanthropy Lesson (7th)

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the philanthropy of themselves and others. In this philanthropy lesson plan, 7th graders use the lyrics to Lionel Ritchie's song, "Say You, Say Me" as a backdrop to determining philanthropic people including...
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Circle of Friends

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students investigate the meaning of friendship and how to make friends. In this friendship lesson, students make Venn Diagrams showing the similarities and differences of characters in two stories. They discuss their own circle of friends.
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First Aid Gives Pets a Second Chance

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students demonstrate basic animal first-aid techniques. Students practice these skills on stuffed animals, responding to their injuries promptly. Students work together in groups to practice these new found skills. Students demonstrate...
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Breakfast, Off to a Good Start

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students discover the benefits of eating a healthy breakfast. In this adult health instructional activity, students compare the characteristics of breakfast eaters and nonbreakfast eaters. They examine cereals for their fiber and sugar...
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Beginning Weaving on a Cardboard Loom

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students create examples of weaving techniques. They create a sampler that demonstrates tive different techniques. Students use colors, textures, and motifs with personal or cultural significance using a variety of materials.
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Ghosts of Rwanda

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students participate in watching the film "Ghosts of Rwanda." They are put into a group of seven and assigned to track a specific area of the film. The group then discusses their assigned area of the film answering specific questions.
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Commas and Nonessential Elements Exercise 2

For Students 5th - 8th
In this comma worksheet, students are given ten sentences and must determine whether the sentence is correctly written. Students must correct the sentences and identify nonessential information.
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Complete the Story with Homographs

For Students 5th - 6th
Why are homographs so tricky? They have the same spelling, but they have different meanings. After completing this reading passage with the correct words, look at each homograph listed and encourage your class members to find the...
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Context Clues that Define Pretest

For Students 5th - 7th
In this context clues worksheet, students define context clues and use them to define words in a reading passage.
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Weather Emergency Safety

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify different types of weather emergencies that may happen during the seasons. They list the steps involved when taking cover and fleeing dangerous weather patters. A comprehensive list of service agencies that can...
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Protecting and Providing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research societies and associations during the Industrial Revolution. They work together to create a booklet about one of these organizations. They are to use visual aids in their booklet.
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Philanthropy, You, And Your World Lesson 1: Characterizing Philanthropic People

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students determine the meaning of philanthropy and list attributes of philanthropic people. They examine philanthropic acts of themselves and others using a song and Post-It note activity.
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Extreme Heat

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students, in groups, investigage and demonstrate the science behind the development and characteristics of extreme heat.
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Dealing With Emotions

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars participate in a variety of activities in order to comprehend the feelings and emotions that people have. They conduct classroom discussion about feelings and how a wide variety of people might deal with them.
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Severe Weather is Spring Challenge

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students research storms and appropriate warning procedures in their home towns and conduct interviews to find out suggestions for students and others in their community to keep themselves safe. Afterwards, students write a news feature...
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False Friends Exercise

For Students 5th - 7th
In this appropriate answer worksheet, students fill in the blanks to sentences with the most appropriate answer out of 2 words. Students fill in 23 sentences.
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Government Lesson Plan 11

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students apply United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and the United States Constitution to contemporary situations, and predict possible United Nations responses to violations of the UDHR.
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Homonyms- Quiz 28

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the use of homonyms in sentences. Learners read a sentence online and choose the correct homonym from the answer choices. Students click on the answer box to see the correct answer.
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A lesson idea called "Lovely Rivers" which uses songs about with Rivers

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students sing songs about rivers.
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Writers Word Search

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this literacy worksheet, students look for the words that are related to the theme of the worksheet. They also work on the skills of spelling and word recognition.
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Athabaskan Migration & Bering Strait

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the various migration patterns of the Athabaskan. In groups, they discuss the Bering Strait Land Bridge theory of migration and take notes on a lecture from their teacher. To end the activity, they brainstorm the...
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Montreal Drivers: A Negative View

For Students 5th - 6th
In this negative verb forms worksheet, students complete a 15 question multiple choice on-line interactive exercise. Students read a sentence about bad drivers in Montreal. Students change the verb in bold type to the negative form.
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How The Brahman Bull Got Its Hump

For Teachers K - 6th
Students examine ancestors of Brahaman cattle. After reading a story, "How The Camel Got His Hump," students discuss the differences between a camel and a Brahman bull. Upon completing a discussion of how the Brahman got its hump,...
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ESL-Advanced Conversation Quiz #5

For Students 6th - 10th
In this ESL advanced conversation worksheet, students match a set of phrases with literal meanings, circle correct reduced pronunciations and take dictation.

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