Why Lesson Planet?
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 Barton's Glen Echo home reflected her devotion to the American Red Cross. Finally, they investigate the work of present-day Red Cross chapters in their area as well as other charitable organizations in the local community. A fantastic lesson!