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The Cross Country Race

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore sports by reading a book in class. In this story analysis lesson plan, students read the story called The Cross Country Race and identify the hardships encountered when running a long race such as the one in the book....
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First Crossing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What a great way to discuss the immigrant experience in America! Learners read First Crossing, a book of short stories by Pam Muñoz Ryan, Lensey Namioka, Elsa Marston, and Minfong Ho. After reading, they engage in activities to identify...
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Cross Country Vacation: vocabulary words

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this vocabulary words worksheet, students read the book Cross Country Vacation and put their vocabulary words into abc order and into sentences. Students do this for 10 words.
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Cross-Cultural Dialogue Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and analyze a personal narrative written about a Peace Corps Volunteer teaching English in Guinea-Bissau, Africa. They discuss the concept of crossing cultures, analyze maps, complete worksheets, and develop a writing...
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Cross-Cultural Dialogue Lesson

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Use the Peace Corps to explore a different place and different perspectives. Your class reads the personal narrative "Cross-Cultural Dialogue" by Roz Wollmering, completing an attached story frame sheet in preparation for a class...
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Creative Country Writing

For Teachers 6th - 9th
If you're looking for a cross-curricular activity for language arts and social studies, this could be a great addition to your class. After researching the historical and current events of a given country on Gale Cengage, they write a...
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Peace Corps Challenge Game- Food from Other Countries

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students examine traditional foods from other cultures.  In this Peace Corps Challenge game, students research food preferences and delicacies in other countries and compare to the traditional American cuisine. Students create a menu of...
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Town Mouse/Country Mouse

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Everyone feels a little stressed out sometimes, but the stressors in life vary with every person. Use Aesop's fable "The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse" to demonstrate how people deal with stress in different ways, and the importance...
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Cross Country Skiing

For Teachers 2nd - Higher Ed
Students are introduced to cross country skiing. They sit down on picnic tables in Craft Building. Students study how they are going to fit their skis, boots, and poles. They are explained that the ski boots are in European (metric)...
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Cross Country Adventure

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students practice measurement and geography in this lesson. They build a Lego vehicle using an RCX. They predict how many seconds it will take their vehicle to reach a specific state on the United States of America map that each group of...
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From "First Crossing"

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young scholars look closely at four tales taken from the collection of short stories, First Crossing edited by Donald R. Galloby. While examining the life of four teenagers and the lives they lead as U.S. immigrants, your enthusiastic...
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Book: Crossing the Seas

For Teachers 4th - 6th
As learners read each chapter of Eric Schwartz's Crossing the Seas, they analyze the actions of United States in Venezuela, Hawaii, Cuba, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and the intent of the Monroe Doctrine. They then compare American...
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Exploring National Flags

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the importance of flags throughout the world. Examining different countries, they determine the geographical and historical contributions in the past and modern times. They compare and contrast the flags of five...
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Red Cross/Red Crescent Day

For Students 5th - 10th
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...
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Silent Expeditions: Charles M. Russell's "In the Enemy's Country"

For Teachers K - 1st
Students discuss the painting, "In the Enemy's Hands." In this visual arts lesson, students examine the Kootenai Indians in the painting and how they could remain undetected. Students re-enact the painting by going on a silent expedition.
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Red Crescent/Red Cross

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a study of the Red Cross and its history. They conduct research using the internet and other varieties of resources. The lesson plan includes background information for the teacher to use. The information is used to...
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Unit Study Based on Hill of Fire

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Learn a little Spanish, discover how a volcano works, and get into the cultural context of the book, Hill of Fire. Because the book addresses so many different topics, it is perfect as the basis for a cross-curricular unit of study....
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Internal Athlete—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Cross-country skiers are some of the most disciplined athletes in the world. Young scholars learn about the biology of endurance in an interesting video lesson that highlights athletes of current and past Olympics.
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Bar Graphs

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
What are these bar graphs depicting? Novice data analyzers examine two basic bar graphs and answer three comprehension questions about each. The first graph shows tickets sold per date and the next is distances run per member of a cross...
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Geography Now! Malta

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's Catholic, Arabic, French and Italian—in short, Malta's identity is a complex amalgamation of its historical influences. The island archipelago off the coast of Italy is so scenic, it's regularly used for filming television shows and...
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Lily's Crossing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students listen to a story, "Lily's Crossing," about life during a World War. After completing worksheets, they compare and contrast characters in the story. Using math skills, students develop a time line of the war, calculate the...
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The Cross Country Problem

For Students 7th - 12th
In this cross country problem, students determine the order that runners finished.  They use logic and algebraic clues to determine the first and second place winners.  This worksheet contains 7 problems.  The answers are provided at the...
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Flamenco: A Cross-Cultural Art Form

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Notes of pride and persecution, exclusion and isolation resonate in flamenco. Introduce this musical art form to your social studies or Spanish language classes with a resource that follows a young flamenco guitarist as he practices his...
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Heroes Who Made a Difference: Memorializing a Distinguished Service Cross Award Recipient

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Ever wonder how to memorialize World War I heroes in the classroom? Activities in a high-quality social studies resource prompt middle schoolers to research Internet sources, complete a graphic organizer, and write an editorial feature...

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