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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 activity is about...
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Red Cross/Red Crescent Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Red Cross/Red Crescent Day learning exercise, 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...
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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 activity two. Finally, activity...
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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 activity 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
Students plan a service project. In this philanthropy lesson plan, 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...
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9-1-1: Response, Rescue and Recovery

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners 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 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.
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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 lesson, students search newspaper articles for philanthropic organizations, such as the Red Cross, and how they are related to...
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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. For 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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