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September 11, 2001

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
The present generation of children were not around when terror struck the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001. With this collection of resources from the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, young people explore the history of the...
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Holidays Around the World

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Holidays are a wonderful opportunity to reunite with family, celebrate traditions, and pass on customs to the next generation. Elementary learners learn about international holidays before creating an ABC book that features one holiday...
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Around the World in Eighty Days Novel Study

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
How long would it take to circumnavigate the globe? As it turns out, only 80 days! With the Around the World in Eighty Days novel study, learners answer reading comprehension questions and unscramble anagrams. They also create similes...
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Big Challenges for Children of the World

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
International Children's Day offers a glimpse into the issues that children around the world face because of poverty, war, or poor medical care.
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Journal of Children of the World

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore the lives of other children. In this comparing and contrasting lesson, students complete a KWL chart on children around the world and use the Internet to compare and contrast these children using different categories....
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Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the...
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Around-The-World Storytellers

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners examine what daily life is like for children living in other countries around the world. They read different books in the "Maya's World" series of books by Maya Angelou, write and illustrate an original story about a child in...
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Investigating the Countries of the World

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Explore world geography by creating presentations for different countries around the world. Researchers identify many different countries on a globe and select one for which they will create a presentation. They share their research and...
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Children Around The World

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars read a multicultural book called "This Is the Way We Go to School" by Edith Baer and Steve Bjorhman. They become culturally aware of the different nationalities around the world and different ways that they may do things...
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Around the World With Multiplication

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students play Around the World, recalling basic multiplication facts.
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Find the Most Spectacular Volcanoes in the World!

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Heat things up in your earth science class with this collaborative lesson on volcanoes. After first being introduced to the different types of volcanoes and how they are formed, young geologists work in small groups to research the...
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Life in Shadows: Hidden Children and the Holocaust

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Hiding in the filth of a sewer, as a child, to avoid capture by Nazi soldiers—sounds scary! Scholars investigate the youngest victims of the Holocaust, the children. They research video clips and written sources from the Holocaust...
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What If?

For Teachers 3rd - 9th Standards
For many children around the world, food scarcity is a painful reality of daily life. Help young scholars understand the seriousness of this global issue with with a reading of the book The Good Garden. After discussing food security and...
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Remember the Children: Daniel’s Story

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine being a child forced from your home and into a concentration camp during World War II. Scholars prepare for a visit to the United States Holocaust Museum by researching the children of the horrible event. They analyze...
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World War II/Butterfly

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Have you ever looked closely at a butterfly? Scholars use poetry, art, and research to analyze how butterflies relate to the lives of children in the Holocaust during World War II. They work in teams to create their own artistic and...
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Instruments From Around the World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
How much does the environment affect how and what man creates? Children explore the effect of the environment on primitive man as they research raw materials from a specific location. They use their findings to write a short essay about...
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Dear Pen Pal

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Explore cultures from around the world with an engaging pen pal resource. Through a series of classroom activities and written correspondence, children learn about the favoritec pastimes, schooling, geography, and weather that is...
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National Love Our Children Day

For Students 6th - 10th
Have your class discuss National Love Our Children Day activity. Learners complete activities, such as reading a passage, matching phrases, filling in the blanks, choosing the correct word, spelling, sequencing, asking questions,...
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Visual Interpretations of the CRC

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can people better understand the human rights that are guaranteed to children around the world? Pupils attempt to answer the question with the second of two lessons explaining the Introduction to the Convention on the Rights of the...
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Discovering Plants and Animals

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Exploring the backyard, the school yard, the gardens, and the Internet, small children discover the world around them. The bugs, animals, and plants are alive, but is the lawn mower? An engaging activity that will help them understand...
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Children Around the World

For Teachers K - 5th
Students consider the impact of family differences. In this culture lesson, students choose from a variety of cultures to research how children grow up differently in each family. Students use a variety of resources to discover the...
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Matilda - The Reader of Books

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
The titular Matilda from Roald Dahl's famous novel adored books above all things. Discuss why it is important to read stories from across cultures and around the world using the first chapter from the ever-loved story Matilda.
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International Children's Book Day

For Students 5th - 10th
Celebrate International Children's Book Day using this resource. Learners complete activities, such as reading a passage, sequencing, unscrambling sentences, writing questions, conducting surveys, and writing. Students complete twelve...
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Myths and Legends from Ancient Greece and Around the World "Mother Earth and Her Children"

For Students 8th - 10th
In this myths and legends worksheet, students read the Ancient Greek myth 'Mother Earth and Her Children.' Students then answer 5 questions for the story.