Building Bridges: A Peace Corps Classroom Guide to Cross-Cultural Understanding (WWS online manual)
This electronic publication is a classroom resource and contains short, adaptable lesson plans and activities that build cross-cultural awareness, respect, and communication skills. Lessons are flexible, easy to use, and standards-based for easy adaptation by teachers of U.S. grades 6 through 12.
Culture Matters: The Peace Corps Cross-Cultural Workbook (ICE T0087, ICE T0120)
Culture Matters is an excellent training resource designed to increase cultural awareness from self-reflection and observation, through communication and adaptation. This interactive workbook uses exercises, stories, quotations, and descriptive text to help the reader successfully adapt to a new culture or live and work in a multicultural environment. Illustrated. ERIC: ED429911.
Voices From the Field: Reading and Writing about the World, Ourselves, and Others (WWS online manual)
This resource contains two sections and is designed for use by language arts teachers in U.S. grades 7-12. The Peace Corps Stories section contains narratives, fiction, folktales, and poetry around which lesson plans are organized. The Curriculum Units section contains two separate, but complementary language arts units: Reading and Responding to Literature and A Reading and Writing Workshop. Lessons are intended to engage students' imaginations and inspire them to lead "wide-awakened" lives.
Last updated Apr 16 2012