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The Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools program fosters an understanding of other cultures and global issues by providing online educational resources based on the Peace Corps experience and facilitating communication among U.S. learners and current and returned Peace Corps Volunteers.

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  • Grades K - 2
  • Grades 3 - 5
  • Grades 6 - 8
  • Grades 9 - 12
  • Activity
  • Intercultural Understanding
  • Foreign Language
  • Literature

This activity encourages students to learn about other languages.

  • Grades 3 - 5
  • Grades 6 - 8
  • Lesson Plan
  • Intercultural Understanding
  • English Language Arts
  • Literature

With a decades-long nursing career to her credit, Mary Ann Camp was a hero before she became a Peace Corps Volunteer.

  • Grades 3 - 5
  • Grades 6 - 8
  • Lesson Plan
  • Teaching of English as a Second Language (TOESL)
  • English Language Arts
  • Literature

ESOL language proficiency levels: beginner, intermediate

  • Grades 3 - 5
  • Grades 6 - 8
  • Grades 9 - 12
  • Folk Tale
  • English Language Arts
  • Literature

Esso, a Togolese boy, recounts a tale of two brothers who set a farmer's crops ablaze, and comes with a surprise ending that includes an outlook on life with a moral twist

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  • Grades 3 - 5
  • Grades 6 - 8
  • Folk Tale
  • Literature
  • Intercultural Understanding

A folk tale from India that teaches intercultural awareness by illustrating how different perspectives lead to distinct points of view.

  • Grades K - 2
  • Grades 3 - 5
  • Folk Tale
  • English Language Arts
  • Literature

This folk tale stars a shrewd hare who thought he got the best of everybody, until he met his match

  • Grades 3 - 5
  • Lesson Plan
  • Arts & Music
  • Literature

Students explore the literary elements of a Tanzanian folk tale about animals collaborating to dig a well.