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International Consortium for Multilingual Excellence in Education (ICMEE)

Introduction letter available in English and Spanish.

Title page says Disasters #3.


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Survival School, Grades 7-8

We will explore the disasters that impact our world, how they happen, what damage they can cause, and how we can be prepared to survive and overcome them.

Lesson 1 • What do we really need? Safety vs survival? What hazards threaten us? Rule of threes

Lesson 2 • Getting safe, Read all about it, Analyze priorities and classify dangers

Lesson 3 • Situational awareness, Getting shelter, food, and water, Finding help

Lesson 4 • Alone of in a group, what changes? Leadership qualities, Choose a leader

Lesson 5 • Review your work this week, Write instructions for surviving a disaster

My Personal Dictionary

My Reflections

May Packet Journal

Reference Sheet