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The Red Cross

In this lesson, students read about the history of the establishment of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Students learn and practice related words and discuss the core principles of the Red Cross, including impartiality and neutrality.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 4 pages
Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
Vocabulary
  • humanitarian (adj)
  • wounded
  • civilian
  • round up
  • ordeal
  • neutral
  • treaty
  • combatant
  • emblem
  • personnel
  • alleviate
  • dignity