Pennies for Peace Toolkit Materials

Getting Started & Curriculum

Getting Started & Implementation Guide

The Getting Started & Implementation Guide introduces you to Pennies for Peace and provides you with helpful implementation steps, tools, and resources.

  • Getting Started & Implementation Guide Contents:
  • Getting Started & Implementation Steps
  • Implementation Tools, Power of a Penny
  • Letters to Congress Templates
  • Letter to Parents Template
  • Press Release Template
  • Pennies for Peace Fact Sheets: Pakistan Fact Sheet
  • Pennies for Peace Fact Sheets: Afghanistan Fact Sheet
  • Pennies for Peace Fact Sheets: Girls Education Fact Sheet
  • Glossary
  • Pennies for Peace Book and Movie Reference List
  • Acknowledgements

» View the Getting Started & Implementation Guide

K-4 Curriculum Resource Guide

The curriculum is guided by the themes Myself & Others (K-2) and Similarities & Differences (3-4), is designed to stimulate critical thinking in K-4 students, and is tied to national social studies, literacy, and mathematics standards.

  • K-4 Contents:
  • Pennies for Peace Curriculum Resource Guide
  • Targeted Content Standards (Social Studies, Language Arts, Mathematics)
  • Performance Assessment, Rubric
  • Introduction to Lessons
    • Lesson 1: Listen to the Wind: The Story of Dr. Greg & Three Cups of Tea (Literature-based Language Arts Lesson)
    • Lesson 2: Where We Live (Social Studies Lesson on Geography)
    • Lesson 3: Who We Are (Social Studies Lesson on Cultural Diversity)
    • Lesson 4: 100 Pennies Math (Math Lesson)
    • Lesson 5: Kind and Caring Citizens (Civics Lessons)
  • Fact Sheets: People of the Karakoram Mountains, Pakistan, Afghanistan

» View the K-4 Curriculum Resource Guide

4-8 Curriculum Resource Guide

The curriculum is guided by the theme Cause & Effect, is designed to stimulate critical thinking in 4-8 students, and is tied to national social studies, literacy, and mathematics standards.

  • 4-8 Contents:
  • Pennies for Peace Curriculum Resource Guide
  • Targeted Content Standards (Social Studies, Language Arts, Mathematics)
  • Performance Assessment, Rubric
  • Introduction to Lessons
    • Lesson 1: Three Cups of Tea (Language Arts Lesson)
    • Lesson 2: The Geography Effect – Pakistan and Afghanistan (Geography-based Social Studies Lesson)
    • Lesson 3: The Cultural Effect (Social Studies Lesson on Our Own Cultures and the Cultures of Central Asia)
    • Lesson 4: Effective Global Citizens (Civics Lesson with Focus on Afghanistan & Pakistan)

» View the 4-8 Curriculum Resource Guide

9-12 Curriculum Resource Guide

The curriculum is guided by the theme Choices and Consequences, is designed to stimulate critical thinking in 9-12 students, and is tied to national social studies, literacy, and mathematics standards.

  • 9-12 Contents:
  • Pennies for Peace Curriculum Resource Guide
  • Targeted Content Standards (Social Studies, Language Arts, Mathematics)
  • Performance Assessment, Rubric
  • Introduction to Lessons
    • Lesson 1: Three Cups of Tea (Language Arts Lesson)
    • Lesson 2: Afghanistan/Pakistan/United States (Social Studies Lesson – Geo/Eco/Political Analysis)
    • Lesson 3: Civic Responsibility (Civics Lesson)

» View the 9-12 Curriculum Resource Guide

 

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Pennies for Peace

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