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The Pearl S. Buck House offers two unique outreach programs that bring the life and legacy of Pearl S. Buck into the classroom.
Can’t bring your students to the Pearl S. Buck House for a tour? Bring this historic House to your classroom! The hour long, museum educator led program includes creative activities, lessons, and primary source based exploration. Choose from 3 options:: 1. Who is Pearl S. Buck?Students will discover the life and legacy of Pearl S. Buck as they construct a timeline of her life. They will study primary source materials as they explore Pearl S. Buck’s family, work, humanitarian causes, awards and achievements.2. What is a Legacy?Students will explore the themes of Respect, Humanitarianism, and Activism. They will learn how Pearl S. Buck used her talent and determination to promote these themes during her own lifetime and beyond.3. Learning about Other Cultures
Introduce your students to different cultures through hands-on lessons and activities. Students will learn about other cultures by analyzing hands-on objects, reading Pearl S. Buck’s classic story The Chinese Children Next Door, and re-discovering a classic fairy tale.
Introduce your students to the memorable characters and timeless themes within Pearl S. Buck’s Children’s books. Choose a book from our collection of Pearl S. Buck’s children’s literature and a storyteller will visit your classroom, read the story aloud, engage the class in a book discussion and lead a creative writing activity.Books in the CollectionThe Chinese Children Next DoorThemes: China, Family, Multiculturalism, StorytellingMrs. Starling’s ProblemThemes: Family, Nature, Problem SolvingLittle Fox in the MiddleThemes: Friendship, Empathy, NatureThe Beech TreeThemes: Family, Friendship, NatureThe Big FightThemes: India, Family, Friendship, MulticulturalismEach one hour long program can be reserved for $125 for a group of 35 students (max) and $30 dollars for each additional hour.
For additional information, email Laura Lomax at LLomax@pearlsbuck.org. We will respond promptly with information on the resources and programs available.
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