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A Storm Named Yolanda

Author(s): Gregory Vogt and Martha Young
A Storm Named Yolanda

 
Courtesy of Tecson John S. Lim, Administrator, Tacloban City, Republic of the Philippines.

  • Grades:
  • 6-8 9-12

Fictional account of a Filipino family who survived Super Typhoon Yolanda (also called Haiyan), which struck the Philippines on November 7, 2013, causing massive damage, injuries and loss of life. Interspersed with the story are facts and photos from the real event.

While the storybook may be read alone as a reading/language arts activity, it also is designed to be used with the teacher's guide, Operation Rescue

Download: A Storm Named Yolanda

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    Operation Rescue Teacher Guide

    Student teams plan and mount a simulated aid mission to provide supplies and prevent a possible disease outbreak in an area devastated by typhoon. (9 activities)


Funded by the following grant(s)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH

The Science of Infectious Disease and the Immune System: K-5 Teaching Resources
Grant Number: 1R25AI097453