Week 1- Topic Overview

Week 2- Book Discussion

Discussion Questions:

  1. Which part of the book did you find most interesting and why?
  2. Name a fact that you learned while reading this book.
  3. What other information would you like to know after reading this book?
  4. What did you like least about this book?
  5. If you got a chance to ask the author of this book one question, what would it be?
  6. What do you think the author’s purpose was in writing this book?
  7. What words would you use to describe Clara Barton?
  8. Would you like to have Clara Barton as a friend? Why or why not?
  9. If you were to suggest this story to a friend, what would you say?
  10. Rate this book from one to ten and explain why you gave it that rating.

Week 3- Craft/Activity

Discussion Questions:

  1. What do you think your greatest strength is, and why?
  2. How do you use that strength in school? In friendships? In hobbies or sports? At home?
  3. What strengths do you think (family member or friend) has?
  4. How can we work on using our strengths more, instead of focusing on our weaknesses?

Week 4- Service Project

Since Clara Barton was involved with helping soldiers on the battlefield, for this month’s service project we will be writing letters to active duty soldiers.

To email a soldier: forgottensoldiers.org/write-a-soldier

To write physical letters for military or first responders: operationgratitude.com/partnerships/toolkit/

Encourage the girls to draw a picture to go along with their letters.