How to Survive the Common Cold

Science/Writing

The way people handle the aggravating, but potentially dangerous, common cold has produced many home remedies and approaches. In this activity students will identify symptoms in the stages of a common cold and then create a booklet about surviving the common cold.

WHAT YOU NEED

WHAT TO DO

  1. Have students choose a partner and write a step-by-step description of what they experience when they have a cold. You may wish to use the following structure to help students with their descriptions.

  2. Have each group of students use their list to create a "How to Survive the Common Cold" booklet. Encourage them to illustrate the important parts.

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