How to Survive the Common Cold


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.



  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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