Juliette Gordon Low
I. Vocabulary words from this article:
II. Pre-Reading Questions
Do you know where the first Girl Scout troop began in the United States?
What types of things do Boy/Girl Scouts do?
III. Reading Time
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Juliette Gordon Low, Girl Scout National Center
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When you have finished reading, return to this page and answer the questions below.
IV. Post-Reading Questions
1. What was the main purpose of the Girl Scouts?
a. to give girls the chance to get involved in their community and the outdoors
b. to give girls opportunities to do performances in the theatre
c. to give girls a chance to improve their language ability
d. to help girls with business and education
2. Where did Robert Baden-Powell live?
3. What activities does a Girl Scout participate in?
a. nature walks
b. cooking meals over campfires
c. other scouting activities
d. all of the above
4. How did the founder get money for the Girl Scouts in the beginning?
a. went to England
b. sold a strand of pearls
c. made her birthplace a museum
d. married Robert Baden-Powell