Write a Declaration of Human Rights
Students explore documents of freedom such as the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. They write a Declaration of Human Rights.
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Fourth of July (Grades 3-5)
Bring history to life for your young scholars with a Fourth of July lesson series. After a class reading of the Declaration of Independence, students translate this pivotal document into layman's terms before working in small groups to...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Children's RIghts Around The World
Third graders examine the article of the United Nations dealing with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. They conduct research in order to find information. It is used to conduct a variety of class activities that include writing...
3rd Social Studies & History
Musical Chairs Human Rights Essay
Human Rights are the focus of the thoughtful, and meaningful language arts and social studies lesson presented here. In it, learners, who have been discussing human rights in class, come into the room and find a photograph taped to their...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Children's Rights Around the World
Students examine the various articles of the United Nations "Universal Declaration of Human Rights". After reading and role-playing, they discuss how the rights described affect them in Canada. They discuss what it would be like to live...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Windows and Mirrors: Examining Pictures Through a Human Rights Lens
Students select a picture from a given set and participate in a discussion about the picture. Students discuss the rights from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that can be associated with their pictues. Students group the...
1st - Higher Ed Social Studies & History