Tag Archives: Social Studies Standard 1: History of the United States and New York
John Lewis: Non-Violent Activism

John Lewis: Non-Violent Activism

New to the STTP site this month is a lesson plan based on the work of Congressman John Lewis, who has dedicated his life to protecting human rights, securing civil liberties, and building what he described as “The Beloved Community” in America.

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Van Jones: Police Brutality

Van Jones: Police Brutality

What role does law enforcement play in society? What responsibility does the media, in its many forms, have to the larger society? What mechanisms or institutions are in place to provide oversight of law enforcement agencies What can we learn about real priorities by reviewing approved budgets? GRADE LEVEL: 9-12 and Higher Education.

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Loune Viaud: Health Care and Potable Water

Loune Viaud: Health Care and Potable Water

Understand the widespread lack of clean drinking water and health care in the world today, especially in Haiti. GRADE LEVEL: 6-12.

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Kek Galabru: Political Participation

Kek Galabru: Political Participation

LESSON GRADE LEVEL: 6 – 8 HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUE: Political Participation UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS: Article 21: Right to Participate in Government and in Free Elections TIME REQUIREMENT: 80 minutes GUIDING QUESTIONS: How does the political situation in Cambodia affect the voting rights of its citizens? Why is it important to vote in elections? […]

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Lucas Benitez: Labor Rights

Lucas Benitez: Labor Rights

LESSON GRADE LEVEL: 6-8 HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUE: Labor Rights UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS: Article 4: Freedom from Slavery Article 23: Right to Desirable Work and to Join Trade Unions Article 24: Right to Rest and Leisure Article 25: Right to Adequate Living Standard GUIDING QUESTIONS: How does the food we eat come to our […]

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Ka Hsaw Wa: Bullying

Ka Hsaw Wa: Bullying

LESSON GRADE LEVEL: GRADES 6 – 8 HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUE: Multi-National Corporate Responsibility UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS: Article 2: Freedom from Discrimination Article 3: Right to Life, Liberty, Personal Security Article 5: Freedom from Torture and Degrading Treatment Article 7: Right to Equality Before the Law Article 19: Freedom of Opinion and Information Article […]

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Kailash Satyarthi: Child Labor

Kailash Satyarthi: Child Labor

Why does child labor exist? How can I make a difference in ending child labor? What examples of child labor can I find closest to my community? GRADE LEVEL: 6-8.

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