Tag Archives: Social Studies Standard 2: World History
Abubacar Sultan: Children’s Rights

Abubacar Sultan: Children’s Rights

What are the causes and effects of forcing children to take part in combat? GRADE LEVEL: 9-12.

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Elie Wiesel: Speaking Truth to Genocide

How can we be more like Elie Wiesel today? What can this class do to remember the Holocaust and be a defender against genocide? GRADE LEVEL: 9-12.

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Marina Pisklakova: Domestic Violence

Marina Pisklakova: Domestic Violence

What does it mean to be safe? Where does one expect to be safe? Why did the authors of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights use the language “Personal Security”? Where does domestic violence occur? GRADE LEVEL: 9-12.

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Dalai Lama:  Free Expression and Religion

Dalai Lama: Free Expression and Religion

What happens when you are not able to practice your religion? GRADE LEVEL: 9-12.

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Juliana Dogbadzi: Slavery/Trafficking

Juliana Dogbadzi: Slavery/Trafficking

If slavery is illegal, why does it exist throughout the world today? For what reasons do governments turn a blind eye to human trafficking and slavery? How can effective change occur? GRADE LEVEL: 9-12.

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Harry Wu: Forced Labor

Harry Wu: Forced Labor

What is dehumanization? How are labor camps a violation of human rights? GRADE LEVEL: 9-12.

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Vaclav Havel: Free Expression

Vaclav Havel: Free Expression

What does freedom of expression mean? Why did the authors of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights include free expression in their document? Why do we need access to information to live in a truly free society? GRADE LEVEL: 9-12.

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Anonymous: Political Freedom

Anonymous: Political Freedom

How can students bring awareness to others on the issue of violations of human rights in Sudan? How can students become defenders of human rights? GRADE LEVEL: 6-12.

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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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Muhammad Yunus: Combating Poverty

Muhammad Yunus: Combating Poverty

What does it mean to live in poverty? What are poverty’s far-reaching effects? How can we make poverty a thing of the past? GRADE LEVEL: 6-8.

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