Tag Archives: Social Studies Standard 3: Geography
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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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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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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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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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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Wangari Maathai: Environment

Wangari Maathai: Environment

What are the goals and purpose of the Green Belt Movement? How is Wangari Maathai a courageous person? How does deforestation affect my life and the lives of all human beings? GRADE LEVEL: 6-8.

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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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