This lesson focuses on the language of human rights. Learners examine the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and analyze the rights from a personal perspective. They discuss how well they perceive that the rights are enforced.
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Learners will define poverty by listing its characteristics and effects. They will identify organizations which serve those who are in poverty. They will analyze the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and determine whether poverty is a violation of the document’s principles.
Unit: Philanthropy and You
Students build an understanding and empathy for the life of a refugee. They examine the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and identify rights that are denied to refugees. They connect rights and responsibilities as they determine the value to the common good of protecting rights of refugees...
This lesson will examine the connection between the five basic guaranteed rights in the Bill of Rights and their corresponding responsibilities. This lesson will introduce sources of responsibilities and allow students the opportunity to predict...
Unit: Bullying Prevention Plan
Students define bullying and observe and describe some of the consequences to victims, bystanders, and the whole community. Students recognize that bullying behavior is a civil rights issue that must be addressed for their community to be fair and safe for all. They create a survey and poll...
Students will understand why "freedom songs" became such an important motivating force during the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1968. They will also see how important figures in the Civil Rights Movement contributed to the common good.
Learners will discover the historical background for voluntary citizen action for the common good as essential to evaluate actions and consequences of actions for individuals and society.