Global Schools Project
Soldiers, Slaves and Lost Children: Investigating the Children Left Behind
Civics & Government, Geography, Social Science General, World History
Grades 09 through 12
Themes: child soldiers, human rights, Universal Declaration of Human Rights |
Abstract: This will be a multi-day lesson, conducive to 10th-12th grade World History or Global Studies courses, and will begin by having the students take a school climate survey that is modeled after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which will be used as a prelude to receiving background on worldwide child exploitation, student projects on childhood labor and children soldiers, and culminate in a student-driven, and teacher facilitated, wiki and discussion board that raises awareness on this issue.
Curriculum Standards: Civic Ideals and Practices; Global Connections; Power, Authority and Governance.
Geographic Focus: Global
Class Periods*: 4-5
Author: Ken Carano
Related Files: Lesson Plan | Teacher Attachment | Guided Imagery Choices | Attachment 1 | Attachment 2 | Attachment 3 | Attachment 4 | Attachment 5 | Attachment 6 | Attachment 7 | Download All As .ZIP
*based on a 55-minute class period.