Global Schools Project
A Student-Centered Approach to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
American History, Civics & Government, Political Science, Social Science General, World History
Grade 06 through 12
Themes: active learning, human rights, Universal Declaration of Human Rights |
Abstract: Students will gain an in-depth understanding of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, its creation, and its application in modern times. Students will create an original one-minute instructional film depicting how each article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights applies to their lives. This will allow the students to internalize the information in a personally relevant way.
Curriculum Standards: Power, Authority and Governance; Global Connections; Civic Ideals and Practices
Geographic Focus: Global
Class Periods*: 5 – 6+
Author: Gary Padgett
Related Files: Lesson Plan
*based on a 55-minute class period.