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Global Schools Project



The Invisible Children of Uganda

Sanna Said,

Social Science General, World History

Grade 06 through 12

Themes: child soldiers, human rights, Lord's Resistance Army, Uganda |


Abstract: This lesson will teach students about children in Uganda who are becoming child soldiers during government and rebel conflict. Students will understand what the international community has done to help and what programs exist in Uganda to help these children and their communities.

Curriculum Standards: Culture; Power, Authority and Governance; Global Connections, Civic Ideals and Practices

Geographic Focus: Africa, Uganda

Class Periods*: 2-3

Author: Sanna Said

Related Files: Lesson Plan | DVD Cover | Problem Analysis | Download All Files As .ZIP

*based on a 55-minute class period.




Global Schools Project

Global Schools Lesson Plans

Department of Secondary Education

Social Studies Education


Lesson Plans

The following links provide entry to the Lesson Plans developed by the Global Schools Project Fellows. Most all of the plans can be infused into middle or high schools social studies courses to provide interdisciplinary, global education perspectives to your students.

Although categorized by the following headings, many of the lesson plans would meet multiple state or NCSS Thematic standards.




Human Rights

Politics/International Relations

Social Studies General


The lesson plans can be downloaded by going to one of the above areas and selecting the plan.





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