HRE Library – Subjects

Arts

GENERAL The World as It Could Be Publisher: The World as It Could Be Full curriculum that uses the creative arts to deepen learning about the UDHR and provide opportunities for the youth to, in turn, teach their peers and…

Drama

LESSON PLANS Acting for Indigenous Rights: Theatre to Change the World Source: University of Minnesota Human Rights Education Series Manual with information, plays, and learning activities based on indigenous issues, background information, and learning activities using Pedagogy and Theatre of…

Economics

LESSON PLANS Economic and Social Justice: A Human Rights Perspective Author: David Shiman, Source: Univ. of Minnesota Human Rights Center Full curriculum that provides an introduction to economic and social rights, 9 learning activities, and resources. See especially Activity 2,…

Geography

LESSON PLANS Fatnah’s Story: Giving Girls a Chance to Learn Source: UNICEF Lesson plans that raise awareness of the impact of gender inequality through the story of a refugee girl in Darfur. Offers ways to address gender equality in education. Grade…

Literature/Language Arts

LESSON PLANS Children’s Rights Source: Amnesty UK A beautifully illustrated picture book introducing the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). It takes the key articles of the Convention and translates them into language children can relate to with…

Math

“The most urgent social issue affecting poor people and people of color is economic access… [and that] depends crucially on math and science literacy.” ~ Bob Moses LESSON PLANS Aboriginals and Early Settlers – Math Component Source: Development a Global Perspective…

Science & Technology

Environment Lessons Plans Environmental Justice Elementary   Middle school   High school Source: Teaching Tolerance Uses maps and graphs to explore how some natural disasters like the Gulf Oil Spill disproportionately affect people of color and those who live in poverty. Grade Level: elementary…

Service-Learning

LESSON PLANS Building a Race and Immigration Dialogue in the Global Economy (BRIDGE) Source: The National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, 2004 Curriculum with lessons on immigration, labor, and organizing.  Also see Building Immigrant Community Power Through Legislative Advocacy: A…

U.S. History

LESSON PLANS African American History Source: Library of Congress Three lessons that cover: Baseball, Race Relations and Jackie Robinson, Segregation: From Jim Crow to Linda Brown, and After Reconstruction: Problems of African Americans in the South. Grade Level: middle –…