Grade 10

The following resources are applicable to courses 10-1, 10-2 and 10-4.

Introduction to Human Rights – from The Rights Angle

Students use the newspaper to explore the meaning of human rights. Comes with 10 activities. Available in English only.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-1:
Related Issue 4: 4.2

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-4:
Related Issue 10-4.4: 10-4.4b

Newspapers and Human Rights – from The Rights Angle

Students learn to critically interact with the newspaper using human rights as a subject matter. Comes with 11 activities. Available in English only.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-1, 10-2:
Related Issue 1: 1.1, 1.6
Related Issue 4: 4.2

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-4:
Related Issue 10-4.1: 10-4.1a, 10-4.1f
Related Issue 10-4.2: 10-4.2b

International Human Rights Issues – from The Rights Angle

Students explore the current state of international human rights using the newspaper. Comes with 8 activities. Available in English only.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-1:
Related Issue 1: 1.1
Related Issue 2: 2.2, 2.6, 2.10
Related Issue 4: 4.2, 4.7

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-2:
Related Issue 1: 1.1
Related Issue 2: 2.2,
Related Issue 4: 4.2, 4.7

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-4:
Related Issue 10-4.1: 10-4.1a
Related Issue 10-4.2: 10-4.2b
Related Issue 10-4.4: 10-4.4b, 10-4.4g

Human Rights Issues in Canada and the Northwest Territories – from The Rights Angle

Students examine how Canada and their territory have approached concerns about human rights. Comes with 7 activities. Available in English only.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-1, 10-2:
Related Issue 1: 1.8, 1.9
Related Issue 4: 4.2

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-4:
Related Issue 10-4.1: 10-4.1h
Related Issue 10-4.4: 10-4.4b

Exploring the Challenges in Achieving World Peace – from Building World Peace

Students consider the prospects and obstacles for achieving sustainable global peace.
Available in English only.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-1, 10-2:
Related Issue 1: 1.1
Related Issue 2: 2.2
Related Issue 4: 4.2, 4.7

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-4:
Related Issue 10-4.4: 10-4.4b

The Nature of Conflict/Evaluating Sources – from Building World Peace

Students identify and research contemporary conflicts and the nature of globalization and internationalism. Current events focus. Available in English only.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-1:
Related Issue 2: 2.5, 2.6, 2.10, 2.11,
Related Issue 4: 4.2, 4.7

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-2:
Related Issue 2: 2.5
Related Issue 4: 4.2, 4.7

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-4:
Related Issue 10-4.2: 10-4.2e
Related Issue 10-4.4: 10-4.4b, 10-4.4g

Developing an Informed Position – from Building World Peace

Students will do a presentation with the medium of their choice to bring attention to the cause of a current war or conflict. Current events focus. Available in English only.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Skills only.

Exploring Possibilities for Citizenship – from Building World Peace

Students examine recommendations on how to build world peace and judge how they might work to achieve those outcomes. Available in English only.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-1, 10-2:
Related Issue 1: 1.1
Related Issue 3: 3.1

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-4:
Related Issue 10-4.1: 10-4.1a
Related Issue 10-4.3: 10-4.3a

Human Security vs. National Security – from Building World Peace

Students examine the issues of human security vs. national security in the United National intervention and the promotion of human rights guarantees. Available in English only.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-1, 10-2:
Related Issue 1: 1.1
Related Issue 2: 2.2, 2.3
Related Issue 4: 4.2, 4.7, 4.9

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-4:
Related Issue 10-4.1: 10-4.1a
Related Issue 10-4.2: 10-4.2b, 10-4.2c
Related Issue 10-4.4: 10-4.4b, 10-4.4g

Debating Human Rights in Conflict Zones & Lesson 9: Role Play Debate – from Building World Peace

Students will develop positions on a current conflict and then participate in a role-play debate designed to highlight the issues and perspectives surrounding the role of human rights in areas of conflict. Current events focus. Available in English only.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-1:
Related Issue 1: 1.1, 1.2, 1.7, 1.8
Related Issue 2: 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 2.9, 2.10, 2.11,
Related Issue 4: 4.1, 4.2

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-2:
Related Issue 1: 1.1, 1.2
Related Issue 2: 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 2.10, 2.11
Related Issue 4: 4.1, 4.2

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-4:
Related Issue 10-4.1: 10-4.1a, 10-4.1b
Related Issue 10-4.2: 10-4.2a, 10-4.2b, 10-4.2e
Related Issue 10-4.4: 10-4.4a, 10-4.4b

Developing a Conclusion and Resolution – from Building World Peace

Based on perspectives developed during the previous lessons, students work in groups to develop a resolution or concluding statement. Available in English only.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Skills only.

Where Does it Come From? Linking Local Consumption to Global Impact – from Classroom Activities for Children’s Rights

Map activity where students identify where their foods, clothes, shoes, toys, etc. come from in the world – goal is to heighten students’ awareness of the links between their community and the wider world. Available in English only. Associated subjects (indicated by resource): Social Studies, Geography, Language Arts, History, Math.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-1 and 10-2:
Related Issue 3: 3.2, 3.3

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-4:
Related Issue 10-4.3: 10-4.3b, 10-4.3c

The following resource is applicable to course 10-2 and 10-4

Watching a Video Presentation & Responding to a Speech or Presentation – from Building World Peace

Students watch a DVD presentation by Romeo Daillaire and then reflect and deliberate upon some of the important issues that emerge from the presentation. Available in English only.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-2
Related Issue 2: 2.2,
Related Issue 4: 4.2

Social Studies curriculum objectives met 10-4:
Related Issue 10-4.2: 10-4.2b
Related Issue 10-4.4: 10-4.4b