Grade 3

3 Things I Can Do – from Rights in the Sun

Writing activity – things I can do to promote human rights, resolve conflict, avoid conflict, etc. Available in English only.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 1: 3.1.1
Cluster 2: 3.2.2; 3.2.3; 3.2.4

The Beast Awakens – from Play it Fair!

Group activity to experience collaboration and to think about how we can best work together. Available in English and French.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 1: 3.1.1

Bully Survivor – from Rights in the Sun

Interactive team game to get children thinking about how to deal with bullies through strategies and how to deal in a positive way. Available in English and French.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 1: 3.1.5

A Carnival of Colours – from Children of the World

Activity to get students to be open to cultural differences and make inferences from media. Available in English and French.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 3: 3.3.4; 3.3.6

Connecting the Local to the Global – from Classroom Activities for Children’s Rights

Activity to help demonstrate interdependence and getting along. Available in English only.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 2: 3.2.4

Games from Around the World – from Rights in the Sun

Play games from countries and cultures around the world.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 2: 3.2.2
Cluster 3: 3.3.5; 3.3.6

Look for Similarities and Discover Differences! – from Play it Fair!

Group questionnaire activity to find people with the same answers as you. Available in English and French.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 1: 3.1.5

My Group…My Culture – from Play it Fair!

Children identify groups they belong to through drawings. Available in English and French.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 2: 3.2.2

Our Rights – Reference

Cards, activities and suggested discussion questions to describing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Available in English only.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 2: 3.2.3

The Race Against Anger – from Play it Fair!

Interacting brainstorming game to find ways to deal with anger and resolve problems peacefully. Available in English and French.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 1: 3.1.5

Social Responsibility – from Respect for All

This activity focuses on some of the types of hurtful behaviour through which racism and other forms of discrimination are often manifested.  The emphasis here is on the more egregiously hurtful behaviours such as physical assault, intimidation, exclusion, and name calling that students may have already experienced or witness, even if not necessarily in a situation where there were racist overtones or intent.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 1: 3.1.5
Cluster 2: 3.2.2; 3.2.4

We All Have Rights and Responsibilities – from Children’s Rights

Lessons to lead you through creating a class charter together.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 1: 3.1.1, 3.1.4, 3.1.5
Cluster 2: 3.2.3, 3.2.4
Cluster 3: 3.3.4,

Where Does it Come From? –  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: Social Studies, Geography, Language Arts, History, Math.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 2: 3.2.1; 3.2.2
Cluster 3: 3.3.1: 3.3.3