In the process of “thinking globally but acting locally,” students will learn what challenges face peoples in Afghanistan.
Following the reading of The Breadwinner, students will review selected articles from The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and demonstrate that they understand the concepts of human rights and of human rights violations through identifying and exploring human rights violations as portrayed within the novel. Students will be introduced to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. They will demonstrate that they understand the concepts of the rights of the child and of the violation of those rights through identifying and exploring human rights violations as portrayed within the novel Parvana’s Journey. Students will then explore and research an organization or a charity of their choice. By collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data related to an organization or a charity, they will begin to assess the impact of their financial contribution
English Language Arts
Global Classroom initiative
Rights of the Child
BC Performance Standards for Social Responsibility: exercising Democratic Rights and Responsibilities by showing a growing sense of altruism and optimism — a commitment to making the world a better place.
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