A human rights education resource on child soldiers, based on a talk by a former child soldier, Ishmael Beah. For use with young people aged 11-14 across a range of subject areas. Aligned to Common Core State Standards: RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.6
Human rights education: Child Soldiers
Subject Social Studies
Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Common Core State Standards
A good resource for teachers to use when teaching about conflict in other countries. The use of clips from a child soldier's life in Sierra Leone is a good way to get the students interested in the topic.
This is a good resource for teachers, containing a Human Rights Lesson Plan and activity links based on a child soldier's life in Sierra Leone. It contains links to film clips from Ishmael Beah's session in the human rights center.
Very good resource, Clearly links in well with Citizenship and easy to use