Social Studies and Language Arts Connected Project


Capstone Project:The Rights of Children Around the World

You will be using the following essential questions to guide you as you read your Cultural Novel and work on the social studies capstone project throughout the year.

http://blog.al.com/afghanistan/2008/04/hope_for_the_future.html


How does where a child lives impact her/her well being/quality of life?

What are the factors that contribute to the treatment of children around the world?

How are the rights of children abided by in various parts of the world?

Problem/Solution Essay Websites:

www.heifer.org
www.freethechildren.com
www.kidscanmakeadifference.org
www.kids4afghanistan.com
www.freerice.com
www.globalcitizen.org
www.unicef.org
www.amnesty-usa.org
www.ilo.org
www.hrw.org
www.childreach.org

Beatrice's Goat:




Meets 60 minutes:





UN Declaration of the Rights of the Child:


DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD.docx
DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD.docx
DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD.docx

















Iqbal: Freedom Hero:


Iqbal: Freedom Hero


IgbalFactSheet.doc
IgbalFactSheet.doc
IgbalFactSheet.doc

Carpet Slaves: Child Labor in Pakistan

Working Conditions in a Carpet Factory.docx
Working Conditions in a Carpet Factory.docx
Working Conditions in a Carpet Factory.docx


Free the Children




A worldwide mission of kids helping kids

CBS 60 Minutes--- Sunday November 25, 2012
At age 12, Craig Kielburger set out the change the world. Now, 17 years later and with 2 million volunteers, he's still at it.


Learn more about Free the Children at
http://www.freethechildren.com/.