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Grade 8 - Social Studies - Resources: Unit 1 - Human Rights

The Atlantic Slave tTade


Beating Bullying at Home and in Your Community

Being Transgender


Breaker boys : How a Photograph Helped End Child Labor

Capital Punishment

Child Labor

Child Workers in England, 1780-1820 : Parish Apprentices and the Making of the Early Industrial Labour Force

Children Growing Up with War

Children's Rights

The Columbine Shootings

Critical Perspectives on Immigrants and Refugees

Critical Perspectives on Vaccinations

The Columbine School Shooting

Childhood and Child Labour in the British Industrial Revolution

Cyberbullying and the Wild, Wild Web : What Everyone Needs to Know

Child abuse : Tragedy and trauma

Childhood and Child Labour in Industrial England : Diversity and Agency, 1750-1914

The Children Soldiers of ISIS

Confronting Stereotypes

Dress Like a Woman : Working Women and What They Wore

The Debate About the Death Penalty

The Death Penalty : Just Punishment or Cruel Practice?



Dating Violence


Everything You Need to Know About Free Speech

Freedom of Information

Florida School Shooting

Forty-Nine Minutes of Madness : The Columbine High School Shooting

Freedom of religion

Gay Marriage

Gay-Straight Alliances : Networking With Other Teens and Allies

Gays in the Military

Gender-Based Violence and Women's Rights

Girl Rising : Changing the World one Girl at a Time

Punishing Bullies : Zero Tolerance vs. Working Together

Growing up in Coal Country

Health Care : Limits, Laws, and Lives at Stake

Human Rights for All

Human Rights and Protecting Individuals

Human Rights in Focus: Human Trafficking

Human rights in Focus:Refugees

Human Rights & Liberty

Human Rights in Contemporary Africa

Human Rights Innovators.

Human Rights

Human Rights

Human Rights in Focus: Illegal Immigrants

Hate Crimes

Human Rights in Focus: Genocide

Incarcerated Youth

Interpreting the Bill of Rights

ISIS Brides

Kids at Work : Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor

Lana Wachowski

LGBTQ Rights

LGBTQ Rights

Locked Up for Freedom : Civil Rights Protesters at the Leesburg Stockade


Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai : Pakistani Activist for Female Education

Mass Incarceration

#NeverAgain : A New Generation Draws the Line

The Newtown School Shooting

Online Activism : Social Change Through Social Media

Online Privacy

Peer Pressure & Relationships


Poverty and Economic Inequality

Prevention of School Shootings


Racial Profiling : Everyday Inequality


Reproductive Rights

Reproductive Rights : Who Decides?

The Right of the Child to a Clean Environment

School Shootings

Slavery and the Slave Trade

The truth Behind Antibiotics, Pesticides, and Hormones

Understanding the Bill of Rights

Women's Rights at Work

The Women's Rights Movement : Then and Now

School Shootings : How Can We Stop Them

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Social Media : Like it or Leave it

Social Activism : Working Together to Create Change in Our Society

Standing Up to Bullying at School

Steal This Country : A Handbook for Resistance, Persistence, and Fixing Almost Anything

Transgender Rights and Issues

Transgender Rights

True Stories of Teen Soldiers

Understanding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

United Nations

The War on Poverty

When is Free Speech Hate Speech?

Workers' Rights

Working with Your School to Create a Safe Environment

Your Rights as an LGBTQ+ Teen