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The Case of Suspected Child Abuse

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students reduce their victimization through discussion of what constitutes child abuse. Also, they take responsible action on behalf of themselves or their friends.
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Family Law - Child Abuse

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and examine children's protective rights provided by law, discuss difficulties of determining whether child is abused or neglected, identify types of child abuse and neglect, analyze hypothetical situations to determine...
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Child Abuse

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss child abuse, broadly define and identify various types of child abuse, identify signs of child abuse, and list and discuss local area resources available for victim assistance.
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Thinking About Violence: Child Abuse

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners recognize different forms of child abuse (in story), explain why the government (child welfare) can interfere in family life, and create short "stories" for the other major characters in Ken's Story.
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Child Abuse

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students define abuse, and identify the three major components of child abuse. They identify methods that help prevent, or cope with abuse, and prevention techniques.
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Child Abuse

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders discuss the three major types of child abuse, list the steps of reporting child abuse, and identify the warning signs of child abuse.
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Child Labor Today Versus Nearly a Century Ago

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view two photos of child labor and compare them.  In this child labor lesson, students compare a present and past photo of children working.  Students write a comparison of the changes they see.
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Personal Development (Child Abuse Prevention)

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students define several types of abuse, including sexual, physical, and emotional abuse or neglect. They recognize signs of abusive situations and describe the potential consequences of abuse
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Abuse and Neglect: United Nations Conventions on the Rights of the Child

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars analyze the consequences of inadequate or inappropriate care giving (e.g., the effects of neglect or abuse). They analyze the influences that have impact on growth and development during adolescence. Pupils analyze...
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Family Law - Child Abuse and Neglect

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students continue to examine child abuse and neglect laws in their state. In groups, they discuss the reasoning behind the child abuse laws and how to increase awareness. They participate in a mock trial to practice their negotiation...
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Child Abuse and the Trial Process

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the elements of child abuse and neglect. Using this information, they relate it to the laws in their home state. They read scenerios and ask questions to determine if child abuse is present. They review the trial...
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Abuse and Neglect

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students identify the types of child abuse, how it occurs, and how to report it. They listen to a guest speaker lecture on child abuse and how to prevent it.
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Write On and On: Lesson 8

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore persuasive writing. In this middle lesson of a series of lessons on persuasive writing, students reread their beginning paragraph and evaluate its content. Students read and critique a sample 6th grade essay as a whole...
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Our Shared Humanity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ann Shin's award-winning documentary, My Enemy, My Brother introduces viewers to Zahed Haftlang and Najah Aboud, two child soldiers on opposite sides during the Iran-Iraq war. After viewing the film, class members are asked to reflect on...
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Beasts of No Nation: Crash Course Film Criticism

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Beasts of No Nation, a gripping tale of child soldiers, is the focus of an analysis that examines the techniques director Cary Joji Fukunaga uses to create his horrifying yet deeply compassionate film.
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Chapter 11 Teacher Guide and Student Log

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
As part of their study of the subject of child labor and child abuse introduced by Francesco D’Adamo’s novel, Iqbal, class members examine two extended reading passages about individuals who champion the rights of kids.
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Myth or Fact

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Are opioids the most abused drug after marijuana? How hard is it for young people to obtain painkillers without a prescription? Middle and high schoolers explore the growing epidemic of opioid addiction with a lesson that prompts them to...
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Chapter 14 Teacher Guide and Student Log

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Class members generate Level 1, 2, and 3 questions for Chapter 14 of Francesco D’Adamo’s Iqbal, a novel about child labor and abuse. In addition, they learn how to summarize a narrative text.
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American Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
While the Industrial Revolution may have fueled America's rise to the top of world markets, the child laborers often faced dangerous conditions. Using primary source images and other information, scholars consider what these children...
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Social Studies: Child Abuse

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the difference between child abuse and discipline. During a discussion, they identify the types of abuse and prevention methods. In groups, students examine various scenarios and determine whether or not the situations...
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Understanding Abuse

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the various forms of child abuse. Using the internet, they discover the proper ways to report abuse to adults and the warning signs of someone being abused. In groups, they complete a case study to end the lesson.
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Should It Be Mandatory to Get a License To Be a Parent?

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Learning how to engage in a respectful, academic discussion of controversial topics is an important skill all students should develop. This skill-building activity provides groups with a set-by-step procedure and sentence frames so that...
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Children's Rights Abuses

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students recognize need for Convention on the Rights of the Child, work cooperatively in groups to solve problems, examine the global incidents infringing upon students's rights, apply articles of Convention to resolve issues of poverty,...
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Prevent Child Abuse

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research documents and photographs by Lewis Hine on child labor. They examine documents and summarize them. Students complete several photograph analysis worksheets. Their research and documents begin after the Civil War.

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