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   Human Rights and Revolutions

   Teacher Guide ~ Unit 5

Overview A
Day A1        Day A2

Day A3        Day A4
Review A     KEY
Project A

Overview B
Day B1        Day B2

Day B3        Day B4
Review B      KEY
Project B

Overview C
Day C1        Day C2

Day C3        Day C4
Review C      KEY 
Project C

Validation of Learning

Unit Quiz over Art and Music is found in Student Weblinks (Suggestion:  Have students take the music section of the quiz as a class with the teacher manipulating the weblinks.)

Student Web Links

Time:  3 weeks          Theme:  Development of human rights


  • Certain human rights were gained in the following three revolutions:
    • The Glorious Revolution  (Week A)
    • The American Revolution  (Week B)
    • The French Revolution  (Week C)
  • Four famous John's:  John Foxe (Foxe's Book of Martyrs); John Milton (Paradise Lost); John Bunyan (Pilgrim's Progress); and John Wesley (Evangelist of England)
  • Revolutionary ideas of Jesus
  • Prepositions
  • Foreshortening technique in art

Week A:  Study of the four John's
Project A:  Drawing with simple foreshortening
Week B:  Short (one-page) newspapers about the American Revolution, written from the English point of view.  (Good group projects)|
Project B: Tea Party
Week C:  Projects relating to the art, music, and events in the world around 1783.
Project C: Cooking-baking

Bulletin Board Ideas:
  • Contributions to a Revolution
    • New ideas
    • Sensing unfair treatment or practices
    • Working toward a change
  • Liberty consists in being able to do everything which injures no one else.   French Declaration of the Rights of Man
  • Man has the right to life, property, freedom, and the pursuit of happiness.   John Locke
WB01512_.gif (115 bytes) Supplies Needed:
  • Arrange a still life for students to draw in Week C
  • Ingredients for cooking-baking in Project C