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Global CUrriculum

Film and Education Guides

 
 
 
 
 

Girl Be Heard and the team behind the documentary film I Am A Girl have partnered to raise awareness about human rights issues affecting girls around the world.

 

With over 60 pages of lesson plans designed for high school students from grades 9-12, Girl Be Heard Education Guides for I Am A Girl are a practical and ready-to-use source for teachers to address global and personal issues affecting girls around the world. Aligned with Common Core standards, teachers can easily use these curricula to complement textbook and classroom work, help prepare students to succeed on standardized tests, excel in college, and contribute thoughtfully as advocates for their communities, locally and globally.

 

HEALTH/ADVISORY

EDUCATION GUiDE


In this guide, teachers can find a total of seven lesson plans for Health or Advisory classes covering the following topics:

Role Models
Social Media
Social Expectations
Mental Health
Sexual Abuse/Consent
Reproductive Health
Gender Inequality

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

EDUCATION GUIDE


This guide contains a total of six lesson plans for English and Language Arts using a model of comparative literature.
For each of the girls’ stories featured in the I Am A Girl documentary film, teachers will find one corresponding lesson plan in this guide covering the following topics:

Journalism
Poetry and Music
Storytelling and Folklore
Personal Essay
Humanitarian Reports
Blogging

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HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES GUIDE

In this guide, teachers can find a total of twelve lesson plans for History and Social Studies classes. This guide covers the following topics:

U.S. HISTORY:
migration movements, black history

WORLD HISTORY:
feminism, colonialism, indigenous populations,
dictatorships, geography of lesser-known countries


CIVICS, CITIZENSHIP, & GOVERNMENT:
mental health care/social services, reproductive rights

ECONOMICS:
macroeconomic systems, microfinance, war politics, black markets

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More about the film


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