If you teach the Declaration of Independence, you need this six minute video from the movie about John Adams.

If you teach the Declaration of Independence, you need this six minute video from the movie about John Adams.~~~I'm pinning without reading so I can't verify the validity of the claim but I love history so I'll keep it for later

HUMANISM: Something that is related to humans like, their interests, belief, resident, values, their morals, powers, needs, rights.

Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in the Universal Declaration states basic rights and fundamental freedoms to which all human beings are entitled.

United States Declaration of Independence

United States Declaration of Independence

This poster outlines Article 1 of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In a landmark decision the Geneva-based U.N. Human Rights Council voted in favour and endorsed the rights of gay, lesbian and transgendered people in a UN gay rights protection resolution for the first time ever on Friday, 17 June, 2011.

Article one of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.Wallpaper and background photos of "All Human Beings Are Born Free and Equal" for fans of Human Rights images.

Making the Declaration of Independence Come Alive. This is an awesome way to teach the Declaration! I think I can totally adapt this for my fifth graders!!!!

Bring the Declaration of Independence to life with your High School students. Watch an engaging lesson that examines the historical document and helps students to construct meaning based on its historical context and underlying themes.

Declaration of Independence: A Scavenger Hunt!

Declaration of Independence: A Scavenger Hunt! Students dive into the document

This is another great middle school lesson. It is a scavenger hunt and is about the Declaration of Independence. This seems like it would be fun and help the kids read critically and work on research methods.

"In June 1776, a little over a year after the start of the American Revolutionary War, the US Continental Congress huddled together in a hot room in Philadelphia to talk independence. Kenneth C. Davis dives into some of the lesser known facts about the process of writing the Declaration of Independence and questions one very controversial omission."  Which facts were you unaware of?

In June a little over a year after the start of the American Revolutionary War, the US Continental Congress huddled together in a hot room in Philadelphia

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights--downloadable PDF or view an illustrated version on the United Nations website.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (United Nations) article 26 discusses parental rights and education

image_20171112_164902_535 The United States Declaration of Independence is the statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress meeting at the Pennsylvania State House (Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies, then at war with the Kingdom of Great Britain, regarded themselves as thirteen independent sovereign states, no longer under British rule.

Signers of the Declaration of Independence

Texas Declaration of Independence, March written at Groce's Retreat (the capitol of the Republic of Texas for 3 days), signed at Washington-on-the-Brazos.

"Too Late to Apologize--A Declaration."  If I'd known this video existed, I wouldn't have spent an hour this afternoon trying to explain the Declaration of Independence!  I'm pretty sure that's Mr. Jefferson on the violin, too.

American Revolution - "Too Late to Apologize--A Declaration." If I'd known this video existed, I wouldn't have spent an hour this afternoon trying to explain the Declaration of Independence! I'm pretty sure that's Mr. Jefferson on the violin, too.

John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, + Ben Franklin working on the Declaration of Independence

"Writing the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams" by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris -

Lesson Deli: Revolutionary Thinking Maps: The Declaration of Independence

Lesson Deli--Using Thinking Maps to teach students about the American Revolution. Quick post by The Pensive Sloth on how to use a graphic organizer (Brace Map) to help students understand the Declaration of Independence.

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