World Vision Canada
The WorldVision Canada site is a great resource for teachers looking for material on socially responsible issues. A sampling of topics include the following: Children's Rights, Current Issues in Global, Emergency Response, War-affected Children projects/advocacy actions, A Study Kit on Aboriginal Issues, Quick introductions to global issues, Girls! stories worth telling; best practices, Know Hunger, One Deadly Step Kit - a landmines teaching kit , Rich World Poor World.
There are links to these topics for ordering more information such as video and printed material. There are also online resources for a number of these topics which are linked by provincial curriculum requirements for all ten provinces.
One superb resource available online is Children's Rights For You And Me. This 44 page unit is available as an Adobe PDF (Portable Document Format) file. This unit matches the expectations of the following provincial curriculums: Alberta Grade 2 Social Studies and Grades 3-6 Language Arts, British Columbia Grade 6 Social Studies and Grades 3-6 Language Arts, Manitoba Grades 4-6 English Language Arts, New Brunswick Grades 4-6 Language Arts and Grade 6 Social Studies, Newfoundland Grades 4-6 Language Arts and Grade 4 Social Studies, Nova Scotia Grades 4-6 Language Arts, Ontario Grade 4 Language Arts, Prince Edward Island Grades 4-6 Language Arts and Grade 4 Social Studies and Saskatchewan Grade 3 Social Studies and Grades 2-5 Language Arts. The length of the unit is approximately 8 hours and includes: Five Lesson Plans, Assessment Tools and Handouts.
This resource and site is well worth checking out.