Rights and Freedoms and Overview of the Modern World and Australia
Your task is to create a TED Talk (5 minutes) about the future of Human Rights in our world. Your video presentation will document the history of Civil Rights in Australia to inspire Global Citizens of the 21st century act in support of the Declaration of Human Rights (1948).
STEP 1 ASK
STEP 2 ACQUIRE
Search for ”Civil rights”
Declaration of Human Rights
Oliver in school OR Oliver out of school
Remember some general Australian history books at 909 994 will have a chapter on these
Australian Aboriginal history
The Fights for Civil Rights
Changing Rights and Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples
Simple Biographical info
Detailed info on his involvement with civil rights
The Wake Hill Walk off – national archives. This is particularly good for Primary sources.
Australian film clips
SBS Living Black – ‘Sporting An Identity’ (6mins) –
ABC 7:30 Report – Strife torn Redfern torn by development plans (8mins)
Midnight Oil : Beds are burning:
For the United States
History.com presents a Civil Rights Movement gallery featuring 15 video clips, 6 speeches, 8 photo galleries, and 1 interactive.
This National Parks Service presents essays and image of civil rights leaders such as Rosa Parks, Fred Shuttlesworth, Thurgood Marshall, Julian Bond, Dick Gregory, Jesse Jackson, Andrew Young, and others.
Good link with our own Freedom Rides/Charlie Perkins
General human rights These might help you relate it your presentation to our world
With all this information select what is useful for the lesson activity.
Summarise your work
Making a documentary – You might use Prezi, iMovie, Powerpoint and record a narration
STEP 5 ASSESS
Before you submit your assignment follow these steps
Read the comments – What do you learn from this for next time?