Are These Human Right Violations?

Using the Declaration of Human Rights and the United States Constitution as reference tools, class members examine 14 scenarios to decide if the situation represents a violation of human rights, and if these same rights are protected by a United States law or amendment.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Include the exercise in a unit study of the United Nations
Classroom Considerations

  • The 11th in a series of 19 related resources
Pros

  • The five-page packet includes the plan, a handout describing the scenarios, and links to useful websites
Cons

  • A link is not provided to the Declaration of Human Rights; however, it is readily available on the Internet