Migrants in the Media

Class members examine two documents—The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and The Rights of Migrants in the United States—and then use reports in the media to assess how well the US is doing in ensuring these rights.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • The resource is presented from a human rights prospective; therefore, have groups research and analyze the arguments that contend that immigrants pose a threat to national security
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires multiple copies of multiple pages
  • The activity presumes class members have experience analyzing primary source documents
Pros

  • The five-page packet includes a fact sheet that details the Rights of Migrants in the United States, a summary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and a worksheet for the media analysis assignment
Cons

  • No rubric for the presentations is included