Respect My Rights, Respect My Dignity Education for Human Dignity Resource Pack Module Two – Housing is A Human Right

This Respect My Rights, Respect My Dignity Education for Human Dignity Resource Pack Module Two – Housing is A Human Right unit also includes:

Take learners on a journey throughout the world to discover how other people live. Scholars experience a taste of what life feels like for those in poverty and without housing. Activities include discussions, building a cardboard house, role playing, and small group work.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign a project where learners take it a step further and research an entire day in the life of a person their age in another country with an inadequate housing situation
  • Flip your classroom by assigning the slum activity as homework
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource stands as the second in a three-part series about global human rights
  • Take extra care in how to discuss topics with class members that may deal with poverty on a daily basis
Pros

  • Brainstorms ideas for how to make a plan of action
  • Provides figures to explain complicated concepts
  • Puts the scholars in other people's shoes through exercises that build empathy skills
Cons

  • None