The People Behind the Statistics

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Invite your class to experience human rights situations first hand. Following an introduction to human rights, class members read statements and categorize them as a whole class. They then work in small groups to prepare a role play as well as solutions for their role-played issue. Each group presents their work when complete.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations

  • Note that some of the situations meant for role play may prove to be sensitive areas for some of your pupils
Pros

  • Offers students the opportunity to analyze complex situations with human rights implications
  • Comes with many scenarios to categorize, analyze, and role play
Cons

  • The link to the Human Rights Toolkit, listed in the lesson's resources, no longer functions