The Rights of Workers in the United States: Understanding Modern-day Slavery

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Slavery is alive and flourishing with more people enslaved that ever before. Human trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in the world. Such statistics are sure to sober class members as they use the links provided by a thorough resource to investigate modern-day slavery.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Investigate the types of support systems available on campus and in your community
  • Given the nature of the stories, be sure to spend extra time on the Take Action section of the plan and have individuals develop their own action plan
Classroom Considerations

  • Due to the sensitive language and graphic materials contained in the resource, preview the entire packet before determining what materials to use with your class
  • Establish a protocol for safe and respectful discussion
  • Requires access to copies of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Pros

  • The 32-page packet includes a detailed plan, activities, discussion questions, links to research sites, and all required handouts
Cons

  • None
Common Core