Unit 1: Human Rights Concepts

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The Declaration of Human Rights was put into place as a safeguard for lives across the globe. Scholars investigate current human rights crises in the second lesson of a six-part module using a Model UN curriculum. They research the concept of what true human rights look like and how the entire globe, with the UN simulation as a guide, deals with nations that do not honor the basic value of life. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Introduce the lesson concept by brainstorming what human rights currently exist in the United States
  • Extend the lesson with current events about global nations that are experiencing a human rights crisis
Classroom Considerations

  • First of five total units on human rights

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  • Lesson includes guidelines for student presentations

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