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Grade Level Grades 9-12
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards

About This Lesson

After this lesson, students will be able to: define and provide examples of dehumanization; explain how labor camps in China deny human rights; become a defender of human rights by helping Harry Wu and his fight against forced labor camps in China. This lesson plan was produced by New York State United Teachers in partnership with the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights. Aligned to CCSS: RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.7, RH.9-10.9

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Lesson Plan
February 12, 2020
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Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Integrate quantitative or technical analysis (e.g., charts, research data) with qualitative analysis in print or digital text.
Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.
Just a note to preview the readings prior to using them. They do contain some language not suitable for all groups.
Raymond Macias
November 22, 2014