Use this lesson from NewsHour Extra to introduce human rights to your students. Students will explore and learn why it is necessary to have an agreed-upon framework for human rights recognition. Further, they will analyze the structure and format of the UDHR and identify those protected by its provisions.
Introduction to Human Rights Lesson Plan
Subject English Language Arts — Reading Standards for Informational Text • Social Studies — Current Events
Grade Level Grades 6-12
Resource Type Handout, Lesson Plan
The lesson was inspirational as we discussed the differences between human and American rights.
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