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Students learn about the importance of basic human rights.

 

 

UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHTS


Students learn about universal human rights.

 

Objectives:

  • The concept of universal human rights
  • How these rights are violated around the world
  • How this especially affects vulnerable groups like children

Suggested Grades:

Fifth Grade - Sixth Grade - Seventh Grade

 
 

 

HUMAN RIGHTS LESSON PLAN

Resources needed:

  • Printable lesson and lesson plan (see below).
  • Colored pens and paper for designing a poster
  • Recent newspaper articles on human rights issues

Duration:
1 hour 30 minutes (Part A: 30 minutes teaching, Part B: 1 hour activity)

Lesson Excerpt:

Part A: Human Rights
  • Ask the class what they understand by a ‘right’. Get them to think firstly about the sort of rights they have in school, for example being treated fairly by teachers, being taught well, or not being beaten.  What rights do they not have? (To behave however they like in class, etc.)
  • Move on to the idea of human rights. What rights does the class think that everyone in the world should have?

Human rights are the rights that every person has, simply because he or she is a human being.  All of us were born with these rights, no matter what our race, nationality or gender, and respecting the rights of others helps to make the world a fairer place. In 1948, the United Nations drew up the Declaration of Human Rights. This document says that human rights are universal, meaning that they are recognized throughout the world. 

Examples of universal human rights include:


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HUMAN RIGHTS LESSON

Universal Human Rights Lesson Plan and Activity *

Printable lesson plan and activity.

 

 

 

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