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906 resources with the concept human rights

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Which Freedom?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders choose on the freedoms in the Bill of Rights and research it on the internet. They answer specific questions using their research and produce a written document using a computer.
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Just a Spoonful of Rights Makes the Responsibilities Go 'Round, Part II Service

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners share what they have learned about rights and responsibilities with others in their school and community through a service-learning activity.
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Fight for Freedom

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students research examples of slavery in the world today, and explore some ways they can help current slaves gain their freedom. After students develop a plan for helping to fight slavery, they take action.
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America's Civil Rights Movement, Activity Two

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students investigate the human stories or the American Civil Rights Movement.
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America's Civil Rights Movement, Activity Four

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate the concept that people died during the Civil Right;s Movement using the Matix method.
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Brother Outsider

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view the film "Brother Outsider" and read an article by Bayard Rustin as springboards to discuss the concept of civil rights in the United States. They follow a discussion guide.
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Boomtown

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils view a series of films that explore evolving concepts of civil rights in America. They consider the civil rights of African-Americans, the aged and homosexuals. They discuss the films and complete worksheets.
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"Open Mic" - Giving Creative Expression To The Connection Between The Japanese American Internment, September 11, And Our Rights Today

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the similarities of the Japanese-American experience in WWII and Arab-American experience in post-September 11 US policy. They create presentations on their reflections and express themselves through poetry, dance,...
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Freedom of the Press

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explain the "watchdog" role of the press. They identify varied roles that citizens, reporters, and editors play in maintaining a free press. They identify value conflicts between freedom of the press and other rights.
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Have Minorities Gained Acceptance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students cite evidence gathered from magazines about how much Blacks are accepted into the mainstream of American life. They support their conclusions by writing an answer to an essay question.
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A Civic Duty to Protest

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the concept of religious freedom by evaluating Hong Kong's security laws. In pairs students investigate the levels of religous freedom allowed in various countries around the world and present this information to the class.
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Zora Neale Hurston:Fighting Jim Crow through the All-Black Community

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explain the importance of equality of opportunity and equal protection of the law as a characteristic of American society and evaluate the validity and credibility of different historical interpretations.
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Perspective on the Slave Narrative

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars work with the slave narrative as a resource for historical study and evaluate it as a work of literature; students then examine the narrative in the context of political controversy as an argument for abolition.
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A Time for Justice

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explain the protections and privileges of individuals and groups in the United States.
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Human Rights Role-play

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders demonstrate an awareness of the needs, rights, and feelings of others through participation in the planning and presentation of a human rights role-play. They express their thoughts on human rights through writing.
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Classroom Charter

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students compare and contrast rights and responsibilities in a written paragraph. They create a charter of rights to be applied in the classroom, and identify four of those rights in written form.
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Civil Rights Heroes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the actions of people involved in the Civil Rights Movement. They explore the reasons for the movement and its successes and failures, and explain the sacrifices made by those who participated in the movement.
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Responsibilities and rights: Making civic decisions

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students, working in small groups, investigate concepts related to social and economic decision-making. They define issues for some different groups within Australia, then assign either government or individual responsibility for each...