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1,094 resources with the concept civil rights

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How Can You Be a Revolutionary?

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders identify priorities in human rights for children. They discuss the role the United Nations has in bringing nations together to work for peace and development. They create a list of imperatives that would address oversights...
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Safeguarding the Rights of the Study Participant

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write a paper that follow all the conventions of proper English. They create a paper that incorporates the required sections of an informed consent document such as would be used in a real clinical trial. Students synthesize...
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Contextualizing a Historical Photograph: Busing and the Anti-busing Movement in Boston

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the civil rights movement. They identify the causes and consequences of the anti-busing movement in Boston. Students construct a narrative to explain the context of an historical photograph related to the...
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United Nations International Declaration of Human Rights (1947) - 12 October 2000

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students use the 1947 Declaration of Human Rights to explore the concept of basic human rights in relation to past and present world situations. They brainstorm or think of cases where rights are being abused at school, in Australia or...
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Lesson #3: Internet Map Activity

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students label assembly centers and relocation camps on a given map of the United States in order to create a better understanding of the relocation experience of Japanese-American citizens and the distance that families had to move and...
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Legal Definitions of Childhood

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine how various cultures define childhood. Using the internet, they research how countries around the world determine who is a child. They identify the sources they most relate with as a child.
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The Roles and Rights of Children in Society

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Learners work together to examine case study of students's lives in different societies of the world. Using the information, they complete a chart and share their information with the class. They discuss society's ideals for learners's...
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Debt Slavery and Children in Pakistan, A Case Study

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe extent of Pakistan child slavery problem as international community sees it, and determine whether national sovereignty is valid answer to not allowing international agencies to monitor or remedy the problems. Students...
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Rights of Non-Citizen Immigrants

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils continue their discussion of if coming to America was the best thing for a group of immigrants. As a class, they complete the citizenship test offered by the INS. They research the benefits and responsibilities of being a United...
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Grab Hands and Run: Understanding Human Rights

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read the novel Grab Hands and Run by Frances Temple. They explore the effects of war on human rights. Students explore the idea that human rights are protected by the United Nations. They identify the human rights that were...
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Webquest: What Are Your Rights?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders learn what rights and freedoms are protected in the Bill of Rights. They examine the different viewpoints and role of the Supreme Court in determining rights and freedoms. They then develop an opinion on current civil...
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C¿¿sar Ch¿¿vez, Organizes the Farm Workers Association - Act I, Scene I "The House Meeting"

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze the development of federal civil and voting rights for minority groups. In groups, they discuss how Cesar Chavez organized the farm workers and the techniques he used when protesting. They define and practice...
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Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read firsthand accounts of refugees, take a Child Labor Quiz from UNICEF's "Voices of Youth" Web site, study about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. They write a radio news report on the signing of the declaration and...
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Amnesty International

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers are introduced to the phrase 'human rights. They discuss how they would feel if they were an underage soldier. Students are divided into small groups, they work together to answer questions such as: How would you...
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Guantanamo Bay

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students are divided into small groups, they work through questions in their groups. They read the story UK terror suspects to come home. Students are then introduced to the phrases' 'human rights' and Geneva Convention and students...
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A World Made New: Human Rights After the Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the development of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. After reading excerpts, they discover how cultural values have been blended into the UDHR. They discuss how their school and community deal with human...