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Amnesty International and Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discover the mission of Amnesty International. In this human rights lesson, students read literature about the social justice organization and then compose letters on behalf of those suffering from human rights persecution...
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International Children's Rights Organizations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Distinguish specific historical aspects of international organizations and identify the role played by international organizations such as UNICEF, Amnesty International, International Labor Organization, Human Rights Watch and Child...
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Letter Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss civil rights and research organizations such as UNICEF and Amnesty International. The class adopts a concern and participates in a letter writing campaign to support their chosen cause.
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Credit to the Nation: Human Rights Cards

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the lives of refugees. In this human rights lesson, students use the provided refugee cards to play games that require them to learn details about the lives of the refugees. 
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Using the Amnesty Interactive CD-ROM

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students view the Amnesty Interactive CD-ROM and investigate different aspects of human rights around the world. They identify people who have contributed to human rights, documents from ancient to modern times that have contributed to...
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Rights Abuses Around the World: What Can We Do?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Learners read about an Urgent Action information sheet from Amnesty International and a petition about human rights abuses against sexual minorities outside the USA. They discuss the situation, read about other similar cases and then...
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Activists for Human Rights

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students research prominent human rights activists from U.S. history. They report the biographical facts of their subject along with information on the causes he or she represented. Students also examine local human rights issues and...
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Breaking News English: Israel And Hamas Reject Amnesty Report

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "Israel And Hamas Reject Amnesty Report," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Creating a Human Rights Community

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students work together to create lists of rights and responsibilities that set a standard of behavior to foster human rights in their community. They participate in class discussions, draft a plan of action to establish these behaviors...
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The Terror of Their Ways

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine human rights abuses. For this contemporary history lesson, students investigate violations against human rights during war. Students discuss the work of the Red Cross and Amnesty International in promoting human rights...
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Genocide

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine human genocide. In this genocide lesson, 12th graders listen to their instructor present a lecture about genocide and then research specific historical events. Students present their research findings to their peers.
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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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Children in War and Strife: Case Studies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the lives of students in war torn countries. After reading case studies, they work together to answer discussion questions. They review the roles of the Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International and develop a...
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Human Rights: What Will Students and Teacher Do?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze the "Universal Declaration of Human Rights." In this human rights lesson, students explore the text of this document and watch Amnesty International videos about human rights. Students then locate and discuss articles on...
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Respect My Rights, Respect My Dignity: Module One – Poverty and Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Creating an environment where learners feel both educated and empowered challenges any teacher when discussing a sometimes bleak topic. A respectful resource provides them with the details and permits them to make a plan of action....
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Respect My Rights, Respect My Dignity Module Three – Sexual and Reproductive Rights Are Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Give learners the support they need to take action in their communities when it comes to sexual and reproductive rights. A resource teaches the class about global issues surrounding gender inequality, including both readings and...
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Respect My Rights, Respect My Dignity: Module Two – Housing is A Human Right

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take learners on a journey throughout the world to discover how other people live. Scholars experience a taste of what life feels like for those in poverty and without housing. Activities include discussions, building a cardboard house,...
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Problems, Problems, Everywhere

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify a minimum of five issues at the international, national, state and local level about which they are concerned. They develop a minimum of two arguments in support of learning more about the specific issues. They evaluate...
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The Right to Workers in United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To raise awareness and understanding of modern-day slavery, class groups research the various forms of slavery, including human trafficking, read and reflect on case studies, and design a plan of action for their community.
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Human Rights in the US

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce your class to human rights and ask them to consider big questions about being human. Small groups create characters and represent their characters on large paper with images and words. After a discussion, they define human...
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Human Rights and Service Learning (Part 1)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What better way is there to teach about human rights than by seeing them firsthand? Introduce your class or club to the spirit of service through a myriad of service project ideas. First in a series of human rights instructional...
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All about Me!

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Celebrate the uniqueness of your students with this character building lesson series. In order to learn about and appreciate diversity and individuality, children create All About Me books by cutting out and drawing pictures that...
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Model UN Scavenger Hunt

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever tried to get information online about an organization only to have difficulty understanding the results? Scholars navigate the Internet in a WebQuest to locate information about organizations within the Model United...
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Who Are Travellers?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students visit specified websites to research zoning information in Essex. They participate in a role play to present a zoning request to a city council. Groups of students prepare their side of the case and create their proposal to be...

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