Lesson Plan

Balancing Human Rights

Everyone appreciates human rights, but what happens if the rights of an individual conflict with the rights of the larger group? Scholars explore real-life scenarios and debate when to limit rights and when to strictly enforce them. The 10th activity in the 12-part series stresses the complexity of ethical issues as they relate to human rights.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Compare students' rights in three very different countries
Classroom Considerations
  • Because the site is based out of Great Britain, it may include content applicable only to GB
  • Relies on prior knowledge from each of the previous lessons in the series
  • Provides many useful links for additional research
  • Includes tips for differentiation, preparation, and planning