Human Rights

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Human Rights

This is a 1 hour fully resourced lesson on Human Rights.
This Human Rights Lesson pack contains: A PPT (15 slides) and a peer assessment handout (12 sheets).

Activities include:

Starter Task: A Thinking Skills questions-on human rights.

Task 1: Pupils are discuss the rights of a human being.

Task 2: Pupils are taken through the concept of human rights.

Task 3: Pupils will need to write as many questions using the 5W sheet as the an think of and then use the interactive 5W generator to discuss these questions.

Task 4: Pupils should then watch the YouTube clip and fill in the second 5 w sheet with answers to the questions discussed and any information from the clip that they deem important.

Task 5: Pupils should read the UN Declaration of Human Rights (2 versions included depending on ability) and highlight any key points.

Task 6: In pairs or groups pupils should come up with their own 10 declaration for human rights.

Homework: Pick a current issue that is in the news. Report on which human rights aren’t being followed and why. Also state what could be done to combat this.

Exit task/Plenary: Choose a representative to speak to the UN on behalf of your group to deliver your 10 Human Rights

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Created: Dec 1, 2017

Updated: Nov 29, 2020

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