Un declaration Of Human Rights



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UN Declaration Of Human Rights

  • Global Interpretation in One Word

“Today we are participating in a great international movement for the better protection of individual rights. New methods of protecting and advancing human rights are being proposed and discussed. Across the world, men of good will are seeking new ways of making human rights triumphant over tyranny.”

  • “Today we are participating in a great international movement for the better protection of individual rights. New methods of protecting and advancing human rights are being proposed and discussed. Across the world, men of good will are seeking new ways of making human rights triumphant over tyranny.”
  • Address at the Laying of the Cornerstone of the New U.S. Courts Building for the District of Columbia.
  • June 27, 1950
  • #174 Truman Library Collection

Lesson Plan

  • Jesse V. McClain
  • Boardman Center Middle School
  • 8th Grade and up
  • Language Arts
  • 1 or 2 class Sessions
  • This lesson was designed to provide the students with the exact articles found in the UN Declaration of Human Rights and the opportunity to analyze each article.
  • This lesson’s objective is for students to choose one word from each article and compose a ‘global’ representation in words of the UN Declaration of Human Rights. The teacher can go back through the program and add EACH student’s word to the PowerPoint’s appropriate blank page for a final presentation. Each classes globe one word interpretation can be displayed.
  • National Standards Met: 3, 4, 11
  • Source Reference: www.un.org/Overview/rights.html
  • PowerPoint Capability Required
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Office of Public Information;Reprint 20856. October 1989.
  • Rubric …slide #67

Draw Your Globe Now

  • Please make certain that your globe can hold at least 30 words.

Article 1.

  • All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

1st Word

Article 2.

  • Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Furthermore, no distinction shall be made on the basis of the political, jurisdictional or international status of the country or territory to which a person belongs, whether it be independent, trust, non-self-governing or under any other limitation of sovereignty.

2nd

Article 3.

  • Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.

3rd

Article 4.

  • No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.

4th

Article 5.

  • No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

5th

Article 6.

  • Everyone has the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.

6th

Article 7.

  • All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law. All are entitled to equal protection against any discrimination in violation of this Declaration and against any incitement to such discrimination.

7th

Article 8.

  • Everyone has the right to an effective remedy by the competent national tribunals for acts violating the fundamental rights granted him by the constitution or by law.

8th

Article 9.

9th

Article 10.

  • Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and public hearing by an independent and impartial tribunal, in the determination of his rights and obligations and of any criminal charge against him.

10th

Article 11.

  • (1) Everyone charged with a penal offence has the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law in a public trial at which he has had all the guarantees necessary for his defense.
  • (2) No one shall be held guilty of any penal offence on account of any act or omission which did not constitute a penal offence, under national or international law, at the time when it was committed. Nor shall a heavier penalty be imposed than the one that was applicable at the time the penal offence was committed.

11th

Article 12.

  • No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honor and reputation. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks.

12th

Article 13.

  • 1) Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each state.
  • (2) Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country.

13th

Article 14.

  • (1) Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.
  • (2) This right may not be invoked in the case of prosecutions genuinely arising from non-political crimes or from acts contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations.

14th

Article 15.

  • (1) Everyone has the right to a nationality.
  • (2) No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his nationality nor denied the right to change his nationality.

15th

Article 16.

  • (1) Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution.
  • (2) Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending spouses.
  • (3) The family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the State.

16th

Article 17.

  • (1) Everyone has the right to own property alone as well as in association with others.
  • (2) No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his property.

17th

Article 18.

  • Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.

18th

Article 19.

  • Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.

19th

Article 20.

  • (1) Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association.
  • (2) No one may be compelled to belong to an association.

20th

Article 21.

  • 1) Everyone has the right to take part in the government of his country, directly or through freely chosen representatives.
  • (2) Everyone has the right of equal access to public service in his country.
  • (3) The will of the people shall be the basis of the authority of government; this will shall be expressed in periodic and genuine elections which shall be by universal and equal suffrage and shall be held by secret vote or by equivalent free voting procedures.

21st

Article 22.

  • Everyone, as a member of society, has the right to social security and is entitled to realization, through national effort and international co-operation and in accordance with the organization and resources of each State, of the economic, social and cultural rights indispensable for his dignity and the free development of his personality.

22nd

Article 23.

  • (1) Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favorable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment.
  • (2) Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work.
  • (3) Everyone who works has the right to just and favorable remuneration ensuring for himself and his family an existence worthy of human dignity, and supplemented, if necessary, by other means of social protection.
  • (4) Everyone has the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his interests.

23rd

Article 24.

  • Everyone has the right to rest and leisure, including reasonable limitation of working hours and periodic holidays with pay.

24th

Article 25.

  • (1) Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control.
  • (2) Motherhood and childhood are entitled to special care and assistance. All children, whether born in or out of wedlock, shall enjoy the same social protection.

25th

Article 26.

  • (1) Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.
  • (2) Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace.
  • (3) Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children.

26th

Article 27.

  • (1) Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits.
  • (2) Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the author.

27th

Article 28.

  • Everyone is entitled to a social and international order in which the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration can be fully realized.

28th

Article 29.

  • (1) Everyone has duties to the community in which alone the free and full development of his personality is possible.
  • (2) In the exercise of his rights and freedoms, everyone shall be subject only to such limitations as are determined by law solely for the purpose of securing due recognition and respect for the rights and freedoms of others and of meeting the just requirements of morality, public order and the general welfare in a democratic society.
  • (3) These rights and freedoms may in no case be exercised contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations.

29th

Article 30.

  • Nothing in this Declaration may be interpreted as implying for any State, group or person any right to engage in any activity or to perform any act aimed at the destruction of any of the rights and freedoms set forth herein.

30th

  • ESSAY RUBRIC FOR ACADEMIC WRITING
  • “A” essays will:
  • have a strong introduction with an effective attention-getter and clear thesis statement;
  • have a topic sentence in each body that explains how the supporting point relates to the thesis;
  • organize the main points so that the essay builds chronologically or logically;
  • smoothly introduce quotations and/or examples, organizing them effectively in the ¶;
  • select examples that effectively support the topic sentence and fully explain their significance;
  • make use of well-selected, significant quotations (as relevant) and specific examples or details;
  • effectively conclude the essay by showing the significance of the topic;
  • use advanced and precise vocabulary; use transitions to effectively link paragraphs and sentences;
  • follow formal essay rules: avoid using slang, trite expressions, and saying “you” and "I";
  • be virtually free of grammar, punctuation, and usage errors; keep a consistent verb tense.
  • “B” essays will:
  • have a good introduction with a relevant attention-getter and clear thesis statement;
  • have a topic sentence in each body ¶ that explains how the main point relates to the thesis;
  • organize the main points so that the essay builds chronologically or logically;
  • introduce quotations and examples, organizing them effectively in the ¶;
  • clearly support thesis with examples and explain their significance to the topic;
  • conclude the essay by showing the significance of the topic;
  • use grade-level vocabulary and use transitions to link ideas; could use more quotations and details for support;
  • follow formal essay rules: avoid using slang, trite expressions, and saying “you” and "I";
  • be mostly free of grammar, punctuation, and usage errors; keep a consistent verb tense.
  • “C” essays:
  • will have an adequate introduction, thesis, body, and conclusion that responds to the topic;
  • contain quotations and examples that relate to the topic;
  • need some improvement on overall organization or paragraph organization;
  • need to improve topic sentences; need transitions between paragraphs/ between examples;
  • need to explain examples more to show how they relate to the topic sentence/thesis;
  • need more development of paragraphs in responding to the topics;
  • need more examples and support, or need more specific examples;
  • have supporting points that overlap in proof or are not equal in size and scope.
  • usually avoid slang and saying “you”; may sometimes use inconsistent verb tense;
  • may present incorrect information when explaining details, events, or situations from the novel;
  • have some serious usage, grammar, or punctuation errors.
  • “D” essays will:
  • lack a clear thesis, introduction, or conclusion; lack understanding of the topic;
  • lack attention to the topic/thesis/theme in the paragraphs and/or examples presented;
  • lack accuracy in explaining examples or details;
  • lack examples or use of quotations;
  • lack paragraph development, paragraph organization or overall organization;
  • need to avoid slang and saying “you”; may sometimes use inconsistent verb tense;
  • use illogical explanations to try to prove the points; have serious usage, grammar, and/or punctuation.
  • “D-” or “F” are seriously flawed in terms of addressing the topic and/or assignment.

WRITING RUBRIC

  • WRITING RUBRIC
  • --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • 5
  • Accomplished Writing
  • -Focused on topic
  • -Logical progression of ideas
  • -Sentence structure varied
  • -Mature understanding of writing conventions
  • -Specific details
  • --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • 4
  • Proficient Writing
  • -Focused on topic and includes few, if any, loosely related ideas
  • -Transitional devices strengthen organization
  • -Occasional errors; word choice is adequate
  • -Commonplace understanding of writing conventions
  • -Some specific details; support is loosely developed
  • --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • 3
  • Basic Writing
  • -Focused but may contain ideas that are loosely connected to the
  • topic
  • -Lacks logical progression of ideas
  • -General conventions are used
  • -Partial, limited understanding of writing conventions
  • -Development of support is uneven
  • --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • 2
  • Limited Writing
  • -Addresses topic but may lose focus by including loosely related
  • topics
  • -Includes a beginning, middle, and end, but these elements may be
  • brief
  • -Errors in basic conventions, but common words are spelled correctly
  • -Definite misunderstanding of writing conventions
  • -Development of support is erratic and nonspecific
  • --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • 1
  • Poor Writing
  • -Addresses topic but may focus by including loosely related ideas
  • -Has an organizational pattern but may lack completeness or closure
  • -Frequent and blatant errors in basic conventions; commonly used
  • words may be misspelled
  • -Obvious misunderstanding of writing conventions
  • -Little if any development of the supporting ideas; support may
  • consist of generalizations or fragmentary lists

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