Units included with this Open Author resource:
- Unit Abstract (view description)
- Human rights, informational texts, primary sources
- Lesson #Intro (Optional): Interpreting Primary Sources – The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
- Lesson #1: Mathematics - Measuring Human Rights
- Lesson #Pre 2A (Optional): Interpreting Primary Sources
- Lesson #Pre 2B (Optional): Interpreting Primary Sources
- Lesson #2: Mathematics – Educated Estimate: The Number of Underweight Children in the World
- Lesson #3: Mathematics – Underweight Children, Multiple Estimates
- Lesson #4 Mathematics – Underweight: Standards and Deviations
- Lesson #5 Mathematics – Underweight, Normal Weight: How do we know?
- Lesson #6 Mathematics – Recording and Interpreting Data (BMI)
- Lesson #Pre7 (Optional): Interpreting Primary Sources – Gapminder Website
- Lesson #7 Mathematics – Comparing Indicators and Data – Underweight Children and Adult BMI
- Lesson #8: Final Performance Task – A Measure of Our Human Rights
In this unit, students will read and interpret primary sources to address the question “How do we measure the attainment of human rights?” By exploring the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the UN’s Guide to Indicators of Human Rights, and data about development indicators from multiple databases, students will unpack the complexities of using indicators to measure human rights.