Grade 10 ELA Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 1

Work Group

In this first lesson of the unit, students read and analyze the Preamble and Articles 1–10 of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights to identify the document’s purpose and the basic human rights named in the document. Students explore the ideas and claims introduced in the Preamble and analyze how those ideas and claims are developed and refined in Articles 1–10.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.9-10.5 Analyze in detail how an author’s ideas or claims are developed and refined by particular sentences...
SL.9-10.1.a Come to discussions prepared, having read and researched material under study; explicitly draw on...
SL.9-10.1.b Work with peers to set rules for collegial discussions and decision-making (e.g., informal...

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