This paired text social studies unit focuses on helping students answer this Big Question: How does the government try to balance everyone's rights? This unit contains two lessons and a unit assessment. Each lesson includes teacher support pages, a dictionary, a reading selection, and a variety of written and oral activities, including reading comprehension, close reading, vocabulary, and text-based writing activities. The reading selections in this unit are: Daniel Inouye: Champion of Equal Rights (Level W) and A Challenge for Everyone (Level V). An answer key is also included.