The document includes a two week unit plan (using elements of the International Baccalaureate (IB) outline) and 10 corresponding lesson plans ideas for teaching elementary students about rights and responsibilities.
The unit is based on the central idea, "We, individually and collectively, have rights and responsibilities according to the communities to which we belong."
During the unit, students inquire about the following:
• What a community is
• What rights and responsibilities are
• Why we have rules and who makes them
• What it means to be a responsible member of a community