ESLD (2014-15) – Human Rights

ESLD 2014-15

Use the information on this page to help you with your ESLD Human Rights Summative Assignment. Find a news article related to the section of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and use the handouts to help you create your PowerPoint presentation.

Use these links to find more information, examples and keywords on your section of the Declaration:

Your task:

  1. Find a newspaper article related to your Human Rights issue which tells a story about people affected by this issue (follow these tips when selecting a news article)
  2. Write down (record) the source (author, article title, newspaper name, date)
  3. Follow the steps for notetaking and use the graphic organizer to make point form notes.

Databases to find articles:

1. Use Keywords using

  • Synonyms and antonyms from the thesaurus
  • Use the list of keywords provided through the library
  • Consider using NYPL to find related words (search,  > look on left side under Topic, click Show All)

2.  Go to the Alphabetical List of Databases and click on:

  • Canadian Points of View (UN/PW in Agenda p23)
  • a)  Search for your topic (try “right to <topic>”)
  • b)  See left side Source Type and unclick Points of View
  • c)  Left side:  click Subject, then Show All



Go to the Alphabetical List of Databases and click on:

  • Image Quest (UN/PW in Agenda p23)


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