This Building Background: A Short History of Human Rights lesson plan also includes:
Before continuing to read the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, learners need to understand why and how this document was written. First, show and discuss a video from UNICEF to demonstrate the need for such a document. Then have groups construct a timeline of events leading to its creation.
- The second part in a series of lessons in a discussion of human rights and study of the primary source document, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
- As with other lessons from this module, the lesson fosters great higher-level thinking skills, such as asking questions and evaluating cause and effect