Cesar Chavez Teacher Resources
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Teens Making a Difference
Is your opinion significant? Help your class discover the influence their opinions hold and encourage them to make a positive change in their community. To start, they get in teams and brainstorm why their school should have more healthy food options and/or more choices in physical activity.
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Hispanic Heritage Month
Designed specifically for beginning Spanish speakers (as the text is all in English), this two-page document encourages your class to consider culture, those with Hispanic heritage, and several well-known Hispanic Americans. What a great springboard into a research opportunity.
6th - 9th Languages
To Honor All Children from Prejudice to Discrimination to Hatred....to Holocaust, Part 1
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed through the thoughts and feelings experienced by the survivors of the Holocaust viewed in this activity.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Lives of the People: To Understand the People is to Understand the Times
Students examine the time period of the Great Depression. Using primary source documents, they read excerpts of interviews done by author Studs Terkel for one of his books. They practice interviewing their partner in front of the class and discover what defines an average person during the Great Depression.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Hispanic Migration into Iowa
Sixth graders examine the positive and negative effects of the migration of people of Hispanic descent in the state of Iowa. They examine and interpret census data using maps before comparing the positives and negatives. They read primary source documents in the form of diaries before role playing as members of the families that are involved in the diaries.
6th Social Studies & History
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, August 13, 2008
For this United States history and government standardized test practice handout, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Traveling Through Time, Wetland Style
Students create a timeline on the development of the Pajaro Valley Area. For this social science lesson, students discuss the changes that took place in the area over the past 300 years. They draw a pictures of how the area has changed during particular time periods.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
In Strawberry Fields
Middle schoolers discuss the origin of strawberries and employees involved with picking strawberries. In this algebra lesson, students discuss how much a worker who picks strawberry makes based on their flats. They create a table with the workers name and total flats they fill per day.
6th - 8th Math
Students discuss philanthropy. For this fair trade lesson, students discover the meaning of fair trade. They are given the definition and work in small groups to read further on the topic and answer questions. This lesson includes resource links and an idea for an extension assignment.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Children in the Fields
Fourth graders research Hispanic child labor in California's agricultural period. They create dioramas reflecting the lives of migrant farm workers and political cartoons as produce crate labels, They illustrate farm scenes and hold a gallery tour.
4th Social Studies & History