Lesson Plans and Worksheets
Browse by Subject
Cesar Chavez Teacher Resources
Find Cesar Chavez educational ideas and activities
Middle schoolers discuss philanthropy. In this fair trade lesson plan, 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 plan includes resource links and an idea for an extension assignment.
Fifth graders get critical and political while they begin thinking about human and animal rights in relation to the US Constitution. This hand out includes answers to several questions regarding Cesar Chavez and his work to secure rights for humans and animals. Learners try to answer these questions and then use them during a class discussion.
Second graders study the talents and interests that have helped people to "make the world better." They begin by reading a story about 5 individuals who have "made a difference." This webquest extends this exploration by guiding the students in a determination of the personal ATTRIBUTES that we find in these people who make a difference.
Young scholars design original artworks to show characteristics of their hero. In this hero art instructional activity, student recognize the qualities that make someone a hero to them. Students create an original artwork in the medium of their choice to represent their hero.
Fourth graders investigate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. For this Martin Luther King, Jr. lesson, 4th graders use a pictorial graphic to examine a biography of Dr. King. They use a PowerPoint to research black history and make a "Teeny Tiny Book" of the civil rights leader. They design a mobile using Internet based directions that shows their own dreams for their family, community and school.
Third graders assess the needs of their community. In this service project lesson, 3rd graders discuss what they know about Cesar Chavez. Students listen to La Causa: The Migrant Farmworkers' Story. Students design a service project and implement it. Students reflect on their project and what they learned by doing it.
Students research influential Hispanic American political figures. In this Hispanic Americans lesson, students work in groups to research and write a biographical paragraph for an influential Hispanic American political figure. Students also create a word search puzzle for their research information.