Cesar Chavez Teacher Resources
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Traveling Through Time, Wetland Style
Students create a timeline on the development of the Pajaro Valley Area. In 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 3 Views 13 Downloads
In Strawberry Fields
Students 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 3 Views 31 Downloads
Learners discuss philanthropy. In 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 4 Views 14 Downloads
To Buy or Not to Buy
Students examine how boycotts have promoted economic, social, and political change in U.S. history. They research current boycott targets, create promotional flyers, and analyze economic and non-economic factors that influence the efficacy of a boycott.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 12 Downloads
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 3 Views 26 Downloads
Third graders complete various activities pertaining to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, and Veteran's Day. They conduct research and complete writing and art activities on the background of each federal holiday.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads
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.
2nd Social Studies & History 4 Views 25 Downloads
Corridos: Reflecting Social Justice
Students draw conclusions and interpret data from various sources including song lyrics, artifacts and visual images. In this history lesson students interpret data, and identify issues and problems in the past,
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
Common Good in Aztec Culture
Middle schoolers define sacrifices and determine the value of a sacrifice. In this sacrifices lesson plan, students compare present day sacrifices to those of the Aztecs. Middle schoolers complete a worksheet evaluating present day sacrifices.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Yankee Doodle... More than Just a Catchy Tune
Students investigate the history of patriotic music and practice singing the tunes with classmates. In this U.S. History lesson, students examine lyrics of the traditional song "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and discuss the differing points of view in the song.
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 150 Downloads
How Labor Got Its Day
Students investigate the economy and working world by discovering Labor Day. In this holiday lesson plan, students participate in a tug-o-war activity demonstrating strength vs. weakness and comparing it to the history of labor negotiations.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 5 Views 22 Downloads
Brown v. Board of Education
Ninth graders study the American Civil Rights Movement. In this social justice lesson, 9th graders read "Making History," and discuss the decision in the Brown v. Board of Education case. Students then take the provided Civil Rights test.
9th Social Studies & History 5 Views 22 Downloads
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 Language Arts 3 Views 31 Downloads
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 5 Views 35 Downloads