We found 23 resources with the keyterm migrant workers
The Grapes of Wrath: Themes of the Novel
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"And this you can know—fear the time when Manself will not suffer and die for a concept, for this one quality is man, distinctive in the universe." What is The Grapes of Wrath all about? Class members are asked to identify what they...
1880s Agricultural Nation: Foods and Families on the Move
6th - 8th
Middle schoolers complete activities to learn about the agriculture during the 1880s. In this agricultural history lesson, students discuss the brainstorm questions about their neighborhood and its agricultural history. Middle schoolers...
Student Handout 6D: Trail of the Tomato: Group D: Labor Contractors
10th - 12th
A research project that concludes with a visual and written presentation. This is all about the tomato and how it relates to the lives of migrant workers, labor contractors, and industrial agriculture. This is a group project that is...
Student Handout 6E: Trail of the Tomato Group E: Farm Workers
11th - 12th
What is life like for migrant farm workers picking tomatoes at the industrial level? Your class will research and create a visual display describing farm life, work on the farm, and the pressures put on agricultural producers by high...
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck: Fun Trivia Quiz
9th - 12th
Are you reading The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck in your class? If so, this quiz might be useful for you. This is an online interactive quiz that covers the novel's theme, plot, and characters. The quiz refers to the entire novel,...
A Bracero Compares Expectations versus Reality of Life in the United States
8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis worksheet, students analyze an interview with a bracero who describes the expectations and realities of life in the United States. Students respond to 3 short answer questions based on the interview.
"Esperanza Rising" by Pam Munoz Ryan: Journal Entries
5th - 6th
Students read the book "Esperanza Rising" and identify the challenges faced by migrant workers in the United States. They analyze the experiences of characters using text and a graphic organizer, and complete a creative writing piece...
Introduction to a Unit on the 1930's Depression in America
9th - 12th
Students view and discuss photographic images of the Dust Bowl by Dorothea Lange. They discuss who Dorothea Lange was and why she took the pictures, the conservational factors that contributed to the Dust Bowl and migrant workers and the...