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15 reviewed resources for migrant farmworkers

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Becoming Us: Resistance

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
The three case studies in the Becoming Us: Resistance unit module look at the individuals and groups who have resisted the antidemocratic forces of inequality and oppression. The Fighting For Freedom resource has young historians...
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César Chávez: Migrant Farm Workers and Their Leader

For Teachers 6th - 8th
During the first week of instruction, middle schoolers research biographies on Cesar Chavez and make a pictorial collage of his life. For the second and third week, they maintain a seven-day diary of a farmworker and write a poem. For...
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Women of Achievement Month

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Successful women make their mark in fields from computers, journalism, labor and racing
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Reading Closely: Introducing Chávez’s Commonwealth Club Address and Considering the Plight of the Farmworker

For Teachers 7th Standards
How can a persuasive speech help inspire social change? Scholars read along as they listen to the first half of César Chávez's 1984 speech, "Commonwealth Club Address." Next, pupils use graphic organizers to analyze one of Chávez's...
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 9

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore culture by reading a book with classmates. In this Hispanic history lesson, 6th graders read the story First Day in Grapes, and discuss the tough lives of migrant workers. Students answer study questions after the...
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The Farm Worker Movement

For Students 4th - 12th
An impactful video details the work of Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta in creating the United Farmworkers. In the 1960s farm workers of California stood together to better their working conditions. Making their way to Sacramento,...
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Cesar Chavez: Labor Leader and Civil Rights Activist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Cesar Chavez believed so much in the cause of farmworkers that he put his money where his mouth was. Chavez quit his well-paying job to organize them into labor unions. Using a speech, photograph, and short biographical video, pupils...
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Who Are America's Harvesters?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore the changes in American farming practices. Through several days of reading and research, students write an essay explaining the changes that have led to the need for migrant workers. Students discuss how workers are...
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Farmworkers and the Union: A Lesson from Viva La Causa

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the role of labor unions. In this labor union lesson, students watch "Viva la Causa" and discuss the working conditions that led farm workers to strike. Students also read a handout regarding labor unions and share their...
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"Escuela" Debate

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students observe a documentary on "Escuela" to explore the life and education of migrant families. After discussing the related topics in the movie, students share their conclusions migrant farmworkers. Using the Internet and other...
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Cesar Chavez: Address to the Common Wealth Club of California

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
The plight of farm workers, revealed in Cesar Chavez's address to the Common Wealth Club of California, provides great food for thought about social change and revolution.
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 7

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss the vocabulary word, "migrate" and what it means and how it relates to the novel they are reading, Esperanza Rising.  In this novel lesson, 6th graders read chapter 7 of their novel in small groups and complete a...
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Esperanza Rising

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students explore foreign cultures by reading a story in class. In this Hispanic history instructional activity, students read the story Radio Man by Arthur Dorros and identify the times discrimination is used in the story. Students...
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 10

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders fill out a main idea worksheet for the book Esperanza Rising. In this main idea lesson plan, 6th graders also discuss Hispanic culture and adversity.
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Word Wise: 102 Words to Know

For Students 6th - 8th
In this word study worksheet, students sharpen their vocabulary skills as they respond to 102 multiple choice definition questions. Students also identify whether each of the words is an adjective, noun, or verb.