Living on a Cotton Farm: Mexican Americans Life In Texas

Seventh graders are introduced to the processes of cotton farming in the early 20th century. In groups, they examine the role of Mexican Americans on the farms and the impact of a boom and bust economy on cotton. They identify the reasons why Mexicans made their way to America and how they modified their environment.

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Grade
7th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning