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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 2a, Unit 2: Case Study: How Working Conditions Change - Chávez and the UFW

For Teachers 7th Standards
Unit 2 of Module 2A shifts the focus from the working conditions in the American factories of  the industrial era to the plight of  migrant agricultural workers. The eight lessons in the collection ask learners to examine two speeches by...
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A Common Core Approach to Teaching Of Mice and Men

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Whether or not your school/state has adopted the Common Core standards, you will want to add this resource to your Of Mice and Men curriculum materials. The chapter-by-chapter activities ask readers to provide evidence from the novella...
1 In 1 Collection
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The Ethics of Outsourcing to China

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After viewing clips from a documentary on factory work in China and US outsourcing, learners have a fishbowl discussion. They work in groups to build both personal points of view and strong arguments on the effects of outsourcing in...
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End of Unit Assessment: Analyzing the Structure of Chávez’s Wrath of Grapes Speech

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewCésar Chávez gave his 1986 "Wrath of Grapes" speech to educate consumers about pesticide use. Scholars complete an end of unit 2 assessment, applying what they learned throughout the unit to a new text. They then analyze the structure of...
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Mid-Unit Assessment: How Chávez Develops His Claims in the Commonwealth Club Address

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewScholars complete a mid-unit 2 assessment, analyzing how César Chávez supports his claims in his 1984 speech, "Address to the Commonwealth Club of California." Learners focus on paragraphs 18 and 19 of the speech, answering text-based...
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Building Background Knowledge: Planning The Two Voice Poem

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewScholars build background knowledge to understand the life and work of the union leader and labor organizer César Chávez. As they read teacher-selected resources, they complete a Building Background Knowledge worksheet and engage in...
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Migrant Mother Photograph

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A picture often has hidden stories to tell. Looking at the iconic Migrant Mother photography by Dorothy Lange, individuals examine the human toll of the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression at large. Other documents, including a statement...
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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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Confucianism in a Changing Society

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Last Train Home, a 2009 documentary about China's migrant factory workers, provides viewers with an opportunity to explore how China's emergence as a global manufacturing force is challenging Chinese traditional values like filial...
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Discussion Guide for The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men, The Pearl

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Open-ended questions that cause readers to think critically and deeply about a text are hard to craft. Never fear! A collection of great discussion questions for John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men, or The Pearl is...
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The Grapes of Wrath

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Keeping readers on track with John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath can present a challenge. A teacher's guide is packed with worksheets designed for each chapter of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, ideal for assessing comprehension as...
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Guest-Worker Program

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The U.S. Guest-Worker Program and the H-2A visa are the focus of a social studies activity. First, class members assume the role of advisors who must present the president with four proposals that would amend the visas given to...
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Unauthorized Immigration and the US Economy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of immigration and the U.S. economy, class members assume the role of newspaper editors to determine which submitted letters to print on their paper's editorial page to present a balanced view of the debate.
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Migrants in the Media

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members examine two documents—The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and The Rights of Migrants in the United States—and then use reports in the media to assess how well the US is doing in ensuring these rights.
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Chapter 6 Teacher Guide and Student Log

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Is work that is safe for adults also safe for children? That is the question class members consider as they continue their reading of Francesco D’Adamo’s, Iqbal, a novel about child labor. Following the routines established in previous...
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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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The Grapes of Wrath: Themes of the Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"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...
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Building Background Knowledge: Why Do Workers Strike? (Chapter 11: "Los Aguacates/Avocados")

For Teachers 5th Standards
Make connections between Esperanza Rising and human rights with the activities outlined here. The instructional activity starts out with a brief quiz and review of the novel. After that, pupils circulate and share quote strips that you...
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The History Behind Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Before my class delves into a historical fiction novel, I like to set the stage with historical background information and context. You can do just that with a presentation perfect for the novel, Of Mice and Men. The causes and effects...
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The Great Depression

For Teachers 7th - 12th
There is nothing like a historic photograph to move your learners. Pictures tell stories in an organic and emotional way. Explore the causes of the dust bowl and the great depression with your class. Each slide contains a single black...
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Reading Closely: Introducing Chávez’s Commonwealth Club Address and Considering the Plight of the Farmworker

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewHow 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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Freedom of Movement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Class members examine human migration. For this population lesson, they read an article entitled, "Freedom of Movement" and respond to discussion questions about the article related to guest worker programs.
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The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 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,...
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Synthesizing Chávez’s Central Claim

For Teachers 7th Standards
New ReviewClass members play an interactive game, matching strips of paper containing rhetorical devices with examples from César Chávez use rhetoric in his 1984 speech, "Address to the Commonwealth Club of California." Next, partners discuss...