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16 resources with the concept strikes

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Latinx Rights in 1960s California

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The two lessons in the Latinx Rights in 1960s California unit module examine two protests: The East LA school walkouts and the California grape workers strike of 1965-66. The East LA School walkouts lesson plan looks at the importance of...
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Crash Course: Economics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Nudge Theory, Game Theory, and Oligopoly? A 35-part video Crash Course goes beyond supply and demand and provides young economists with everything they need to know about economics. Based on the 2015 AP Economics guidelines, the...
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California Grape Workers’ Strike: 1965–66

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The California grape workers' strike of 1965-66 is the focus of a instructional activity that asks high schoolers to investigate the strategies farmworkers used to organize and gain contracts with grape growers that ensured higher waters...
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Pullman Strike

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
History is ironic, isn't it? In the Pullman strike, federal power thought to protect citizens was used to break the union. What started as a quest for better wages and benefits during an economic crisis was crushed through violence and...
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Cesar Chavez Labor Leader and Civil Rights Activist Video

For Students 3rd - 7th
Long hours, no restrooms, and low pay were all part of the life of migrant farm workers before the work of union leader Cesar Chavez. The video describes the life of Chavez and his family working in the fields of California. It also...
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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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LA Walkouts

For Students 4th - 12th
An informative video takes you to East Los Angeles In the 1960s. Educator, Sal Castro identified a common problem among the Latino population and as a native Angelino, he decided to do something about it. Castro planned a walkout across...
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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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Labor Markets and Minimum Wage

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can raising the minimum wage lead to unemployment? Young economists watch a rapid-paced video from Crash Course Economics to learn about supply and demand in the labor market and the ways that the minimum wage can both stimulate economic...
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Plate Tectonics

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Get a detailed look at plate tectonics with a 14-slide presentation that highlights the Earth's layers, continental drift, seafloor spreading, the theory of plate tectonics, and boundary types. Each slide provides thorough explanations,...
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Major Strikes in the American Labor Movement

For Students 9th - 12th
Have your class organize information about strikes in a handy chart. Pupils take notes on the Homestead Strike, the Lawrence Strike, and the Pullman Strike. Along the left side of the chart are six questions for learners to answer about...
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The Outrage of Ordinary Men: Pennsylvania's Role in the Great Railroad Strike of 1877

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study the events that surround the Great Railroad Strike of 1877.  In this historical lesson students work in groups to analyze documents, determine the facts and present a summary of their findings to the class. 
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Industrialization Word Search

For Students 5th - 9th
In this social studies learning exercise, students identify and locate vocabulary terms related to the Industrial Revolution and industrialization. There are 36 words located in the puzzle.
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The Uprising of 1934

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students complete a series of activities such as wriing letters to the president, creating collages, analysing photos and newspapers, and journaling related to the strike of 1934.
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Strike! Citizenship 11-14/KS3/Levels E&F

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders draft a speech to last only one minute. It should explain their personal view on strikes and be designed to persuade others.
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The Flint Sitdown Strike

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students research the events of the 1936-37 sitdown in Flint, Michigan, using internet resources. Students write a news story based on the information gathered.