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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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Making Evidence-Based Claims: California Commonwealth Club Address - Cesar Chavez

For Teachers 7th Standards
The most effective way to support an argument is with clear and relevant evidence. As seventh graders read and listen to Cesar Chavez's California Commonwealth Club Address, they work through five sections of a textual analysis unit,...
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Cesar Chavez- Mini Biography

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Farm worker, union organizer, founder of the United Farm Workers of America, Cesar Chavez is the focus of a short video sure to spark interest in the life of this famous activist.
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Cesar Chavez Biopoem

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students demonstrate their learning about Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers Union by writing a biopoem. They word process the poem.
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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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Cesar Chavez Curriculum Guide Day of Service and Learning

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Cesar Chavez, the United Farmworker's Movement, and the struggle for Chicano Civil Rights are the focus of a Day of Service and Learning curriculum guide that asks participants to investigate the conditions, events, and attitudes that...
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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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Cesar Chavez and the Mexican-American Field Worker Experience

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
After researching and learning about the work of Cesar Chavez, your young historians will design a booklet on the conditions and needs of today's field workers and the Mexican-American field worker experience.
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Organizing the Farm Worker Movement

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The food on young scholars' tables was likely harvested by hands that fought for fair wages and working conditions. By examining the life of Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta, learners connect their daily meals with the struggles of those...
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American History: The United Farm Workers (UFW) and Pesticides

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to answer research questions through internet research. They write a bridf history of the UFW using research. Students are able to create resumes of Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta by researching their biography.
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Cesar Chavez Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
President Barack Obama set aside March 31st to recognize the efforts of Cesar Chavez to improve the conditions of migrant workers in the United States. A short video provides a brief biography of Chavez and his approach to labor...
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Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students identify productive resources that are important to migrant workers. In this lesson on resources, students give examples of natural resources, human resources and capital resources that apply to migrant workers. This lesson has...
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Bringing Animal Issues into the Classroom: César Chávez

For Students 5th
Fifth graders get critical and political while they begin thinking about human and animal rights in relation to the US Constitution. This hand out includes answers to several questions regarding Cesar Chavez and his work to secure rights...
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The Reformers: Martin Luther and César Chávez

For Students 7th
Kids consider the characteristics needed to be reformers like Martin Luther King and Cesar Chavez. They read a series of quotes focused on both animal and human rights to answer eight critical thinking questions. 
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Take a Walk in Their Shoes: Great Leaders of Our Time

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Research the characteristics of leaders who have used nonviolence to change society. The class then applies this information to their own community to find leaders with these same characteristics, creating a wall collage of pictures and...
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Cesar Chavez

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this Cesar Chavez worksheet, learners read about the life of Cesar Chavez, then complete a variety of comprehension activities: a synonym match, phrase match, fill-in-the-blanks, spelling and sequencing. Homework suggestions are given.
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People That Changed the World: Cesar Chavez

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders analyze Cesar Chavez's actions to help migrant farm workers and write a summary of his actions and their impact. They map out the areas on a California map that Cesar worked and helped the migrant farm workers. They then...
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Cesar Chavez

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explain the importance of individual action and character and explain how heroes from long ago and the recent past make a difference in others' lives. The life and work of Cesar Chavez is the focus.
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Hispanic and English Literature

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders listen to a brief history lesson about the 40's and 50's mid-West America and the Migrant workers that worked the fields. Next, learners will read a short story written by Tomas Rivera (both in Spanish and English)....
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People Who Make a Difference

For Students 2nd
A thought-provoking worksheet on vegetarianism and animal's rights awaits your second graders. Learners discuss Cesar Chavez' reasons for becoming a vegetarian, then answer some questions on the worksheet.
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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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Dolores Huerta

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners examine the life of Dolores Huerta and her contributions to the development of labor unions. They read the book "Cesar Chavez: Triumph of Spirit," and in groups create a quiz, complete a Venn diagram, listen to a guest...
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American History: Finding A Voice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to analyze speeches and articles by outlining their content. They are able to create a list of dominant themes used in speech and article writing through class discussion and participation.
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Cesar Chavez Quilt Stories

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a 'quilt' to represent  what they remember about Ceasar Chaves.  In this reading lesson, students also complete descriptions of the picture that they decided to draw. 

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