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23 reviewed resources for mexican american labor

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Esperanza Rising and Mexican American Labor Strikes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students complete who, what, when, where, and why charts about the Mexican American Labor Strikes. In this labor strikes lesson plan, students do this after reading Esperanza Rising.
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Mexican American Labor in the U.S.

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine how the United States historically shifts policies toward Mexican and Mexican American laborers to acquire cheap, temporary labor. In this US History lesson, 9th graders research the history of immigration from...
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Mexicans in the United States in the 1920s

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore what life was like for Mexicans and Mexican-Americans in the 1920s.  In this American history lesson, students watch videos and refer to multiple documents to draw conclusions as to what life was like for Mexican workers...
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Mexican American Labor in the U.S.

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the history of immigration, particularly from the perspective of Mexicans and Mexican Americans. In this Mexican American labor lesson, students research questions from the perspective of an assigned group. Students...
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Esperanza Rising - Debate

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research labor strikes. In this debate lesson, 5th graders form groups and research labor strikes as in the book Esperanza Rising. Students collect information from several resources and present to the class. Students rate...
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Mexican-American Life in Texas

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the development of cotton farms in Texas and the use of Mexican-Americans as a labor force. They examine pictures of life on cotton farms and draw pictures of themselves performing one of their own daily chores. ...
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Big Business & Industrial Cities

For Teachers 4th - 7th
This is a true gem. This PowerPoint is well-organized, has bullet points you control (which gives you time for discussion), has sound effects, and covers several aspects of American industrialization after 1900. The presentation begins...
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Border to Border

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars use the Internet to gather information on the country of Mexico. They also discover the culture of their people and compare them with the United States population. They take a virtual tour of some of Mexico's most...
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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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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the time period of the Industrial revolution in American history.  In this American History lesson, 8th graders read the chapter on this time period.  Students create a presentation on this time period to teach...
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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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1975-1990: Accommodating New Immigrants

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review the history of Wisconsin's immigrant population focusing on Hmong communities. They read memoir accounts of immigrants and answer questions on the reading.
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Arkansas and NAFTA

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Build literacy through social studies and reading strategies. This lesson focuses on using pre-reading, vocabulary building, and comprehension questions to boost literacy while educating learners on international trade, NAFTA, and...
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A House Divided: Slavery and the Civil War

For Teachers 8th Standards
What efforts were made by Abraham Lincoln to preserve the Union, and how did the Emancipation Proclamation signal a shift in the aims of the Northern states? Young historians answer these questions by analyzing primary sources and...
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Soldados: Soldiers' Stories

For Teachers All
This lesson will help students practice conducting an oral history interview, increase knowledge about what it is like to be a soldier, gain knowledge about the Vietnam War and gain knowledge about the Chicano experience in the U.S.
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U.S. Will Get Power, and Pollution, From Mexico

For Students 9th - 12th
In this global issues worksheet, students read a 2-page selection titled "U.S. Will Get Power, and Pollution, from Mexico," and then respond to 14 short answer questions about the selection.
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Immigration to America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners examine reasons for immigration to the United States in the 19th century. They role play as immigrants asked to write accounts of their immigrant experiences.
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Amelia's Road: Teacher's Guide

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students complete pre reading, writing, during reading, and interdisciplinary activities for the book Amelia's Road. In this reading lesson plan, students complete journal entries, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
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1920’s Questions

For Students 8th - 12th
In this 20th century history worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about events and significant figures of 1920's America. 
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People on the Move

For Students 5th - 8th
Learners explore transportation. In this transportation lesson, students examine the Jupiter locomotive, Washingtion D.C. streetcars, the Leviathan, the Salisbury Train Station, and Route 66. Learners respond to 12 questions.
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Days of '49: "I've Been Toiling Hard for the Last Two And a Half Years"

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students trace the stages of gold mining in California. They discuss the life of a gold miner and how the discovery of gold influenced towns and cities in California during the 1949 Gold Rush.
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Days of '49

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students write, discuss, design letters, and more for exploring life of gold mining in California. In this gold mining lesson plan, students describe daily lives and technologies of the time.
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Hispanic Immigration: America in the Year 2000

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students investigate the underlying reasons for immigration, focusing on five major trends: political, economic, family, career and educational. They examine the immigration of Spanish speaking groups.