ERIC Number: ED473436
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Cesar Chavez--Grade One Model Curriculum and Resources.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
In this California state curriculum model for grade 1, "A Child's Place in Time and Space," students study the life, work, and philosophy of Cesar Chavez. The students learn how he worked to resolve problems peacefully. They discover how his cultural experiences influenced his politics, family life, education, philosophy, recreational activities, and his world vision. The curriculum presents a history/social science framework; addresses history/social science state standards; sets a context; poses a focus question; cites expected learning outcomes; discusses assessment; lists key concepts; suggests an essential vocabulary, primary sources, and visuals; and provides a detailed step-by-step procedure for implementing each of the six lessons. The lessons are: (1) "Boycott Posters"; (2) "Chavez Time Line"; (3) "De Colores"; (4) "Farm Worker Inspired Poetry"; (5) "Similarities and Differences"; and (6) "Violence versus Nonviolence." A biography and photographs of Cesar Chavez are included. (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Change Agents, Citizen Participation, Classroom Techniques, Community Leaders, Farm Labor, Grade 1, Labor Problems, Migrant Workers, Models, Primary Education, Social Studies, State History, State Standards
California Department of Education, P.O. Box 944272, Sacramento, CA 94244-2720. Tel: 916-3190791. For full text: http://chavez.scientech.com/Teachers/Lessons_K-3.htm#Grade1.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California