ERIC Number: ED473438
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Cesar Chavez--Grade Three Model Curriculum and Resources.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
In this California state curriculum model for grade 3, "Continuity and Change," students study Cesar Chavez. The students learn about his relationship with immigrants, about his work with Fred Ross, and about his work in his own community. Students explore his work as a civil rights leader and labor organizer and the connection between his ideas and his actions and behavior. The curriculum presents a history/social science framework; address history/social science state standards; sets a context; poses focus questions; 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 five lessons. The lesson are: (1) "We Depend on the Land: Agriculture in California"; (2) "Cesar E. Chavez: An American Hero"; (3) "Understanding a Democratic Society"; (4) "Cesar E. Chavez: An Instrument of Change in a Democracy"; and (5) "Agriculture and the Economy." Classroom activities, a biography, and photographs of Cesar Chavez are included. (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Change Agents, Citizen Participation, Classroom Techniques, Community Leaders, Farm Labor, Grade 3, Labor Problems, Migrant Workers, Models, Primary Education, Social Studies, State History, State Standards
California Department of Education, P.O. Box 944272, Sacramento, CA 994244-2720. Tel: 916-3190791. For full text: http://chavez.scientech.com/Teachers/Lessons_K-3.htm#Grade3.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California