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Grade 7 Social Studies - Week One

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7th Grade

Social Studies

Week 1 March 30-April 3

Social Studies Objectives: Students will be able to: 

  • Describe the working conditions of the migrant workers during the 40’s and 50’s.
  • Analyze how Dolores Huerta and the United States Farm Workers helped to improve the lives of migrant farm workers. (Causes/Effects)
  • Organize a civic action in response to a current issue.

Lessons

Lesson 1 Dolores Huerta: Working for Justice read section one, complete the Active Learning diary entry and answer the two questions at the end.

Lesson 2 Dolores Huerta: Working for Justice read section two, complete the Active Learning diary entry and answer the two questions at the end.

Lesson 3 Dolores Huerta: Working for Justice read section three, answer the two questions at the end and watch the videoThe Struggle in the Fields.

Lesson 4 Dolores Huerta: Working for Justice, read section four, complete the Case Study Review-Identifying Main Ideas- questions on page 79.

Lesson 5 Select and complete one option in the Assessments section.

 

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After you have created a Free family access account, Log in and search for Cesar Chavez. Watch this video and any others that may interest you. We will suggest more videos in the future.

Newsela

Civil Rights Activists: Dolores HuertaYou will need to login to Clever to access

https://bit.ly/33MoqUa Link to documents

A Brief History UFW­

Independent Civic Action Project

Analyze a current real-life problem/issue in your school, community or town, how is it being addressed through public policy. Generate a list of suggestions or ideas working towards a solution that can be organized into a civic action project.

 

 Civic Action Project

Videos

Chicano! History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement, Episode 2: The Struggle in the Fields

 

 

 

Enrichment Activities

Draw a mural illustrating what you have learned about Dolores Huerta and the United Farm Workers; make sure to include at least 3 vocabulary words in your mural.  

 

Write a poem about overcoming obstacles or fighting for something you believe in, reference Gary Soto’s The Elements of San Joaquin, page 78.

Current Events: https://www.cnn.com/cnn10 

Historical Texts

Somos Mexicanos Mexican Americans in the United States, Chapter 5-Dolores Huerta: Working for Justice

 

Assessments

Option 1: For each section of Dolores Huerta: Working for Justice, revisit the Active Learning reflective diary entries, write a final entry on what Dolores Huerta’s work means to you.

Option 2: Complete the section Lessons for Today, page 79, by answering the questions provided-comparing/contrasting strikes.

Option 3: In one paragraph, complete the prompt in What Might You Have Done? on page 79, make sure explain your reasoning.

Vocabulary

Migrant workers people who move around to find work; farmer workers who move place according to climate cycles of harvest. Normally poor paid with no benefits beyond the money they earn

Prejudice judging someone or something based on what it looks like or sounds like; for example making a judgment based only on someone’s race or ethnic background

Justice being treated fairly; legal decision based on what is right not who someone is

Boycott to refuse to buy a certain product or use a certain business

Lobby to attempt to persuade lawmakers or other decision-makers to see things your way

Huelga! to strike or walk out

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