To enable students to list the conditions which led César Chávez to direct the farm workers' struggle for economic wellbeing and to evaluate current issues facing farm workers and the American consumer today.
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Unit: Concepts of Leadership
Unit: Jobs on the Move
In this lesson, learners study vocabulary and concepts of the Great Depression. They explore the factors that led to the Great Depression and compare them to the economic conditions of the recent recession of 2008 and 2009. Learners read excerpts from two literature books by John Steinbeck and...
In response to an activity involving unfair distribution of food, students explore what can be done to address the issue of child hunger in the United States. They conduct an investigation of hunger in the local community. Students join with a nonprofit organization and take action to address...
To help students realize the ways that writing has served as a historical tool, and to understand that through writing individuals have captured and preserved history.
In this lesson the learners will explore food scarcity and abundance as they relate to issues of poverty, wealth and health. They will identity a need in their community and explore ways that they might help reduce poverty, hunger, and ill-health there.