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Making Communities Better

Create a human monument honoring the contributions of César Chávez.

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The Widening Struggle

Analyze a poster and song from the UFW grape boycott and predict how the civil rights movement might have expanded.

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César Chávez: Working for Change

Learn about the life of César Chávez, then plan a monument to honor his accomplishments.

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Biography Video

Watch the video or read the biography about César Chávez with your students.

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Learn about three Americans who fought for farmworkers’ rights. Consider assigning a group to read each and share what they’ve learned.

Additional Resources

See these collections for additional Cesar Chavez Day ideas.

A Lesson About César Chávez and Civil Rights

Acquaint students with the legacy of César Chávez as they analyze excerpts from Chávez’s speeches.

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César Chávez | Labor Leader and Civil Rights Activist

Discover how César Chávez organized farmworkers to start a labor movement with a biographical video, photograph, and speech. 

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César Chávez Day Model Curriculum 

Explore K—12 model curriculum and resources for César Chávez Day from the California Department of Education website.

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