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Cesar Chavez and Civil Rights Webquest

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Students will gain basic knowledge about Cesar Chavez by completing an internet-based worksheet. The Cesar Chavez and Civil Rights Webquest uses a website created by the History Channel. The website allows students to explore the key events of Cesar Chavez’s life in a very friendly website.

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The webquest contains 20 questions and is a great way for students to learn more about Cesar Chavez and the Civil Right Movement in the Southwest. An answer sheet is included for the teacher. The webquest takes most students 15 to 30 minutes to complete depending on age level. Feel free to modify this activity if needed to fit the needs of your students.

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