Delano Grape Strike (1965) Filipino and Mexican Farm Workers: Passages/Writing

Grade Levels
3rd - 4th
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This inquiry assignment is designed for 3rd and/or 4th grade students to explore the ways in which Filipino and Mexican farm workers worked in solidarity to fight for their civil rights. This unit will take at least 1-2 weeks, depending on how in depth you go with your students, the pace of which you read the articles, and the time allotted for students to write a full-write essay in response to our inquiry question.

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Included in this 37 page resource:

  • 4 informational texts
  • Potential topics for discussion that may arise
  • Discussion and inquiry questions while reading
  • Texts/sources at a glance
  • Full write essay prompt
  • Standards addressed
  • Additional teacher resources for background knowledge
  • In-person (paper) teacher directions
  • Distance learning (digital) teacher directions
  • Activating prior knowledge
  • Vocabulary, including worksheet & answers
  • Note taking worksheet
  • Compare and contrast worksheet (sample answers included)
  • Cause and effect worksheet (sample answers included)
  • Timeline prompt (sample answers included)
  • Student slides
Total Pages
37 Slides
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.


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