Mexican American Studies: Population & Labor - Monument Project

Rated 5 out of 5, based on 1 reviews
1 Rating
Grade Levels
9th - 12th, Homeschool
Resource Type
Formats Included
  • PDF
24 pages
Share this resource
Report this resource to TPT


Project – Students will create a monument for an important person from the historical period.

Student Learning Objective(s):

The student understands domestic issues related to Mexican American population growth, labor force participation, and the struggle to satisfy wants and needs given scarce resources. The student is expected to:

  • (A) analyze the economic impact of Mexican repatriation of the 1930s;
  • (B) evaluate the contributions of the Bracero Program to the U.S. war effort and the development of the agricultural economy in the American Southwest;
  • (C) explain the struggle to create a farmworkers union and the union's efforts to fight for better wages;
  • (D) analyze the economic contributions of the Mexican American labor force;
  • (E) analyze the purchasing power of the Mexican American population as it relates to U.S. household consumption and gross domestic product (GDP); and
  • (F) discuss current issues related to the Mexican American labor force.

This product includes:

  1. Lesson Plan
  2. Project Materials and Directions
  3. K-W-L Chart
  4. Guided Notes Template – Using their book or online sources, students will create notes focused on the essential information about the topic. Disclaimer: These notes only cover the essential content of a topic. It does not give students a comprehensive understanding of all the information related to the topic. The notes ensure that students complete the learning objectives of the project.
  5. Project Templates
  6. Research Sheet
  7. Demonstration of Learning Activity
  8. Extension Activity: Old Monuments
  9. Bonus Activities
  10. Rubric

Project-Based Learning

The highest level of Bloom's Taxonomy is Creating! Students need a creative outlet to reach the highest standards of thinking skills. This project provides a simple way to add creativity to social studies content. Try using one or more of my projects in your classroom.

Total Pages
24 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
Report this resource to TPT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TPT’s content guidelines.


Questions & Answers


TPT empowers educators to teach at their best.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up