Lyddie: Unit2 lesson1

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7th Grade ELA Module 2, Unit 2

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Lyddie: Unit2 lesson1

  1. 1. DO NOW Entry Task – Pictures! • Look at two pictures and answer questions on Entry Task
  2. 2. Lyddie Learning Objectives I can define “agent of change” and apply that knowledge to working conditions. I can explain the significant facts about the life and work of César Chávez.
  3. 3. Lyddie Agents of Change Agent of Change • agent of change = someone or something that works to change a situation • What were the mill girls in Lyddie trying to do? • How did the response of the owners to the petitions affect working conditions?
  4. 4. Lyddie Agents of Change César Chávez • Listen & read speech • Key question: Who changes working conditions? • New working industry: agriculture • Building Background Knowledge Worksheet
  5. 5. Lyddie Agents of Change Vocabulary • migrant worker= person who works in a job that changes location by season (picking crops) • Chicano= a Mexican-American person • Mexican-American= American citizen whose ancestors immigrated from Mexico
  6. 6. Lyddie Agents of Change Vocabulary • Anglo = person with British/ white European background • Latino= American citizen whose ancestors immigrated from Central or Latin American • Hispanic= (see Latino) ** Term most considered polite in 2014 **
  7. 7. Lyddie Agents of Change César Chávez • Commonwealth Club Address • Will get one of the four quote cards • boycott: many people refusing to buy something to pressure a company • union: group of organized workers
  8. 8. Lyddie Agents of Change Tea Party Protocol • Group of 4 – all have different quote • Match your quotes to the “Working Conditions Then and Now” chart • Workers or Government? • When done, raise your hands
  9. 9. Lyddie Agents of Change Tea Party Protocol • Write your answers on the worksheet • Let’s look at Additional Quotes! • Given what you learned today from the book and quotes from his speech, who do you think Chávez sees as an agent of change?
  10. 10. Lyddie Homework Homework • Independent Reading Book • 15-20 minutes reading tonight

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