Cesar E. Chavez was born March 31, 1927, a second generation American who spent his life working for the civil rights of migrant farm workers and for social justice. As part of his efforts, he founded the United Farm Workers. Today, eight states celebrate Chavez Day, with a number of activities throughout the month of April. Use the resources that follow to develop lessons and activities to teach about this important 20th century leader.
Cesar Chavez Lesson Plan
San Diego County Office of Education Cesar Chavez Day
Cesar Chavez: Lessons in Compassion
Lesson plans for all grades
Cesar Chavez: Model Curriculum and Resources for Teachers
For all grades
The Cesar E. Chavez Foundation
César E. Chávez Web Links
Lesson Plans for the Life of Cesar Chavez
Speech by Cesar E. Chavez honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
The Story of Cesar Chavez