March 2012
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Cesar Chavez Day
March 20th
Combined Class
Mr. Harney's, Mrs. Hinojosa's, and Mr. Oliver's classes will individually meet and have the ITU described to them, and then we will come together to have our combined class day. This will include the research/technology portion of the ITU.

Mr. Harney
Objective: Students will research about the stories and experiences of the different cultural groups that would make up the agricultural movement.
Standard: 11.8 Students analyze the economic boom and social transformation of post-World War II America.
2. Describe the significance of Mexican immigration and its relationship to the agricultural economy, especially in California.
Assessment: Discussion in class after the research component from the combined class is completed, worksheets completed by the students during the research component.
Student Activity: Research conducted by students in the media center, filling out their worksheets from each content area.

March 22nd
Individual Class

Mr. Harney
Objective: Students will discuss the causes and effects of the agricultural movement.
Standard: 11.8 Students analyze the economic boom and social transformation of post-World War II America.
2. Discuss the diverse environmental regions of North America, their relationship to local economies, and the origins and prospects of environmental problems in those regions.
Assessment: Primary document analysis questions that will be turned in. In-class discussions about the movement
Student Activity: Primary document analysis, note-taking from lecture, in-class discussion.

March 26th
Individual Class

Mr. Harney
Objective: Students will place the information that they have been learning about the agricultural movement in context of other important social movements during this time period.
Standard: 11.11 Students analyze the major social problems and domestic policy issues in contemporary American society.
6. Discuss the significant domestic policy speeches of Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton (e.g., with regard to education, civil rights, economic policy, environmental policy).
Assessment: students will fill out their worksheets, complete their vocabulary lists.
Student Activity: Worksheets, in-class discussions, note-taking, vocabulary lists.

March 28th
Service Learning Trip

Mr. Harney, Mr. Oliver, and Mrs. Hinojosa
Objective: Students will take part in the Service Learning Activity with the cooperating classes
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Assessment: We will have a reflective discussion once we return from the Service Learning Activity.
Student Activity: Student will participate in the Service Learning Activity, this will include a tour of the facilities, listening to the experiences of the workers, and helping them with some of the work. Once we return to the campus there will be a reflective activity.

March 30th
Individual Class then Gallery Walk
Mr. Harney
Objective: Students will demonstrate their understanding o the material that has been the basis of the ITU: the agricultural movement.
Standard: 11.11 Students analyze the major social problems and domestic policy issues in contemporary American society.
6. Analyze the persistence of poverty and how different analyses of this issue influence welfare reform, health insurance reform, and other social policies.
Assessment: Students will take a unit test based on the information that they have learned from the past lessons.
Student Activity: Once students have completed their assessments, the combined ITU classes will have a gallery walk in the media center, demonstrating what they learned and how they have developed as individuals