1. A Brooklyn Family Tale: Educational Materials

Source: A Brooklyn Family Tale

Discuss the experiences of members of a Latino family as they deal with various family struggles. Explore the role of the social worker in providing services to the family.

Grade Level: 9-12

Subjects: Social Studies

Topics: Cultural Studies: Latino American/Chicano Studies. Sociology.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

2. Examine Economic Factors that Influence Human Migration along the U.S./Mexican Border

Source: Frontline / World

Consider immigration issues facing U.S. communities as well as the whole country. Explore the push and pull factors that contribute to immigration, and describe how economic growth affects these factors.

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Social Studies

Topics: Cultural Studies: Latino American/Chicano Studies. Economics. Immigration.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

3. Remember the Alamo - Geography

Source: American Experience

Create a map of Texas, including places and landmarks important to Texas history. Draw a map showing U.S. territory that was once a part of Mexico, and determine Latino populations in each of the 50 states.

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Social Studies

Topics: Cultural Studies: Latino American/Chicano Studies. Geography. United States History: 1801-1861.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

4. Remember the Alamo - History

Source: American Experience

Identify with a cultural group affected by the battle at the Alamo and describe your reactions to it. Explore the documentary producer's motivations in making the film and propose a documentary theme important to you to hypothetical funders.

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Social Studies

Topics: Drama/Dramatics. Cultural Studies: Latino American/Chicano Studies. United States History: 1801-1861.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

5. Roberto Clemente: Comprehension Quiz

Source: American Experience

Test your understanding of the life, career and public service of Latino baseball great Roberto Clemente with this short-answer quiz.

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Health & Fitness, Social Studies

Topics: Sports. Civics: Civil and Human Rights. Civics: Community & Citizenship. Cultural Studies: Latino American/Chicano Studies.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

6. Roberto Clemente: The Story of Puerto Rico

Source: American Experience

Investigate questions related to the history of Puerto Rico. Prepare a timeline of the last five centuries of Puerto Rican history.

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Social Studies

Topics: Cultural Studies: Latino American/Chicano Studies. Geography. United States History: 1945-early 1970s.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

7. Zoot Suit Riots

Source: American Experience

Investigate the history and consequences of the L.A. race riots of 1943, and compare examples of teenage self-expression and rebellion in each decade of the 20th century. Explore the issues of gang mentality and racial profiling.

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Social Studies

Topics: Cultural Studies: Latino American/Chicano Studies. United States History: 1929-1945.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project