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1 (Palabra)Word: Líder (Pronunciación) Pronunciation: [liːdə(r)] (Parte del discurso) Part of Speech: Sustantivo/ Noun (Definición) Definition: Leader. Persona o grupo de personas que ocupa el primer lugar entre las de su grupo. (Frase) Sentence: Cesar Chavez fue un gran líder. (Palabra)Word: Granjero(a) (Pronunciación) Pronunciation: [gɾaŋ'xeɾo, -ɾa] (Parte del discurso) Part of Speech: Sustantivo/ Noun (Definición) Definition: Farmer. Persona que cuida una granja. (Frase) Sentence:   Mi papa es un granjero.

2 Cesar Chavez Smart Start:
On your guided notes respond to the following questions: Do heroes exist in real life, or are they just in the movies? Who is a real life hero that you know?

3 “He was an extraordinary example of the power of an ordinary person to effect change, he always sided with the people.” -Turn and talk with a partner about what this quote means. “I am convinced that the truest act of courage the strongest act of humanity is to sacrifice ourselves for others in a totally nonviolent struggle for justice. To be human is to suffer for others.” -Turn and tell your partner if you agree or disagree with the quote above.

4 Who was Cesar Chavez? Born on March 31, 1927 Died April 23,1993.
Cesar Chavez was a Mexican American labor leader. Chavez was an activist for Latino farm workers. He was a leader who focused on terrible conditions endured by migrant farmers.

5 Cesar Chavez Childhood
His family lost their home and farm due to the Great Depression.    Cesar did not like school because he was always moving around and was often discriminated against for speaking Spanish.  Cesar quit school after the eighth grade and started to work in the fields full time to help support his family.   

6 The United Farm Workers of America
Founded by Cesar Chavez in 1962. It is a labor union that fights for farm workers rights to this day.

7 The United Farm Workers of America
Integrity: Doing the right thing even when no one is looking Si Se Puede® Attitude: The embodiment of a personal and organizational spirit that promotes confidence, courage and risk taking Innovation: The active pursuit of new ideas Non-Violence: Engaging in disciplined action Empowerment: A fundamental belief in and respect for people

8 Why Chavez Began the United Farm Workers movement?
Cesar Chavez noticed that farm workers were not being treated fairly by their employers. He formed the United Farm Workers movement and was seeking to: Raise wages for the farm workers Improve working conditions Ensure legal protection for the poorest and most abused working people in America Gain more rights for the farm workers Organize opportunities for farm workers to continue their education

9 Cesar’s most notable Peaceful Protests
March 1966, Cesar embarks upon a 264 mile pilgrimage from Delano to Sacramento to draw attention the suffering of farm workers. Cesar fasted for 36 days to draw attention to the suffering of farm workers.

10 “A fast is first and foremost personal. It is the fast
for purification of my own body, mind, and soul…” Fasting Cesar fasted many times, in 1968 Cesar went on a water only, 25 day fast. He repeated the fast both in 1972 for 24 days; and in 1988 for 36 days.

11 The Legacy of Cesar Chavez
Exit Ticket: Describe Cesar Chavez using 4 adjectives. 1. 2. 3. 4.

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