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Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez

Author: Viviana Calixto

Content Standard 

(History/Social Studies):

2.5 Students understand the importance of individual action and character and explain how heroes from long ago and the recent past have made a difference in others’ lives.


Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

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Who is Cesar Chavez?

Background & Summary Information

Harvesting Hope by Kathleen Krull (PDF)


Reading Questions

After our Interactive Read Aloud, please answer the following questions. 
Use the book provided above to refer and support your answers.

  1. What did Cesar decide to fight for when he was 20 years old? 
  2. What changes did Cesar and the marchers want for farmworkers?
  3. Cesar Chavez went through many obstacles. What does the word obstacles mean in this sentence? (pg. 228) Explain.