Analyzing Informational Text: Dolores Huerta and Elena Nightingale

 USC Shoah Foundation
Grade Level:
  10 -  12
Estimated completion time:
 0.5 hour(s)
Standards Addressed:
Subject Area:
 History, English Language Arts, Humanities, United States History

In this mini lesson, students will explore the role of civic participation in a democracy through analysis of Holocaust survivor testimony and the story of Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the United Farm Workers, a labor union which advocates on behalf of migrant farmworkers.

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