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Henry B. Gonzalez - Curriculum

Two Lesson Plans featuring Henry B. Gonzalez

From Making More Places at the Table: A curriculum unit that explores the American Civil Rights Movement

United States History, 5th Grade and 11th Grade

Written by: Dr. Cynthia DuBois, College of Education, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2005.

In collaboration with Texas Region XIII Education Service Center.

5th Grade

Making More Places at the Table:
A curriculum unit that explores the contributions of individuals to the American Civil Rights Movement.

Summary of the Unit:
The purpose of this curriculum unit is to teach students how to use primary source documents to gain a greater understand of American history. The American Civil Rights Movement is the historical context that ties the individual lessons into a cohesive unit. The people featured in the lessons are noteworthy for their individual contributions but together they illustrate a rich tapestry of the many different kinds of people who helped shape our country’s ideals about the meaning and practice of civil rights for all Americans.

Lesson Plan – Identifying Primary and Secondary Source Documents

11th Grade

Making More Places at the Table:
A curriculum unit focusing on the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s.

Henry B. Gonzalez serving as Banking Committee chairman. Gonzalez (Henry B.) Papers, CAH; E-HBG-0029. Summary of the Unit:
The purpose of this curriculum unit is to provide students with a deeper understanding of the American Civil Rights movement through the use of primary Source Documents.

Lesson Plan  - Politicians Supporting Change Through Legislation: Henry B. Gonzalez, United States House of Representatives