Methods & Procedure

Name of lesson: 1968 Edcouch-Elsa Student Walkout

Grade level and population and subject:
 5th grade
 Elementary school
 Social Studies

 §113.16. Social Studies, Grade 5, Beginning with School Year 2011-2012.
o (b) Knowledge and skills.
 (24) Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired from a variety of valid sources, including electronic technology. The student is expected to:
 (D) identify different points of view about an issue, topic, or current event; and
 (E) identify the historical context of an event.
 (25) Social studies skills. The student communicates in written, oral, and visual forms.

The student is expected to:
 (C) express ideas orally based on research and experiences;


Research was done using artifacts from the UTRGV special collections, newspaper articles from the RGV, news broadcast videos from that day, and different websites that explained the 1968 Edcouch-Elsa student walkout.

Methods & Procedure