California Education Standards Based Curriculum

California Education Standards Based Curriculum

Available for download free-of-charge, the first two lesson plans in the series are designed for classroom use by high school educators and serve as excellent tools for teaching local history. The curriculum was made possible by a generous grant from the Alfred J. Casola Trust and the Getty Foundation.

World War II

EDUCATORS STUDENTS

This lesson examines the restrictions, relocations, and internment of Italian Americans during World War II, including the lasting effects of the wartime stigmas.
First Amendment

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A lesson exploring the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, its history, challenges, and application to students’ lives.
Civil Rights

EDUCATORS STUDENTS

This curriculum explores the role an Italian American judge played in outlawing the Ku Klux Klan in the State of California and eliminating segregation in housing.