The Cigar Industry Changes Florida
4th Grade Lesson Plans
- Photo Analysis: Lector and Workers at the Cuesta-Rey Cigar Company (SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.6.1, SS.4.A.6.2, SS.4.A.6.3, SS.4.A.6.4, SS.4.E.1.1, LAFS.K12.R.1.1, LAFS.4.RI.1.1)
9-12th Grade Lesson Plans
- WPA Document: Cigarmakers’ Union Dispute in Tampa 1938-39 (SS.912.A.3.9, SS.912.A.3.13, SS.912.A.4.11, SS.912.A.7.17)
The primary source sets below contain materials integrated into the lesson plans, as well as supplementary documents and photos. Each set is accompanied by a Teacher’s Guide containing brief historical context, teaching suggestions, relevant NGSS and Florida Standards, and links to online resources.