Roy P. Benavidez: Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient

Lesson PlanCurriculum unit to introduce students to Roy P. Benavidez, a Mexican American from El Campo, Texas, who overcame many obstacles to achieve an outstanding career in the army. Through his heroic actions in the Vietnam War, Benavidez was awarded the Medal of Honor, the highest award given by the U.S. military.
Source:Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Grade Level:Both
TEKS:4.5(C), 4.19(C), 4.21(A), 7.7(E), 7.21(A)
Topics:Texas Since World War II

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