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National Council for the Social Studies 

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) is the nation’s leading association of social studies educators. All social studies educators are welcome to become members. NCSS publishes the widely used journals, Social Education and Social Studies and the Young Learner, and is also the publisher of the National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies and the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Enhancing State Social Studies Standards, which was prepared in cooperation with 14 other professional associations in social studies disciplines. NCSS advocates nationwide for the future of social studies as a core discipline in schools. The NCSS articles and lesson plans presented in ShareMyLesson are a sample of the wide range of articles and lesson plans offered in NCSS journals. For more information on NCSS, visit www.socialstudies.org.

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The Reel History of the World: History & Film
  • Social Studies
  • High School
In today’s society, film is a part of popular culture and is relevant to students’ everyday lives. The purpose of this article is to provide teachers...
Manifest Destiny and the Cherokee Removal
  • Social Studies
  • High School
Manifest Destiny, the idea that Providence guided the conquest and settlement of North America, is one of the most contested ideas in American...
Common Core Exemplar: Teaching the Bill of Rights
  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS
This close reading exemplar introduces the Bill of Rights to students in a way that takes them deeply into the text, and leads them to a greater...
Staging an Abolitionist Society Convention
  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
In this article, Andy Robinson and Joan Brodsky Schur offer suggestions and ideas for guiding students through an educational, historical roleplaying...
Misunderstandings of Money and Fed
  • Social Studies
  • High School
Confusion and misinformation about the Fed may make it difficult for high school economics teachers to sort through available resources and decide...
Three Key Financial Episodes
  • Social Studies
  • High School
History books make the progression from the 1890s debates and early twentieth century financial crises look inevitable. Yet the textbooks do not...
Poems of the Great War: A Selection
  • Social Studies
  • High School
This summer marks the hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, which erupted in Europe at the end of July and beginning of August 1914...
They Should Have Sent a Poet: War & Poetry
  • Social Studies
  • High School
Though poetry can be used to examine a number of topics, I feel that it is especially illuminating when exploring war. Here, I discuss three poems I...
Coaching Strategies for AP European History
  • Social Studies
  • High School
European History is one of the most fascinating AP subjects for students and teachers alike. I would like to share my experiences since I was given...
Rapping the 27 Amendments
  • Social Studies
  • High School
Early in the year, my history and government students began to devise hand motions to help memorize the 27 amendments to the Constitution for...