Civics and Government Lesson Plan Templates in Middle School Social Studies

Find free Middle School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on Civics and Government.
After Charlottesville: How Uncomfortable Conversations Can Overcome Hate
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS, PD
Join Facing History and Ourselves and the American Federation of Teachers in a conversation with Eli Saslow, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Rising...
African American History in the United States
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
EDSITEment offers a comprehensive collection of free NEH-supported and EDSITEment-developed lessons for K-12 classrooms on African American history...
Media Literacy and Fake News
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
In a world filled with rapid pace communication through a variety of platforms, we have an abundance of information available at our fingertips...
10 lesson plans on inventions that will change the world
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
These 10 project-based lessons explore inventions saving endangered species, finding renewable energy sources and more. STEM and humanities teachers...
Should Hate Speech Be Protected By the First Amendment?
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
The events that occurred in Charlottesville, VA in August 2017 thrust the discussion of hate speech and the Constitution back into the national...
Lesson plan: How “Impact Inventing” could solve public health issues
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
If there were an unconventional and even controversial way to stomp out Lyme disease, would you support it? What if that way included the release of...
Lesson Plan: Supreme Court Case Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
After wearing black armbands to school in protest of the Vietnam War, three students -- two of them siblings -- were suspended by the Des Moines...
Civil Dialogue Toolkit
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
This lesson is designed to help students develop the skills they need to participate in a civil dialogue with their peers. Students will view a video...
Discussions That Make a Difference: What is an Argument?
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Students will compare and contrast various discussion methods. By watching a video clip of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer talk about the Court'...
Social Justice and Human Rights:  Sharing Esther's Story
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
Esther Krinitz’s story is an excellent springboard for students to start thinking about human rights, social justice and the various ways their...