Civics and Government Curricula in Middle School Social Studies

Find free Middle School Social Studies Curricula on Civics and Government.
Viva La Causa - Teacher's Guide
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Your Viva La Causa package includes a 39-minute video and this accompanying teacher’s guide. Story of Farmworkers Struggle led by Cesar Chavez On a...
Immigration
Core Knowledge 
Updated: 
2018
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Common Core
Immigration investigates the history of immigration to America in the 1800s and early 1900s and the reasons why so many people left their home...
Implementing a Civic Action Project
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education ruled that the Constitution forbids laws segregating public schools by race...
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...
Local Government and Taking Action: An introduction to Action Civics
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
This 2-lesson curriculum serves as an introduction to action civics and aims to reinvigorate civic attitudes and motivation in students. By drawing...
Reform in Industrial America
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Common Core
In Reform in Industrial America , students examine the groups and individuals who worked for political, economic, and social reform in America in the...
2nd Amendment: The Right to Bear Arms Middle Level Lesson Plan
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
This lesson introduces students to different viewpoints and debates surrounding the 2nd Amendment by using the National Constitution Center's...
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...
The Re-imagining Migration Learning Arc
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Our learning arc for understanding migration is centered on the belief that the goal of teaching about migration is not a matter of simply...
Understanding Values and Tensions Lesson Plan - Middle School
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Why is it so difficult for the public to reach agreement on political issues? Help your students better understand how competing values and goals...