High School Lesson Plans

From arts to world history and every subject in between, Share My Lesson has an array of targeted resources for high school and beyond.

Liberty! A Constitution Day Activity
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Throughout the history of our nation the word “liberty” has been of significance. This Constitution Day activity will ask students to explore the...
State of the Union Bingo
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State of the Union Bingo is a tool designed to engage students in the president’s annual address to Congress. The lesson begins during the class...
Constitution Day Lesson Plan
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
This student-centered Constitution Day lesson creates opportunities for authentic understanding of the process of the creation of constitution-like...
The Constitutional Convention: Balance of Powers
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. This simulation places students in the midst of the...
Respecting Freedom of Speech
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
In the course of this lesson, students will consider the point where respect and freedom of expression intersect. For homework the night before,...
Abraham Lincoln and the U.S. Constitution Lesson Plan
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This Abraham Lincoln and the U.S. Constitution lesson plan traces Lincoln's political life during a time of constitutional crisis. It examines...
The Constitution Lesson Plans: Past, Present and Future
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  • Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • High School
The Youth Leadership Initiative (YLI) has created these activities and Constitution lesson plans to enhance your students' understanding of the...
The Early Republic
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  • Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • High School
Activities will help students: •understand what the Constitution as it was originally written and ratified said and did not say about voting rights •...
The Constitution and Notes of Debates Lesson Plan
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Using http://context.montpelier.org as a reference, in this Notes of Debates lesson, students will understand why the Notes are important and how the...
Choosing to Make a Nation Curriculum: Creating the Constitution
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
The Choosing to Make a Nation Curriculum Project developed by award-winning author Ray Raphael is a student-centered, primary source-rich approach to...