US Government Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

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9/11 and the Constitution
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
The anniversaries of the terrorist attacks on the U.S. on September 11, 2001, and the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787, provide...
Respecting Freedom of Speech
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  • Social Studies
  • 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,...
Right to Food Take Action and Resource List
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Everyone has the right to housing. Find out how to get involved with this take action sheet and resource list.
National Identity in Literature: Edward Hale
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Common Core
Why do people need national identity and attachment? Explore the meaning and significance of national identity in general and American identity in...
Enterprise and Commerce in Literature: Mark Twain
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Is the commercial spirit good for civic virtue? Consider the status of virtue in a democratic society devoted to gain and self-interest by reading...
Freedom and Individuality: Jack London
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Common Core
What should we think of self-reliant, enterprising, risk-taking individuals? Reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of American individualism and...
Equality: “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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Common Core
What kind of equality should we care about? Examine the difference between equality of outcome and equality of opportunity by reading the short story...
Self-Command: Ben Franklin's "Moral Perfection"
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Common Core
What personal virtues are necessary for a self-governing people? Consider the virtues of self-command and self-respect by reading "The Project for...
Courage and Self-Sacrifice: Michael Shaara
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Standards aligned
Why do ordinary citizens risk their lives for their country? Explore the virtue of courage and how it can be cultivated, especially among self-...
Executive Branch & Checks and Balances
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  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS, HS
The president of the United States is among the most powerful political figures in the world. In the international realm, the president speaks for...