US History Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

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Lead Young Storytelling Guide
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Common Core
Storytelling is a powerful way to shift mindsets. Writing and sharing stories about how a young person started changemaking early is a powerful tool...
Civil Rights in the 1960s: A Solid Foundation
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The focus of this lesson is to understand different approaches to the Civil Rights Movement---notably the contrasting styles between Dr. Martin...
Martin Luther King Scavenger Hunt: The Dream Marches On
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
Learn about Martin Luther King by searching the internet, using prescreened sites and thought-provoking questions. Publish your work.
After Charlottesville: How Uncomfortable Conversations Can Overcome Hate
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Join Facing History and Ourselves and the American Federation of Teachers in a conversation with Eli Saslow, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Rising...
MLK: A New Sense of Direction (1968)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Dr. King gave this speech just a few months before his assassination and it is his last thorough evaluation of the movement. Still sadly relevant, he...
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...
MLK on Mass Civil Disobedience, 1968 (excerpt/worksheet)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
In March 1968, only a few months before his death, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a speech to the SCLC entitled "A New Sense of Direction." In the...
African American Identity and Double Consciousness, W.E.B. Dubois and Martin Luther King (Worksheet)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
In March 1968, only a few months before his death, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a speech to the SCLC entitled " A New Sense of Direction ." In...
MLK on the 1967 Race Riots
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
In March 1968, only a few months before his death, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a speech to the SCLC entitled " A New Sense of Direction. " In...
Civil Rights in the Progressive Era
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This one-week sequence of documents-based lesson will help students understand the ideas and actions of Civil Rights leaders during the Progressive...