US History Activities in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Activities on US History.
Black Peoples of the Americas
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
lessons 1 -19 PowerPoints and activities covering the history of the slave trade; African History and Slavery; and Civil Rights
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...
Black History Month Quilt Activity
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This is an activity I did with my middle school students in which they researched one person from the included list and made a paper square with...
Celebrate Culture, Diversity and Inclusion with your Students (2019-2020 School Year Calendar)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Check out this resource to help you celebrate diversity! The U.S. population is becoming more and more diverse, and the need to embrace the many...
Civil Rights
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Pictionary game - students must describe key words to the class through their drawings.
Teaching the Civil Rights Movement
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This lesson plan provides a complete overview of the modern Civil Rights Movement from 1954-1972. It is part of a comprehensive unit plan that was...
Organized Labor and the American Dream
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Standards aligned
Main idea of this organized labor lesson: The story of power, justice, and opportunity is complicated. It is not one of constant or linear...
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.
Cross the Line Activity
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Cross the Line is a powerful activity that helps participants understand the effects of prejudice, ridicule, teasing, and bullying. Enjoy the Cross...
March on Washington: A Time for Change
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Lesson Plan: A Time for Change Use this lesson plan and interactive timeline to see the sequence of...