US History Lesson Plans in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Lesson Plans on US History.
When the Rules Aren't Right: 7 Time Travel Tales of Activism by Leslie Tolf
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Standards aligned
When the Rules Aren’t Right is a graphic novel on activism for all ages. It is the story of Emma, your basic fed-up teen, tired of parents who only...
Racism In The USA - Martin Luther King's Dream
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This is one of many lessons that I have uploaded on Racism in America. All of the lessons can be taught together but each covers a topic so can also...
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday activities
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This resource includes 4 activities and an overview for students to increase their knowledge and appreciation of the legacy of Dr. King and the Civil...
Voting Rights
iCivics 
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2020
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Explore the evolution of voting rights in the Unites States through an interactive PowerPoint presentation highlighting landmark changes. Following...
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...
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...
Dolores Huerta: A Civil Rights Icon
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Common Core
This lesson plan introduces students to the life and work of the labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, who co-founded the United...
National Park Service's Cesar Chavez Educator K-12 Toolkit
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  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS, HS
The National Park Service, Drs. Maria Sanelli, Louis Rodriquez present the Cesar Chavez Educator Toolkit The Cesar E Chavez Educator’s Toolkit is a...
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...