US History Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on US History.
Unforgiveable Blackness-Immorality and Intolerance
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Students will: • Recognize the origins and application of the Mann Act of 1910. • Describe the factors related to Jackson's conviction under the Mann...
Civil War: Conflicting Newspaper Accounts
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In this civil war lesson plan students write Civil War newspapers about the Battle of Antietam from the opposing perspectives of North and South...
Robert Gould Saw & The 54th Massachusettshtt
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
In this activity, students will read a letter by Shaw to his wife after the Union raid at Darien, Georgia; then will draw conclusions about it.
THE UNION’S “GRAND STRATEGY”
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
In this lesson, students will interpret a map highlighting the “Grand Strategy” of the Union in fighting against the Confederacy. The strategy,...
Presidential Academy Part 2
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
TAH.org’s Presidential Academy is an entire course in American History, from the Founding to the late 20th Century, complete with lectures, guiding...
The New York City Draft Riots of 1863
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
During the New York City Draft Riots the city's own inhabitants unleashed a torrent of violence and destruction that chiefly targeted African-...
An Early Threat of Secession: The Missouri Compromise of 1820 and the Nullification Crisis
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Americans affirmed their independence with the ringing declaration that “all men are created equal.” But some of them owned African slaves, and were...
The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854: Popular Sovereignty and the Political Polarization over Slavery
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson plan will examine how the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 affected the political balance between free and slave states and explore how its...
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...
Reconstruction and The American Founding
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Explore through primary source documents in the ConSource digital library to see how the provisions of the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments are...