US History Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

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Why Did the South Secede?
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Investigating the arguments surrounding the Southern secession movement of 1860 and 1861, students consider the events leading up to the decision to...
Did the Constitution Establish a Just Government?
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
In this inquiry, students gain an informed, critical perspective on the United States Constitution as it stood at the close of the 1787...
Teaching Hard History Podcast Series: History of American Slavery
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What we don’t know about American slavery hurts us all. From Teaching Tolerance and host Hasan Jeffries , Teaching Hard History brings us the lessons...
Lesson Plan: The Civil War Through American Art and Literature
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Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in works such as landscape paintings, literature and photographs. She...
The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2018
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
Storytelling and the gift of listening are critical skills for young people. This project offers the opportunity to realize a simple idea: young...
Reconstructing the South: A Role Play
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This role play asks students to imagine themselves as freed people who wrestle with a number of issues about what they needed to ensure genuine “...
Lesson Plan: Empathy, Movies, and the Common Good, Part 2
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
What is historical empathy? How do movies personalize the political? In this lesson, through selected scenes from Steven Spielberg's film, "Lincoln...
Civil War Prediction
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The students predict who will win the civil war and explain why based on several pie charts.
Modern Day Lynchings
Adam Feinberg 
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This handout is about 3 hate crime murders that happened after the Civil Rights Movement "ended". I use it during my lynching lesson. I read each...
Civil War and the Constitution
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This powerpoint is more of an activity that has students examine whether secession, Lincoln's options, and Lincoln decisions are constitutional or...