US History Lesson Plans in High School Social Studies

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Blog "In the Words of Women"
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2017
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Blog posts written by women during the American Revolution and thereafter until 1799. Engaging materials; increase students' knowledge, reading and...
Road to Revolution Lesson Set
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This is a 5 day Road to Revolution unit where students will be answering the following essential question: Were the colonists justified in declaring...
PATRIOTIC SONG - "ONE HEART, ONE VOICE" - PATRIOTIC VIDEO FOR CLASSROOMS - WITH LESSON PLAN
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"America's Songwriter" and music educator Hank Fellows has created an exciting, child-friendly Patriotic Video for Classrooms that explores the...
Causes of the American Revolution
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  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, HS
This kit provides teachers and other educators with the materials and guidance to help fourth grade students understand the reasons that the British...
The Declaration of Independence:A Common Core Unit
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This lesson on the Declaration of Independence is part of Gilder Lehrman’s series of Common Core–based units. These units were written to enable...
The Revolutionary Declaration of Independence
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson will use a close reading of the Declaration of Independence to explore the American colonists’ reasons for separating from Great Britain...
American Revolution Socratic Seminar
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Students will conduct a Socratic Seminar, using Revolution Era documents to better understand the people, ideas, decisions and events of the War for...
The Case for Revolution
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Students reconstruct the colonial argument for dissolving their ties to Great Britain. Main steps of the learning process include: close reading of...
Native Americans and the American Revolution: Choosing Sides
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
At the close of the era in the 1780s, Native Americans were confronted with new concepts--citizenship, land treaties, a nation-state--with the...
To Sign or Not to Sign?
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
On Constitution Day, students will examine the role of the people in shaping the United States Constitution. First, students will respond to a...