US History Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on US History.
George Washington's Leadership in Victory
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
•What qualities made George Washington an effective military leader? •How were the responsibilities of the Commander-in-Chief affected by conditions...
The Revolutionary War
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
The American Revolutionary War was a war fought between Great Britain and the thirteen North American colonies which sought their independence. The...
Events Leading to the American Revolution
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Following Great Britain’s victory in the Seven Years’ War in 1763, they greatly increased their territorial holdings and presence in the North...
Lesson Plan: The Influence of the Declaration of Independence on the Constitution
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This lesson has students look at the structure of the Declaration of Independence and the list of grievances contained in the document to explain...
Lesson Plan: The Impact of the French and Indian War
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
The French and Indian War, known as the Seven Years' War, was fought from 1754-1763. American colonists fought alongside Great Britain and certain...
First Amendment Plan of Study Overview
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This overview lesson outlines a two-week plan of study on the First Amendment. Each day can be completed as written, or independently, to present a...
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...
Thomas Paine and Common Sense
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Thomas Paine's Common Sense was published anonymously on January 10, 1776, plainly laying out arguments for American independence from Great Britain...
2019 Civic Calendar- The First Amendment
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  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS, HS
The 2019 Civic Calendar from the National Constitution Center not only highlights civic holidays throughout the year, but will also focus on...
Jacob DeHaven and The Continental Congress
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Modified from a lesson from Greg Rogers at Hastings High School in New York, this lesson contains a reading excerpt and questions on Jacob DeHaven...