US History Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

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Traveling in the 1800's
Ken Burns 
Updated: 
2019
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This is a small group activity that allows students to understand the process of traveling in the 1800's.
The Morse Code- Lewis & Clark
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The students will learn how travelers communicate by using The Morse Code. Students will be able to send messages to other students and see if they...
Lewis and Clark- Using Proportion to Find Heigh
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Students will use proportion to find height.
Lewis and Clark: Analyzing the Lewis/Clark Journal
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
The student will use journal entries from the Corps of Discovery to develop a historical narrative of the expedition.
Gold Rush Vocabulary Activities
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Copy and paste the following link to access these Gold Rush vocabulary activities in an interactive format. http://myvocabulary.com/word-game-puzzles...
Lewis and Clark: Uncharted Territory
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
The student will explore the mental, physical, and geographical challenges faced by the Corps of Discovery.
Rich Enough To Give Us All A Farm
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Students take on the 1,400 words of the Homestead Act of 1862, figure out its main requirements by reading closely, and test their understanding...
Nature's First Defenders
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Indigenous people—nature’s first defenders—play a vital role in sustaining our planet. This lesson enables students to understand that role and to...
Sectionalism and the Mexican-American War
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
A 2-3 class period documents-based lesson in which students will study the issue of Sectionalism as applied to the Mexican-American War, and how that...
Slavery Through the Eyes of a Slave
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
A week-long lesson sequence on American slavery that uses a selection of original documents to study the life and views of a slave, from the...