Historical Thinking Curricula in High School Social Studies

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WARS & WHY THEY EXIST -  'KALASHNIKOV'S DREAM'
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
'Kalashnikov's Dream' is an engaging, cross-curricular program. Presented in four media-rich lessons as a ‘kit’, the completed program allows...
Recording a Dying Language | Global Oneness Project
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Standards aligned
Students watch a film about a Native American woman who is the last fluent speaker of her language and explore the themes of endangered languages and...
The Constitutional Convention: Balance of Powers
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. This simulation places students in the midst of the...
Far from Home | Global Oneness Project
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
In this lesson, students explore images of Syrian refugees migrating through Europe and discuss cultural displacement and the impact of photography...
Immigration and Identity: Connecting Past and Present with the Bintel Brief
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Common Core
This lesson uses primary sources, letters from the Jewish Daily Forward's early 20th-century advice column called the Bintel Brief, to explore...
Five Essential Resources from Re-Imagining Migration
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Migration has been part and parcel of the human experience, and while it ebbs and flows, it is ubiquitous. As we have seen throughout history, in...
Choosing to Make a Nation Curriculum: Creating the Constitution
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The Choosing to Make a Nation Curriculum Project developed by award-winning author Ray Raphael is a student-centered, primary source-rich approach to...
Choosing to Make a Nation: Constitutional Convention Simulation
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
An 8-lesson simulation in which students become delegates from specific states and address the same issues the framers faced. Unit includes the...
The Constitutional Convention: Reform or Revolution?
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. This simulation places students at the opening of the...
The Constitutional Convention: Composition of Congress
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. This simulation places students at the Constitutional...