Historical Thinking Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on Historical Thinking.
The 1619 Project: Exploring 'The Idea of America' by Nikole Hannah-Jones
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
“The truth is that as much democracy as this nation has today, it has been born on the backs of black resistance...Black people have seen the worst...
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...
What is Gerrymandering and Who Should Control the Redistricting Process?
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
In 2015, the Supreme Court decided in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Redistricting Commission that the voters of a state could use the...
The Great Thanksgiving Listen (2019)
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Common Core
The Great Thanksgiving Listen is a national education project that empowers high school students to create an oral history of the contemporary United...
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...
Teaching About the Holocaust Using Survivor Testimony
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
One of the most powerful ways to teach about the Holocaust is to bring the voices of survivors to your students. Precisely because they portray...
How To Teach About The Holocaust
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Teaching about the Holocaust to middle or high school students can be a daunting task. How should you approach it? Where should you start? The United...
 MIGRATION & WHY IT HAPPENS  - 'Mirad a Boy from Bosnia'
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
‘Mirad, a Boy from Bosnia’ is an engaging, cross-curricular program involving rigorous synoptic assessments. Presented in four media-rich lessons,...
Using Oral History in Reporting
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This lesson uses Pulitzer Center-supported reporting to explore oral history as a primary source. Students will be able to… Explore examples of...
A Study Guide to the Four Freedoms
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This 2005 booklet explores the George W. Bush administration's policies in the light of FDR's "Four Freedoms" and asks, "How are we measuring up?"...