Historical Thinking Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

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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...
High School: How to Teach Your Students About Fake News
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Fake news is making news, and it's a problem. This lesson gives students media literacy skills they need to navigate the media, including how to spot...
Lesson 4: Comparing Presidential Speeches After Attacks on American Soil- 9/11 and Pearl Harbor
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson has students read two speeches from standing presidents directly after attacks on American soil. There have been no other moments in...
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...
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...
World War II: Causes and Entry of the US
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South Carolina DOE
This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA) : 4.0 International License. To view a copy of...
 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...
Carnegie Council "Flipped Classroom"
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Carnegie Council offers a twist on the traditional "flipped classroom." Rather than entire lectures or guided instruction, we offer an abbreviated...