Historical Thinking Curricula in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Curricula on Historical Thinking.
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...
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...
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...
 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,...
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...
Ethics on Film
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Carnegie Council has curated a list of films in which students can explore ethical dimensions of historical and current events. The "In Depth"...
African American History in the United States
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
EDSITEment offers a comprehensive collection of free NEH-supported and EDSITEment-developed lessons for K-12 classrooms on African American history...
Teaching 9/11: A comprehensive unit for high school students
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Eyewitness accounts, or first-person narratives, are essential to understanding truth in history. As a primary source, this type of perspective is...
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...
Tastes of the Game
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Common Core
TOPIC: Food culture CORE QUESTION: What is the food culture surrounding your favorite sport or team? MISSION: Design a new food item to be part of...