Historical Thinking Direct Instructions 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...
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...
 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,...
Defining Democracy (PowerPoint Lesson)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The attached PowerPoint lesson serves as a primer for students to understand different types of democracy: direct, indirect, social, liberal, and...
Does the 2003 Invasion of Iraq Qualify as a Just War? (worksheet)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
On March 20, 2003, the United States military, under the command of President George W. Bush, invaded Iraq along with a "coalition of the willing."...
Special Interest Groups, Climate Change, and Moral Leadership (classroom activity)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The controversial 2010 court case Citizens United v. FEC opened space for the creation of Super PACs, which are outside, disclosed groups that can...
Debating the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
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Common Core
“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” As NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first human to step onto the surface of the...
MIRAD A BOY FROM BOSNIA - MIGRATION & WHY IT HAPPENS
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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,...
LESSON PLAN:  AMERICANS AT THE MOVIES, FEATURING CHARLIE CHAPLIN’S THE IMMIGRANT
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
In the first decades of the 20th century, Americans embraced a revolutionary new technology—motion pictures. This lesson, which features Charlie...
Lesson Plan: Reading Archival Footage - MLK's "The Other America"
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In this lesson, students screen and discuss archival footage of a 1967 speech given by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Stanford University. Thanks to...