Historical Thinking Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

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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...
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...
In Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. || Global Oneness Project
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Civil rights and social justice activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of unity is relevant more than ever today. Students watch this short 1-...
Battle of the Somme - Value of Human Life
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
An adapted version of the lesson available on SHEG
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...
Organized Labor and the American Dream
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Standards aligned
Main idea of this organized labor lesson: The story of power, justice, and opportunity is complicated. It is not one of constant or linear...
Martin Luther King Scavenger Hunt: The Dream Marches On
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
Learn about Martin Luther King by searching the internet, using prescreened sites and thought-provoking questions. Publish your work.
 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,...