Historical Thinking Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on Historical Thinking.
“The Chinese Question from a Chinese Standpoint,”
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
To confront rising intolerance in the 1870s, Chinese leaders appealed to local governments, Congress, and the President for fair treatment. In an...
National Humanities Ctr Education YouTube Channel
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National Humanities Center professional development webinars focus on teaching with primary sources — historical documents, literary texts, visual...
Thomas Paine’s Common Sense, 1776
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
By January 1776, the American colonies were in open rebellion against Britain. Yet few dared voice what most knew was true — they were no longer...
Art and Propaganda
Ken Burns 
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2016
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This lesson plan is structured as an online lesson to be conducted with the use of a computer. Since some classrooms are not equipped to provide...
A New Way of Thinking: The Path to Democracy
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This unit focuses on the path that led to a new way of thinking in which citizens went from believing and accepting the rule and decisions of their...
Affirmative Action After Fisher v. Texas
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
In this lesson, students are provided a rich background in how affirmative action policies have been challenged in federal court and what the Supreme...
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...
Carnegie Council Education Section
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs works with some of the world’s leading politicians, experts, and scholars on topics relating to...
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"...
Primary Sources from the Carnegie Council
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
We curated our favorite primary sources for classes that focus on 20th and 21st century American and global history, economics and philosophy...