Historical Thinking Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on Historical Thinking.
A Study Guide to the Four Freedoms
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This 2005 booklet explores the George W. Bush administration's policies in the light of FDR's "Four Freedoms" and asks, "How are we measuring up?"...
Law, Foreign Policy, and the War on Terror
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Former General Counsel of the U.S. Navy, Alberto Mora, fought to halt policies that authorized cruel and unlawful interrogation practices for...
Ethics on Film: Discussion of Hotel Rwanda
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Based on the true story of a Rwandan hotel manager who saved the lives of over 1,200 refugees during the 1994 genocide, this film points blame at the...
World History and Geography Book Recommendations
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Over the past five years, some of the world's most prominent authors have spoken about their new books at Carnegie Council. From these thinkers, we...
Resources on Genocide and Intervention
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
In focusing on issues concerning ethics and war, Carnegie Council examines the root causes of genocide and steps for prevention. Our materials voice...
Recommended Books on Genocide and Intervention
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
How do we prevent genocide? When does one have the right and moral obligation to intervene to stop mass violence? The books on this webpage offer...
Video Clips from Social Science Experts
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
These short 2-6 minute videos from academic experts and prominent leaders feature discussions on politics, economics, the environment, and philosophy...
Visiting Mahatma Gandhi, 1929
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
In 1928-29, Henry Atkinson, president of the Church Peace Union (now Carnegie Council) took a five-month trip through Asia to meet with religious...
MLK: A New Sense of Direction (1968)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Dr. King gave this speech just a few months before his assassination and it is his last thorough evaluation of the movement. Still sadly relevant, he...
Reading Photographs
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  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Using the Library of Congress analysis protocol of Observe, Reflect and Question and the analysis tool, students will record their analyses of the...