Historical Thinking Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on Historical Thinking.
Recommended Books: Modern American History
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
These books describe choices made by American leaders in the 20th century and how they helped shape the country. The selection includes a biography,...
The Baghdad That Was: Using Primary Sources
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
I considered ways that primary source documents could help students imagine Baghdad at its height as a great hub of civilization under the Abbasid...
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...
Lesson 5: 9/11 Agree/Disagree Debate Activity
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The purpose of this lesson is for students to identify and think deeply about common themes and conflicts arising from 9/11 and aftermath. After...
Lesson 6:  9/11 and the Patriot Act
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson asks students to gather evidence from primary documents and use that evidence to make claims about 9/11 and its aftermath and the events...
Lesson 7: 9/11 Argument Paper, Healthcare for First Responders
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The passing of the James Zadroga Act was a unique bill in American history that provides for the healthcare and compensation to the many thousands of...
Lesson 8: What should be the US foreign policy on terrorism following 9/11?
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
9/11 changed our society in many ways, but importantly it has had a lasting impact on our US foreign policy on terrorism. Students will become the...
Lesson 9: Interviewing an Adult about 9/11
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
High school students today have little or no memories of 9/11. However, our students have many adults in their lives with vivid memories and stories...
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...
Refugee Accounts of the Great Chinese Famine (Worksheet)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Rather than relying on state-run media and tours, Miriam and Ivan London investigated the conditions in China from 1965-1975 by interviewing refugees...