Historical Thinking Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

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Andrew Carnegie's New Year Greeting, 1914 (Worksheet)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Andrew Carnegie devoted the later part of his life to promoting world peace. He argued that just as men had realized the barbarity of dueling ("...
How Free is the Press in Russia? (Worksheet)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
In 2011, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs hosted a delegation of ten senior figures from the Russian media who were part of a...
Working within Nigeria's Sharia Courts (Worksheet)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Until 1999, Muslim laws in Nigeria applied primarily to civil matters. But since the end of military rule in 1999, nine of Nigeria’s 36 states have...
Is Authoritarianism and Corruption Endemic in Nigeria? (Worksheet)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Wole Soyinka was the first African to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986. As a Nigerian, he has been strongly critical of the country's...
Should Third Party Candidates Be Allowed Greater Participation in Presidential Debates?
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Third parties have long struggled to gain a foothold in the United States political system. Since the Election of 1800, America has developed into a...
Presidential Debate Analysis (Current and Historical)
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Students will watch and evaluate Presidential debates from previous Election years and determine the speakers’ positions, message, and effectiveness...
Media Literacy and Fake News
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
In a world filled with rapid pace communication through a variety of platforms, we have an abundance of information available at our fingertips...
Nature's First Defenders
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Indigenous people—nature’s first defenders—play a vital role in sustaining our planet. This lesson enables students to understand that role and to...
Choosing to Make a Nation Curriculum: Creating the Constitution
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The Choosing to Make a Nation Curriculum Project developed by award-winning author Ray Raphael is a student-centered, primary source-rich approach to...
Tastes of the Game
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Common Core
TOPIC: Food culture CORE QUESTION: What is the food culture surrounding your favorite sport or team? MISSION: Design a new food item to be part of...