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High School Social Studies Lesson Plans, Activities, and Teacher Resources

The Nature Conservancy
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Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 8:32am
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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...
jhart
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Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 2:48pm
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
If you need an example of how to present your rules and regulations at the beginning of the school year, here is a model you can use as a copy, or...
Mistydawn Travieso
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 9:09am
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Standards aligned
This lesson is a PBL for my Contemporary Issues in Education Class.
btutino
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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 3:18pm
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  • US History
  • High School
New York DOE
ESSENTIAL QUESTION: HOW SHOULD ANDREW JACKSON BE REMEMBERED? Objectives: SWBAT analyze, evaluate and synthesize excerpted primary and secondary...
GLSEN's No Name-Calling Week
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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:50pm
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
In this lesson, students learn about important leaders and events throughout LGBTQ American history. They hear stories about Francis Bacon, a noted...
johnwbarham_2226536
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Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 12:01pm
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  • US History
  • High School
Powerpoint with the Native Americans of the United States.
Re-Imagining Migration
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Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 9:25am
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
This guide is written to be used with Re-Imagining Migration's Moving Stories Storytelling App. The provides an engaging classroom experience that...

Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi (detail), Library of Congress Geography and Map Division (call number: G3700 1718 .L5)

60-Second Civics
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 3:20pm
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In this episode of 60-Second Civics, we discuss early European settlement of North America and explore Cahokia, a large and culturally important...
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Cherokee Syllabary

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:13pm
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  • US History
  • MS, HS
A reading passage about Sequoyah, creator of the Cherokee syllabary (alphabet). It has some background on his work and describes the impact literacy...
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StoryCorps
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Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 1:50pm
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
Storytelling and the gift of listening are critical skills for young people. This project offers the opportunity to realize a simple idea: young...