Middle School / Social Studies

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

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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
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When the Rules Aren’t Right is a graphic novel for all ages. It is the story of Emma, your basic fed-up teen, tired of parents who only talk about...
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Join us for a webinar with education experts from the American Federation of Teachers , the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project...
Teaching Tolerance
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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 7:43pm
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Materials Your Viva La Causa package includes a 39-minute video and this accompanying teacher’s guide. Story of Farmworkers Struggle led by Cesar...
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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 11:38am
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The National Park Service, Drs. Maria Sanelli, Louis Rodriquez present the Cesar Chavez Educator Toolkit The Cesar E Chavez Educator’s Toolkit is a...
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Now Available On Demand! REGISTER FOR FREE Available for one-hour of PD credit. Join Facing History and Ourselves and the American Federation of...
C-SPAN Classroom
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Friday, October 27, 2017 - 4:15pm
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
The Vietnam War was a conflict between communist North Vietnam and South Vietnam that began in 1955. However, the war took on a greater worldwide...
CSPANClassroom
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Friday, October 27, 2017 - 4:31pm
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
On June 25, 1950, North Korea surprised South Korea by invading and advancing towards the capital city of Seoul. Soon after, President Truman sent U...
GLSEN's No Name-Calling Week
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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:50pm
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
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In this lesson, students learn about important leaders and events throughout LGBTQ American history. They hear stories about Francis Bacon, a noted...
NBC Learn
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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:22pm
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In 1950, during rising fears of communist infiltration, Senator Margaret Chase Smith delivered a speech to the U.S. Senate, speaking out against the...
American Federation of Teachers
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:03pm
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
AFT 100th Anniversary Videos - Part 1 1. Margaret Haley: Matriarch of Teacher Unionism In turn of the century, overcrowded Chicago classrooms,...