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

C-SPAN Classroom
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:31am
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
After the Declaration of Independence, the former colonies needed a constitution to help organize the new country. The Articles of Confederation was...
C-SPAN Classroom
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:51am
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
The War of 1812 was fought from 1812 to 1815 between the United States and Great Britain. Sometimes described as a second war for independence from...
Core Knowledge
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Friday, August 3, 2018 - 4:24pm
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Common Core
The United States Constitution explores the creation and central ideas of this guiding document of government. Students learn how, after the...
CHMS Schulmanator
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Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 10:39am
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
A super easy to do review game suitable for any subject area. My middle school kids love this more than any other game we do. We get 100% on task...
CHMS Schulmanator
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Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 10:36am
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A page long reading sheet (answers included) with a description of the AOC as well as an excerpt. Its focus is to help students see the weak central...
C-SPAN Classroom
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Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:57pm
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This lesson has students use C-SPAN's Constitution Clips to explore the provisions of the U.S. Constitution. Using their own devices in class or at...
National Constitution Center
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Monday, November 12, 2018 - 2:55pm
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Learn the real story of the first Thanksgiving and find out more about the Native People who lived in what is now New England. We’ll learn about the...
CHMS Schulmanator
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Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 9:18am
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Four links to reading passages (I have included open ended questions) about 1790s USA. Topics are: Whiskey Rebellion, Alien & Sedition Act, XYZ...
George Washington's Mount Vernon
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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 8:04am
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Use these worksheets to answer inquiry questions about objects students observe. Based on the answers, students will write 2-3 sentences about what...