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

Social_Studies_Team
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 1:58pm
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  • Social Studies
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Fun lesson about bias that works well developing source analysis skills with history rookies!
from Facing History
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND How can we apply the lessons of the film Schindler’s List toward standing up to hatred in our own communities? How do you engage...
UNICEF UK
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:43am
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Thinking Rights adopts a Philosophy for Children approach, encouraging young people to think about the nature of human rights and some of the...
Social_Studies_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:43am
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  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS
<p>Using a Who Wants to be a Millionaire frame ( which can be adapted to any topic/subject) a fun assessment tool at the end of the topic.
Social_Studies_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:43am
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Informing students what Children in Need is actually all about. Includes a Children in Need knowledge quiz activity, video etc.
Social_Studies_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:43am
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Half a term’s planning with resources. My 7th grade are investigating the theme of ‘power and protest’ this year (6th grade is ‘lives of ordinary...
Social_Studies_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:01pm
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An introduction to the idea of communities and citizens. Some parts may be adapted from other resources!
[CC BY 2.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

The Official CTBTO Photostream via Wikimedia Commons

Social_Studies_Team
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Monday, August 6, 2018 - 3:04pm
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The inspiring story of a young girl who attempted to make 1000 origami cranes (birds) as a sign of peace after the Hiroshima bomb. Most inspiring is...
iCivics
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 2:00pm
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In this language arts unit, students learn how to “argue on paper” using a fictional case about a school dress code rule against band t-shirts. The...
Social_Studies_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:43am
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A lesson on the humanist philosophy of justice in Plato's Republic. Students are introduced to the tripartite soul; and look at the analogy with the...