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

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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...
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:01pm
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  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
An overview of key Civil Rights events in America in the 1950's
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Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 8:39pm
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  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
This lesson was used as a “kick-off” to a unit called “Citizenship Denied” which included a variety of sub-topics including The Civil Rights Movement...
PBS NewsHour Extra
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
Help your students connect to the rich imagery of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech by learning the history of the speech and then...
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Standards aligned
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...
Bridgette Francis
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Friday, August 10, 2018 - 7:47pm
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A high school or workplace / community group- appropriate lesson on the concept of gender binarism and LGBTQ rights. The lesson focuses on gender...
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:01pm
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  • Social Studies
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Lesson taught as part of a unit on leadership qualities.
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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...
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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Study Guides for Riot, a novel (in play format) by Walter Dean Myers with a short essay assignments. (The story is about a young bi-racial girl who...
Avoice for Educators
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This resource consists of 3 activities and an introductory essay for students to increase their knowledge of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Using...