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

iCivics
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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This lesson is designed to cover the basics in a single class period. Students learn what Congress is, what the Constitution says about the...
iCivics
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • Social Studies
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The Civil War and Reconstruction Era brought about the end of slavery and the expansion of civil rights to African Americans through the 13th, 14th,...
National Constitution Center
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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In the course of this lesson, students will consider the point where respect and freedom of expression intersect. For homework the night before,...
Social_Studies_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:01pm
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  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
Women and the Homefront; role of women; canaries; domestic service; suffragettes
Social_Studies_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:01pm
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What is Privacy? How does Surveillance infringe on privacy rights? A card sort to start discussion.
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  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
This lesson will use close reading of documentary selections and class discussion to analyze the concepts of “freedom” and “equality” as they have...
60-Second Civics
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
State declarations of rights, Part 9: The courage of their convictions. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we learn how the writers of state...
60-Second Civics
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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State declarations of rights, Part 8: State declarations as moral and philosophical foundations. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we learn how...
iCivics
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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Students learn why there are two houses of Congress and discover how a bicameral legislature ensures that all states have a voice in bills. Together...
iCivics
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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Do you ever wish you could make the rules? Well, there are people whose job it is to make the rules for this country. These rules are called laws,...