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

Social_Studies_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:01pm
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  • Middle School
American West. Resources describe the struggle for the Great Plains in the United States.
Social_Studies_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:01pm
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  • US History
  • Middle School
Lesson examining life for Native Americans after the Battle of Little Bighorn and the emergence of the Ghost Dance. In addition to the lead up to...
Teaching Tolerance
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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This lesson revolves around Sherman Alexie’s poignant yet humorous and accessible essay, “I Hated Tonto (Still Do).” It explores the negative impact...
Social_Studies_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:43am
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  • US History
  • Middle School
Requires students to interpret a range of sources about the events at Wounded Knee. Students then to use synthesis information to create a...
Macomber13
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • Middle School
Through the scope of the popular Johnny Cash song "Remember the Alamo," students learn vocabulary and key facts from the Battle of the Alamo. This...
Macomber13
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • Middle School
Students learn about westward expansion through listening to the song "James K. Polk" and doing research
The Music Center
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Friday, August 5, 2016 - 2:15pm
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Songs and Stories of My People - Geri Keams, a Navajo, learned from her grandmother the importance of passing on the stories of the 'Old Ones.' One...
PPSEL
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • Middle School
Students at PPSEL's middle school created lesson plans for a variety of grade levels; they included the Common Core standards for reading and writing...
Adam Feinberg
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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While I ended this in the 1990s, and did not mention anything about cutting welfare programs that help African-Americans, new voter ID laws, police...
TackkEDU
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • 3-5, MS
Students will use Tackk to illustrate what they have learned about western expansion (i.e. Louis and Clark, Indian migration, California Gold Rush)...