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

H & R Block Dollars & Sense
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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In this second-place lesson plan on financial literacy, students future out exactly how much it costs to live for a family of four. A survey is taken...
Council for Economic Education
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Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 12:37pm
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This video teaches the concepts of Money Management and Budgeting. Budgeting refers to drawing up a plan for how available funds will be spent...
PBS NewsHour Extra
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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 2:45pm
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
What news stories made a difference in your life from the past year? Try this interactive end-of-year activity leading up to the winter break for a...
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Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 10:08am
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Common Core
This is a simple project based lesson using mathematics to solve for costs of a wedding.
Better World Ed Empathy Challenges

Better World Ed

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Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 8:38am
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Common Core
Step into the world of Ghani, a rice grower and community builder and advocate in India. Practice empathy, global awareness, mindfulness, curiosity,...
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...
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Google's Applied Digital Skills
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Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 8:57am
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Students make financial decisions by collecting, organizing, and evaluating data using Google Sheets. They research information about long-term...
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Google's Applied Digital Skills
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Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:04am
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In groups, students review a list of movie ideas, and select the three most promising. Then, they use movie data to analyze the return on investment...
Google's Applied Digital Skills
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Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:08am
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Students explore a technology topic, create a project based on research, then communicate the topic to their peers. In this lesson, students research...
bankmagicclub_2...
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Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 10:37am
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Bank Magic began as Murray’s response to the questions and conversations that came from his clients. He was inspired to provide his clients and in...