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

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...
iCivics
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
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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Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 1:42pm
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  • US History
  • MS, HS
Abraham Lincoln’s Crossroads is a classroom activity designed to support the National Constitution Center’s online game of the same name and the...
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  • Middle School
A timeline of the major eras with supporting activities for Civil War and Sectionalism
iCivics
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Monday, February 5, 2018 - 2:46pm
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Use primary documents and images to discover the ways state and local governments restricted the newly gained freedoms of African Americans after the...
NBC Learn
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Friday, February 2, 2018 - 3:49pm
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Harriet Tubman returned to the South 19 times to bring over 300 slaves to freedom. Much less is known about Harriet Tubman's role as nurse, spy and...
IMKessel
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Friday, March 1, 2019 - 8:31am
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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...
Social_Studies_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:43am
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  • Middle School
Contains a variety of tasks; ending with a piece of extending writing (with a plan). Works well alongside viewing of 'Roots'.
nrich maths
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Monday, November 14, 2016 - 6:59am
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  • Math
  • MS, HS
Can you make a hypothesis to explain these ancient numbers?
Social_Studies_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:43am
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  • Middle School
PowerPoint and handouts (included as slides towards end of Ppt). Students categorise types of cause; complete written activity and then a drawing...