Historical Thinking Lesson Plan Templates in 12th Grade Social Studies

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The 1619 Project: Exploring 'The Idea of America' by Nikole Hannah-Jones

The New York Times Magazine

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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
“The truth is that as much democracy as this nation has today, it has been born on the backs of black resistance...Black people have seen the worst...
The Power to Persevere | Global Oneness Project
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  • High School
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Students watch a short film, "Making it in America," by Joris Debeij, about a single mother and Salvadoran immigrant struggling to realize her goals...
WARS & WHY THEY EXIST -  'KALASHNIKOV'S DREAM'
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  • High School
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'Kalashnikov's Dream' is an engaging, cross-curricular program. Presented in four media-rich lessons as a ‘kit’, the completed program allows...
What is Gerrymandering and Who Should Control the Redistricting Process?
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
In 2015, the Supreme Court decided in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Redistricting Commission that the voters of a state could use the...
The Great Thanksgiving Listen (2019)
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Common Core
The Great Thanksgiving Listen is a national education project that empowers high school students to create an oral history of the contemporary United...
The Constitutional Convention: Balance of Powers
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. This simulation places students in the midst of the...
Introduction to the Holocaust: Documentary Film and Classroom Materials
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Standards aligned
Organized around a Museum-produced 38-minute documentary, The Path to Nazi Genocide , these materials and discussion questions provide students with...
How To Teach About The Holocaust
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  • MS, HS
Teaching about the Holocaust to middle or high school students can be a daunting task. How should you approach it? Where should you start? The United...
Teaching About the Holocaust Using Survivor Testimony
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
One of the most powerful ways to teach about the Holocaust is to bring the voices of survivors to your students. Precisely because they portray...
Far from Home | Global Oneness Project
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
In this lesson, students explore images of Syrian refugees migrating through Europe and discuss cultural displacement and the impact of photography...