US History Lesson Plan Templates in 6th Grade Social Studies

Find free Middle School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on US History.
Jim Crow Lesson Plan
iCivics 
Updated: 
2020
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  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
Students use primary documents and images to discover the ways state and local governments restricted the newly gained freedoms of African Americans...
When Hate Is in the Headlines: Resources for K-12 Educators
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Join us for a webinar with education experts from the American Federation of Teachers , the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project...
A Framework for Teaching American Slavery
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  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Most students leave high school without an adequate understanding of the role slavery played in the development of the United States—or how its...
1619 Project: Anniversary of Slavery in America

Credit: Listenwise

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  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
Listen to this podcast and find accompanying teaching resources: The first shipload of enslaved people reached the American colonies four hundred...
Sectionalism and the Mexican-American War
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
A 2-3 class period documents-based lesson in which students will study the issue of Sectionalism as applied to the Mexican-American War, and how that...
Major Events Leading to the Civil War
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  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
The American Civil War was fought from 1861 until 1865. Starting with the Missouri Compromise and ending with the election of Abraham Lincoln, this...
The Mexican-American War
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
From 1846 to 1848, the United States fought a war with Mexico over territory that would eventually become the states of Texas, Arizona, New Mexico,...
LGBTQ History Timeline Lesson
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
In this lesson, students learn about important leaders and events throughout LGBTQ American history. They hear stories about Francis Bacon, a noted...
Can Words Lead to War?
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When we talk about the power of language, we often focus on how words can injure. In this inquiry, students look at the other side of that equation...
Teaching Hard History Podcast Series: History of American Slavery
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What we don’t know about American slavery hurts us all. From Teaching Tolerance and host Hasan Jeffries , Teaching Hard History brings us the lessons...