US History Lesson Plan Templates in 8th Grade Social Studies

Find free Middle School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on US History.
Children at work in Victorian times
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  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Look at the photograph of the mining memorial. On 4 July 1838 26 children were drowned when the Huskar Pit (mine) in South Yorkshire, England,...
Cromwell's Actions in Drogheda
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  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
Handout to improve source analysis by looking at evidence: primary sources/secondary sources.
Blog "In the Words of Women"
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2017
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Blog posts written by women during the American Revolution and thereafter until 1799. Engaging materials; increase students' knowledge, reading and...
Causes of the American Revolutionary War
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  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
This LESSON PLAN allows students to discuss and distinguish primary and secondary causes for what would become the American Revolutionary War / the...
1619 Project: Anniversary of Slavery in America
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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...
Vocabulary Worksheet & Quiz - American Revolution
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  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
Important terms and people related to the Road to Revolution and to the American Revolution with corresponding quizzes.
PATRIOTIC SONG - "ONE HEART, ONE VOICE" - PATRIOTIC VIDEO FOR CLASSROOMS - WITH LESSON PLAN
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"America's Songwriter" and music educator Hank Fellows has created an exciting, child-friendly Patriotic Video for Classrooms that explores the...
Egyptian revolution (Elementary)
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  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
In January 2011, men, women and children all took to the streets in Egypt to protest about the way the country was being run. In the demonstrations...
The Meaning of George Washington's Birthday: Teaching Resources
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Contains selected resources from The Meaning of George Washington's Birthday, an educational e-book edited by Amy and Leon Kass. The e-book is part...
The Declaration of Independence:A Common Core Unit
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This lesson on the Declaration of Independence is part of Gilder Lehrman’s series of Common Core–based units. These units were written to enable...