Historical Thinking Lesson Plan Templates in 9th Grade Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on Historical Thinking.
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...
How was Medieval England different?
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Lesson introducing the medieval period and a snapshot of what life was like in 1066 compared to 2011 - this exercise works well with low ability...
WARS & WHY THEY EXIST -  'KALASHNIKOV'S DREAM'
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
'Kalashnikov's Dream' is an engaging, cross-curricular program. Presented in four media-rich lessons as a ‘kit’, the completed program allows...
Black Panther Movie Discussion Guide

Image Credit: Walt Disney Movies

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This guide pulls together a few conversation starters from other guides to harness the incredible energy around the release of this blockbuster movie...
Recording a Dying Language | Global Oneness Project
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Standards aligned
Students watch a film about a Native American woman who is the last fluent speaker of her language and explore the themes of endangered languages and...
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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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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...