US History Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Lesson Plan Templates on US History.
Blog "In the Words of Women"
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Blog posts written by women during the American Revolution and thereafter until 1799. Engaging materials; increase students' knowledge, reading and...
Bill of Rights Activity/Worksheet
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This worksheet has the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution and asks students to paraphrase some of them while giving examples of how they are...
Alien and Sedition Acts Activity
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  • A New Nation
  • High School
This lesson plan/activity has the teacher introduce strict new rules to the class. Students then write speeches of protest. Before giving their...
The Emoluments Clause and the President
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The emoluments clause is a provision in the U.S. Constitution to ensure that elected leaders do not gain a profit from their offices. Three groups...
Dichotomies in the Constitution
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  • A New Nation
  • High School
This powerpoint shows students that the Constitution is a series of compromises between dichotomies - federal vs state, executive vs. legislative,...
To Prison for Poverty
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
To Prison for Poverty documents the system that enables private probation companies to profit from charging excessive fees to low income people who...
Let's Text the Declaration of Independence
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Chunking activity that helps students understand the language of the declaration of Independence. This resource also contains a listing of web links...
Writing a Bill for Congress
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This handout is part of a role play of how Congress passes laws. Students use this handout to write their own bills and peer edit them. The front of...
The Constitutional Convention: Balance of Powers
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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...
Constitutional Compromises Activity
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This constitutional compromises activity has students respond to the 4 major compromises at the Constitutional Convention: strong federal vs. strong...