Cool things to do in High School Social Studies

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Students will watch Freakonomics (Roe v. Wade), analyze a graph, and answer key questions.
Subjects:
U.S. History, Economics
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Multimedia, Minilessons, Cultural Activities
$1.00
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4.0
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Students will analyze political cartoons about President Jackson by answering questions in small groups. The last slide has some notes about him.
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$1.00
2 ratings
3.9
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Students will get a small glimpse into what it was like for minorities in the 1960s to take a literacy test in order to vote.
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Simulations
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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Students will participate in a class simulation during class that involves a king, lords, vassals, peasants, and serfs (serfs can't leave the classroom!!) It's very simple and the kids never forget!
Subjects:
World History
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Simulations
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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Students will create a poster highlighting one candidate for president.
Subjects:
Government
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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Students will research the background of one colony i.e. Georgia, Rhode Island, etc. and create a Vacation Brochure. They will also make a "sales pitch" to get students to come to their colony during their presentation.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
11th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Posters
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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Students will create a campaign poster for an assigned social movement of the 1960s. Movements include anti-Vietnam War, Migrant Workers, Women's movement, etc.
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Posters
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Students will explain the primary causes of the American Revolution by writing a "break up letter" to the King of England. Rubric included
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
12th
Types:
Reflective Journals for Teachers, Rubrics
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
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Students are to take events from 1968, such as the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. or anti-Vietnam war protests and create a news broadcast.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
11th
Types:
Internet Activities
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Students will write a story as if the Bill of Rights didn't exist. They should brainstorm everyday things they do and think about how their life would be different without the Bill of Rights.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 12th
Types:
Other, Reflective Journals for Teachers
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Students will create a muckraker magazine about important issues of the Progressive Era, such as big business and labor issues.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research, Activities
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End the frustration of analyzing political cartoons with 2 fun strategies! Have fun with it and give students the tools to be successful!
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$1.00
1 rating
3.2
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Rubric included: Students will create a storybook about events following the American Revolution, including Manifest Destiny, the Industrial Revolution, and reform movements.
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Assessment, Rubrics
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
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Students will write journal entries from different points of view pertaining to different events, such as Watergate, China, etc.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
11th
Types:
Research
$1.00
1 rating
3.0
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Students can learn more about the American Revolution by watching the movie The Patriot. These questions will help keep students on task as they watch the movie.
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
11th
Types:
Movie Guides
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4.0
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Students will create a power point presentation of modern presidents and how they've been portrayed over time through political cartoons.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research, PowerPoint Presentations, Projects
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