Is it a coincidence that history rhymes with mystery? Many struggling history students, especially those with standardized exams looming in their future, would say it is definitely not! The history lesson plans found here will help your students understand not just the dates and the names, but the impact that long-ago events had on life as we know it today. Interactive lesson plan ideas and modern-day parallels help keep your ninth, tenth, eleventh and twelfth grade students engaged and interested in learning about historical facts and figures.
Engaging History Lesson Plans for Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh & Twelfth Grade High School
Fostering Research Skills through Song Lyrics With the Hamilton! craze sweeping the country, a fun way to begin practicing research skills is to use the song lyrics, many of which reference actual historical events, as an introductory way for students to practice quote support.
Hamilton! Dueling Comparisons The musical that is sweeping the nation, Lin Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton! is an explosive mix of history and music, politics and rap, duels and duets.Teach students about history and writing by comparing the three duels featured in the musical.
AP History Review A fun and engaging way to provide extra review and support for AP exams. This looks at A.P. United States History from a topical breakdown!
The Four Freedoms: A Global Perspective Give your students a global perspective on the state of freedom in the world today. How many countries offer their citizens freedom from fear and want, while allow freedom of speech and worship?