High School History Lesson Plans, Grades 9-12 (page: 2 of 9)

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  • The Kennedy Presidency: A High School History Lesson Plan
    This lesson plan is the first in a series of five on selected topics from the 1960s. It focuses on both domestic and foreign policy aspects of John F. Kennedy's administration.
  • High School Lesson Plan - The Civil Rights Movement in the 1950's
    This lesson plan is the fifth in a series of five on domestic happenings, trends, and events in the 1950's. It focuses upon the efforts of African-Americans to be treated equally by both the federal and various state governments during the decade.
  • High School Lesson Plan - The Cold War at Home
    The cold war was an interesting time in American history, punctuated by fear of the encroach of communism far away and at home. This lesson covers McCarthyism, the launch of Sputnik and the National Education Act.
  • High School Lesson Plan - The Birth of Rock n' Roll
    This lesson plan is the third in a series of five on domestic happenings, trends, and events in the 1950's. It deals with the emergence of a genre of music that was at the time uniquely American - rock n' roll.
  • High School Lesson Plan - Counterculture and Criticism in the 1950's
    This lesson plan is the second in a series of five on domestic happenings, trends, and events in the 1950's. It deals with literary critics and nonconformists during the decade and their impact upon the country.
  • High School Lesson Plan: Conformity in the 1950's
    This lesson plan is the first in a series of five on domestic happenings, trends, and events in the 1950's. It deals with the homogenization of American culture during the decade, from suburb development to McDonald's and TV.
  • America's Involvement in WWII: Moving Away from Inclusionism
    This lesson plan is the first in a series of five on America's involvement in WWII. It deals with the events that led up to America's decision to enter the war, including the aftermath of WWI, the United States' retreat into isolationism, and legislation designed to keep the country out of war.
  • American Entry Into World War II
    This lesson plan is the second in a series of five on America's involvement in the second World War. It deals with the American decision to enter the war, including Axis military successes, the relationship with Great Britain, and the conflict with Japan that led to the attack on Pearl Harbor.
  • The End of World War II and the Aftermath
    This lesson plan is the fifth in a series of five on America's involvement in the second World War. It deals with the end of the war and the tremendous impact that the conflict had upon America as it moved into the latter half of the 1940's and beyond.
  • The Home Front in World War II
    This lesson plan is the fourth in a series of five on America's involvement in the second World War. It deals with the drastic changes in economics, government, and culture during the war.
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