Social Studies Lesson Plans

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Creating a Social Media Page for a Famous American
Creating a Social Media Page for a Famous American
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Creating a Social Media Page for a Famous American
Motivate your students to learn about significant figures in US history by giving them the opportunity to create a fake social media page based on facts.
4th grade
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Native American Legends
Native American Legends
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Native American Legends
Social studies, reading comprehension, and writing come together in this high-engagement lesson about Native American legends!
4th grade
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Journey on the Underground Railroad
Journey on the Underground Railroad
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Journey on the Underground Railroad
This lesson combines historical facts and creative writing to engage students in exercises that enhance both vocabulary and social studies knowledge.
4th grade
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Cookies for My Family
Cookies for My Family
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Cookies for My Family
Families and Social Studies go together like cookies and milk in this yummy lesson that incorporates the study of families as well as math concepts.
Preschool
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How Does A Bill Become A Law?
How Does A Bill Become A Law?
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How Does A Bill Become A Law?
How does a bill become a law? Help your students figure out the answer with this engaging, hands-on social studies lesson.
5th grade
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What's in Your Community?
What's in Your Community?
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What's in Your Community?
This social studies lesson gets students learning all about their communities. After reading an engaging book, students make their own community pictures.
Preschool
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My Family
My Family
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My Family
This social studies lesson gets students learning all about different types of families. After reading an engaging book, students make their own family pictures.
Preschool
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Jazzy Bio Poems
Jazzy Bio Poems
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Jazzy Bio Poems
Integrate reading, writing, and social studies in this lesson about famous jazz musicians! This lesson would fit perfectly in a unit about biographies or Black History Month.
4th grade
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Reading About Our Rights
Reading About Our Rights
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Reading About Our Rights
Let’s read about our rights! In this social studies and language arts lesson, students learn about the Bill of Rights and participate in some fun writing activities.
3rd grade
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All About Me: I Like Myself
All About Me: I Like Myself
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All About Me: I Like Myself
Break the ice with this social lesson, designed to help you and your class get to know each other. This social studies lesson helps students develop a healthy sense of self, and ties in well with any "All About Me" theme or unit.
Preschool
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Piecing Together U.S. Cities
Piecing Together U.S. Cities
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Piecing Together U.S. Cities
Let’s travel across the United States! In this city-themed lesson that integrates reading and social studies, students explore the culture and history of the cities in the United States.
3rd grade
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One Tree, Three Branches
One Tree, Three Branches
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One Tree, Three Branches
Get your kids excited about social studies with this comprehensive lesson, which will allow them to make their own visual comparisons of the three branches of the United States government.
2nd grade
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Great Lake Stories
Great Lake Stories
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Great Lake Stories
Natural landmarks are a source of wonder and fascination, and they encourage people’s imaginations. Students will get a chance to use their imaginations in this lesson where social studies and writing combine.
4th grade
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Pop-Up Communities
Pop-Up Communities
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Pop-Up Communities
From teachers to farmers, many people and things together comprise a community. In this social studies lesson, students will identify and illustrate their dream community by making a pop-up card.
2nd grade
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Second Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 3
Second Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 3
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Second Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 3
Help the substitute teacher in your classroom! Planning for your class's substitute has never been easier than with this daily sub plan covering reading, writing, math, and social studies. Your sub can keep your students learning in your absence by using these lessons, worksheets, and activities.
2nd grade
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Picturing Goods and Services
Picturing Goods and Services
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Picturing Goods and Services
Help your students “picture” the difference between goods and services! In this lesson which integrates art, reading, and social studies, your students will both find and create examples of goods and services.
1st grade
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Bald Eagle: The USA's National Bird
Bald Eagle: The USA's National Bird
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Bald Eagle: The USA's National Bird
Your students will love learning about America's national bird as they watch a video, listen to a story, and play a fun game! Get your students excited to learn social studies with this lesson.
Kindergarten
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Urban, Suburban, or Rural
Urban, Suburban, or Rural
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Urban, Suburban, or Rural
Students will have a blast as they engage in interactive projects to learn about the characteristics of urban, suburban, and rural communities. This lesson will help them develop both their writing and social-studies skills.
2nd grade
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Naming the Native American Tribes
Naming the Native American Tribes
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Naming the Native American Tribes
Can your class name the Native American tribes? In this lesson that integrates social studies with language arts, students will research the tribes of Native Americans who lived in various regions of the United States!
3rd grade
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Third Grade Daily Sub Plan 2
Third Grade Daily Sub Plan 2
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Third Grade Daily Sub Plan 2
Set your classroom up for success with this daily sub plan featuring lessons, worksheets, and activities! This resource is a great way to prepare for a substitute in your classroom. Your substitute can keep your third graders learning in your absence by using this packet of material. This teaching resource highlights fiction comprehension, creative writing, social studies skills, and math challenges.
3rd grade
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I Feel Happy When
I Feel Happy When
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I Feel Happy When
In this social skills lesson, students will get to practice identifying their feelings while thinking about what makes them feel happy. Identifying feelings is an important social skill for kindergarten students to master as they begin to navigate a new social structure, school!
Kindergarten
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Work It Out
Work It Out
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Work It Out
In this social skills lesson, students will get to practice identifying what to do in times of conflict. Conflict resolution is an important social skill for kindergarten students to master as they begin form new relationships with their classmates.
Kindergarten
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Friends Are Fun!
Friends Are Fun!
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Friends Are Fun!
In this social skills lesson plan, students will get to practice identifying how to be a friend. Friendship is an important social skill for kindergarten students to master as they begin to form a new community of peers at school.
Preschool
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Mindfulness, Community, and Nature Stations
Mindfulness, Community, and Nature Stations
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Mindfulness, Community, and Nature Stations
In this lesson, students will move through stations to practice and reflect on the mindfulness and social emotional learning tools that they have learned throughout the year.
4th grade
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Mindfulness & SEL Stations
Mindfulness & SEL Stations
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Mindfulness & SEL Stations
In this lesson, students will move through stations to practice and reflect on the mindfulness and social emotional learning tools that they have learned throughout the year.
Kindergarten
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Social Studies Lesson Plans

History helps define the present and dictates what may happen in the future. The below social studies lesson plans will use history and common everyday examples to prepare young children into becoming responsible and active members of society. Kickstart your students' growth while learning about the past and present with education.com's social studies lesson plans!