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Social Studies: Lesson Plans & Games

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The short lessons in this course explore social studies lesson plans and games you can use to enhance your classroom instruction. Enjoy access to ideas and tools designed to make learning social studies concepts easier for your students.
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9 chapters in Social Studies: Lesson Plans & Games

Ch 1. Government Lesson Plans {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[147855].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Types of Government Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Government: Definition, Purpose & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42884].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42884].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Political Spectrum Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Types of Ideologies Along The Political Spectrum Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32928].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32928].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Totalitarianism Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - Totalitarianism: Definition, Characteristics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15631].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15631].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Fascism Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Fascism: Characteristics, History & Rise Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17134].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17134].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Government Projects for High School Students
Lesson 10 - Parliament Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - Parliamentary Government: Definition, Examples, Advantages & Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17829].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17829].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Dollar Diplomacy Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - Dollar Diplomacy: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[260307].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[260307].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Impeachment Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - Impeachment: Definition, Process & Requirements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17581].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17581].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Democracy Lesson Plan
Lesson 17 - What Is Democracy? - Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3958].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3958].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Constitutional Monarchy Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - Constitutional Monarchy: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[298897].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[298897].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - Absolute Monarchy Lesson Plan
Lesson 21 - Absolute Monarchy: Definition, Characteristics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9980].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9980].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 22 - Queen Elizabeth II Lesson Plan
Lesson 23 - Queen Elizabeth II: Biography & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[298903].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[298903].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 24 - British Monarchy Lesson Plan
Lesson 25 - The History and Power of the British Monarchy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21927].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21927].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 26 - Isolationism Lesson Plan
Lesson 27 - Isolationism: Definition, Policy & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17539].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17539].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 28 - Brinkmanship Lesson Plan
Lesson 29 - Brinkmanship: Definition & Policy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38146].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38146].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 30 - Dictatorship Lesson Plan
Lesson 31 - What is a Dictatorship? - Definition, Facts, Characteristics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15739].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15739].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 32 - Representative Democracy Lesson Plan
Lesson 33 - What is Representative Democracy? - Definition, Examples, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17760].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17760].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 34 - Treaties Lesson Plan
Lesson 35 - Treaties and the Law: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6216].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6216].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 36 - Anarchy Lesson Plan
Lesson 37 - What is Anarchy? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17740].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17740].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 38 - Create Your Own Government Lesson Plan
Lesson 39 - Passport Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 40 - Freedom Week Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 41 - Types of Government Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 42 - CIA Lesson Plan
Lesson 43 - Espionage Lesson Plan
Lesson 44 - Democracy Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 45 - Parliamentary Procedure Lesson Plan
Lesson 46 - Abortion Law Lesson Plan
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Lesson 1 - Socialism Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Socialism: Definition & Leaders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14249].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14249].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Karl Marx Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Karl Marx: Biography, Books & Philosophy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[247529].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[247529].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Marxism Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - Marxism: Definition & Basic Tenets Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299039].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299039].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Capitalism Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Capitalism vs. Communism Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - What is Capitalism? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15876].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15876].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Communism Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - Communism: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15634].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15634].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Historical Materialism Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - Theory of Historical Materialism: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[328173].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[328173].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Communism Essay Prompts
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Lesson 1 - Community Helpers Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - What are Community Helpers? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69447].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69447].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Transportation Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - How Do People Travel? - Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[140008].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[140008].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Community Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - What Is a Community? - Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[140050].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[140050].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Service Learning Projects for Elementary Students
Lesson 8 - Service Learning Projects for Middle School Students
Lesson 9 - Service Learning Projects for High School Students
Lesson 10 - Poverty Cycle Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - Poverty Cycle: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[292751].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[292751].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Create Your Own Civilization Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - What is a Civilization? - Definition & Common Elements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20895].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20895].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Invasion of Privacy Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - What Is Invasion of Privacy? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16759].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16759].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - American Red Cross Lesson Plan
Lesson 17 - What is the American Red Cross? - Role, Structure & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[72184].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[72184].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Global Citizenship Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 19 - What is Global Citizenship? - Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[338575].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[338575].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - Social Movements Essay Topics
Lesson 21 - What is an Airport? - Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[403687].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[403687].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Human Rights Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Human Rights: Definition & Categories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53103].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53103].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Natural Rights Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Natural Rights: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38213].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38213].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Universal Health Care Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - What Is Universal Health Care? - Definition, Pros and Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8204].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8204].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Universal Declaration of Human Rights Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53102].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53102].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Social Justice Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 10 - Social Justice Lesson for Kids: Definition, Issues & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[308887].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[308887].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Poverty Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Poverty in the United States: Definitions of Relative & Absolute Poverty Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2735].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2735].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Human Rights Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 14 - Human Rights Lesson for Kids: Definition & List Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[341695].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[341695].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Cartography Lesson Plans
Lesson 2 - Map Skills Lesson Plan
Lesson 3 - Types of Maps: Population, Topographic, Weather, Political & World Maps Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37331].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37331].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Read Topographic and Geologic Maps Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17249].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17249].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - World Map Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - The World Map: Overview & Major Geographical Regions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21083].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21083].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Locate Places on the World Map Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49072].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49072].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Map Memorization Games
Lesson 9 - Latitude & Longitude: Games & Activities
Lesson 10 - Atlas Map Activities & Games
Lesson 11 - Map Projects for Middle School
Lesson 12 - Scale Drawing Activities & Games
Lesson 13 - Map Scale Activities
Lesson 14 - Orienteering Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - Compass Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 16 - How to Use a Compass: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[167483].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[167483].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Parts of a Map Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[141922].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[141922].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Cardinal & Intermediate Directions Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - Cardinal & Intermediate Directions: Definition & Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[212305].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[212305].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - Compass Rose Lesson Plan
Lesson 21 - Compass Rose Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138233].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138233].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 22 - Types of Maps Lesson Plan
Lesson 23 - Map Skills Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 24 - World Map Activities & Games
Lesson 25 - Latitude & Longitude Activities for Middle School
Lesson 26 - Topographic Map Lesson Plan
Lesson 27 - Map of Europe Games for Kids
Lesson 28 - Topographic Map Activities
Lesson 29 - Globe Activities for Elementary School
Lesson 30 - Reading Landform Map Activities
Lesson 31 - Atlas Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 32 - Reading an Atlas: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[391463].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[391463].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Cultural Geography Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Human & Cultural Geography: Definition, Characteristics & Studies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26984].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26984].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Population Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 4 - Population Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[167653].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[167653].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - World Population Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - World Population Trends & Patterns Throughout History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53732].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53732].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Demographic Transition Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - What Is Demographic Transition? - Definition & Stages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10344].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10344].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Urbanization Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - The Rise of Urban Societies & Current Patterns of Urbanization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29112].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29112].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Refugees Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Refugee Origins and Destinations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51581].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51581].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Carrying Capacity Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Carrying Capacity of a Population: Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4759].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4759].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Overpopulation Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Overpopulation vs. Overconsumption Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10349].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10349].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Global Population Issues, Concerns & Politics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23487].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23487].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Human Migration Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - Human Migration: Definition, Reasons & Theories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53776].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53776].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - Population Growth Lesson Plan
Lesson 21 - Marxist vs. Malthusian Theories of Population Growth Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53745].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53745].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 22 - Immigration Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 23 - Cultural Geography Activities

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