Social Studies: Lesson Plans & Games

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In this course, you'll find lesson plan outlines, games and class activities that are designed to enhance your social studies curriculum. The course can be accessed at any time, and you can integrate these resources in the classroom using any computer or mobile device.
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11 chapters in Social Studies: Lesson Plans & Games

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Lesson 1 - Government: Definition, Purpose & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Government Projects for High School Students
Lesson 3 - Parliament Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Parliamentary Government: Definition, Examples, Advantages & Disadvantages  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Dollar Diplomacy Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - Dollar Diplomacy: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Impeachment Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Impeachment: Definition, Process & Requirements  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Constitutional Monarchy Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - Constitutional Monarchy: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Absolute Monarchy Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Absolute Monarchy: Definition, Characteristics & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Brinkmanship Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Brinkmanship: Definition & Policy  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Dictatorship Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - What is a Dictatorship? - Definition, Facts, Characteristics & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Representative Democracy Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - What is Representative Democracy? - Definition, Examples, Pros & Cons  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Create Your Own Government Lesson Plan
Lesson 20 - Passport Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 21 - Freedom Week Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 22 - Types of Government Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 23 - Espionage Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - Parliamentary Procedure Lesson Plan
Lesson 25 - Parliamentary Procedure Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 26 - Parliamentary Procedure: Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Queen Elizabeth II Lesson Plan
Lesson 28 - Queen Elizabeth II: Biography & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - British Monarchy Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - The History and Power of the British Monarchy  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - Canadian Government Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 32 - Canadian Government Lesson Plan
Lesson 33 - Canadian Government: Structure, Type & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 34 - Forms of Government Lesson Plan
Lesson 35 - Nation States Lesson Plan
Lesson 36 - Purposes of Government Lesson Plan
Lesson 37 - Australian Government Lesson Plan
Lesson 38 - Australian Government System: Type & Role  Take Quiz
Lesson 39 - Origins of Government Lesson Plan
Lesson 40 - Government: Origin Theories & Purposes  Take Quiz
Lesson 41 - Civil Resistance Lesson Plan
Lesson 42 - Ideals of Government Activities for High School
Lesson 43 - State & Local Government Spending & Revenue Activities for High School
Lesson 44 - Types of Government Lesson Plan
Lesson 45 - Types of Government Lesson Plan for High School
Lesson 46 - Create Your Own Government Project Ideas
Lesson 47 - American Government Project Ideas for High School
Lesson 48 - Democracy Activities for High School
Lesson 49 - Classroom Activities for Inauguration Day
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Lesson 1 - US History Games for Kids in the Classroom
Lesson 2 - States and Capitals Games
Lesson 3 - Social Studies Games for 4th Grade
Lesson 4 - Social Studies Games for 5th Grade
Lesson 5 - 5th Grade Geography Questions
Lesson 6 - 5th Grade History & Social Studies Questions
Lesson 7 - Social Studies Games for 6th Grade
Lesson 8 - 7th Grade Social Studies Games
Lesson 9 - 8th Grade Social Studies Games
Lesson 10 - Central American Geography Games
Lesson 11 - Latin American Geography Games
Lesson 12 - North American Geography Games
Lesson 13 - South American Geography Games
Lesson 14 - 50 States Games & Activities
Lesson 15 - Presidents' Day Activities
Lesson 16 - Industrial Revolution Activities & Games
Lesson 17 - French Revolution Activities
Lesson 18 - American Revolution Activities
Lesson 19 - Russian Revolution Activities
Lesson 20 - Articles of Confederation Activities & Games
Lesson 21 - Mesopotamia Games & Activities
Lesson 22 - Essential Questions for Social Studies
Lesson 23 - Antarctica Activities & Games for Kids
Lesson 24 - Antarctica Activities
Lesson 25 - Titanic Activities for Elementary School
Lesson 26 - Aztec Activities & Games
Lesson 27 - Teaching Chess to Kids
Lesson 28 - Why Is Chess Good for Kids?
Lesson 29 - Chess Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 30 - Greater & Lesser Antilles Games
Lesson 31 - Lesser Antilles Map Games
Lesson 32 - 4th Grade Social Studies Fair Project Ideas
Lesson 33 - Social Studies Fair Project Ideas for 8th Grade
Lesson 34 - Guided Reading Activities for 8th Grade Social Studies
Lesson 35 - Scarcity Activities for 3rd Grade
Lesson 36 - Social Studies Project Ideas for 6th Grade
Lesson 37 - French Revolution Unit Plan
Lesson 38 - Interior Plains Activities
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Lesson 1 - What are Community Helpers?  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - How Do People Travel? - Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - What Is a Community? - Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Service Learning Projects for Elementary Students
Lesson 5 - Service Learning Projects for Middle School Students
Lesson 6 - Service Learning Projects for High School Students
Lesson 7 - Poverty Cycle Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Poverty Cycle: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Create Your Own Civilization Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - What is a Civilization? - Definition & Common Elements  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Invasion of Privacy Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - What Is Invasion of Privacy? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - American Red Cross Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - What is the American Red Cross? - Role, Structure & Purpose  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Equality Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 16 - Equality & Equal Rights: Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Global Citizenship Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 18 - What is Global Citizenship? - Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Social Movements Essay Topics
Lesson 20 - Airports Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 21 - What is an Airport? - Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Neighborhood Lesson Plan
Lesson 23 - Rural Communities Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - Community Helpers Lesson Plan
Lesson 25 - Community Lesson Plan
Lesson 26 - Transportation Lesson Plan
Lesson 27 - Days of the Week Lesson Plan
Lesson 28 - Community Helpers Lesson Plan for Kindergarten
Lesson 29 - Change the World Project Ideas for High School
Lesson 30 - Community Service Project Ideas for Middle School
Lesson 31 - Community Service Project Ideas for High School
Lesson 32 - Cultural Diversity Project Ideas for High School
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Lesson 1 - Human Rights Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Human Rights: Definition & Categories  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Natural Rights Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Natural Rights: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Universal Health Care Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - What Is Universal Health Care? - Definition, Pros and Cons  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Universal Declaration of Human Rights Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Social Justice Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 10 - Social Justice Lesson for Kids: Definition, Issues & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Poverty Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Poverty in the United States: Definitions of Relative & Absolute Poverty  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - An Invisible Thread Discussion Questions
Lesson 14 - Human Rights Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 15 - Human Rights Lesson for Kids: Definition & List  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Chinese Head Tax Lesson Plan
Lesson 17 - Chinese Head Tax: History, Timeline & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Civil Rights & Liberties in the United States Activities for High School
Lesson 19 - Work Ethics Lesson Plan
Lesson 20 - Women's History Month Discussion Questions
Lesson 21 - Human Rights Unit Plan
Lesson 22 - Rabbit-Proof Fence Discussion Questions
Lesson 23 - International Women's Day Activities
Lesson 24 - Residential Schools in Canada Discussion Questions
Lesson 25 - #MeToo Movement Discussion Questions
Lesson 26 - John Brown Discussion Questions
Lesson 27 - Environmental Justice Discussion Questions
Lesson 28 - The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisis Coates Discussion Questions
Lesson 29 - Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore Discussion Questions
Lesson 30 - Freedom Riders Discussion Questions
Lesson 31 - Mountains Beyond Mountains Discussion Questions
Lesson 32 - Free Speech Discussion Questions
Lesson 33 - Human Rights Activities
Lesson 34 - Human Rights Project Ideas
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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  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - How to Read Topographic and Geologic Maps  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - World Map Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - The World Map: Overview & Major Geographical Regions  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - How to Locate Places on the World Map  Take Quiz
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  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Parts of a Map Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Cardinal & Intermediate Directions Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - Cardinal & Intermediate Directions: Definition & Meaning  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Compass Rose Lesson Plan
Lesson 21 - Compass Rose Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
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 - Political Map Activities
Lesson 27 - Topographic Map Lesson Plan
Lesson 28 - Map of Europe Games for Kids
Lesson 29 - Topographic Map Activities
Lesson 30 - Globe Activities for Elementary School
Lesson 31 - Reading Landform Map Activities
Lesson 32 - Atlas Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 33 - Reading an Atlas: Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 34 - West Indies Map Games
Lesson 35 - Europe Political Map Games
Lesson 36 - Reading Directions Lesson Plan
Lesson 37 - Reading Topographic & Geologic Maps Lesson Plan
Lesson 38 - Reading Maps Activities for High School
Lesson 39 - Map Projections Lesson Plan
Lesson 40 - Topographic Map Project Ideas
Lesson 41 - Florida Map Activities for 4th Grade
Lesson 42 - Florida Map Project Ideas
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Lesson 1 - Cultural Geography Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Human & Cultural Geography: Definition, Characteristics & Studies  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Population Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 4 - Population Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - World Population Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - World Population Trends & Patterns Throughout History  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Demographic Transition Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - What Is Demographic Transition? - Definition & Stages  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Urbanization Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - The Rise of Urban Societies & Current Patterns of Urbanization  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Sustainable Cities Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Sustainable Cities: Definition, Design & Planning  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Refugees Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Refugee Origins and Destinations  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Carrying Capacity Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Carrying Capacity of a Population: Definition & Explanation  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Overpopulation Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - Overpopulation vs. Overconsumption  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Global Population Issues, Concerns & Politics  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Human Migration Lesson Plan
Lesson 21 - Human Migration: Definition, Reasons & Theories  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Population Growth Lesson Plan
Lesson 23 - Marxist vs. Malthusian Theories of Population Growth  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Immigration Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 25 - Cultural Geography Activities
Lesson 26 - Population Density Activities for High School
Lesson 27 - Urbanization Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 28 - Urbanization: Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Global Poverty Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - Population Density Lesson Plan
Lesson 31 - Limiting Factors of Population Growth Lesson Plan
Lesson 32 - Poverty Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 33 - What is Poverty? - Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 34 - Factors of Human Migration Lesson Plan
Lesson 35 - Comparing Cultures Lesson Plan
Lesson 36 - Introduction to Social Studies Lesson Plan
Lesson 37 - Under The Same Moon Discussion Questions
Lesson 38 - Crossing The Wire Discussion Questions

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