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Eighth Grade Lesson Plans for History and Social Studies Subjects

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This electoral college lesson focuses on representation in democracies

  Title – U.S. Representation /Electoral College By – Kevin Flynn Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Math, Language Arts Grade Level – 7-8 Group Participants: 8th Grade M/F Time: 2 lessons: 2 Hours, with 3 page written/oral report due …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

7, 8  

In this lesson, students create a political cartoon illustrating imperialism prior to WWI

  Title – Imperialism Political Cartoon Assessment By – BeCa Fisk Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Art Grade Level – 8-12 Purpose: To fully understand the concept of imperialism. Goal: To create a political cartoon to illustrate the imperialism …

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Subjects:

Art, Social Studies  

Grades:

8, 9, 10, 11, 12  

This idea involves Research, Writing and creating a Time Capsule covering the 20th Century

Title – Millennium By – Karen Richau Subject – Social Studies, Language Arts Grade Level – 6-8 Objective: To make us more aware of the changes that have occurred over the past one hundred years. Materials/Resources: Internet Historical documents Other media sources/magazines/books …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Here students study multimedia persuasion techniques and use them to create Photo Story 3 advertisements

Title – Improving Multimedia Literacy Skills Using Photo Story 3 By – Emily Moore Primary Subject – Computers / Internet Secondary Subjects – Language Arts, Social Studies, Music, Art, Grade Level – Grades 5-8  Concept/Topic to Teach: Deliberate juxtaposition of images, sound, …

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Subjects:

Art, Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

Students create a medieval crusade journal here after reading a story about Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine

Title – Crusade Journal By – Helen Venosdel Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 6-8 Objective: After reading Queen Eleanor: Independent Spirit of the Medieval World by Polly S. Brooks, students will create a diary/travelogue …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Here are two election/constitution worksheets concerning the Executive Branch and political parties

  Title – Election/Executive Branch By – Dena Raitman Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 8 – 11 I have been working on the election with my classroom. We are studying the Constitution. I ran …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

8, 9, 10, 11  

This lesson is for creating a PowerPoint Presentation on the Revolutionary War

Title – American Revolutionary War PowerPoint Presentation By – Michelle Anderson Subject – Social Studies, Language Arts, Computers Grade Level – 5th – 8th Materials: Microsoft PowerPoint, reference materials for the Revolutionary War (this could easily be adapted to any unit of …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

This is a lesson on the significant leaders of the U.S. Civil War

  Title – Significant Individuals of the U.S. Civil War By – Edwin E. Parker Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – 8 TEKS/TAKS Objectives: 8.8A Lesson Objective:  The student will be able to explain the roles played by significant individuals during …

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Social Studies  

Grade:

8  

To demonstrate their Civil War knowledge, students write a diary entry or letter from the period, in this lesson

  Title – Civil War Diaries and Letters By – Andrea Smith Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 6-8 Goals: Students will learn about the various effects that the Civil War had on people. They …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Another Geography lesson on ideas and culture

Michelle Hofmann FINDING YOUR SPOT IN THE WORLD 6th through 8 th grade September 10, 1996, 30 minutes each day, Performance Expectations: Students will be able to understand how movement of people brings ideas and changes into a country or neighborhood. Students …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

A daily spreadsheet is involved in this “Stock Market Game”

  Title – The Stock Market By – Nicole Primary Subject – Math Secondary Subjects – Social Studies, Language Arts, Computers / Internet Grade Level – 6 – 8 STOCK MARKET GAME Each group will be given $1,000 to spend how they …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Math, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

This well-developed idea uses a museum analogy to explain “What will we be learning this year”

  Title – Our Classroom is Like a Museum By – Heidi Willard Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – 6-8  When introducing social studies at the beginning of the year, students always want to know what exactly are we going …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

A Family Tree with Photos created on computers using scanners is the outcome of this lesson idea

Title – Family Trees By – Lessonplans.com.au Subject – Social Studies, Computers & Internet Grade Level – 6-8 1. Have your students find pictures or photos of their family at home. 2. Ask them to bring in their photos and pictures for …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Students learn the concept of community in this well-developed photography “about me” project

Title – Exploring Community through Photography By – Carol McRae Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Art Grade Level – 6-8  Objective: To explore the concept of community through images and words. The students will become familiar with definitions of …

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Subjects:

Art, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

“Deep Sea Exploration” is a history unit wrap-up or introductory activity

Title – Deep Sea Exploration By – Toby Anderson Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – 5-8 Introduction: This lesson plan is an adaptation of a lesson plan found in the 5th Grade Level “History Alive” textbook. I adapted this lesson …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

In this idea for Coping with Terrorism, students make a Flag from Sept. 11th Newspaper Clippings

Title – Newspaper Flag By – Kevin Fugate Primary Subject – Art Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 4-8 For this lesson you will need the following: Newspapers Glue, liquid or stick copier paper, letter size scissors What you need …

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Subjects:

Art, Social Studies  

Grades:

4, 5, 6, 7, 8  

This lesson idea is on Journeys and preparation for them

Title – Journeys By – Sharon Hargis Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – 5-8 Materials: 1. Packet with information on 4-5 regions (Arctic, Amazon, African Safari, Underwater Ocean Voyage, Outer Space, Himalayan Mt., etc..) 2. “Nourishment” for traveling (“snowcaps”, animal crackers …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

Mitch Lopate

Handouts: Introduction Alchemist Architect Artist Banker   Chef Doctor Printer Shipwright Mitch Lopate EDU 557.31; Dr. Gallagher Lesson Plan 5 – Grade 8 Topic:  Autobiography and training of a Guildsperson Subjects:  Language Arts, Social Studies Type of Lesson:  Reinforcement and Evaluation   …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grade:

8  

Students create a narrated video family tree photo story from a template in this lesson

Title – Who am I and Where am I from? By – J. Garza Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 6-8  Concept / Topic To Teach: Students will create a family tree. Students will fill …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Part IV: The Water Pollution Problem

Subjects:

Science, Social Studies  

Grades:

8, 9, 10, 11, 12  

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