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Eighth Grade Lesson Plans for History and Social Studies Subjects

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Day 10: Students present their energy conservation projects

Title – Do Something about… the Environment 10-Day Unit Day 10: Presentation Day By – Jordyn Wells/Do Something, Inc. Primary Subject – Science Secondary Subjects – Social Studies, Language Arts, O Grade Level – 9-12 Unit Information: The following lesson is the …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Science, Social Studies  

Grades:

8, 9, 10, 11, 12  

Here students explore, contrast and debate the role of an ally to a country or person

Title – Allies By – Michaela Murphy Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – 5-8 Objective: Students will explore the role of an ally to a country or person. They will learn how “allyship” and friendship apply to …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

Students Research about others and Write Biography Poems in this lesson idea

  Title – Bio Poems By – Monqiue Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Art, Language Arts Grade Level – 5-8 This last year my students researched famous or not so famous people on the internet by getting either biographies …

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Subjects:

Art, Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

Mitch Lopate

Handouts: Introduction Alchemist Architect Artist Banker   Chef Doctor Printer Shipwright Mitch Lopate EDU 557.31 Lesson Plan 6 – Grade 8 Topic:  Shakespeare goes to the Show Subjects:  English, Drama/Theater, Language Arts, Music, Social Studies Type of Lesson:  Introductory, Reinforcement, and Evaluation …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grade:

8  

“Our Veterans Wall” is an idea that originated with “Dear Abbey”

  Title – Our Veterans Wall By – Tina Kowalski Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – 3-8 This is a brief activity to introduce the importance of remembering our veterans. This can be a simple one-day lesson or you can …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8  

Be sure to tell your kids these “Ten Benefits of Homework

Title – 10 Benefits of Homework By – John Bishop Primary Subject - Social Studies Secondary Subjects -  Grade Level – 5-8 Introduction: “ I hate homework. “ How can parents eliminate the nightly homework tug-of-war over homework? Students are not excited about …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

This lesson idea is called “Who Needs Geography?”

Title – “Who Needs Geography?” By – Michelle Beerbower Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – 6-9 Goal/Objective: To Help Make Geography Relevant to the Students’ Lives Through an Inter-Disciplinary Lesson with English. 1. Brainstorm various occupations. 2. Verbally discuss the occupations …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8, 9  

ESL students create a recycling brochure in this SIOP lesson

Title – SIOP Earth Day and Recycling Lesson By – Katie Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Science, Social Studies, Computers / Internet Grade Level – 6-8 Concept / Topic To Teach: Environment/Recycling Standards Addressed: Language Arts Standard 1: Students …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Enviromental Injustice Unit

Title – Environmental Injustice Unit – Reporting the Facts.Lesson 5 – Classroom PresentationBy – Lisa Bachman Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Science, Social Studies Grade Level – 6-8 Reporting Environmental Injustice Unit Contents: Lesson 1 – Research the Facts …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Science, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Students make puppets of their favorite Artists and look at art’s importance in society in this lesson

Title – Artist Puppet Lesson By – Stephanie Slatner Primary Subject – Art Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 7-10 Concept: Learning more about artists can give you a glimpse of art’s importance in society. National Content Standard: 4a. Students …

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Subjects:

Art, Social Studies  

Grades:

7, 8, 9, 10  

This “Wagon Trail” Idea is for Learning About the Geography, History, etc. of Different Nations

Title – Wagon Trail By – Stephanie Schrull Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 7-8 Six Week Project Choose a place that grabs your interest and you would enjoy visiting. Your chosen destination needs to …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Groups make PowerPoint presentations in this unit on ancient Greece and its cultural contributions to the modern world

Title – Understanding Ancient Greek Culture By – R. L. Bolton Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – 6-8 Time Needed – 5 days Lesson Summary: Students will gain a better understanding of ancient Greek culture by preparing group presentations on …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

This lesson looks at how a Bill Becomes Law

  Title – How a Bill Becomes a Law-Creative Dramatics By – Christine Berrong Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects -  Grade Level – 7-8 How a Bill Becomes a Law-Creative Dramatics Objective: After completing this activity, students will be able …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

7, 8  

This Civil War lesson includes great details on setting up group PowerPoint presentations

  Title – PowerPointing your way through the Civil War By – Kat Primary Subject – Social Studies Primary Subject – Computers and Internet Grade Level – 8 For this project, students are assigned at least one partner, if not two, and …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Social Studies  

Grade:

8  

An interesting lesson involving “Hoboes” and Poetry which is called “Communication Arts”

Title – Communication Arts By – Vivian Zito Subject – Language Arts, Social Studies Grade Level – 7-9 Meda P. Washington Educational Center SUBJECT: Communication Arts GRADE: Middle School TIME: One or two class periods OBJECTIVES: The students will learn to identify …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

7, 8, 9  

This is an ESL Level 3 literature lesson on culture shock

Title – Culture Shock: A Fish Out Of Water By – Liping Chen Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 8th Materials & Sources Culture Shock: A Fish Out Of Water by Duncan Mason. http://international.ouc.bc.ca/cultureshock/ This …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grade:

8  

This lesson teaches students the poverty statistics of their community and challenges them to initiate solutions

Title – Poverty Within Our Community By – Margaret Canty, Erin Cleary, Chelsea Elledge, and Bronwyn McNamara Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Math Grade Level – 6-8 Time Frame: The following lesson spans three days with eighty-five minute sessions. …

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Subjects:

Math, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

In this lesson, students can Build a Car (an Index Card Car)

Title – The index card car By – Linda Newcome Subject – Math, Science, Social Studies Grade Level – 4th-8th Objectives: Students will work in pairs using given materials to design and build a car from given materials. Students will learn cooperatively. …

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Subjects:

Math, Science, Social Studies  

Grades:

4, 5, 6, 7, 8  

Here students read about the rights of pre-1760 colonists and design “Go Britain” bumper stickers

Title – If Colonists Had Cars…. By – Jaclyn Budziszewski Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Art Grade Level – 4-8 Concept / Topic To Teach: The students are learning about how life in the colonies was prior to the …

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Subjects:

Art, Social Studies  

Grades:

4, 5, 6, 7, 8  

Here’s a brief idea to teach about the People Next Door

Title – The People Next Door By – Joan M. Diez Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – Grades: 5 – 8 Throughout the years I have collected a good number of brochures and travel guides, which I take to school every …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

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