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Sixth Grade Lesson Plans for History and Social Studies Subjects

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An activity that focuses on Issues in the Newspapers

Amy Steiger Weekly Review of Current Issues Grade level: 6 Length: 40 minutes once a week; ongoing throughout the year Performance Expectations: The students will analyze why a newspaper article is important and how it will impact their lives. Materials: subscriptions to …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grade:

6  

Here’s an idea for students to create a Native American board game

  Title – Native American Board Game By – Tricia Moskal Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – 5-6 Title: Native American Board Game Narrative: Students will choose a partner and create a board game that relates to …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6  

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  

If you are looking for project ideas for an 1850s Westward Expansion/Oregon Trail unit, click here

  Title – Westward Movement By – Kati Jones Primary Subject – Social Studies, Language Arts, Math Grade Level – 4-6 Note from LessonPlansPage.com: We took the liberty of adding more ideas to this lesson than were originally submitted by Miss Jones. …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Math, Social Studies  

Grades:

4, 5, 6  

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  

Students create a “Tribal Fact Book” in this Native American lesson plan

  Title – Tribal fact Book By – Tricia Moskal Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Art, Language Arts Grade Level – 5-6 Title: Tribal Fact Book Narrative: Students will work in cooperative groups, choose a Native American tribe and …

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Subjects:

Art, Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6  

“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  

Here career exploration results in a PowerPoint including educational and job requirements, a mentor interview and possibly a job site tour

Title – Career Exploration By – A. Walden Primary Subject – Computers / Internet Secondary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – 5-6 Unit Focus: Change Essential Understanding/Question: The students will evaluate information gathered and synthesize judgments and criteria to determine if …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6  

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  

A detailed lesson plan on Government, the Declaration of Independence, and the Bill of Rights

Title – Government By – Michelle Eaton **Note – This lesson plan uses some worksheets that are not available, however, much of the lesson plan can be completed without the worksheets. From Erma Siegel Elementary Murfreesboro, TN Subject – Social Studies Grade …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6  

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  

Lesson 8 helps to decide what it would take to “Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before”

Title – To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before By – Alex Johnson-Jimenez Subject – Science, Social Studies Grade Level – 5th-6th Grade NOTE: This is lesson 8 of the Colonization of Mars Thematic Unit. Objective: Students will identify various …

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Subjects:

Science, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6  

In this project idea, students learn about persuasion while creating a commercial for an improved product

Title – Persuading with Commercials By – Michelle Miller Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 6-7 This project is a great way to teach about persuasion and propaganda. It allows students to be more active …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7  

In the last lesson, students will use their Interviewing Skill with guest speakers

Title – Lesson Plan 11: Let The Questioning Begin By – Alex Johnson-Jimenez Subject – Science, Social Studies Grade Level – 5th-6th Grade NOTE: This is lesson 11, the final lesson, of the Colonization of Mars Thematic Unit. Objective: Students will practice …

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Subjects:

Science, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6  

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  

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 hands-on lesson lets students experience taxation without representation. <

Title – Taxation Without Representation By – Lindsey Olson Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – 4-7 This lesson was a great hands-on way for my students to learn how early colonists felt about being taxed without representation. A small portion …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

4, 5, 6, 7  

Chief Seattle’s Letter and Ecosystems are the topics in this great lesson

Title – Chief Seattle’s Letter By – Christine Singley Subject – Social Studies, Science, Language Arts Grade Level – 5-6 School: Meigs Magnet Date: June 2000 Grade Level: 5-6 Duration: one-two class periods Goals: Analyze the letter from Chief Seattle. How is …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Science, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6  

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