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Global Schools Project

History Lesson Plans



The Spanish Civil War: Meet the American Volunteers Rodeline Belizaire
The Spanish Civil War: The Opening Act of WWII Rodeline Belizaire
The Enlightenment: The Age of Reason, the Rejection of Tradition Margie Dennie
Japanese-American Internment Camps Joel Goodrick
Introduction to the Civil Rights Movement Joel Goodrick

The Ongoing Revolution: Comparing Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez


Joel Goodrick

Did Christopher Columbus’ “Discovery” of America Have an Overall Positive or Negative Effect on the World and History?


Katie McHargue

Global Cultural Issues:Pocahontas Meets John Smith


John Miliziano

Perspectives on the American Revolutionary War


Melissa Mousseau

Chernobyl: The Facts


Kelly Reynolds

Contemporary Civil Wars


Tracy Tillota









Global Schools Project

Global Schools Lesson Plans

Department of Secondary Education

Social Studies Education


Lesson Plans

The following links provide entry to the Lesson Plans developed by the Global Schools Project Fellows. Most all of the plans can be infused into middle or high schools social studies courses to provide interdisciplinary, global education perspectives to your students.

Although categorized by the following headings, many of the lesson plans would meet multiple state or NCSS Thematic standards.




Human Rights

Politics/International Relations

Social Studies General


The lesson plans can be downloaded by going to one of the above areas and selecting the plan.





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