GED: Social Studies

 

 

 

Unit

Lesson #

Lesson Title

Additional Resources


1

Why do we tell stories?

1

Introduction to Historical Thinking

Historical Thinking Video

T-Chart

CARE Model

2

The Olympics

 

3

Old World Government and Political Satire

Obama Video

CARE Model

4

Tang Dynasty and the Silk Road

Silk Road Ensemble Music

Silk Road Map and Timeline

Introduction to Silk Road Video

Extra Reading: NY Times Article

5

Unit 1 Review

 


2

What does independence mean?

6

Identifying Primary and Secondary Sources

Importance of Primary Sources Video

7

The First Amendment

 

8

Human Trafficking and Analyzing Graphic Evidence

Human Trafficking Report

9

Language and Power

Lost Languages article

10

Unit 2 Review

Human Trafficking Report (p.1 and 3)

3

What is the relationship between strength and adversity?

11

Introduction to Charts and Graphs

 

12

Mo' Money Less Problems?

CARE Model

13

Nutrition Debt

CARE Model

Bar Graph
(Teacher Resource)

14

Somali Youth in Twin Cities

Somali Youth Audio/Slideshow

Jigsaw Activity
(Teacher Resource)

15

Unit 3 Review

NPR Recording


4

When is it important to challenge tradition?

16

Introduction to Unit Theme/World War I

 

17

World War II

Attack on Pearl Harbor

Japanese Internment in America

Concentration Camp Liberation

Rosie the Riveter

18

The Cold War

 

19

American Foreign Policy
Post 9/11

America's Place in the World (Video)

20

Manifest Destiny

 


5

Who creates change?

21

Political Parties

Political Party Video

On the Issues: Breakdown of Party Stance
(Teacher Reference)

Difference between Democrat and Republican
(Teacher Reference)

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6

What does success look like?

26

Introduction to Economics

Introducing Economics: Basic Concepts

Introduction to Traditional Economics

27

Scarcity and Trade-Offs

Scarcity Video

PPF Video 1

PPF Video 2

 

28

Supply and Demand

Hula Hoop Video

Pearl Exchange Video Example

29

GDP

Index Mundi

CIA World Factbook

30

The Elderly and the Economy

 

 

   

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