CTC: History Detectives

Seamlessly add your World History Detectives, U.S. History Detectives, Book 1, and U.S. History Detectives, Book 2 curriculum from The Critical Thinking Company to your homeschool schedule with these lesson plans for use with your Homeschool Planet subscription. Each lesson provides a passage students must read, followed by a series of questions. Questions are multiple choice, short answer, or short essay questions. Students are frequently asked to identify sentence evidence from the lesson that best supports the answer.

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Lesson Plans

History Detective Lesson Plan Bundle  For Grades 6 - 12

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Lesson Plan Bundle includes:
World History Detective Lesson Plan
U.S. History Detective Lesson Plan Book 1
U.S. History Detective Lesson Plan Book 2

The curriculum for this World History Detective lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

278144: World History Detective, Book 1

World History Detective, Book 1
By John De Gree / Critical Thinking Company

This unique book integrates critical thinking exercises that require deep analysis with world history content (derived from state standards for grades 6-7). Focusing on ancient and medieval world civilizations, each lesson provides a passage for students to read, followed by questions (often multiple choice or short answer) and a concept map. 78 lessons; 362 classroom-reproducible pages, softcover. Answer key included. Grades 6-12+.

 

 

The curriculum for this U.S. History Detective Book 1 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

442426: U.S. History Detective Book 1

U.S. History Detective Book 1
By Steven Greif / Critical Thinking Company

US History Detective from the Critical Thinking Co. integrates critical thinking into American history based lessons. Perfect as a stand-alone textbook, supplemental activities, or a review course, questions require deeper analysis and ask for supporting evidence-both exercises that produce a deeper understanding of history and how to apply critical thinking!

This book focuses on American history from the time of the first European explorers interacting with Native Americans through the Reconstruction Era following the Civil War. This textbook has both primary and secondary source information. Each lesson provides a passage students must read, followed by a series of questions. Questions are multiple choice, short answer, or short essay questions. Students are frequently asked to identify sentence evidence from the lesson that best supports the answer. Sample answers are provided which identify key points for the essays. In addition there are section review activities and some bonus activities. Skills based on Grade 8 social studies standards. Grades 8-12+. 330 Classroom-reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included.

The curriculum for this U.S. History Detective Book 2 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

442439: U.S. History Detective Book 2: Late 1800s to the 21st Century (Grades 8-12+)

U.S. History Detective Book 2: Late 1800s to the 21st Century (Grades 8-12+)
By Steven Greif / Critical Thinking Company

US History Detective from the Critical Thinking Co. integrates critical thinking into American history based lessons. Perfect as a stand-alone textbook, supplemental activities, or a review course, questions require deeper analysis and ask for supporting evidence-both exercises that produce a deeper understanding of history and how to apply critical thinking!

This book focuses on American history from the time of the cultural assault on the Native Americans in the late 1800s through to the Presidency of Barack Obama. This textbook has both primary and secondary source information. Each lesson provides a passage students must read, followed by a series of questions. Questions are multiple choice, short answer, or short essay questions. Students are frequently asked to identify sentence evidence from the lesson that best supports the answer. Sample answers are provided which identify key points for the essays. In addition there are section review activities and some bonus activities. Skills based on Grade 8 social studies standards. Grades 8-12+. 330 Classroom-reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included.

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U.S. History Detective, Book 1  For Grades 8 - 12

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The curriculum for this U.S. History Dectective Book 1 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

442426: U.S. History Detective Book 1

U.S. History Detective Book 1
By Steven Greif / Critical Thinking Company

US History Detective from the Critical Thinking Co. integrates critical thinking into American history based lessons. Perfect as a stand-alone textbook, supplemental activities, or a review course, questions require deeper analysis and ask for supporting evidence-both exercises that produce a deeper understanding of history and how to apply critical thinking!

This book focuses on American history from the time of the first European explorers interacting with Native Americans through the Reconstruction Era following the Civil War. This textbook has both primary and secondary source information. Each lesson provides a passage students must read, followed by a series of questions. Questions are multiple choice, short answer, or short essay questions. Students are frequently asked to identify sentence evidence from the lesson that best supports the answer. Sample answers are provided which identify key points for the essays. In addition there are section review activities and some bonus activities.

Skills based on Grade 8 social studies standards. Grades 8-12+

330 Classroom-reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included.

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U.S. History Detective, Book 2  For Grades 8 - 12

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The curriculum for this U.S. History Detective Book 2 lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

442439: U.S. History Detective Book 2: Late 1800s to the 21st Century (Grades 8-12+)

U.S. History Detective Book 2: Late 1800s to the 21st Century (Grades 8-12+)
By Steven Greif / Critical Thinking Company

US History Detective from the Critical Thinking Co. integrates critical thinking into American history based lessons. Perfect as a stand-alone textbook, supplemental activities, or a review course, questions require deeper analysis and ask for supporting evidence-both exercises that produce a deeper understanding of history and how to apply critical thinking!

This book focuses on American history from the time of the cultural assault on the Native Americans in the late 1800s through to the Presidency of Barack Obama. This textbook has both primary and secondary source information. Each lesson provides a passage students must read, followed by a series of questions. Questions are multiple choice, short answer, or short essay questions. Students are frequently asked to identify sentence evidence from the lesson that best supports the answer. Sample answers are provided which identify key points for the essays. In addition there are section review activities and some bonus activities.

Skills based on Grade 8 social studies standards. Grades 8-12+

330 Classroom-reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included.

Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are “affiliate links.” This means we may garner a small commission at no cost to you if you choose to make a purchase. Read our full Affiliate Disclosure Statement for more information.

World History Dectective  For Grades 6 - 12

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The curriculum for this World History Detective lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

278144: World History Detective, Book 1

World History Detective, Book 1
By John De Gree / Critical Thinking Company

This unique book integrates critical thinking exercises that require deep analysis with world history content (derived from state standards for grades 6-7). Focusing on ancient and medieval world civilizations, each lesson provides a passage for students to read, followed by questions (often multiple choice or short answer) and a concept map. 78 lessons; 362 classroom-reproducible pages, softcover. Answer key included. Grades 6-12+.

Please Note: This is a secular resource which teaches evolution and an old-earth perspective.

Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are “affiliate links.” This means we may garner a small commission at no cost to you if you choose to make a purchase. Read our full Affiliate Disclosure Statement for more information.