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The Gettysburg Address
In this social studies worksheet, students learn about Lincoln's delivery of the Gettysburg Address by first reading an information paragraph about the history of the speech. Students then read the complete text of the speech. There are no questions.
5th - 6th Language Arts 5 Views 34 Downloads
The Gettysburg Address
Tenth graders explore Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address". They investigate the historical context, rhetorical devices and writing style of the speech. They memorize and recite the speech and compare rhetorical devices of the Gettysburg Address with other famous speeches.
10th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
So You Want To Be President?
Students explore Abraham Lincoln's leadership during the Civil War. For this U.S. history and literacy lesson, students read a portion of Lincoln: A Photobiography and write an editorial concerning the Emancipation Proclamation. Students rewrite the first paragraph of the Gettysburg Address after defining and finding synonyms for vocabulary words.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
About Abraham Lincoln
Fifth graders complete a unit of lessons on the life of Abraham Lincoln. They read and analyze a poem, create a timeline, write an essay, research The Gettysburg Address and The Emancipation Proclamation, explore websites, and interview their parents.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Choices and Commitments: The Soldiers at Gettysburg
Students investigate the Gettysburg Campaign and the major actions for each day of the battle. They read primary source documents, write a diary entry, analyze the Gettysburg Address, and write a persuasive speech regarding an issue in their community.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 54 Downloads
Identifying Parallel Structure in Sentences
Examine parallelism in sentence structure. Ninth graders review Lincoln's Gettysburg Address to find examples of parallelism, and look at the Declaration of Independence for the same. They compose an original piece of writing in which they highlight their use of parallelism by using a different colors for the text.
9th - 10th Language Arts 14 Views 70 Downloads
Mr. Lincoln Through the Eyes of Aaron Copland
Use Aaron Copland's symphonic piece, "Lincoln Portrait" to engage learners in a cross-curricular experience. They'll listen to the piece, watch a video, read the Gettysburg Address, and write a series of fact or opinion sentences. An image of a possible finished product shows you how dynamic this lesson can be.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 23 Downloads
Gettysburg: The Civil War's Costliest Battle
Students research the Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg. In this Gettysburg lesson, students analyze journals and letters written by the Gettysburg soldiers. Students define Civil War soldier vocabulary words. Students compare and contrast the two drafts of the Gettysburg Address, learn about the leaders of the war in a power point, rewrite 3 paragraphs of the Gettysburg Address, and complete a creative project.
5th - 6th Language Arts 20 Views 81 Downloads
In The Words of Abraham Lincoln...
Students explore the words of Abraham Lincoln. For this Abraham Lincoln lesson, students analyze segments of "The Gettysburg Address," his annual address to Congress in 1862, and his letter to Mrs. Bixby. Students conduct further research regarding the documents.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 35 Downloads
The Gettysburg Address
Fifth graders explore the Gettysburg Address. They discuss the events around the Civil War and research the Gettysburg Address using electronic resources and answer questions about the speech. Students discuss their answers with classmates.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Abraham Lincoln: The Gettysburg Address
Thursday, November 19, 1863. The dedication of the Soldier’s National Cemetery in Gettysburg, PA. The Gettysburg Address. The full text of Lincoln’s famous speech is here for your class members to examine, to research, or to replicate. They may be surprised to learn from it, that five different versions of the speech have been documented, and that some believe that Lincoln was coming down with smallpox on the day he dedicated the cemetery honoring the fallen.
9th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 18 Downloads