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The Gettysburg Address
Students become familiar with the Gettysburg Address as well as the historical importance of the document in history. They brainstorm its implications and then in groups translate the language used in the address into modern day terminology.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 3 Downloads
The Gettysburg Address
Students explore the implications of the Gettysburg Address. For this Civil War lesson, students read a handout regarding Gettysburg Address, analyze an excerpt of the speech, and complete the provided worksheet activities.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 20 Views 85 Downloads
Memorial Day--The Gettysburg Address
Young scholars study the reasons why Memorial Day is celebrated in the United States. They examine how and why those who died for their country are honored. They memorize the Gettysburg Address and how it is used to celebrate Memorial Day.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 20 Downloads
So You Want To Be President?
Young scholars explore Abraham Lincoln's leadership during the Civil War. In this U.S. history and literacy lesson plan, students read a portion of Lincoln: A Photobiography and write an editorial concerning the Emancipation Proclamation.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 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 15 Views 71 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 11 Views 23 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
The Meaning of America: Equality
What if society sought equality by handicapping the gifted and dispelling any traces of diversity? Kurt Vonnegut Jr. offers one possible answer to this question through his incredibly engaging and thought-provoking satirical story, "Harrison Bergeron".
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 51 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Primary Source Worksheet: Abraham Lincoln, Second Inaugural Address
Your young historians will be intrigued to read and analyze Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural address, which discusses the president's take on the causes of the Civil War and connections between the North and the South.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
American Equality Milestones
Has equality always existed as an unalienable right in the United States? Use this worksheet to chronicle the history and progression of equality in major documents and speeches throughout American history. The graphic organizer asks young historians to determine how equality is specifically mentioned in major national events, from the Declaration of Independence to the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
In The Words of Abraham Lincoln...
Students explore the words of Abraham Lincoln. In 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
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