Lincoln's Assassination Teacher Resources
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The Face of a War
Learners analyze the Civil War and the effects it had upon one person in particular, Abraham Lincoln, by analyzing images of the president at various stages in time. Students will also analyze an original drawing of Lincoln's arrival in Richmond, VA at the end of the war.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 35 Downloads
TIME Magazine: Walt Whitman
Include this activity about Walt Whitman's immortal "O Captain! My Captain!" in your poetry or transcendentalism unit. Containing a short biography about Whitman as well as the text of the poem, the worksheet prompts learners to answer nine questions before, during, and after reading.
7th - 9th Language Arts 16 Views 151 Downloads
Millionaire: History Review Game (Chapter 13)
Review all things Civil War with a fun game styled after the millionaire TV game show. Included are 15 questions all related to the North, the South, and everything in between. Some of the questions are very good and some even require critical thinking.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Lincoln and Photography: A Closer Look
Learners compare and contrast the Lincoln portraits using a Venn diagram and included analysis tool. In this presidential photography lesson, students write a journal entry and a letter as if they were Abraham Lincoln. Lastly learners search the internet to find biographical facts about Lincoln to apply to the portrait analysis.
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
The Unfinished Lincoln Memorial
Young scholars develop a list of images of President Abraham Lincoln: for example, self-taught youth, great debater, advocate of abolition of slavery and assassinated hero. They must determine if these images of Lincoln stand up under scrutiny.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Whitman and Lincoln
Students determine if Lincoln and Whitman ever met and write a dialogue between the two men. In this Whitman and Lincoln lesson, students read Whitman's poem "Beat! Beat! Drums!" and connect it to the events of Lincoln's presidency. Students listen to James Grant's modern song "Such Was the War" and imagine what Lincoln's reaction would be.
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Ethos, Logos, & Pathos in Civil Rights Movement Speeches
Examine three speeches while teaching Aristotle's appeals. Over the course of three days, class members will fill out a graphic organizer about ethos, pathos, and logos, complete an anticipatory guide, read speeches by Martin Luther King Jr.
7th - 9th Language Arts 174 Views 313 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Road to Civil Rights
Here is a fantastic resource on the civil rights movement! It includes reading materials and worksheets, and particularly highlights major legislation and the role of the judicial branch in the federal government in addressing the violation of individual rights.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 43 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Greatest Educational Change America has Ever Seen
Students examine the history of the penny. In this Lincoln Bicentennial One Cent teachers guide, students connect the life of President Abraham Lincoln to the 1-cent coin in his honor through a variety of lessons and activities.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Mr. Lincoln's Hat
Bring out the inner artist with this Abraham Lincoln lesson. Elementary students work on a home project creating a hat similar to Abraham Lincoln's hat. They will use geometry and measurement to create the scale of the hat, then construct it.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 102 Downloads
Portraits for Two Presidents-From One Extreme to Another
Students conduct research to compare the lives of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Students work in teams to collect data and use a graphic organizer to display the results of their research then share their research. Students complete project by creating an acrostic poem for the President they researched.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Abraham Lincoln: Preserving the Union (2 Parts)
Students examine the life and times of Abraham Lincoln. They explore the trials and tribulations of the Civil War, and the problem of slavery that destroyed the Union. They also explore the man behind the image of the 16th president.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
With malice toward none, with charity for all: The life of Abraham Lincoln
Students research Abraham Lincoln in a variety of ways. For this Abraham Lincoln lesson plan, students use primary sources, vocabulary activities, books, and more to research and learn about Abraham Lincoln.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 24 Downloads
Abraham Lincoln and Benito Juarez
Learners examine the differences between Abraham Lincoln and Benito Juarez. For this presidential lesson, students research then compare and contrast their similarities and differences between the lives of Lincoln and Juarez. Learners will use a chart or graphic organizer to organize their findings.
1st - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Lincoln's Birthday Word Search
In this word search learning exercise, students find the answers to 20 questions about President Lincoln in the puzzle. Students must have prior knowledge to complete, but answers are given "upside down" on learning exercise.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Civil War Research Project
Give your WWI study collaborative energy using a group research project. Groups are assigned one of the six main themes (included). Each group has an outline to guide research but will need an assignment guide. Consider supplementing the video with discussion and making oral presentations more fun by having groups create their own lesson plans to teach the class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 46 Downloads