Lincoln's Assassination Teacher Resources
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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
Lincoln and Photography: A Closer Look
Students 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 students search the internet to find biographical facts about Lincoln to apply to the portrait analysis.
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Whitman and Lincoln
Students determine if Lincoln and Whitman ever met and write a dialogue between the two men. For 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
Reconstruction and the Changing South
An amazing resource, with images, rich text, and working hyperlinks. It covers one of America's most horrible crimes against humanity, slavery. Thankfully a change took place during the Reconstruction Era. Learn about the laws, key players, amendments, and opposition to movements to abolish slavery.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 54 Views 125 Downloads
The Civil War: A Nation Divided
Young scholars examine the clash between the North and the South. In this Civil War lesson plan, students watch segments of the Discovery video "The Civil War: A Nation Divided". Young scholars conduct further research pertaining to the economies and other regional differences of the North and the South.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 31 Views 112 Downloads
The President's Assassin: Motives and Outcomes
Young scholars investigate the assassinations of four American presidents. Through research, groups create a dossier on one of the four men who were the assassins. After presentations of the dossiers, the class looks for common traits in background and upbringing of the men as well as the major issues of the time when the assassinations occurred.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Contributions of Famous Americans; Abraham Lincoln
Students investigate U.S. history by researching Abraham Lincoln's achievements. In this Presidential biography lesson, students practice writing letters and stories explaining the accomplishments of President Lincoln during his tenure. Students collaborate in groups to present information about the Emancipation Proclamation and Slavery.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 48 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. In 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
Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers
Learn about the events that helped shape the United States of America. Elementary schoolers explore the Civil War with six different activities. Each activity has a different focus: literature connections, primary sources, vocabulary, etc. Handouts and materials are included, but you will have to copy and paste the text which could create formatting problems.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 8 Views 47 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
American Civil War, 1861-1865
The American Civil War tore the country in two. What made tension grow between the North and the South? How did the war finally begin? What artillery was used? Answer some of these basic questions using this resource. Consider choosing a particular clip from this video instead of playing the full version, as the format isn't particularly engaging.
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Portraits of Power: American Presidents
Ninth graders explore the presidency of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. In this US History lesson, 9th graders examine the life of Abraham Lincoln. students write an essay describing the presidency and the people's relationship to it.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Unfinished Lincoln Memorial
Students 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