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In this word search worksheet, 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 worksheet.
Students examine the impact of the assassination of President Lincoln. After researching the Republican positions on Reconstruction and analyzing documents related to the Reconstruction, students take a position and explain their support of Lincoln or the Radical Republicans. In groups, they debate the question, "Would Reconstruction have been different had Lincoln lived?"
Students, in groups, use the Internet to research Abraham Lincoln. They role-play the part of a newspaper journalist and write an article about him.
Students 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.
Students examine the motivating factors that prompted Lincoln to draft the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863. They examine Lincoln's social and political beliefs, particularly as they pertained to slavery and race in the United States.
True to its titles, this engaging and appealing presentation brings the 1860's into close focus with a number of images and statistics that would delight any Civil War buff. A few graphs allow for pupil input, such as listing the advantages and disadvantages of the American North and South in 1861. The slides take viewers through the strategies and main events of the war, culminating in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
In this Abraham Lincoln crossword learning exercise, students read 20 clues pertaining to this famous President. Students fit their answers in a crossword puzzle.
Discuss the differences between the North and the South and how those differences led to the Civil War. Middle schoolers examine and analyze a famous speech or writing by President Lincoln in order to better understand the speaker's argument and discuss the conflicting opinions of the President during the war. After analyzing the speech or writing, learners write an essay in which they briefly summarize the speech.
Students investigate the details of the October 27, 1999 assassinations in Armenia's Parliament - by developing a series of questions related to the causes of the attack, the effects on national and international scales.
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.
Bring out the inner artist with this Abraham Lincoln lesson plan. Elementary learners 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. This fascinating lesson plan covers many areas of the curriculum; art, history, mathematics and language arts. Great for all ages.
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.
The Civil War is such an exciting topic, now it can be exciting to review. Play this millionaire-style game to study or review the American Civil War. Lincolns assassination, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the battles between the North and South are all covered.
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.
Eighth graders explore the Civil War, and people and events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and his funeral procession.
Students examine primary sources as related to Nevada and the Civil War. In this United States history lesson, students gather and analyze various primary sources in small groups and interpret unknown vocabulary words by using context clues.
Students examine Lincoln's life. In this U.S. history instructional activity, students examine facts about Abraham Lincoln and then complete 6 extension activities that require them to complete research regarding the Civil War.
Students investigate George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and other American Presidents. They complete a Webquest, take a virtual tour of Mount Vernon, answer discussion questions, and evaluate newspaper articles about the current president.
Young scholars read background information about Abraham Lincoln. They research to examine the major battles of the Civil War. Locate and label them on a map of the United States. Indicate which side was victorious in each.
Take your traditional timeline project on the Civil War to the next level! From the attack on Fort Sumter in 1861 to the assassination of President Lincoln in 1865, your class members will research a particular event and then teach their classmates about the significance of their event.