Lincoln's Birthday Teacher Resources
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Students in and ESL classroom discover and discuss the importance of Abraham Lincoln and why we celebrate his birthday. They study vocabulary associated with Abraham Lincoln.
In this adding and subtracting for President's Day instructional activity, 3rd graders use the example to find a president's birthday on the calendar.
Students pay tribute to Abraham Lincoln. In this Lincoln celebration lesson, students create short films using images and narrate facts found online. Students use a video editing program and publish final products on Lincoln's birthday. Students view films during a red carpet premiere.
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 discuss Public Enemy's lyrics and compare and contrast them with songs popular during the Civil Rights Movement. They write their own rap song that expresses feelings of oppression or freedom from oppression.
Third graders complete various activities pertaining to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, and Veteran's Day. They conduct research and complete writing and art activities on the background of each federal holiday.
Third graders study American national holidays, symbols, songs and landmarks. They appreciate the meaning and significance of our nation's ideals of liberty, justice and equality.
Second graders compare and contrast past and present communities. In this community lesson, 2nd graders identify the changes in communities from the time of Abraham Lincoln to present day. Students create timelines as a class about Abraham Lincoln and independently about their own lives.
Students discover what it was like to cross into freedom. In this slavery lesson, students read the "Emancipation Proclamation," and letters written by Abraham Lincoln and John Washington (a former slave). Students identify the key ideas of the proclamation and use the knowledge gained from the letters to write their own series of letters that might have been written between Lincoln and Washington about their ideologies and personal interests.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read facts about George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Presidents Day. Students answer three multiple choice comprehension questions.
Students explore agriculture by researching Wisconsin's economy. In this cherry industry lesson, students read assigned text about the amount of cherries Wisconsin produces annually and the revenue it brings in to the state. Students answer study questions and complete worksheets about cherries.
Students study the United States flag. In this American history and government lesson, students define and give examples of familiar symbols. Students design a classroom flag. Students identify and describe the American flag.
Students discover the meaning and symbolism behind the American flag. In this lesson on National symbols, students design a flag for their school, explain the symbolism they used, and distinguish the elements that constitute the US Flag. Students then research the Federal Flag Code and how that has shaped the meaning and usage of the US Flag.
In this math/social studies activity, students examine 2 calendar pages and answer 12 questions about them. Students then investigate a time line of important math inventions and discoveries and answer 8 questions.
An excellent PowerPoint on writing awaits your class. The three main purposes of writing are presented: writing to inform or teach, writing to entertain, and writing to persuade or convince. Each slide presents a short piece of writing, and pupils must decide which purpose the selection fits. Fantastic!
Incorporate National Craft Month into your daily lessons with these great ideas.
Young scholars study social studies facts about President's Day using music. They examine Presidents Washington and Lincoln lives and create a timeline using the information.
In this easy Lincoln learning exercise, students read a paragraph about Abraham Lincoln. Students will then complete 3 questions and draw a picture.
Fourth graders use a claendar to measure time. They are asked: What are some of the things they need to know to make a calendar? Students name the months of the year in order. They discuss how February has 28 days. Students put in peoples' birthdays for the month of February.
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.