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Pupils pay tribute to Abraham Lincoln. In this Lincoln celebration lesson, students create short films using images and narrate facts found online. Pupils use a video editing program and publish final products on Lincoln's birthday. Students view films during a red carpet premiere.
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!
Students, after reviewing an extensive vocabulary list of terms, explore all the different religious, political and personal holidays and traditions experienced in the United States. After discussing each one, they fill out a calendar with all the events listed on it by dates.