Lincoln's Birthday Teacher Resources
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Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration
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.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
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.
3rd Social Studies & History
Wisconsin Agriculture; Berry Bunch's Cherry Fast Facts
Students explore agriculture by researching Wisconsin's economy. In this cherry industry lesson plan, 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.
3rd - 6th Science
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.
4th - 5th English Language Arts
And You Don't Stop - 30 Years of Hip-Hop, Episode 2, Lesson 1
Young scholars 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.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Presidents of Mount Rushmore
Students understand the importance of Mount Rushmore as a national symbol. In this Mount Rushmore lesson, students locate Mount Rushmore on the map and investigate each of the four Presidents on Mount Rushmore. Students understand how the sculpture of Mount Rushmore was made.
K Social Studies & History
Then and Now
Second graders compare and contrast past and present communities. In this community instructional activity, 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.
2nd Social Studies & History
A Slave No More
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.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
The United States 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.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History