Abigail Adams: Persuading Her Husband

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After reading a brief excerpt from a letter written by Abigail Adams to her husband and future president of the United States, John Adams, your young historians will practice their reading comprehension skills and identify what Abigail is trying to persuade her husband to do.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • This would be a great resource to begin a discussion of women's rights in that time period
  • Consider reading the text together as a class, identifying some difficult vocabulary and analyzing as you read along
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners can continue their writing on the back of their worksheets or a separate sheet of paper
Pros

  • Text of excerpt from letter provided
  • Includes answer key
Cons

  • None
Common Core