Abraham Lincoln Teacher Resources

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A President's Vision: Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
A seven-resource collection of worksheets ask students to examine letters written by Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass, as well as an excerpt from the diary of a Union soldier. After a careful reading of these primary sources, class...
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History Blueprint: The Civil War

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Northerners, Southerners, and abolitionists all had a different perspective on the American Civil War. To understand these different points of view, class members analyze primary documents including speeches by Abraham Lincoln, the...
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A President's Vision

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
A seven-resource curriculum set presents primary source materials that permits young historians to examine the programs and initiatives advanced by Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt,...
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Civil War: A "Terrible Swift Sword"

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A three-lesson unit looks at the United States Civil War. In the first lesson, high schoolers analyze primary source materials to determine the strengths and weaknesses of the Union and Confederate armies at the beginning of the war. The...
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National Constitution Center: Hall Pass Videos

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The National Constitution Center offers this collection of informative and entertaining videos intended to start conversations and develop critical thinking skills. Viewers learn about the rights granted by the constitution, about the...
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Civil Rights and Martin Luther King Jr. Worksheets

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Expand a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday as well as Black Hstory Month with a collection of eight worksheets that include biographical questions about Dr. Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks, word searches and word...
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A President's Vision: Theodore Roosevelt

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Teach young historians how to analyze primary source documents, including speeches and editorial cartoons with a collection of worksheets. The six resources in this collection focus on documents associated with the presidency of Theodore...
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Will the Real Abraham Lincoln Please Stand Up?

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Engage young historians in learning about America's sixteenth president with this fun Reader's Theater script. The second play in this series puts a modern spin on learning about history, involving a game show where three contestants try...
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American Presidents: Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Who was our 16th president? It was Abraham Lincoln, of course! Considered by many as the most important president to date, Lincoln is responsible for bringing the divided nation together again. This resource will surely grab your...
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The Ballad of Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Pay tribute to the sixteenth president of the United States with this fun song and activity. From his birth in a Kentucky log cabin and childhood in Indiana, to the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and his eventual assassination,...
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Abraham Lincoln on Slavery and Race

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine and discuss the letters and speeches of Abraham Lincoln to determine his position on slavery. They participate in a panel discussion, and plan one of Lincoln's major political campaigns, creating ads and writing a...
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Abraham Lincoln: A Time Line Research Project

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Though Abraham Lincoln's life was tragically cut short, it was filled with accomplishments and inspiring moments that continue to influence American democracy. Explore the ways the 16th president of the United States made his way from a...
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Abraham Lincoln Reading Comprehension—Childhood

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Who wants to learn about Honest Abe? The reading passage highlights the early life of Abraham Lincoln, detailing his experience as a young boy growing up in Kentucky. Readers read the brief passage and then answer 10 comprehension...
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Abraham Lincoln Reading Comprehension—The Middle Years (Part 2)

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Abraham Lincoln's face may only be worth one cent, but the online reading passage and questions about his life are an invaluable resource. Pupils read a passage about Lincoln's experience with the Illinois Legislature, earning his law...
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Abraham Lincoln Reading Comprehension—The Middle Years (Part 3)

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
How did Abraham Lincoln begin to change the minds of American citizens? Join him in his quest with a reading passage about Lincoln's experiences as a congressman and public denouncement of slavery. The resource contains reading...
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The Death of Abraham Lincoln DBQ

For Students 8th Standards
The assassination of Abraham Lincoln was a pivotal moment in American history, but what were the immediate effects throughout the newly unified country? A document-based question focuses on the consequences of the first assassination of...
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Southern Secession and Abraham Lincoln’s Presidential Election

For Teachers 6th - 8th
President Abraham Lincoln: a true humanitarian or a savvy politician? The lesson focuses on Abraham Lincoln's presidency and the secession of the southern states. Academics interpret how Lincoln's presidential platform promoting African...
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Abraham Lincoln Color by Number

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Celebrate Abraham Lincoln with a color-by-number worksheet that involves practice of multiplication. Young mathematicians find the product in each square and color the boxes accordingly to reveal a final picture of Abe in his top hat.
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Abraham Lincoln Reading Comprehension—The Presidential Years (Part 4)

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
How do you bring a nation back together after there is civil war? Readers learn how the United States Civil War concluded with a passage focused on the latter part of Abraham Lincoln's presidency. Multiple choice questions check pupils'...
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Abraham Lincoln: Man versus Legend

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Abraham Lincoln was one of the greatest presidents ever ... right? Scholars research the accomplishments and struggles of the Lincoln presidency. They uncover facts, materials and information via video clips, primary, and secondary...
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Abraham Lincoln Reading Comprehension—The Presidential Years (Part 1)

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Hail to the Chief! Your class learns about Abraham Lincoln winning presidency and choosing cabinet advisors through a reading passage and paired multiple choice questions. The resource offers great practice for state tests and improves...
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Abraham Lincoln Reading Comprehension—The Presidential Years (Part 3)

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Abraham Lincoln abolished slavery and led the Union out of the most tumultuous time in American history. An informative passage and paired questions evaluate learners' understanding of main ideas, supporting points, and domain-specific...
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Abraham Lincoln and historyplace.com

For Teachers K - 4th
Bernard Waber’s, Just Like Abraham Lincoln, begins a study of Lincoln's life. Young historians add facts to a KWL chart, generate a “What we want to know” list, and use the Historyplace website to gather information. Primary learners...
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George Washington and Abraham Lincoln: Celebrating Presidents' Day

For Teachers Pre-K
Students research George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. In this social studies lesson, students read stories about Washington and Lincoln. Students complete a Venn diagram about each man. Students use voiceweb to record things they...