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Gettysburg Address Lesson Plan

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Study the Gettysburg Address with young learners. American history comes alive as your class takes a closer look at the Gettysburg Address. They examine the reasons why it was given, summarize its parts, and discuss its relevance today....
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A Close Reading of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address provides the text for a series of close reading exercises that model for instructors how carefully crafted guiding questions can help readers think critically about what they read, thus developing...
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Gettysburg Address

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
The Gettysburg Address may have been four score and seven years ago, but its message is still as relevant today. Young historians explore the context of the famous speech, as well as its central theme and argument, before discussing the...
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The Gettysburg Address

For Students 5th - 6th
In this social studies worksheet, students learn about Lincoln's delivery of the Gettysburg Address by first reading an information paragraph about the history of the speech. Students then read the complete text of the speech. There are...
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Comprehending The Gettysburg Address

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Gettysburg Address worksheet, students read passages from the Gettysburg Address, identify bold words, and answer short answer questions. Students complete 5 problems.
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Persuasion in Historical Context: The Gettysburg Address

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
The Gettysburg Address is a powerful text. Use it to teach persuasion and the importance of word choice. The lesson detailed here includes a scaffolded background knowledge activity that includes image analysis of photos from the Civil...
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Gettysburg Address: Abraham Lincoln's Greatest Speech

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
New ReviewMost Americans have heard of the Gettysburg Address, but may not know what it means and why is it so important. Following guidance and scaffolded prompts, scholars analyze the short document that left an undeniable impact on the American...
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Commemoration of the Gettysburg Battlefield: The Gettysburg Address

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore Civil War and Gettysburg Address using primary sources.
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The Gettysburg Address

For Teachers 6th
Who was Abraham Lincoln, and what is the Gettysburg Address? Sixth graders participate in a seminar where they read and analyze the Gettysburg Address and its importance. The role of Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War is also...
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Primary Source Worksheet: Abraham Lincoln, Draft of the Gettysburg Address

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Young historians closely examine the words of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address with this primary source analysis worksheet.
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On This Day: Gettysburg Address

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The Gettysburg Address was a short speech—only about two minutes in length—but its reach has been long. Video segments from a panel of scholars, an historian talking about the printing of the speech, a re-enactment of the speech, and a...
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Gettysburg Readdressed

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the creation of The Gettysburg Address set within a modern context. They read the entire speech and then brainstorm to create modern ideas that are similar. Students compose a modern...
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Gettysburg Address

For Teachers 9th Standards
Looking for an assessment that reveals how well readers understand complex text? Check out an assessment module based on "The Gettysburg Address." Pupils are asked to craft an essay that demonstrates their understanding not only of the...
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The Gettysburg Address

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils explore the implications of the Gettysburg Address. In this Civil War lesson, students read a handout regarding Gettysburg Address, analyze an excerpt of the speech, and complete the provided worksheet activities.
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Gettysburg Address Questions

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Gettysburg Address learning exercise, students read Lincoln's famous speech and respond to 9 short answer and fill in the blank questions about it. The text of the speech is not included.
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The Gettysburg Address

For Students 8th - 11th
In this American Civil War worksheet, learners paraphrase the 6 noted sections of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address speech.
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A Close Reading of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
An incredibly detailed and focused resource, this cross-curricular unit uses text dependent questions, primary sources, and close reading to help readers interpret and analyze the content and structure of Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg...
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Drafting the Gettysburg Address

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners, in groups, compare and contrast Abraham Lincoln's drafts and final version of the Gettysburg Address. They explain the differences between the final version and drafts of the Gettysburg Address.
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The Gettysburg Address

For Students 5th - 6th
In this social studies worksheet, students read the Gettysburg Address. Students substitute words or phrases that have the same meanings as 10 underlined phrases from the Address.
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Commemoration of the Gettysburg Battlefield

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use a multimedia project, The Valley of the Shadow: Two American Communities in the Civil War, to create a presentation about the significance of the Gettysburg Address. They work on expert teams to explore the interactive...
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Preppy Prepositions

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Complete grammar activities including identifying prepositions, expanding sentences using prepositional phrases, and distinguishing prepositions and adverbs. Small groups analyze the last three lines of the Gettysburg Address using their...
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The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
"The Gettysburg Address" is the basis of a series of activities that not only model for learners how to conduct a close reading of a text, but also how a close reading can help them comprehend a difficult text. The detailed, step-by-step...
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Compare and Contrast

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Even though two passages discuss the same topic, they contain different facts and details. Scholars analyze two reading passages about the Gettysburg Address and list the ways they are the same and different.
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"The Gettysburg Address" Close Reading Module

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
It's time to think deep and narrow. Scholars focus close reading on one short text but task take their thinking to a deep level. Readers use a Rhetorical Analysis Chart to analyze The Gettysburg Address and determine how Lincoln used...

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