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35 reviewed resources for john wilkes booth

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What Happened to John Wilkes Booth?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students research the life of John Wilkes Booth. In this Lincoln assassination lesson, students read diary excerpts and newspaper articles about Booth's final hours and compose essays regarding their findings.
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Good Brother, Bad Brother: The Story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the lives of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. They create a "found" poem using the voices of both brothers and perform the poem for the rest of the class.
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Appomattox Court House and Lincoln's Assassination

For Students 8th - 11th
Did Lincoln know that victory for the Union was imminent? According to this video, which discusses the end of the Civil War (including a great anecdote about a historic coincidence between the beginning and end of the war), many...
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Reconstruction and the Changing South

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An amazing resource, with images, rich text, and working hyperlinks. It covers one of America's most horrible crimes against humanity, slavery. Thankfully a change took place during the Reconstruction Era. Learn about the laws, key...
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Bad Brother

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students deal with the historian's dilemma of how to write about people in the past who committed wicked deeds. They analyze a well-known cartoon, "Satan Tempting Booth to the Murder of the President."
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The Civil War (1861-1865) Through Maps, Charts, Graphs, & Pictures

For Teachers 8th - 11th
True to its titles, this engaging and appealing presentation brings the 1860's into close focus with a number of images and statistics that would delight any Civil War buff. A few graphs allow for pupil input, such as listing the...
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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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An Acquaintance with Darkness, a Civil War

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the Civil War, and people and events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and his funeral procession.
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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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Pairing with Picture Books: Chasing Lincoln's Killer

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Readers of Chasing Lincoln’s Killer, James L Swanson’s young adult novel, use a Venn diagram to compare information about Abraham Lincoln and the events surrounding his assassination, with the images and information presented in picture...
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Chasing Lincoln's Killer: A Novel Study

For Teachers 7th - 12th
James Swanson's novel, Chasing Lincoln's Killer, provides an engaging unit of study for all readers.
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With Malice toward None: Lincoln's Assassination

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the manhunt for, John Wilkes Booth, the man who assassinated Abraham Lincoln. In this lesson plan about a president, students write and role-play they are announcers who are informing the world of the assassination....
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Heroes of the Union

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The major figures in the victorious Union are pictured in this presentation, which makes up in photographs what it lacks in information. The slides would best accompany a lesson on the Civil War within in the context of a more detailed...
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Oswald Assassination

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What happened to Harvey Oswald after he assassinated President John F. Kennedy? The assessment designed for social studies has scholars describe the image of Oswald's assassination and explain its historical significance. It uses short...
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Post-1865: Effects of the War

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
New ReviewWhat did Lincoln want? Historians still debate this question, and perhaps people will never fully know. Class members examine the legacies of the war, including the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments. The lesson plan also...
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Good Brother, Bad Brother

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils are exposed to the writings of John Wilkes Booth. They discover that fanaticism is not just a modern phenomenon. They examine four periods in American history when treason was at issue.
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In or Out? Make Up Your Mind!

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Students create a portrait gallery of various people in history. For this biography lesson plan, students determine whether people in history have the criteria needed in order to be placed in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery....
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Pupils review major events in the life of one of the most influential presidents in United States history, Abraham Lincoln, while building fundamental skills for timeline analysis.
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Elegy for Lincoln: Walt Whitman’s Poem

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Walt Whitman's "O Captain! My Captain!" is one of the most famous and emotional tributes to Abraham Lincoln. Guide readers through the evocative elegy with a reading comprehension worksheet, complete with the poem's text and a photograph...
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With Malice toward None: Lincoln's Assassination

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars analyze primary documents regarding Lincoln's assassination. In this instructional activity on Lincoln's assassination, students analyze three primary sources of information regarding President Lincoln's assassination.
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What Events Led to Lincoln's Assassination?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use primary and secondary sources to research the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. They identify arguments supporting and opposing the position that Lincoln's assassination could have been prevented and write a report...
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With malice toward none, with charity for all: The life of Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research Abraham Lincoln in a variety of ways. In this Abraham Lincoln lesson plan, students use primary sources, vocabulary activities, books, and more to research and learn about Abraham Lincoln.
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Abraham Lincoln

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Abraham Lincoln activity, students research the dates given to them and write what happened with Abraham Lincoln in that time. Students research 4 dates and search for 4 dates where the research is done for them.
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What Events Led to Lincoln's Assassination?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.  For this American history lesson, 4th graders conduct research, share their findings, and write a report about the events leading up to the death of President Lincoln.  To...

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