Abraham Lincoln Reading Comprehension—The Middle Years (Part 2)

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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 license, and his work with the eighth judicial circuit. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Brainstorm a focus question with the class before reading
  • Pair the resource with a graphic organizer to practice strategies while reading
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires access to the Internet
Pros

  • Questions automatically provide feedback if the answer is wrong
  • Highlighting, adjustable font size, and read-aloud features are available 
  • Format mimics the format on end-of-year state tests
  • Perfect for flipped lessons and gaining information about identifying main ideas, details, and vocabulary
Cons

  • None