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Chasing Lincoln's Killer, by J. Swanson, Literature Unit, 79 Pages!

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A HUGE 79 page Literature Unit for the book, "Chasing Lincoln's Killer", by James L. Swanson. This unit contains everything you need to use this book in class!

NEWLY REVISED TO CONTAIN AN ANSWER KEY FOR THE QUESTIONS AND VOCABULARY!

Items in the unit include:

Cover Analysis
Bookmark for Story Elements
Short Answer Comprehension Questions
Short Answer TEST
Artifact Analysis Pages for Items in Book
Vocabulary Words
Project Challenges
Biography Board Project
Question Poster Project
Map Analysis Pages
Comparison of Gravesites
Comparison of Photo and Illustration
Death and Life Mask Sheet
Emancipation Proclamation Sheet
Mary Surratt Questions
Artifact Examination Sheets
What is Wrong with this Picture? Sheets
Evaluation of the Penny
Facebook Page Activity
I-Phone Text Activity
Twitter Activity

There are so many engaging activities in the packet! It is a great book and this packet will help you teach it in class!

**Check out the preview file for a ready to use sample from Ch. 1!
Total Pages
79
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

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I was wondering if you had a list of Common Core standards that are linked to each activity in the packet. I am trying to figure out exactly what skill to list for the activities on my lesson plans.

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