This item includes all the necessary materials for you to create your own Abe Lincoln classroom file folder stations, 1-9.
Station #1 - All About Abe Lincoln
*Students will take on the role of Abe Lincoln and be interviewed. They will have to answer questions as if they were him.
*Students will also analyze photographs of Abe Lincoln (one being a photograph and the other one being a political cartoon).
*Students will participate in an Internet interactive about Abe Lincoln.
Station #2 - Lincoln the Leader
*Students will view 12 short videos about Abe Lincoln. Then they will fill out a graphic organizer identifying and explain the leadership traits and strategies that helped Lincoln succeed.
*Students will read about Lincoln's life in a timeline and answer questions about the timeline.
*Students will view short video clips where today's leaders in America discuss the impact of Lincoln's actions and words. They will then fill out a worksheet about what they learned from each of the leaders.
Station #3 - Booth: The Final Days
It includes several photographs about the assassination of Abe Lincoln.
*Students will participate in an interactive entitled, Booth: The Final Days. While completing the interactive, they will fill out a worksheet to ensure they are learning and using the interactive correctly.
*Students will also watch 11 short videos about Abe Lincoln and John Wilkes Booth. While watching the videos they will need to complete the correlating questions.
-THE MOTIVES OF JOHN WILKES BOOTH
-THE LINCOLN ASSASSINATION PLOT
-BEHIND THE ASSASSIN
-ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION
-ON THE TRAIL OF JOHN WILKES BOOTH
-JOHN WILKES BOOTH WANTED POSTER
-THE AFTERMATH OF THE LINCOLN ASSASSINATION
-THE DIARY OF LINCOLN’S ASSASSINATION
-THE FINAL DAYS OF JOHN WILKES BOOTH
-IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF LINCOLN’S ASSASSIN
-WAS MARY SURRATT A CONSPIRATOR?
Station #4 -
*Students will read the article, The Real Lincoln, and answer questions about it.
*Students will read the article, The 12 Myths About Abraham Lincoln and answer several questions. Students will be required to look things up on the Internet.
*Students will take the quiz, Lincoln Myths and Misconceptions online.
*Students will read the article, "A Look Back at King's Dream." After reading the article, students will write a reflection.
Station #5 -
*Students will participate in an online interactive about Abe Lincoln.
*Students will also analyze two letters with diverging opinions.
Station #6 -
*Students will view videos and view photographs to build their background knowledge about the Battle of Gettysburg.
*Students will read an article about Lincoln at Gettysburg.
*Students will take a virtual tour of Gettysburg.
*Students will view several short video clips about the Gettysburg Address.
*Students will read the Gettysburg Address, fill out a worksheet about the Gettysburg Address, and write their own version of the Gettysburg Address.
*Students will learn about common myths about the Gettysburg Address and fill out a worksheet about those myths.
Station #7 -
*Students will read Walt Whitman's biography and answer some questions about him.
*Students will read information about Abe Lincoln and his connection to Whitman and the poem, Oh Captain! My Captain!
*Students will learn about what an elegy is and have to determine whether Walt Whitman's poem Oh Captain! My Captain! is an example of that.
*Students will read the poem, Oh Captain! My Captain! and then have to answer during and after reading questions about it. Students will be asked to recall, analyze, evaluate, interpret, formulate an opinion, and synthesize.
Station #8 -
*Students will analyze quick facts about Ford's Theater.
*Students will watch a video about the new Ford's Theater Museum and answer some questions.
*Students will learn about artifacts in the Ford's Theater Museum. They will be asked to fill out a chart about what they learn about the artifacts.
*Students will go on a virtual tour of the Ford's Theater. They also have to answer questions about the tour.
*Students will have to select one of the artifacts from the Ford's Theater Museum and fill out an artifact analysis worksheet.
Station #9 -
*Students will learn about political cartoons and the language cartoonists use.
*Students will look at three political cartoons about President Lincoln from the 21st century and choose one to analyze. Students will fill out the analysis sheet.
*Students will look at two political cartoons about President Lincoln from the Civil War and choose one to analyze using a computer program that allows for students to type in their answers.