In this activity, students will create a LinkedIn profile for Abraham Lincoln.
INSTRUCTIONS: Create a LinkedIn Profile for Abraham Lincoln using the QR Codes provided for biographical details such as education, experience, skills, interests, and accomplishments. You may also use the QR codes provided as a resources to gather names of “connections” and contemporaries who would have likely written/provided “endorsements” for Lincoln. As you review the QR codes provided, look for clues that might shed light on “Ads” that would likely appear on Lincoln’s LinkedIn page.
If time permits, form hiring committees (small groups of 3 or 4). Randomly distribute Lincoln’s LinkedIn profiles to each group to review. As a group, discuss weather you would hire Lincoln for one of the following positions: (each group may choose their own position to hire for): A) Professor B)Writer C) President of a Non-Profit Organization D) Other _____________.
This resource includes one worksheet and two instruction/sample worksheets. (Resource links are included.) A Google Drive version is also included in this product!
This resource is appropriate for a middle or high school-level Social Studies or English course. No prep required! Perfect "sub day" activity!