Was Lincoln a racist or the "Great Emancipator?" A very provocative question that will keep your students engaged while developing historical thinking skills. This activity will take about 70 - 80 minutes to complete.
This package includes: A Graphical Organizer, DBQs, SOAPS strategy, QUOTES strategy, PowerPoint that walks you through the steps for each strategy, and Constructed Response. This activity aligns with Common Core. Everything is in in PDF and WORD formatting if you need to edit
There are a number of lessons students will learn from this activity. My goal is not to “rewrite history,” but instead to have students learn historical thinking skills. There are a number of variables to consider when applying this activity.
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