Price $4.00 “On the question of liberty, as a principle, we are not what we have been. When we were the political slaves of King George, and wanted to be free, we called the maxim that "all men are created equal" a self evident truth; but now when we have grown fat, and have lost all dread of being slaves ourselves, we have become so greedy to be masters that we call the same maxim "a self evident lie.“ August 15, 1855 Letter to George Robertson
In Abraham Lincoln’s Legacy, learners answer questions after reading and participating in activities about Lincoln’s life, ideas and accomplishments.
This lesson includes:
an essay about Abe Lincoln,
optional lesson plan,
46 task cards,
2 award cards,
links to videos
Abraham Lincoln's Legacy Learning Game Board is sold separately here...
Abraham Lincoln’s Legacy can be used in cooperative groups, an ELA center and as a class game.This lesson is aligned to Common Core State Standards for 4th, but can be used as differentiated instruction for 5th and 6th grade students.
`Note: There are some complex vocabulary words and use of a student dictionary might be needed.
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Common Core State Standards
4. RL.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
4.RI.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
4. RI.10 By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
4.RF.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. a. Read on-level text with purpose and understanding. b. Read on-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings. c. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
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