Emancipation Proclamation Activity

Emancipation Proclamation Activity
Emancipation Proclamation Activity
Emancipation Proclamation Activity
Emancipation Proclamation Activity
Emancipation Proclamation Activity
Emancipation Proclamation Activity
Emancipation Proclamation Activity
Emancipation Proclamation Activity
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  1. Students analyze five different historical documents that shaped US history. Everything you need for a comprehensive primary source analysis of each document is included. Ensure student understanding and impact of The Mayflower Compact, The Preamble, The Indian Removal Act, The Emancipation Procla
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Everything you need to teach Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation is included in this comprehensive lesson. Tier-three vocabulary support, guided questioning, summary writing, and an extension activity will ensure student understanding of the Emancipation Proclamation. ***PAPER PDF AND GOOGLE DRIVE RESOURCE INCLUDED!***

This resource can be completed on paper or online with laptops, Chromebooks, tablets, or any device that supports Google Drive. The included Teacher's Guide includes access to the link that will allow you to make your own copy of the resource for use in Google Classroom/Google Drive.

WHAT TEACHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS PRODUCT:

♥ This was a perfect extension of my districts primary source analysis protocol that we are doing. It gave the students more questions and than what we currently provide and helped them zero in on the document.

♥ Excellent product and great resource. Thank you!!

♥ Loved this! It helped me integrate my ELA and SS curriculum for my 8th graders!

♥ Helps the students understand the actual document step by step.

♥ So excited to use this in class today, looks like it will be really great in helping break down the Emancipation Proclamation for my students!

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• Vocabulary Support: Before reading the primary source, have students use dictionaries to define the tier-three vocabulary words necessary for understanding Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. In order to help them remember the meaning of each word, there is also space for students to include a synonym, an original sentence using the word correctly, and a picture to represent the word meaning. An answer key is provided as an easy reference for definitions.

• Text-Based Questioning: The full text of Lincoln’s Proclamation is included with side-by-side guided questions. In order to ensure understanding and avoid student frustration with the archaic language, the answers to the guided questions are in bold. An answer key is provided for easy grading.

• Summary Writing: First, students focus on the who, what, when, where, and why of Lincoln’s speech. Next, students are prepared to accurately summarize Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation.

• "Emancipation" by Thomas Nast: Students finalize their analysis of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation by interpreting Thomas Nast’s drawing.

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ADDITIONAL CIVIL WAR RESOURCES:

Dividing a Nation: The Road to Civil War Close Reading
Dred Scott: Close Reading, Mapping Activity, and Summary Writing
Frederick Douglass Close Read
Civil War Battles- Common Core Lessons & Activities
Gettysburg Address Close Read and Summary Writing
Civil War Spies: Discovery Stations

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