Emancipation Proclamation Worksheet
This is a simple worksheet to help students understand the basics of Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. It helps explain why it was issued as well as the actual and symbolic effects of the document on America.
A short excerpt from the Emancipation Proclamation is also included before students answer 5 CCSS-aligned questions to help them focus on key concepts they need to understand. This makes for a great stand-alone homework assignment or warm up activity before learning more about this historic moment in America's history! An answer key is included for your convenience.
This download includes both printable and Google Docs versions
of the activity! If you're in a paperless classroom or just want to integrate more digital resources, you can use the provided link to bring this resource into Google Classroom!
The Google Docs version also includes links to relevant sites on the Emancipation Proclamation that students can analyze to better answer each question.
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