Famous Author, Bill O'Reilly, wrote a fascinating nonfiction book about our late President Abraham Lincoln and his assassination. It is titled, "Lincoln's Last Day," in 2014.
This novel is engrossing for all and students may find themselves absorbed in a non-fiction book like they have not experienced before.
Lincoln's Last Days: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever, by Bill O'Reilly
This 48 page workbook is made for the teacher to accompany the student's 38 page workbook. (You must obtain the non-fiction book to go with this.) Super for Home School students as well.
It touches many learning modalities for Brain Based Learning as well as the Language Arts Standards. Understanding Main Idea, Explaining word meaning in denotation as well as connotation using specific text, Cause/effect, Comparing information from two different sources, Analyzing how the chapter fits into the overall structure of the book, Analyzing the interaction between different characters, events and ideas in the book, Point of View, Author's Purpose and showing the Historical concepts also!
Included are many activities including a lapbook, several games, an internet art project, and time lines, and a tic tac toe for an end of unit choice project for the students to demonstrate their comprehension.
I value communication and words, so I've included a cursive writing project as well and some famous quotes from our characters. I also included the resource I use for cursive writing.