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 Days," 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.
Lincoln's Last Days, Killing Lincoln Student study guide
Get the Student Study Guide here- ready to print off and hand out!
Want to learn more about other Presidents? Try Rush Revere and the Presidency Teacher manual: Rush Revere and the Presidency TEACHER manual
I know this sounds hard; and it is so cool. For sure, I have had students as young as fourth grade MEMORIZE the GETTYSBURG ADDRESS! Try it!Learn the Gettysburg Address & Dress Up Like Lincoln
Need a bonus game? Try I Have.. Who Has.. US Presidents at:I Have Who Has... US Presidents
If the days and time period of Lincoln interest you, an educational simulation may be the kind of activity your class would benefit from! Try this project on how to set up an Underground Railroad Simulation for your class and school. Way to combine an experience they won't soon forget into school! Pre-Civil War: The Underground Railroad Simulation
This is a fun way to learn more about 9 presidents:Presidential Tic Tac Toe
Need more ideas on how to take a traditional book report and make it unique? Add ART! Artist Extensions for a Book Study