Abraham Lincoln-Great Learner/Great Leader
Lesson Plan One
Students will investigate the life of Abraham Lincoln through participation in an Agree/Disagree activity, listening to stories related by the teacher, viewing a musical slide show, reading secondary and primary sources, analyzing information, and communicating learning by responding to an on-demand writing. The lesson focuses on Lincoln’s attributes as a learner and leader.
The lesson consists of the following items.
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Did You Know?
A large white oak tree at the Sinking Spring Farm first served as a specified boundary marker in an 1805 survey of the farm. The oak became known as the Boundary Oak and was thought to be 28 years old at the time of Lincoln's birth. The tree eventually died in 1976 and was later found to be 195 years old.