Bring the story of Abraham Lincoln's boyhood to your classroom.
Pioneers of the 1800s lived a very different lifestyle than we do today. Pioneer life was difficult and full of hard work. Learn the differences and similarities between pioneer life in the 1800s and life today.
Abraham Lincoln learned many lessons on responsibility while growing up in Indiana. This lesson allows the teacher and students to share and talk about responsible actions.
One of the Great Pigeon roosts! Southern Indiana was a feeding and breeding ground for the passenger pigeons. Passenger Pigeons have been said, in its day, to have numbered into the millions and to have been the most abundant of any bird in America.
During the game “Oh No! Sickness!” students will collect the things the Lincoln family needed to survive. They will learn that pioneers who got sick didn’t have the medicines we have today to help them get better.
During this lesson the students will play a modified version of freeze tag to help them better understand predator/prey relationships.
In this activity students are asked to make connections between the challenges William Cooper Nell faced when he attended segregated schools in Boston and their own experiences. Students should write an essay explaining how they overcame difficulties in their own lives.