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  • Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

    Lifestyle Comparison - Then and Now

    Lifestyle Comparison - Then and Now

    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.

    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten - Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    Community, Environment, Family Life, History, Language Arts, Literature, Pioneer America, Social Studies
    National/State Standards:
    Indiana Curriculum Standards: K.1.1, K.3.6, .1.1.1, 1.1.2, 2.1.2, 3.1.2, 4.1.15, 4.3.8, 4.3.9
  • Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

    What Would YOU Do?

    What Would YOU Do?

    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.

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    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Grade level:
    Second Grade - Fifth Grade
    Subjects:
    History, Language Arts, Leadership, Pioneer America, Reading, Regional Studies, Social Studies
    National/State Standards:
    Indiana Curriculum Standards: 2.2.5, 2.2.7, 3.2.5, 4.2.6, 5.2.8
  • Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

    “There I Grew Up…” A. Lincoln - (Little Pigeon Creek Community)

    “There I Grew Up…”  A. Lincoln - (Little Pigeon Creek Community)

    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.

    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Grade level:
    First Grade - Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Community, Environment, History, Pioneer America, Science History, Social Studies, U.S. Presidents
    National/State Standards:
    Indiana Curriculum Standards: 1.1.1, 2.1.1, 3.1.2, 4.1.6, 4.3.8
  • Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

    Pioneer Survival

    Pioneer Survival

    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.

    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten - Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Environment, Family Life, Health, History, Nutrition, Social Studies
    National/State Standards:
    Indiana Curriculum Standards: K.1.1, 1.1.1, 2.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.1.4, 4.1.6, 4.3.8
  • Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

    Predator Prey Adaption

    Predator Prey Adaption

    During this lesson the students will play a modified version of freeze tag to help them better understand predator/prey relationships.

    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten - Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Physical Fitness, Pioneer America, Wildlife Biology
    National/State Standards:
    Indiana Curriculum Standards: K.1.1, K.3.6, 1.1.1, 2.1.1, 3.1.4, 4.3.8
  • Boston African American National Historic Site

    William Cooper Nell Activity

    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.

    Type:
    Curriculum Units
    Grade level:
    Sixth Grade - Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    African American History and Culture, Civil Rights Movement, Civil War, History, Slavery, Social Studies