Presidency and his significant writings and speeches and their relationship to the Declaration of Independence (e.g., House Divided 1858 & The Emancipation 1863
Students summarize the causes and consequences of the Civil War
Students understand and distinguish cause, effect, sequence, and correlation in historical events, including the short-term cause or sparks rim long-term causes.
Do events shape people or people shape events?
Describe African American involvement in the Union army including the 54th Regiment led by Colonel Robert Shaw.
Students analyze the multiple causes, key events, and complex consequences of the Civil War
Students explain the causes and effects of settlement patterns, including the effect of rural-to-urban migrations.
Students are reminded of the unit focus, and standards. In How to write a letter, a previous lesson, students invited First Lady Michelle Obama to have tea and desert. A class photo was included in the invite.
Ask students to list as many words as possible found in the “Declaration of Independence”
(order of letters can
not be changed)
Share the lists. --Discuss definitions of the smaller words formed. The student with the longest list may win points, or the key to the sugar cabinet…
President Lincoln was known for his writings and speeches. Several are related to the Declaration of Independence. View
Imovie: 1st lady’s Table activity
Kathleen Jensen and Mr. Lincoln welcome
Your mission as event planners is to design a table placemat illustrating events that affected the First Family and the country.
Discuss how people meet today. Abe Lincoln met Mary Todd at a ball in Illinois. If they had not met The Sangamo Journal an Illinois newspaper was available. You are a Sangamo Journal Social Editor. Collect
F. New Information
information on the Abraham & Mary Lincoln Date Survey to aid in your match-making.
Search the Lincoln virtual web site to complete your survey.
Organize the data on the Lincoln Comparison Graphic Organizer.
H. Guided and Independent Practice
In pairs students modify their homework and update Lincoln Comparison Graphic Organizer.
In groups of four, students discuss and record Abe and Mary’s similarities and differences on large
sheets of paper.
H.Guided and Independent Practice
Groups share merged information with the class.
View Imovie Part 3 With a focus on food, have students view Everyday Dinning Etiquette