1. Copy the subheadings from the story
What clues do the headings give you to help you understand the story? (Sum it all up)
(Using Prior Knowledge)
The story mentions that seven (7) states left the Union before Lincoln was inaugurated (sworn into office). What clues from paragraphs 1 & 2 help the reader to understand why?
President Lincoln became known as the “The Great Emancipator.” What details does the story provide (paragraphs 4 – 6) that show how he earned that name?