This unit has been developed to guide students and instructors in a close reading of Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address.” The activities and actions described below follow a carefully developed set of steps that assist students in increasing their familiarity and understanding of Lincoln’s speech through a series of text dependent tasks and questions that ultimately develop college and career ready skills identified in the Common Core State Standards.
Video and Song memorial to Lincoln's assassination. Epic and powerful. The "Edmund Fitzgerald" of Lincoln's assassination.
A short quiz on CCSS.ELA-Literacy.9-10.RI.9, with a text featuring Abraham Lincoln's "The Gettysburg Address." The Dale-Chall text difficulty level is 7-8, the Flesch-Kincaid level is 8.1.
That Jim Crow was a tremendously important period in United States history is undisputable. Less obvious is how to properly address the violence, politics, and complexities that mark the era. This site looks at the century of segregation following the Civil War (1863-1954). Jim Crow, a name taken from a popular 19th-century minstrel song, came to personify government-sanctioned racial oppression and segregation in the U.S. This website describes pivotal developments during that time дус the Emancipation Proclamation, the Compromise of 1877, the Brown v. Board of Education decision, and others.
This was created for an 8th grade social studies class that focuses on early American history. It is a simple but effective PPT that offers a crash-course in the happenings of the U.S. Civil War.