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Presidents' Day/Black History Month Resource:

Connect American History and literature by reading the novel Who Was Abraham Lincoln? by Janet B. Pascal.

Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president of the United States of America. He believed that people should be treated equally and have the right to govern themselves. President Lincoln’s speech called The Gettysburg Address is considered one of the most important speeches in American history. The Union won the Civil War while Abraham Lincoln was president and he played a key role in the Thirteenth Amendment of the Constitution, which ended slavery in the United States.

In this unit, students will learn about Abraham Lincoln’s role in the Civil War and how he established new laws in the United States. His story of perseverance will captivate your students and inspire them to learn more about influential Americans.

Who Was Abraham Lincoln? novel study contains ten pages of higher level thinking comprehension questions with an answer key and ten extension activities focusing on reading strategies.

Included in this Presidents' Day/Black History Month novel study are:

Printer Friendly Black Line Novel Study

10 Pages of Comprehension Questions with an Answer Key

10 Pages of Extension Activities – Reading Strategies Focus
Preview – Who Was Abraham Lincoln?
Prediction – Lincoln Books
Making Connections – Lincoln’s Depression
Fact and Opinion – Whigs and Democrats/Photography
Summarize – Abolitionists
Inferring – Lincoln’s View on Black People
Asking Questions– Frederick Douglas
Synthesizing – Dred Scott Decision
Visualizing – Thanksgiving
Wondering – Reconstruction
Evaluate – Lincoln Memorial

Happy Learning!

Renee Smalley


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