Type:

Lesson Plan, Other

Description:

In this activity, children will analyze a primary source document-Grace Bedell's letter to Abraham Lincoln-and look for hints about Grace and her family. They will then draw a picture to represent the information they found in this activity, part of an OurStory module entitled A Letter to Abraham Lincoln, from the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. OurStory is a series of modules designed to help children and adults enjoy exploring history together through the use of objects from the Museum's vast collections, quality children's literature, and engaging hands-on activities. Ideal for afterschool use, OurStory resources will allow students to think critically, to be creative, and to achieve academic standards both in and out of the classroom. National Museum of American History

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • K

Keywords:

K to 4 | Lesson

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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