Abe Lincoln in Illinois Fun Activities

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Fun Activities

The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.

1. Write a poem

Write a poem, hip-hop or rap that captures the same sentiments about life and death as the John Keats poem in the first scene of the play.

2. You-Tube

Find a video of a politician's speech that conveys the same sense of patriotism as the Webster speech noted in the first scene.

3. Rent the film

Abe Lincoln in Illinois was made into a film starring Raymond Massey in 1940. Rent the film and watch it with classmates.

Answer the questions: If you were recasting...

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