Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel Fun Activities

George Saunders
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 110 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Civil War Map

Much of the action in Lincoln in the Bardo takes place during the American Civil War. Conduct research and create a map that indicates where the current battles were taking place at the time of Willie Lincoln's death.

Different Perspectives of the Afterlife

In Lincoln in the Bardo, the author illustrates a relatively common Christian depiction of the afterlife, with the bardo representing limbo. Develop a presentation that examines different perceptions and beliefs of the afterlife.

Typhoid Fever

In the time of Willie Lincoln's illness, typhoid fever was a common cause of death. Conduct research on the symptoms, treatments, and mortality of typhoid fever at this time and prepare a presentation based on your findings.

Fictional Excerpts

In Lincoln in the Bardo, the author includes both fictional excerpts and real-life excerpts from historical texts, letters, and essays. The author does not delineate which excerpts are...

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