This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: Chapter 1 President Lincoln is often remembered for his actions during the Civil War, particularly in reference to his position on slavery. However, his early presidency was spent learning to cope with a country at war and wrestling with the decision to suspend the writ of habeas corpus. The objective of this lesson is to examine the factors which influenced Lincoln's early days as President.
1) 1. As a class...
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