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: Preface, Prologue, and I. Peculiar Ambition In the Preface, Lincoln was mostly self-educated, but his literary ability and rhetorical skills have attracted many historians to his story. Lincoln's writing shows an understanding of classic texts like the Bible, Shakespeare, and Bunyan among others. The objective of this lesson is to discuss Lincoln's understanding of classic texts and why historians are drawn to Abraham Lincoln.
1) 1) Group Work: Research...
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