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An Abraham Lincoln reading lesson.
 

ABRAHAM LINCOLN LESSON

 

An American History reading comprehension lesson on Abraham Lincoln. Includes printable teaching lesson worksheet.

 

Suggested Grades:

3rd Grade - 4th Grade - 5th Grade - 6th Grade

 

 

Objectives:

By completing this lesson, students will be able to demonstrate their comprehension skills, including reading strategies, inference, literal meaning, and critical analysis.

 

Teachers -- Use this passage to test your student's reading comprehension understanding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN

 

Directions:

Print the Abraham Lincoln reading comprehension passage and questions (see below).

 

Students should read the story silently, then answer the questions about the story.

 

Excerpt from passage

Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky. He never went to school, but he did become a skilled carpenter. He bought three farms in Kentucky before the family moved to Indiana. This move was because it was easier to have a title to the land you owned in Indiana, but also because the family was Baptist and did not agree with the slavery allowed in Kentucky.

 

In 1830, Lincoln moved to Illinois and in 1832 he was elected to the Illinois state legislature as a member of the Whig Party. He campaigned for opening more roads to the rural parts of the state and clearing streams so that boats could easily travel on them. He was interested in improving the quality of life for all those people who lived in isolated areas...

 

 

LESSON PRINTABLES

Abraham Lincoln

Print this worksheet for this lesson.

 Includes reading passage, questions, and answers.

 

 

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