I. Identify former President Abraham Lincoln and discuss what presidents do
II. Read about Abe Lincoln’s life and discuss his character traits
III. Sing a song about Abe Lincoln
IV. Recite the Pledge of Allegiance and discuss the words “with liberty and justice for all”
V. Find Abe Lincoln on various types of money – look at the new pennies that are to honor different times in his life
VI. Watch a video of an interview with a Lincoln impersonator to learn more about his life
• Identify Abraham Lincoln.
• State the job of a president.
• List events in his life.
• List character traits Lincoln had and why they are important.
• Identify the types of money on which Lincoln can be found.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.2.RI.4 -- Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.
CCSS.MATH.2.MD.8 -- Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately. Example: If you have 2 dimes and 3 pennies, how many cents do you have?
Ohio State Standards
2 Photographs, letters, artifacts, and books can be used to learn about the past.
1.MD.3 Work with time and money.
a. Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks.
b. Identify pennies and dimes by name and value.
4 Biographies can show how peoples’ actions have shaped the world in which we live.
7 Human activities alter the physical environment, both positively and negatively