Our Greatest President: Abraham Lincoln

by  SOITA Learning Technologies

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Honest Abe built a reputation of good character long before he became president. This program, presented close to Presidents’ Day, will explore some of the major highlights of Lincoln’s life and his personal character traits. Many historians regard him as our #1 commander in chief.

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About This Program


Point to Point: $150.00
Point to Point Premium: $135.00
By Request: $150.00
By Request Premium: $135.00

This program is available as a point-to-point video conference at a pre-requested date and time at $150 for CILC Members and $135 for CILC Premium members.


45 Mintues

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 1, 2

Minimum participants:

No minimum

Maximum participants:

Maximum of 30 students.

Primary Disciplines

Character Education, Language Arts/English, Social Studies/History

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)

Booking Information

This program is available as a point-to-point video conference at a pre-requested date and time at $150 for CILC Members and $135 for CILC Premium members.

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature, i.e., snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 48 hours notice.

About This Provider

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SOITA Learning Technologies

Dayton, OH
United States

Our mission at SOITA is to provide educators instructional technology services that will assist them in optimizing student learning and achievement. SOITA offers several choices for professional development and student learning via distance learning. Visit http://www.soita.org

Kim Carter

Program Details


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.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

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?

State Standards

Ohio State Standards

Grade 1
Social Studies
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.
Grade 2
Social Studies
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