Abraham Lincoln: Nonfiction Passage & Crossword Puzzle

This mini-biography—together with a crossword puzzle—builds comprehension, boosts vocabulary, and gives students an opportunity to spend a few meaningful moments with the Great Emancipator who made an indelible impact on American history. See Full Product Description.

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Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, is famous for freeing the slaves and ending the Civil War. This short informational text passage pulls students into his many achievements from enacting legislation to abolish slavery to delivering the influential Gettysburg Address, to healing the nation's wounds post-Civil War. Great for social studies, Presidents' Day, or American history units.

Featured vocabulary words include malice and dedication. The comprehension-building crossword puzzle engages students to build recall skills, identify key elements of the text, and cement learning.

Common Core Alignment

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.4a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.4.4a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.5.4a
  • CCSS.ELA-LiteracyRI.RI.6.10

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