Abraham Lincoln and His New Salem Roots. A preparation for the 3 rd grade trip to New Salem State Park. Look at this letter from Abraham Lincoln to a former girlfriend. Have you ever written a letter to a friend?. What do you know about Abraham Lincoln?. Where have you seen him?
A preparation for the 3rd grade trip to New Salem State Park
Look at this picture and fill out your KWL. Only fill in the KW with us on the board.
We will fill in the L after our trip to New Salem State Park.Abraham Lincoln
After completing your daily oral math, look closely at a problem Abe may have had at his store. Try to develop a problem using the vocabulary during pioneer times. IE. Shillings, silk, sugar, cents, ginger.
When you have finished create a problem and have a partner solve it.Daily Oral Math
War has been a part of American history since the Revolutionary War to the War in Iraq. Abraham Lincoln had his thoughts on the war. Following our discussion, write your thoughts about the War in Iraq in the form of a quote on the envelope provided. We will put them on the bulletin board when you are finished.War Time
Look at the map of the original New Salem settlement. Following our discussion, write in your journal how growth and development can change a location over time.New Salem Map Skills!!!
Use the map to find your way around New Salem Landmarks. Remember to fill out your Scavenger Worksheet! Have Fun!!