Lincoln Lesson Idea: Lincn 2 grnt

Abraham Lincoln

Level - Middle School - High School

Subjects - Social Studies, History, Government, Geography

Students will research Abraham Lincoln and other famous figures from the 1860s and determine who he may have had the most contact with and how they may have interacted.

Have students research information about Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. Then have students brainstorm a list of people who might have been on Lincoln's contact list (on his cellular phone) or create text messages from Lincoln to U.S. Grant.

If you aren't up to date on text message "lingo," you might want to take a quick look at this site. But be aware, this is NOT a site that you will want to share with your students. You may find some inappropriate "lingo" at this site.

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