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Honest Abe

Honest Abe

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Students understand the importance of individual action and character and explain how heroes from long ago and the recent past have made a difference in others’ lives.

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Subject Area CA Content Standards:

2.5 Students understand the importance of individual action and character and explain how heroes from long ago and the recent past have made a difference in others’ lives (e.g., from biographies of Abraham Lincoln, Louis Pasteur, Sitting Bull, George Washington Carver, Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, Golda Meir, Jackie Robinson, Sally Ride).

Common Core Reading/Writing Standards for Literature/ Informational Text:

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1

Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.3

Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.6

Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.


Biography of Honest Abe

Source: BiographyChannel. "Abraham Lincoln - Mini Biography." YouTube. YouTube, 07 Nov. 2012. Web. 24 Sept. 2016.

Click on the link to learn more about Abe

Source: "Why Lincoln Was Called "Honest Abe"" Why Lincoln Was Called "Honest Abe" N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2016.