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:
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.
Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
Why was Abe Lincoln called Honest Abe?
Source: BiographyChannel. "Abraham Lincoln - Mini Biography." YouTube. YouTube, 07 Nov. 2012. Web. 24 Sept. 2016.
Source: "Why Lincoln Was Called "Honest Abe"" Why Lincoln Was Called "Honest Abe" N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2016.