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President Lincoln on battle-field of Antietam...

[Detail] President Lincoln on battle-field of Antietam...

Use these lesson plans, created by teachers for teachers, to explore Abraham Lincoln's life.

Civil War Photographs: The Mathew Brady Bunch (Grades 6-12) Students become reporters, analyzing a Civil War photograph, and writing a newspaper article based on their chosen photograph. Students may choose a Lincoln photograph as a basis for their research.

Civil War Photographs: What Do You See? (Grades 6-12) Students analyze Civil War photographs, and develop links between the Civil War and American industrialization. This lesson could be adapted for use with photographs depicting Abraham Lincoln.