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Analyzing the Emancipation Proclamation
In this activity, students will analyze the Emancipation Proclamation by reading primary sources and analyzing a cartoon picture.
Included in this lesson are 9 primary sources that refer to either President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address or the Emancipation Proclamation.
The Emancipation Proclamation: Multiple Accounts of the Same Event Webquest
CCSS.RI.5.6 This is a webquest activity that has students analyze five different accounts of the Emancipation Proclamation, and find similarities and differences among the accounts. The accounts of this event are in a variety of formats, from multiple sources (video, articles, and National Archive document).
President Lincoln Signs the Emancipation Proclamation Primary Source Worksheet
This worksheet allows students to use a primary source document to learn about the signing and the importance of the Emancipation Proclamation. This activity is very easy to use. All you have to do is print off the primary source from the following website for classroom use or direct students to the website to answer the worksheet questions:Click here to view the website.The primary source document is labeled (President Lincoln Signs the Emancipation Proclamation, 1863)Students read the…
Emancipation Proclamation - Meaning: This activity can be used as either an introductory assignment or exit assignment. Students will interpret excerpts from the Emancipation Proclamation text and articulate what each excerpt means to them.
Emancipation Proclamation Worksheet This is a simple worksheet to help students understand the basics of Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. It helps explain why it was issued as well as the actual and symbolic effects of the document on America.
Civil War - Emancipation Proclamation - Socratic Seminar with Rubric
Civil War - Emancipation Proclamation - Socratic Seminar with Rubric - A 18 page package related to the Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln. This package contains all of the necessary documents to facilitate a Socratic Seminar
Reactions to the Emancipation Proclamation - Close Reading & Analysis of Images