President’s Day – Elementary

Lesson Duration

Author:  Character Counts!

Students will learn about Abraham Lincoln and his role in shaping America by researching his life. Information will be presented in a timeline as well as on a map of the United States. Students will make timelines of their own lives and the great things they’ve done.


  • Students will study the life of Abraham Lincoln.
  • They will familiarize themselves with key dates in his life.
  • They will reinforce mapping skills and information organization.
  • They will recognize great and good events in their own lives and those of their classmates by applying the activity to themselves.



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