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Find Grace's Family

Grade Range: K-4
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Worksheets
Duration: 25 Minutes
Date Posted: 1/14/2009

In this activity, children will analyze a primary source documentGrace Bedell's letter to Abraham Lincolnand look for hints about Grace and her family. They will then draw a picture to represent the information they found in this activity, part of an OurStory module entitled A Letter to Abraham LincolnOurStory is a series of modules designed to help children and adults enjoy exploring history together through the use of objects from the Museum's vast collections, quality children's literature, and engaging hands-on activities. Ideal for afterschool use, OurStory resources will allow students to think critically, to be creative, and to achieve academic standards both in and out of the classroom.


National Standards

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)

Standards For English Language Arts (Grades K-12)

Standards in History (Grades K-4)

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

Instructional Strategies

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