Abraham Lincoln’s expertly crafted “Gettysburg Address” is poignant and direct. While its brevity is allows many to memorize it, the power of its words addresses the human sacrifices of war. This document has been studied and celebrated by historians and politicians alike for more than two hundred years.
Students can create a story that captures the details of “The Gettysburg Address”. For each cell, they will depict one of the following the following: setting, main idea, evidence strengthening main idea, perspective/beliefs, audience, and significance. The completed storyboard can be assessed for the depth of knowledge acquired by the student.
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Create a storyboard that evaluates the Gettysburg Address, examining the main idea, setting, evidence, perspective, and significance of the document.
Grade Level 9-10
Difficulty Level 4 (Difficult / Complex)
Type of Assignment Individual
Type of Activity: Primary and Secondary SourcesCommon Core Standards