". . . If
Lived with the Lincoln's
Lincoln Family Learning Activity
GUIDE AND ANSWER
- You are going to learn what life would be like
if you lived in the Thomas Lincoln Family in the
- Notice the old log cabin above with people
out front and in the doorway. This is
Lincoln's cabin, and possible family members.
- Life was really hard in those days, but things
have now were unknown.
- Maybe the children in the Lincoln
Sarah, Abraham, and Dennis and now you, didn't
things were so hard.
|JOB #1-- Do
Use one of the books listed in this activity
and read either the whole book, or the pages listed. From there,
you will have an idea of what life was like with the Lincolns
Fill out your notepad form (See the
Notepad below) about your identity as a member of the Thomas
If you are in a group, still use only one identity.
Fill out the form with answers you got from
Use these Internet links
add to the form (s) you did for the books. You should
fill in more "new" information.
After completing the Information Form (s) you
are to write a story about what it would be like to a member
of the Thomas Lincoln family. You can then take the story and
turn it into a play. This story should include all the
information you gathered on your Form (s). You can put your own
and even make up a little story to include in the story. Your
teacher might have you make a computer presentation
with your story. If you are doing this on your own, without
a teacher, you may make up book, presentation, or have
your own puppet play or real-people play.
Lincoln Family Notepad
Use the "Idea Headings" to help in organizing your information
The "In-Lincoln's Time: Living with the Thomas Lincoln
Make copies of as many pages