Learning Lincoln On-line

CONTENTS SET A:

Learning Like Abe:  Read'n, Writ'n and Cipher'n 1819

While with the Lincoln family, you will have to share a book with Abe.  He has a lot of trouble finding good books to read.  Tonight he has these great books to read.  Do the activity and pages given to you by your teacher, or use the links for these titles as provided. 

 

Aesop's Fables by Aesop
You will also write your own fables using actual MORALS provided by Aesop himself.

 

Lincoln & Excerpts of Aesop

 

Shakespeare's Julius Ceaser
 A. Lincoln on Shakespeare:
 “To be, or not to be” was less impressive than the murderer Claudius’s speech beginning “Oh, my offence is rank.”

 

Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan, 1678 (Read an excerpt here)

The Biography of George Washington with Curious Antecdotes 
 
Cherry Tree Edition by M.L. Weems 1800
 (Also Read about the Author and President Lincoln Compared with President Washington)

 

M.L. Weems' "Washington in High Esteem" Article

Lincoln and George Washington Compared

 

 

Autobiography of Ben Franklin  Lincoln & Excerpts of Franklin

 

 

The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe Excerpt

The Kings James Version of
the Holy Bible, 1611 compiled by a committee of 100 men, using ancient versions

Abraham Lincoln on the Bible: 
  "I believe the Bible is the best gift God has ever given to men. All the good from the Savior of the world is communicated to us through this Book." 
Read Chapter One of Genesis through verse 30.

 

 

 

The Declaration of Independence, 1776
Rough draft by Thomas Jefferson, signed by several Patriots
 

A. Lincoln on the Declaration:
 "I have never had a feeling politically that did not spring from the sentiments embodied in the Declaration of Independence."

 

Abraham Lincoln and the Declaration of Independence:

Dolly Madison the Rescuer

 

LEARNING LIKE ABE HOME PAGE LEARNING LIKE ABE STUDENT PAGE LEARNING LIKE ABE TEACHER PAGE LINCOLN'S CAREERS BEFORE PRESIDENT
LEARNING READING LEARNING CIPHERING WRITING POETRY GIVING A SPEECH
A BLAB SCHOOL JOURNEY INTO ILLINOIS HOME PAGE LEARNING TO SURVEY LAND LINCOLN FAMILY GENEALOGY

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