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

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
Lincoln and George Washington


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


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