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Chapter 10 Skill/Project


Lesson Plan - American Orator: Abraham Lincoln

The students will:

  • Be able to summarize the important speeches of Abraham Lincoln
  • Be able to deliver an effective speech



Additional Resources

  • Greene, Richard, Helen Thomas et al. Words That Shook the World.
  • Waldman, Michael. My Fellow Americans: The Most Important Speeches of American Presidents from George Washington to George W. Bush. New York: Sourcebooks, 2003.
  • Copeland, Lewis, Lawrence Lamm, et al. The Worlds' Greatest Speeches. New York: Dover Publishers, 1999.
  • Safire, William ed. Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1997.
  • Wills, Garry. Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America.