This Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson packet includes resources for helping your students gain a deeper understanding of the book, guiding them with writing a Research paper on Lincoln!
This packet includes:
1) Examining Texts: Cause and Effect article and questions - brief article introduces the elements of text structure, and the interconnected timeline of the book; includes 8 questions having students complete a "deep dive" of the historical timeline, and the cause/effect structure of the book. Questions could also be used for a final test or to supplement close reading. Includes Answer Key. (2 pages)
2) Writing a Research Paper activity - Guides students through the research process, the organization process, and putting their paper together on the life of Abraham Lincoln (the general outline/graphic organizer could also be used for another historical figure from the book, if you choose to customize it for your class.) Leads students through finding relevant sources, paraphrasing information, developing their topic, and organizing their ideas. (4 pages)
Includes both PRINTABLE and DIGITAL VERSIONS for Distance Learning and In-Person Classrooms.