Abe Lincoln’s Hat
Some people write on their hand. Some use post-it notes. How did our sixteenth president remind himself of things? In a very funny way! Read all about him in this book!
After your child receives and reads this book, Discuss one or more of the following questions to help him/her make connections and build comprehension.
- Abe hated slavery. You could hire a cook. You could own a slave who cooks for you. How are they different? Discuss this with a parent.
- This book tells you many things about Abe Lincoln. How was his life the same as yours? How was his life different from yours? Talk about it with a parent.
- Abe Lincoln lived 150 years ago. The world is now very different. See if you can list 10 things we still do today but do them in a different way. For example, we still heat our homes. But we don't use a fireplace to do it. Share your list with a parent.
- Pretend Abe Lincoln is still President. Write him a letter. You might ask him a question. You could also tell him something you learned from the book. Share your letter with a parent.
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