5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, Informational Text, Presidents, Reading Comprehension

A Quick Lesson on Abraham Lincoln for 5th-7th Grades

Looking for a quick lesson on Abraham Lincoln for a 5th, 6th or 7th grade classroom? Here is a product for you!

This informational resource on Abraham Lincoln is designed to give 5th – 7th graders practice reading and comprehending content area text. There are two pages of text which will cover Lincoln’s life beginning in Kentucky and progresses through his life touching on his family, his career as a lawyer, his election in 1860 and finally his death by the hands of John Wilkes Booth. After reading both the text and two charts (quick facts and fun facts), students will complete a comprehension worksheet. Finally, there is a fun postcard writing activity asking them to write to President Lincoln.

Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 7.1
Linsear Write Formula : 5.8

Suggested uses:

  • Use for a quick History or Language Arts mini-lesson
  • Give to students to supplement another lesson on Abraham Lincoln
  • Use on Presidents Day or Lincoln’s birthday


Use alone, with your current curriculum or with Abraham Lincoln | History Project


Want a similar product but for younger students? Check out – Lincoln Informational Text BUNDLE | 3rd-4th Grades

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