Students first examine the significance of the battle at Gettysburg as a turning point in the war and then prepare for and participate in a Socratic Seminar on Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address that engages them in analyzing the issues, ideas, and values of this significant historical speech.

Gettysburg Seminar Lesson Overview.pdf

Teacher Resources:

Gettysburg PowerPoint.ppt (On Battle of Gettysburg)
Seminar Discussion Norms.pdf


Gettysburg Address Text.pdf
Gettysburg Address Ticket.pdf

Lesson Resources:

The National Archives' "Our Documents" site on the Gettysburg Address

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