Abraham Lincoln Research Study

If you’re looking for a unique way to introduce your homeschoolers to the concept of researching, then this Abraham Lincoln Research Study will help! Below are prompts, ideas, and suggestions all about Abraham Lincoln. Use the layout for researching other topics and concepts too! Don’t forget to download your free research study pack at the end of the post!

Benefits of Teaching Your Homeschoolers How to Research

Knowing how to conduct good, solid research is linked to many benefits. For starters, it fosters critical thinking and analytic skills through hands-on learning. Research also expands the knowledge and understanding of a particular subject matter. Other skills that are fashioned involve paying attention to detail, the ability to search out a matter, and the ability to seek and find answers for oneself.

Abraham Lincoln Research Study

Biography of Abraham Lincoln.

Here are a few interesting biographical facts about Abe:

  • born February 12, 1809
  • lived in a one-room log cabin in Nolin Creek, KY until he was 7-years-old
  • spent many years living in Indiana before moving to Illinois
  • held many jobs before settling on law
  • became the 16th President of the United States in 1860
  • signed the emancipation proclamation
  • was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Most infamous people are known for saying particular things. When it came to Abe, he said his fair share of things people still quote right now today.

“Whatever you are, be a good one.”

“Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?”

“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”

“I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.”

“Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it.”

— Abraham Lincoln

Research Prompt Questions

Start the research process with questions like these:

  • During what war was Lincoln famous for leading our country in?
  • When was Abraham Lincoln born?
  • How many years did he serve in congress?
  • In what year did the Civil War end?
  • What book did Lincoln use to win the lawsuit for one of his cases?
  • Who shot Abraham Lincoln?
  • What is the Gettysburg Address?
  • Define the Emancipation Proclamation
  • What is a squatter and what does it have to do with Abe’s family?

Educational Videos

Below are a few educational videos that can be used for research.

Free Abraham Lincoln Research Study Pack

Learn all types of interesting facts about Abraham Lincoln with this Abraham Lincoln Research Activity Pack! It comes with:

  • a biography of Abraham Lincoln
  • quotes
  • questions
  • notebooking pages

This resource is meant to help spark the journey of research and help your homeschoolers learn the importance of looking up information about a subject. You’ll also find a STEM idea in this pack too!

Pages included in the Abraham Lincoln research activity pack.

Continue the Research Method with Other Resources

As your homeschooler continues learning how to research through this activity, incorporate other subjects and concepts using a similar mode of study listed above. All your kids need are things to study and questions to prompt their research. The overall goal is to help them fashion skills that will be used for years to come!

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This Post Has 39 Comments

  1. Penny Stalkie

    Jenny
    I was able to download the Abraham Lincoln resource via a different email offer. It looks amazing. Thank you again for providing such wonderful resources.
    Penny

  2. jray

    Please fix the link. It does not work.

  3. Penny Stalkie

    Unfortunately the link for the Abraham Lincoln packet {Totally Free Tueasday}, keeps taking me to the same page over and over again. Can you please advise me. Thank you also for sharing such wonderful resources

  4. Lynette Taylor

    I have been trying to download your Abraham Lincoln Research Study Unit, but the link just keeps opening up a new tab with the same information and download button. I’ve currently got 17 tabs of the same page open on my computer. I am getting ready to teach about Abraham Lincoln in two weeks and would love to download your free packet about him! Any help you can offer would be greatly appreciated!!!

    1. Jenny

      Please try again, the link has been fixed

    2. Jenny

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  5. Karen

    Thank you for the wonderful resource. Please note that when I click on the link to download the research pack, it just reloads the same page I was already on . . . again and again. How can I actually download the research pack on Abraham Lincoln? Thank you so much for your help!

    1. Jenny

      You should be able to download now, the link has been fixed.

    2. Jenny

      The download link has been fixed

  6. Shannon

    The packet would not download even when link followed – ideas? Thank you!

    1. Jenny

      The download link has been fixed

  7. Jennifer sears

    I was so excited about this Lincoln pack, but the download button isn’t working. When you click the button it just reloads the same page.

    1. Jenny

      So sorry for the issue, the link has been fixed!

    2. Jenny

      The link has been fixed, I hope you enjoy this resource.

  8. Callie

    Sorry but the link is not working.

    1. Jenny

      The download link has been fixed

  9. jray

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  10. Diane

    The download link isn’t working. It loops back to this page.

  11. Rachel Reeves

    The link is not working for the Abraham Lincoln Research Study

    1. Jenny

      The download link has been fixed

  12. Pamela Richardson

    Hi Jenny,

    I can’t figure out how to download the

    Abraham Lincoln study pack from totally Free Tuesdays. When I click on the download link it just brings me back to the same page. I appreciate your help. Pam

    1. Jenny

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  13. Jessica Stiles

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  15. VPOWELL

    I am trying to download the Abraham Lincoln research study, but the link isn’t working. It just reloads the same page over and over. Nothing id downloading.

    1. Jenny

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  16. patricia martinez

    Hi, when I try to click on the link to get the Abe Lincoln research pack, it just keeps taking me back to the same page over and over again. Help, please! 🙂

    1. Jenny

      The download link has been fixed

  17. Tonya S

    I’m trying to download the Abraham Lincoln Study Unit and the button takes me back to the same page. Am I missing a different link??

    1. Jenny

      The download link has been fixed

  18. Heather

    The free link doesn’t work, It just reboots the page. Just thought you should know.

    1. Jenny

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    1. Jenny

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