Dear Mr. Lincoln,
Happy Birthday to You!
Our country recently celebrated this great president's 200th birthday. Write a letter that expresses your thoughts and feelings about his service to our country. Include what you know about the characteristics and personal qualities that helped to make him great.
Share some of your dreams and fears growing up in today's America. Let him know a few of the challenges that young people are facing in the 21st century.
Tell this great man about some advances in technology, communication, and medicine that our country has made since his death. Think of 3 questions that you would like to ask Mr. Lincoln... were that possible. Finish by writing a few things that each of us can do to make this country a better place to live.
May we prompt you?