Lincoln's Speech Addressing The Civil War & National Situation

New Jersey Speeches Paraphrase

Work Time

Follow along as your teacher demonstrates how to chunk and paraphrase the text.

  • With your partner, read through the speeches again and write paraphrases of every two or three sentences.
  • Once you’ve finished paraphrasing, make a list of the ideas that you think are most important in these two speeches.

Open Notebook

Share your ideas about what’s most important in Lincoln’s two speeches. Did you come up with some of the same ideas as your classmates?