Lincoln Memorial University

Museum Education Resources

Building Historical Skills

Program Coordinator

Studying the past can dramatically improve students' analytical thinking and writing skills. Below, you will find worksheets that can aid students beyond the history classroom. Please note that these worksheets are also used if you choose to include a primary source, artifact, or historical context activity as a part of your scheduled tour.

Primary Source Worksheet 

Artifact Worksheet

Historical Context Worksheet

An Introduction to the ALLM

In these lesson plans for students in Grades K-4 and Grades 5-12, students will be introduced to both the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum and the work of museums with age-appropriate vocabulary, discussions, and activities. This is a particularly great activity to complete prior to visiting the Museum. Meets NCHS Historical Thinking Standards. 

 K-4 Intro to Museum

 5-12 Intro to Museum

Tad's Tots Lessons

Tad's Tots is a free monthly program designed for children 0-5 and their caretakers. The lessons below were created with the smallest learners in mind. Each activity includes questions, a suggested book to read, and a craft activity.

Tad's Tots: Lincoln Loved Animals (Supplement: Nanny and Nanko Worksheet)





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