Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, is one of the most written about, discussed, and studied leaders in the world. His impact on the history of America is significant, and students at all grade levels will likely research and write about him. If you will be doing an Abraham Lincoln unit study or a general presidential study, you may want to include this writing prompt activity, which asks students to practice their descriptive writing skills.

Abraham Lincoln Writing Prompt

Writing Prompt: President Lincoln had a unique personal appearance. Write a descriptive paragraph that lets your reader “see” him just from your words.