Gettysburg Address Lesson for Kids Facts & Summary


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Which statement is correct about the ceremony for the National Cemetery at Gettysburg?

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1. In his Gettysburg Address, Lincoln used language from what famous document?

2. How many soldiers were killed, wounded, or missing at the Battle of Gettysburg?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet are designed to test your knowledge of the Gettysburg Address and the battle that led to Abraham Lincoln making this speech. You can take the test as often as you would like until you have fully understood the material from the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will show your ability to:

  • Identify true and false statements about the Gettysburg Address
  • Name what document Lincoln used information from for his speech
  • State the total number of soldiers killed, wounded or missing at the Battle of Gettysburg
  • Know at which event Lincoln made his famous speech
  • Recognize during which war the Gettysburg Address and battle happened

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you get the most important information from the lesson, such as the event that drew Lincoln to Gettysburg to make his famous speech
  • Information recall - remember which important document Lincoln quoted from for his speech
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about how many soldiers were hurt and killed during the Battle of Gettysburg and during which war this event happened

Additional Learning

Use Gettysburg Address Lesson for Kids: Facts & Summary to get more details about what is called one of the most famous speeches in U.S. history. The lesson will teach you:

  • What event happened at the battlefield in the months following the Battle of Gettysburg
  • Who besides Lincoln spoke at the event
  • What Lincoln said during the Gettysburg Address