1. Read:

a. Newspaper account of Lincoln’s death - New York Herald
b. Newspaper article on Lincoln - Frontier Scout
c. Proclamation by Governor Edmunds

2. Scenario – you are the new Dakota Territory correspondent for the St. Paul Pioneer. Write a 300 word article about President Lincoln for the newspaper.

a. Consider local reaction

b. Personal stories

1) People to interview?
2) Thoughts of the correspondent

c. Remember the questions of a journalist - Who, What, When, Where, and Why