Thomas Jefferson's Life
Students read, "Meet Thomas Jefferson" and take index card notes on his life and accomplishments. They organize the notes, write a rough draft of a biography of Thomas Jefferson and then type a final copy using Student Writing Center.
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Thomas Jefferson Scavenger Hunt
Students examine the contributions of Thomas Jefferson to American society. In this Thomas Jefferson instructional activity, students follow the provided procedures and use the provided worksheets to complete an Internet scavenger hunt...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Socratic Seminar : A Declaration of Independence
Fifth graders discuss two documents written by Thomas Jefferson. In this Thomas Jefferson lesson plan, 5th graders analyze the preamble to the Declaration of Independence and a run away slave ad. They participate in a Socratic seminar in...
5th Social Studies & History
Life of a Child Living at Monticello and a Quaker Village
Learners study the life of a child living at Thomas Jefferson's home of Monticello contrasted to the life of child living on a Quaker settlement. In this early Virginia history lesson, students read background information about the life...
4th - 7th English Language Arts
Getting to Know Thomas Jefferson
Students discuss the contributions of Thomas Jefferson. In this American history lesson students watch a Power Point presentation on Thomas Jefferson. They investigate the pictures in the presentation. The focus in the lesson is how the...
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History