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Utopian Visions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine Sir Thomas More's Utopian vision. In this philosophy lesson, students read Utopia and determine the pros and cons of Utopian societies. High schoolers then create and present monologues of residents of the Utopia.
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How Thomas Edison Changed The World

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a field trip to the laboratory of the famous Thomas Edison. An engaging video lesson explores the contributions of Edison to the scientific community. The narrator explains how his love of chemistry led to discoveries that changed...
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An Introduction to Thomas Malthus' An Essay on the Principle of Population

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can human population ever exceed its ability to produce food? High schoolers watch a short overview of Thomas Malthus's An Essay on the Principle of Population to learn more about the subsistence level of the human population, and how...
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Thomas Jefferson on Shay's Rebellion

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
After reading a brief primary source document in which Thomas Jefferson comments on the armed uprising of Shay's Rebellion, your young historians will respond to both text-based and discussion questions, and consider the nature of...
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Political Theory - Thomas Hobbes

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Obedience and Thomas Hobbes: two peas in a pod. Learners hear about these two concepts and more of Hobbes' political theory in an informative video. A variety of primary resources, drawings, and visual aids help convey the information.
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Thomas Jefferson and Monticello: An Introduction to Writing Historical Fiction

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Thomas Jefferson is one of the most recognized names and faces in America—but is there more to the third president of the United States? Upper elementary and middle schoolers conduct research on Jefferson, his famous home at Monticello,...
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Thomas Jefferson

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the accomplishments of world leaders. In this Thomas Jefferson lesson, students list the accomplishments achieved by Jefferson and read his epitaph. Students then write epitaphs for recent world leaders or celebrities.
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Thomas Edison: Inventor and Entrepreneur

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
How many of Thomas Edison's inventions do your scholars use every day? They might be shocked to find out! Young historians watch a video, analyze a photograph, and read one of Edison's letters to learn more about his life and impact....
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Utopia & Utopian Literature By Sir Thomas More

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 31 short answer and essay questions based on More's Utopia and other Utopian literature. Students may also access an online quiz on the selection using the...
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Where US Politics Came From

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
After the passage of the United States Constitution, the founding fathers faced a difficult question: What kind of country should we be? How democratic should we be, and much free speech should we have? Discover the different visions...
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Thomas Edison: Resource and Activity Book

For Students 1st - 6th
What other inventions was Thomas Edison responsible for besides the telegraph and lightbulb? Incorporate a set of worksheets into your study of Edison and other inventors. The 48-page packet includes all types of activities from word...
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THE Founding Father

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Who is the founding father—George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, or Benjamin Franklin? Scholars decide which of three early Americans, should be crowned the founding father of America based on research. Then, they compose a persuasive...
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Utopia & Utopian Literature By Sir Thomas More

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 14 multiple choice questions based on various Utopian literature. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Getting to Know Thomas Jefferson

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
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...
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Thomas Jefferson Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the contributions of Thomas Jefferson to American society. In this Thomas Jefferson lesson, students follow the provided procedures and use the provided worksheets to complete an Internet scavenger hunt about...
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The Radical Minds of Thomas Jefferson and Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders evaluate a letter from Thomas Jefferson to Lewis and Clark. In this social studies lesson plan students use primary sources to draw conclusions about the pioneering men. Students provide evidence to support the claim that...
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Thomas Jefferson

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the accomplishments of Thomas Jefferson . Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet. 
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Turn on the Light, Thomas Edison by Peter and Connie Roop

For Teachers 5th
For this literature worksheet, 5th graders read the novel Turn on the Light, Thomas Edison by Peter and Connie Roop and then answer ten reading comprehension questions about the novel.
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Thomas Jefferson & His Democracy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover how Thomas Jefferson's vision for a smaller and limited government motivated major events in United States history, such as the Louisiana Purchase and the embargo of 1807. While the video is packed with information, it does...
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Why Government?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why do people create governments? Where did we get our ideas about government? This is a fantastic introductory lesson plan for your American government class that begins by reviewing the philosophies of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke in...
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Jefferson vs. Franklin: Revolutionary Philosophers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the contributions of Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson to American Independence. In small groups, they conduct Internet research, read and discuss primary source documents, and complete a chart.
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Thomas Hobbes

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
From the state of nature and the social contract to his writing of Levaithan and belief in a single ruler, this worksheet offers a great overview of Enlightenment thinker Thomas Hobbes. 
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Thomas Edison

For Students 10th - 12th
In this online interactive history activity, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the accomplishments of Thomas Edison. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive activity.
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Library of Congress Pathways: Thomas Jefferson Lesson Module

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Thomas Jefferson was a founding father, author, president, and so much more. An informative lesson explores the life of Thomas Jefferson from the writing of the Declaration of Independence to his presidency. Young scholars complete...

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