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Thomas Jefferson and Monticello: An Introduction to Writing Historical Fiction
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
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,...
Thomas Jefferson & His Democracy
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Primary Source Worksheet: Thomas Jefferson, Message to Congress Concerning Louisiana
8th - 11th
Proficient reading of informational text, especially primary source documents, requires practice. This message from Thomas Jefferson about the Louisiana Purchase offers readers a chance to develop these comprehension skills.
Should the Colonists Have Signed the Declaration of Independence?
6th - 8th
Explore the Declaration of Independence in this US History lesson. Middle schoolers compare and contrast viewpoints of the Loyalists and the Patriots as they discuss the issue of colonial independence from Britain. They present support...
EXTRA! The Honorable Mr. Jefferson Declares our Independence from Britain!
Fifth graders examine early American images and documents. In this colonial America lesson, 5th graders access digital images of the Declaration of Independence, paintings, and other documents in order to understand the purpose of...
Thomas Jefferson's Library: Making the Case for a National Library
7th - 12th
Learners examine the need for a national library. In this Library of Congress lesson, students analyze primary sources to investigate the persuasive techniques that Thomas Jefferson used in a letter meant to show his support of the...
Being Me in the Face of Adversity - Americans Who Stood Up for Their Beliefs
5th - 8th
Students identify important Americans from the colonial, revolutionary and slavery periods who are noted for standing up for their beliefs in the face of peer disapproval. They identify the importance of music in motivating and...