Core Curriculum Lesson Plans for Jefferson's Sons

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Thomas Jefferson lived a controversial life. A series of lesson plans shares information about Jefferson's Sons, a novel about the infamous founding father. Discussion questions and other tasks explore different points of view and cover basic literary elements such as setting and theme.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Watch a video to gain an overview of Thomas Jefferson's life before reading the novel
  • Write discussion questions on chart paper and have readers walk around the room to write answers on them
Classroom Considerations
  • Designed for use with grades five through seven
Pros
  • Organizes content into pre-, during, and post-reading activities
  • Includes page numbers for easy reference
Cons
  • Lacks extensive chapter-by-chapter questions