This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: In the prologue the author states that Thomas Jefferson is possibly the most beloved and admired of American presidents. This lesson will discuss why this is the case.
1) Class Discussion: Thomas Jefferson may be the most beloved and admired of American presidents. Who is Thomas Jefferson?
Small Group Activity: Why is Jefferson loved by so many diverse groups of people and individuals?
Class Discussion: Share the information...
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