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Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson Scavenger Hunt. Here is a fun activity to help your students learn about Thomas Jefferson.Hide some fact cards around your classroom and have the students search for these cards. Once they find a card, they fill the information onto a blank timeline.

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Jefferson is credited with several inventions, including the swivel chair, a pedometer, a machine to make fiber from hemp, a letter-copying machine, and the lazy susan.

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Benjamin Franklin Lesson Ideas

Benjamin Franklin Lesson Ideas SS1H1 The student will read about and describe the life of historical figures in American history. a. Identify the contributions made by these figures: Benjamin Franklin (inventor/author/ statesman),Thomas Jefferson (Declaration of Independence), Meriwether Lewis and William Clark with Sacagawea (exploration), Harriet Tubman (Underground Railroad), Theodore Roosevelt (National Parks and the environment), George Washington Carver (science).

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Two Historical Events You Never Would've Guessed Happened Around The Same Time (bottom pic contains an error, that's a pic of Jefferson Davis, but should be replaced with a pic of Thomas Jefferson)

Two Historical Events You Never Would've Guessed Happened Around The Same Time (bottom pic contains an error, that's a pic of Jefferson Davis, but should be replaced with a pic of Thomas Jefferson)

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Benjamin Banneker 1795 African American author, scientist, mathematician, farmer, astronomer, publisher and urban planner, at age 64. The unknown artist who created the portrait depicts Banneker in the Quaker garb he always wore, a simple dark jacket and white shirt -- although he was closely affiliated with Quakers, Banneker never became a member of the Religious Society of Friends. n the 1793 edition, Banneker included his correspondence with Thomas Jefferson

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FREE WRITING PROMPTS Thomas Jefferson gives you advice. He says, " Never use two words where one will do". Revise your story. More at www.michaeldooling.com

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