Jefferson's Gardens: A Landscape of Opportunities: Section 3 - Creating Personal Space for Self-Reflection
Author InfoDarla Gerlach, EdD
Shaler Area Middle School
1810 Mt. Royal Boulevard
Glenshaw, PA 15101
Type of Lesson
Students will be provided with information from the Monticello website and interrelated resources.
PA Core Standards: Reading in History & Social Studies (6-8); Reading Informational Texts: CC.8.5.6-8.A,B,D-G,J; Writing in History & Social Studies (6-8); CC.8.6.6-8.A-I.; Reading in Science & Technology (6-8); CC.3.5.6-8C,F-I; Writing in Science & Technology (6-8); CC.3.6.6-8A-I.
This section is coordinated with the following sections: Jefferson’s Gardens: A Landscape of Opportunities: Introduction to Project-Based Learning and Instructions to the Unit, as well as:
Lesson 1 - A Perpetuating Flower Garden
Lesson 2 - An Experimental Vegetable Garden
Lesson 4 - The Art of Calligraphy
Additional Learning Outcomes
Refer to "Jefferson's Gardens: Jefferson-Creating Personal Space for Self-Reflection" ppt.
Reference "Jefferson's Gardens: A Landscape of Opportunities Image Gallery" for further images of Monticello and Poplar Forest.
Handouts and Downloads
- Jefferson's Gardens: A Landscape of Opportunities Image Gallery
- Jefferson: Creating Personal Space for Self-Reflection
Students will create a personal petit-format book.