Does Slaveholding Tarnish Jefferson’s Legacy?

Duration: 120-150 min

The impact of slaveholding on Jefferson’s legacy

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Grade Level

Middle School

Type of Lesson

Cooperative Learning

Common Core Standards

Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.

Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author's point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).

Author Info

Name: Larissa Jakubow
School: Jefferson Middle School Academy
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia