Hashtag- What Would Thomas Jefferson’s Instagram Stream Reveal about Him?


A person’s online social media presence can reveal a great deal about his or her interests, political views, and personality. In this lesson, students will analyze a number of different images that reveal what Thomas Jefferson’s social media presence might have looked like on Instagram

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Grade Level

Middle School

Type of Lesson

Document Analysis

Common Core Standards

Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author acknowledges and responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints.

Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.

Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

Author Info

Name: Lindsey Charron
Email: [email protected]
School: Horace Ensign Intermediate School
School Address: 2000 Cliff Dr.
City: Newport Beach
State: California