Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence — For ELD Students

Duration: 1 class period
Overview

Using a powerpoint lecture with language sheltering techniques, students learn about Enlightenment thinkers' beliefs that inspired the Declaration of Independence, analyze the Declaration's most famous part (in its original wording), and explain how it shows its Enlightenment influences.

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  • Jefferson Biography for ELD Students     View  |  Download
  • Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence for ELD Students     View  |  Download
  • The Declaration of Independence for ELD Students     View  |  Download

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Grade Level

High School

Type of Lesson

Cooperative Learning

Author Info

Heather Moore
hmoore@ausd.net
Arcadia High School
180 Campus Dr
Arcadia, CA 91740