Jefferson’s Influences — For ELD Students

Duration: 1 class period

Using images of the portraits and busts in Jefferson's entrance hallway and parlor, students reveal something of Jefferson's character and influences, reflect on their own personal heroes, and then compare themselves with Jefferson.

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  • Jefferson Biography for ELD Students     View  |  Download
  • Jefferson's Influences Worksheet for ELD Students     View  |  Download

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Grade Level

High School

Type of Lesson

Cooperative Learning

Interdisciplinary Connections

Art history and portraiture

Author Info

Heather Moore
Arcadia High School
180 Campus Dr
Arcadia, CA 91740