Topic: Language Arts

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The Louisiana Purchase

Was the Thomas Jefferson a successful president?
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Timely Matter

Was the news spread throughout the Thirteen Colonies in a timely matter, and what implications might that have to the American Revolution?
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Using Epistolary Forms as Historical/Social Context in Understanding Seminal Texts: Thomas Jefferson’s Letters from Paris, France as a Preclude to Charles Dicken’s, Tale of Two Cities.

This is a Lesson that is part of a six part Unit that serves as the precursor to reading Charles Dickens’ seminal text on social commentary, A Tale...
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Who Was Really Right?

Were the American colonists justified in resisting British policies and breaking away from the rule of Great Britain? To help you make up your own mind, read selected...
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Who was Thomas Jefferson? Exploring the Many Facets of Thomas Jefferson

As an introduction to Thomas Jefferson, students will discover the many facets of his life beyond being the author of The Declaration of Independence. Using primary sources, internet...
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Word-powered Collage

Make an image collage based on the most used words in a historical document.
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Your Reason for Treason-Templated

The actions of the revolutionaries could be considered treason against their British king. Which one of these grievances listed by the revolutionaries in the Declaration of Independence would...