Thomas Jefferson’s World: Movie Guide for Middle School Classrooms

Lesson Plan


Grade Level

Middle School

Author Info

Teresa Goodin

Type of Lesson

Cooperative Learning


20 minute film and flexible classroom activities

Interdisciplinary Connections

Thomas Jefferson’s presence has impacted the world in many ways. This film will introduce you to the ideas, theories and actions of Jefferson that changed the world in which we live today.

Related Assets

Handouts and Downloads


Materials Needed

1.”Thomas Jefferson’s World” film

2. Download the complete lesson plan, above, titled “GoodinMovieGuide.”

Technology Needs

1. DVD player

2. TV/Projector