This is a one page BIOGRAPHY of THOMAS JEFFERSON, the 3rd President of the United States. The Informational text presents Jefferson's schooling, interests, and work on the Declaration of Independence. It includes laws he helped make, his help with the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. Finally it tells of his presidency and political party. At the bottom are 3 questions about Jefferson's qualities, interests, and how he helped the country grow. Students can work in COOPERATIVE GROUPS or as PARTNERS reading the ibiographical text and then SHARE WITH THE CLASS THEIR ANSWERS TO THE THREE THOUGHT-PROVOKING QUESTIONS. The lesson lends itself nicely to group activity and discussion.
(Suggested answers to the 3 questions are included.)