Jefferson was an inventor, a violinist, a farmer, a diplomat, an architect,
an author, and the third president of the United States. Spend a day in
the life of this talented man. Grade Levels: 48
Before beginning, think about what you know of Thomas Jefferson. What
would you consider his most important achievement?
important document did Thomas Jefferson write?
university did he start?
was the name of his plantation?
attending the College of William and Mary, what did Jefferson do?
the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson wrote that all men are
created equal. Do you think that, as a slave owner, he practiced what
Write in Jefferson's occupations during these years.
Learn more about Thomas Jefferson by spending a day in his life. Go
to A Day in the Life at http://www.monticello.org/jefferson/dayinlife/sunrise/home.html.
As you visit each of the sites about his life, take notes for use as
background in an original story.
Write a short fictional story about a child living at Monticello in