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An Thomas Jefferson reading lesson.
 

THOMAS JEFFERSON LESSON

 

An American History reading comprehension lesson on Thomas Jefferson. Includes printable teaching lesson worksheet.

 

Suggested Grades:

3rd Grade - 4th Grade - 5th Grade - 6th Grade

 

 

Teaching Objectives:

By completing this lesson, students will be able to demonstrate their reading comprehension skills, including reading strategies, inference, literal meaning, and critical analysis.

 

Teachers -- Use this passage to test your student's reading comprehension understanding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRESIDENT THOMAS JEFFERSON

 

Directions:

Print the Thomas Jefferson reading comprehension passage and questions (see below).

 

Students should read the story silently, then answer the questions about the story that follow.

 

Excerpt from passage

Thomas Jefferson was born in 1743 in Albermarle County, Virginia. He was a rich man by the standards of that time because he inherited 5000 acres of land from his father and his mother was from a prominent family. He went to university, the College of William and Mary and studies law, and became a lawyer. He wrote really good speeches but he didn't like to speak in public. During the American Revolution he was governor of Virginia. He was the secretary of state in the government when George Washington was president. The "silent member" of the first Congress, he was the person who wrote the Declaration of Independence that we still have today. In 1786, he wrote a law that allowed people to practice whatever religion they wanted...

 

 

 

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Thomas Jefferson

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 Includes reading comprehension passage, questions, and answers.

 

 

 

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