Nine actors stand on a raised platform in a line. Six of them are dressed in ostentatious 18th-century clothing and wigs made of paper. The other three wear more casual clothing inspired by the 18th-century. Behind them are white arched frames, representing mansion windows and doors.
The company of Timberlake Wertenbaker’s Jefferson’s Garden, directed by Nataki Garrett. Photo by Carol Rosegg.

Jefferson’s Garden: Teaching Resources & Events

Prepare your students to attend the fictional play, Jefferson’s Garden, by acquainting them with the complex history and themes covered in this production.

Our production resources incorporate ELA and Social Studies curricula, and adhere to Common Core standards. We offer pre-show materials and interactive post-show activities. Print out copies of our resources to share on the bus ride home from the show. Afterwards, engage in a grade-appropriate lesson plan or guided discussion to help students reflect upon their experience.

Classroom Resources

Use these classroom resources to enhance your student’s experience.