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.
Use these classroom resources to enhance your student’s experience.
- Lesson Plan
In this multi-lesson unit, students explore perspective and its role in their understanding of history. Students also develop and demonstrate narrative writing skills.
- Character Descriptions
- Discussion or Essay Questions
- Contextual Resources
A list of resources from the Library of Congress to give students attending the show additional context regarding the complex themes and history the play covers.