Thomas Jefferson was truly one of our most remarkable and wisest men. "John F. Kennedy held a dinner in the white House for a group of the brightest minds in the nation at that time. He made this statement: "This is perhaps the assembly of the most intelligence ever to gather at one time in the White House with the exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone." Click image for his accomplishments. #wisdom
Eleonora R. Sears was not just the great-great-granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson, she was also a well-known athlete in the early 20th C. She made waves playing tennis with rolled up shirt sleeves and caused a stir in when she rode front-saddle into an all-male polo arena while wearing pants. Despite receiving criticism for her unfeminine style, she remained popular at home and abroad, and has been called “The Mother of Title IX” for her impact on women in sports.
Martin Luther King Jr. poem. This poem is included in my MLK Jr. packet. The 41 page packet is common core aligned 41 and includes various fun and engaging reading & writing activities for k-3rd. Enjoy!