Gunston Hall Plantation Discover George Mason Title
Introduction and Indexes Biography Lessons Plantation Community Lessons Colony into Commonwealth Lessons
Making a Nation Lessons

Be a Mason Detecter

OBJECTIVE: to explore how we learn about people long ago
ACTIVITY: examine Mason-related objects

Writing a Biography: Part One

OBJECTIVE: to discover the beginning steps used by biographers
ACTIVITY: keep a journal on Mason

Writing a Biography: Part Two

OBJECTIVE: to learn how to organize and select information about a person's life
ACTIVITY: draw and write a "snapshot biography"

Meet George Mason

OBJECTIVE: to identify the major events in Mason's life
ACTIVITY: read and discuss

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Mason Neck, Virginia 22079
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