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Frankly Speaking: Exploring Benjamin Franklin's Aphorisms
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewBenjamin Franklin famously had an aphorism for every situation—most of which we still use in modern vernacular. Introduce class members to Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack with a presentation that details the characteristics of aphorisms.
Franklin, Master Diplomat
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhile many often associate Ben Franklin with his kite electricity experiments, budding historians find out he contributed much more. They discover Franklin's political savvy by examining primary sources in the informative installment of...
American History: From Pre-Columbian to the New Millennium
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewNeed an online resource to supplement the paper textbook in your classroom? An all-encompassing website covers historical events throughout the last half of the second millenium, leading right up to the third. From the pre-Columbian...
Benjamin Franklin: Politician and Diplomat
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, politician, and the founder of a nation—and that's just one person! Learners investigate the many lives of Benjamin Franklin. Using a hands-on interactive online resource, they analyze primary...
Benjamin Franklin: Writer, Inventor, and Founding Father
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Imagine being a writer, inventor, businessman, and the founding father of an entire nation! Pupils analyze the life and activities of Benjamin Franklin. Primary documents, videos, and paintings open up the world of Franklin to young...
Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Of the many roles he played, Benjamin Franklin most wanted to be remembered as B. Franklin, Printer. Learners of all ages find out more about this amazing man through the activities included in the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary Guide.
A Lesson on Benjamin Franklin’s “Project for Moral Perfection”
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Benjamin Franklin identified 13 virtues that he felt would strengthen his character if he could focus on each one. A thorough lesson explores high schoolers' personal values in the context of their lives, and compels them to strive for...
From… Poor Richard’s Almanack—Benjamin Franklin
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Diversity is the spice in the meatloaf of life. When is an aphorism not from Poor Richard's Almanack? When individuals create their own. After examining 20 of Benjamin Franklin's less famous aphorisms, individuals craft their own pithy...
Conceived of Compromises: Creating the US Constitution
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The United States Constitutions is one of the world's oldest written constitutions that is still in use today. Learn more about the creation of a document that regulates the separation of powers, checks and balances, and citizens' rights...
The Mini Page: Ben Franklin from A to Z
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Get the skinny on Benjamin Franklin with a newspaper that offers interesting facts including his background, political contributions, inventions, as well as fellow inventors from his time. After reading, scholars take part in activities...