Fourth graders explain that Benjamin Franklin discovered electricity and to make the connection between the discovery of electricity with the advance of technology.
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Benjamin Franklin and Learning a Lesson
Examine stories with a moral in a character development lesson. The class reads a short story written by Benjamin Franklin in which he pays too much for a toy whistle. Individuals then make text-to-self connections and write a narrative...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Benjamin Franklin, Working for the Common Good
Students examine Benjamin Franklin's community service in Philadelphia. In this American history famous heroes lesson, students make text-to-self-and-world connections between the Philadelphia community service Benjamin Franklin...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Pennsylvania Colony: The Holy Experiment
Have your class explore U.S. history by discussing religion in the colonial era. Your fifth graders review the history of Pennsylvania and the conformist views placed upon immigrants to the country. Then, they read a letter Benjamin...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Benjamin Franklin- Philanthropist
Students research and read a profile of Benjamin Franklin. In this philanthropic lesson plan, students research the projects of Benjamin Franklin and determine which were philanthropic, which were governmental and which were business...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History