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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New Review Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World
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.
K - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Benjamin Franklin and Learning a Lesson
Examine stories with a moral in a character development instructional activity. 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...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
New Review THE Founding Father
Who is the founding father—George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, or Benjamin Franklin? Scholars decide which of three early Americans, should be crowned the founding father of America based on research. Then, they compose a persuasive...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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, students research the projects of Benjamin Franklin and determine which were philanthropic, which were governmental and which were business...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
The Mini Page: Ben Franklin from A to Z
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...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable