Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World

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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.  

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as part of the Constitution Day observance
Classroom Considerations

  • The 60-page guide is designed for teachers whose classes visited the 2005-2008 Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World touring exhibition; however, most of the materials may be adapted for classroom use
Pros

  • In addition to background information about the exhibit, Franklin biographical information, and a timeline of Franklin's life, the guide includes activities designed for elementary, middle school, and high school classes
Cons

  • None