Write a Saying
Fourth graders visit online resources about Benjamin Franklin and explore the many facets of his life, especially Poor richard's Almanack. They interpret some of the sayings found in the almanac and then write sayings that are meaningful today.
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Planning Ideas: Developing a Colonial Character Profile
The second lesson in a historical fiction series encourages pupils to develop a character profile of a colonial person, using research acquired in the previous unit. Learners prepare their historical fiction narrative by responding to a...
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