Philanthropy in History Lesson 2: "We the People" Libraries--Benjamin Franklin To Andrew Carnegie
Students study examples of philanthropy related to public libraries. They investigate the importance of books in a democratic society and research historical figures in order to write newspaper articles.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
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
Benjamin Franklin: Goods and Services in Colonial America
Fifth graders examine the impact of Benjamin Franklin's ideas on the goods and services available in Colonial America as well as analyze the importance of Franklin to modern society. While listening to "How Ben Franklin Stole the...
5th Social Studies & History
Library Skills and Literature
The library is such a valuable resource for kids of all ages. Help elementary readers learn all about parts of the library, text features for both fiction and nonfiction text, and different ways to find books that they want to read.
K - 5th 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, Working for the Common Good
Students examine Benjamin Franklin's community service in Philadelphia. In this American history famous heroes lesson plan, students make text-to-self-and-world connections between the Philadelphia community service Benjamin Franklin...
4th - 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
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