Benjamin Franklin

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Colonial life, Benjamin Franklin, Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, Editing, Proverbs, Character Education

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest,” said Benjamin Franklin, printer, scientist, inventor, musician, postmaster, statesman, author, diplomat, sage, and one of America’s Founding Fathers. Explore the many contributions he made to the colonies including: founding the first library, the first volunteer fire department, the first public hospital, the first mutual insurance company, and the first liberal arts college.

Worksheets include: characters, plot, setting, character traits, themes, cause/effect, conflict/resolution, response to text, and summarizing. Based on an article about Benjamin Franklin, this 22 page packet includes an article, ready to print student worksheets with answers, John Thompson, Hatter story (about editing), The Importance of Reading sheet (excerpts from his autobiography), The Importance of Mathematics sheet (Magic Square), The importance of Writing sheet (a poem about a squirrel), and the Importance of Self-improvement sheet, Aphorisms & Proverbs, Postage Stamp activity, Vocabulary, Extension Activities, Related Web Sites and Teacher Instructions. A good resource for Elementary, Middle, and High School.

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Author & Illustrator Michael Dooling

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