Benjamin Franklin: Famous American {PowerPoint & Printables}

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Ivy Taul
Grade Levels
1st - 3rd, Homeschool
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70 pages
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Benjamin Franklin: Famous American Mini Unit {PowerPoint & Printables}

This is a weeklong unit on Famous American Benjamin Franklin! Unit covers Benjamin Franklin as an inventor, statesman, author, and signer of the Declaration of Independence. Students will compare and contrast their life to Benjamin Franklin’s , cut & paste timeline activity, describe Benjamin Franklin using character traits, write a mini biography report, and more!

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PDF contents-
Benjamin Franklin display poster
venn diagram for comparing student's life to Franklin's
venn diagram for comparing Benjamin Franklin to another famous American
half page biography booklet report with different versions of table of contents, fact pages, & glossary for differentiation
Benjamin Franklin timeline & answer key
map sheet for writing cities and states important to Benjamin Franklin
map sheet for tracking important locations
fact and opinion sheet & answer key
fact and opinion sort game & answer key
Benjamin Franklin assessment & answer key
Benjamin Franklin coloring sheet

PowerPoint contents-
Who was Ben Franklin?
What is the difference between a fact and opinion?
What locations are significant to Benjamin Franklin?
How can I put events in order?
What character traits describe Ben Franklin?

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Keywords: Ben Franklin, Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin historical figure, Benjamin Franklin famous American, Benjamin Franklin inventor, Benjamin Franklin American hero, 1st grade Georgia historical figures, 1st grade Virginia historical figures
Total Pages
70 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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