This is a 3 page minilesson called, "The Inventions of Benjamin Franklin." The informational text describes 4 of Ben's inventions and has a drawing for each. The third page asks what problems each invention solved. The reading skill here is identifying cause-effect relationships. It is an interesting U.S. History minilesson and a helpful test preparation because it has students read for a specific purpose.The product is on a word document so it is easy to edit in ways you wish. An answer key is included.