To become familiar with the life of William Penn and the beliefs of the Quakers.
1 class period
Read the introductory paragraph with the class. It provides background information about William Penn and the Quakers.
Students will then take part in a fun activity where they answer a series of multiple choice questions -- selecting "a" or "b" -- based on the background information and clues that are provided.
Next, students read two primary source accounts by Richard Townshend and William Penn and do True/False questions that follow each account.
Easy-to-follow Teacher Instructions and answer key included, along with a 20-question follow up quiz to measure student progress.
The quiz can also be given as a homework assignment.
See also, AMERICAN/U.S. HISTORY CURRICULUM LESSONS 16-30 of 150
LESSON 16: The Jamestown Settlement
LESSON 17: The Pilgrims
LESSON 18: The Puritans
LESSON 19: Salem Witchcraft Trials
LESSON 20: Jeopardy: Founding the Colonies
LESSON 21: Settlers Cross the Atlantic
LESSON 22: Slaves Come to America
LESSON 23: William Penn and the Quakers
LESSON 24: Colonial Period: The People
LESSON 25: Colonial Period: Ways of Living
LESSON 26: Colonial Period: Economy.
LESSON 27: Colonial Period: Trade and Commerce
LESSON 28: Colonial Period: Government
LESSON 29: Colonial Period Life and Times
LESSON 30: Match Game: Benjamin Franklin