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To become familiar with the life of William Penn and the beliefs of the Quakers.
1 class period
The lesson begins by reading an introductory paragraph with the class. It provides background information about William Penn and the Quakers.
Students then take part in a fun activity in which they will answer a series of multiple choice questions -- selecting "a" or "b" -- based on the background information and clues that are provided.
Next, class members read primary source accounts by Richard Townshend and William Penn, and then complete several True/False questions following 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