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The American Revolution (Sesame Street) - Part 2Lesson Planet
5 mins 5th - 8th
The Sesame Street gang represents democracy at its most basic as the Founding Fathers vote to pick which bird should represent the new nation. Each colorful character presents his arguments using reasons why his bird is best. The group...
The American Revolution (Sesame Street) - Part 1Lesson Planet
4 mins 5th - 8th
The Sesame Street crew take on the American Revolution. Part one depicts Thomas Jefferson attempting to write the Declaration of Independence. Unfortunately, he breaks his quill and Mr. Grover gets him everything but a quill. This is a...
Revolutionary Changes in the Atlantic World 1750-1850Lesson Planet
9th - 11th
Delve into the causes, effects, and key players that initiated the American Revolution. A one hundred year span (1750-1850) is covered in 25 slides beginning with colonial rivalry and ending with the National Convention. A great way to...
Benjamin Franklin: Goods and Services in Colonial AmericaLesson Planet
Fifth graders examine the impact of Benjamin Franklin's ideas on the goods and services available in Colonial America as well as analyze the importance of Franklin to modern society. While listening to "How Ben Franklin Stole the...
Pennsylvania Colony: The Holy ExperimentLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Have your class explore U.S. history by discussing religion in the colonial era. Your fifth graders review the history of Pennsylvania and the conformist views placed upon immigrants to the country. Then, they read a letter Benjamin...
Benjamin Franklin and Learning a LessonLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Examine stories with a moral in a character development instructional activity. The class reads a short story written by Benjamin Franklin in which he pays too much for a toy whistle. Individuals then make text-to-self connections and...
Benjamin Franklin - Master of Electricity The Kite Experiment and the Invention of the Lightning RodLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Students study Benjamin Franklin including who he was, what he invented and his experiment. In this inventive lesson students follow the steps of Ben Franklin and build a Leyden jar.
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Study QuestionLesson Planet
10th - Higher Ed
For this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Benjamin Franklin's The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Students may check some of their answers online.
Benjamin Franklin and the U.S. ConstitutionLesson Planet
6th - 9th
Learners explore U.S. history by completing a quiz about civics. In this Benjamin Franklin lesson, students read assigned text about Franklin's role in the development of the Constitution and the creation of a new society. Learners...
Benjamin Franklin, Working for the Common GoodLesson Planet
K - 2nd
Young scholars examine Benjamin Franklin's community service in Philadelphia. In this American history famous heroes instructional activity, students make text-to-self-and-world connections between the Philadelphia community service...