The Whistle

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Get a quick peek into the life of Benjamin Franklin with a resource with a comprehension worksheet that asks learners to read a short tale, respond to a series of questions based on the passage, and then to identify the moral of the story. What more can you ask for from a three-page worksheet? 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • The short story is filled with dialogue; invite pupils to assumes the roles of the characters
  • Divide the class into four groups, assign each group a question to discuss after reading the short story, then share their findings with their peers 
  • Schedule time to visit the library, or on mobile learning devices, to research information about Benjamin Franklin
Classroom Considerations

  • Copies are required for each class member 
Pros

  • The story has a moral that most readers can apply to their life 
  • The worksheet's objective is clear and to the point
Cons

  • With only four basic questions, the worksheet is not too rigorous
Common Core