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This page from EDSITEment features resources relating to Benjamin Franklin, and presents information about Franklin's contributions to colonial America, his life story, his involvement in politics, and more. Learn more about Franklin by visiting the EDSITEment lesson plans and EDSITEment-reviewed Web sites referenced on this page.


  • Social Studies > General

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  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • K
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


K to 12 | Lesson



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1.2: PreK-8 Science Curriculum Standards Including Grade-Level Expectations

Living things have different structures and behaviors that allow them to meet their basic needs.

1.2: Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework

Identify the current President of the United States, describe what presidents do, and explain that they get their authority from a vote by the people. (H, C)

1.2: Oregon Social Sciences Academic Content Standards

Compare the ways people lived in the community in the past with the way they live in the present.

1.2: Science Academic Content Standards

Interaction and Change: Living and non-living things interact.

1.2: History and Social Science Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools

The student will describe the stories of American leaders and their contributions to our country, with emphasis on George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington Carver, and Eleanor Roosevelt.
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