Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

In this lesson, students will learn about the life and work of Benjamin Franklin and how it was shaped by his purpose. They will explore how his actions and his identity helped him achieve great discoveries in science and through his example, learn how they can pursue their own purpose for the great good of mankind

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Individual Responsibility Founders, Commerce Colonial Era, Founding Era

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

American Portraits
Update Standards?

D2.Civ.2.K-2: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain how all people, not just official leaders, play important roles in a community.

D2.His.3.6-8: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Use questions generated about individuals and groups to analyze why they, and the developments they shaped, are seen as historically significant.

D2.His.5.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain connections among historical contexts and people's perspectives at the time.
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