Like many men at the time, Benjamin Franklin had slaves, but he realised that slavery was wrong and freed his slaves in the 1760s. This worksheet asks the children to imagine they are Benjamin Franklin writing a letter giving slaves their freedom - how would he write the letter and what would he say?
A Letter from Benjamin Franklin Worksheet
Inventing new things is a lot of fun! If you could invent anything, what would it be? Draw your invention inside the lightbulb on this worksheet then write a little about what your invention will do...
Ask the children to research the life of Benjamin Franklin, then fill in the important events on our timeline worksheet.