Now and Ben, Modern Inventions of
Benjamin Franklin
by Gene Barretta

PAIRED WITH

How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning
by Rosalyn Schanzer

Picture Books Literature Activities for Inventive Kids at ALL Levels!
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Did you know that, every day, your grandparents use something that Benjamin Franklin invented over 250 years ago?

Did you know that part of your car was invented by Benjamin Franklin before cars were even invented?

Did you know that Benjamin Franklin created something that changed TIME for you today?

Oh, there is so much more to know about this great man who lived in the American colonies in the 1700s! Come read, Now and Ben, Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin and How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning!

Internet Extensions:
Ben's Guide to United States Government
Portrait of Benjamin Franklin
Think Quest: Benjamin Franklin
Who Was Ben Franklin? (Liberty's Kids)
Discover Life in Franklin Court
Ben Franklin Crafts
Ben Franklin Quote about Writing and Reading

Literature Connections, Biographies:

How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning by Rosalyn Schanzer Kids' Wings unit in Reading Seeds (paired unit)

Thomas Edison by Time for Me with a Kids' Wings unit in Forever Friendships

The Perfect Wizard by Jane Yolen with a Kids' Wings unit in The Ripple Effect

George Washington's Teeth by Debra Chandra with Kids' Wings Unit available in Mountains and Valleys

Leonardo's Horse by Jean Fritz with a Kids' Wings Unit available in Treasure Trackers

Picture Books Literature Activities for Inventive Kids at ALL Levels!
You can purchase the Kids' Wings 54-page activity units for Violet the Pilot, Two Little Boys from Toolittle Toys, Neo Leo, The Ageless Ideas of Leonardo da Vinci, Leonardo Da Vinci by Diane Stanley, Now and Ben, and How Ben Franklin Stole Lightning are NOW available for immediate download for only $12.95!
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A 7-page unit for the paired books, Now and Ben, Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin by Gene Baretta and How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning by Rosalyn Schanzer is part of a collection of 42 units in Reading Seeds.
including:

Pre-Reading Guide for Nonfiction
Crossword Puzzle
A Living Museum Activity
Multiple Choice Comprehension
Newspaper Activity
and MORE!

 

 

A special thanks to Laura's Midi Heaven for the delightful background composition "Yankee Doodle" as our background music!

 

 


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