Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas ~This site has a variety of lesson plans for teaching about Ben Franklin. K-6 and 7-12 Also excerpts from gazettes, birth and baptism records, Silence Dogood letters, etc. Primary docs.


BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790): "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety!"


On this site, kids can learn about the "electric" Benjamin Franklin's life, watch his television show, and even play checkers with him!

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Benjamin Franklin Statue

Massachusetts Historical Society | Silence Dogood: Benjamin Franklin in The New-England Courant


Ready for a game? Create your very own pen name by following Ben Franklin’s "Silence Dogood" formula: Virtue forename + Two-word surname #fun