Benjamin Franklin Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts


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One of Benjamin Franklin's most famous inventions is the _____.

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1. Benjamin Franklin signed an important American document called _____.

2. When Benjamin Franklin first moved to Philadelphia, he became the publisher of a newspaper called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Benjamin Franklin was a very famous American. The questions on this quiz and worksheet test you on what he invented, his work when he came to Philadelphia, and the important piece of writing that he signed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz tests you on:

  • A famous invention of Franklin's
  • The name of the newspaper Franklin published
  • What unit of money has Franklin's picture on it
  • Which famous paper he signed and what that document said

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand what you have read about Benjamin Franklin
  • Information recall - remember what you read about what Franklin did when he first moved to Philadelphia
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to identify the important piece of writing that Franklin signed and explain what it meant

Additional Learning

Study Benjamin Franklin Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts to learn more about him. This lesson will teach you to:

  • Explain why you should not try Franklin's kite-and-key test at home
  • Discuss why Franklin is one of America's Founding Fathers
  • Define and explain 'apprentice'