New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_1099
Chart of the career of Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790). Prepared by the New York State Education Department's Division of Visual Instruction, 1912.
Why do you think the New York State Eduation Department created this document in 1912? What is its purpose?
What is a proprietor?
Is sixteen a young age to be a proprietor?
What year did Benjamin Franklin begin his work as a printer?
How old was Benjamin Franklin when he founded a library?
What did Benjamin Franklin think about slavery?
Math: How old was Benjamin Franklin when he died?
Science: What were some of Benjamin Franklin's inventions and scientific discoveries?
English Language Arts: Choose what you think are Benjamin Franklin’s five biggest accomplishments and write a persuasive essay explaining why they are more significant than others.
Adler, David. B. Franklin: Printer. New York: Holiday House, 2001. ISBN: 0823416755
Fleming, Candace. Ben Franklin's Almanac: Being a True Account of the Good Gentleman's Life. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2003. ISBN: 0689835493
Giblin, James. The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin. New York: Scholastic, 2000. ISBN: 0590485342
Harness, Cheryl. The Remarkable Benjamin Franklin. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2005. ISBN: 0792278828