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Benjamin Franklin

Famous People

Int – High Int

Teens & Adults

Grades 6–12

In this lesson, students read a short biography about one of America’s Founding Fathers. They learn new vocabulary and practice phrasal verbs.

  • Founding Father
  • philosopher
  • remarkable
  • drop out
  • common-law
  • public service
  • union draft
  • bifocals
  • odometer
  • phrasal verbs
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • grammar review
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • Extra Information(Reference)
  • Timeline(Sequencing)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Vocabulary Review (Type in the Blanks)
  • Grammar Review(Reference)
  • Grammar Practice(Multiple-Choice)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)