Grade 6 – Colonial Leaders

The week of March 9 to 13, 2015

Monday – Benjamin Franklin, “What’s the Big Idea Mr. Franklin?” VHS in Library.

Tuesday – George Washington, Computer Lab

Wednesday – Thomas Jefferson

Thursday – ALL SCHOOL YEARBOOK PICTURE at 8:00 a.m.

Thomas Jefferson Biography:

Thomas Jefferson Song:

Friday – HOLIDAY ~ Spring Break


Grade 6, British Colonies in North America, March 10, 2015. NAME ____________

We are looking at some leaders in Colonial America.

Benjamin Franklin was born in ____ in ____________ he had ___ sisters and was the youngest of ___ boys. He went to Latin School for ___ year because he was thinking about being a __________. He went to school for a total of ___ years. At age ___ he became an __________ to his brother James in a _______ shop. At age 17 Benjamin ___________ to _____________________ Pennsylvania. In his 20s he had a print shop and wrote an ______________ every year.

Write a paragraph about some of Benjamin Franklin’s inventions.

How many years was Benjamin Franklin in London?    What did he do there?

What famous documents did Benjamin Franklin help write?

What did Benjamin Franklin do in Paris?

George Washington was born in ____ in _________, ______________. His father was a _________________. He was a proud British Citizen, he wanted to be a ______________ in his majesty’s service. He was in battles against the French at ________________.

He married ______________________ and had _________________ children.

Write a paragraph about George Washington’s house.

What did George Washington do between 1775 and 1783?

What was George Washington’s job from 1790 to 1798?

Where was the ceremony that made him the first President of the United States?

Where did George Washington live from 1790 to 1798?

Who was his vice president?

Who was the second president?

Who was the third president?


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