Young Ben Franklin
Before he was Benjamin Franklin, he was just Ben, a boy in colonial Boston with an adventurous spirit.
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The Young Ben Franklin podcast has become a hit in classrooms everywhere! Listen to the podcast as a group, in stations, or offer as an early finisher task in your classroom and let your students showcase their knowledge in a creative way with the Young Ben Franklin Podcast Companion.
Meet Your Young Ben Franklin Teacher
Ashley Ramirez is an educator from Texas who is passionate about student choice and creating lessons that empower her students while showcasing their creativity. This is her tenth year in education with experience teaching in grades 2-5, and she is a firm believer in the power of introducing podcasts to every student that steps into her classroom. Her fifth graders currently love Becoming Mother Nature and can’t get enough! You can follow Ashley’s teaching journey on Instagram @texaslonestarteacher where she loves to connect with fellow educators and homeschooling families.
You can download a FREE sample of the Young Ben Franklin Podcast Companion HERE. If you’re enjoying it, then you can purchase the full resource by clicking the Buy Now button below.
What you get in the Young Ben Franklin Podcast Companion
30 total activities for your students to creatively reflect on each episode. There are 3 activities per episode along with whole a whole group discussion option.
PAPER OPTION: Print the pages and go.
DIGITAL OPTION: You can share with your class using Google.
ClassroomTM and Google SlidesTM. All slides include text boxes.
GOOGLE JAMBOARD TM: Take the discussion to Jamboard TM! This is an interactive whiteboard you can use whole group or independently. These are meant to generate a class discussion on each podcast episode.
Teacher Guide on listening to Young Ben Franklin in the classroom.