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History Talks: Who Was Benjamin Franklin

Students will learn about the life and accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin, a founding father of the U.S.
Arnella Trent
84 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 4 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
55 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
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Students will gain a general knowledge of Benjamin Franklin as a printer, publisher, inventor, scientist, and statesman who played a pivotal role in the founding of the U.S. 
I have tutored early American history to elementary and history leaners for about 4 years.  I have undergraduate courses in American History and politics in college. History is a hobby for me.
I request that students read "Who Was Ben Franklin" before the class. There are 104 pages. But the book is about 50 percent illustrated with text. The reading is probably around 50 pages of text. 
The textbook for this class is "Who Was Ben Franklin", ISBN-10: 9780448424958. You can find this book on Amazon for $4.99. The book is also available as an ebook for kindle for $5.99. I will also include a 2-page handout to help with the reading.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.


Arnella Trent
Lives in the United States
Current Event Guru
84 total reviews
89 completed classes

About Me

Hi! My name is Arnella Trent. I am an economist for the government. I have over 25 plus years of experience in teaching and tutoring economics. I have experience teaching students from junior high to university. I enjoy teaching. My goal is for... 
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