Benjamin Franklin

A Flyer by Jocelyn Long

Background Information

  • 10th child of 17 children.
  • He was a scientist, writer, and diplomat.
  • Explained static and discovered electricity.
  • Poor Richard's Almanac was an almanac he wrote.
  • Going to England on the behalf of the colonies was a favorite of Franklin's.

A Hero Within

Benjamin Franklin was a hero within.

  • He was hopeful, kind, and stubborn.
  • Had hope that the colonies could come together.
  • Kind because he let his son, William, come with him to England. He also wrote his wife kind letters.
  • Was stubborn because he wouldn't leave England after a few months. He wanted to stay in England until everybody heard about his ideas.