Historical Heroes: George Washington Carver
Children learn about George Washington Carver, who rose from slavery to become a leading agricultural pioneer, innovator, inventor, and educator, in this historical heroes worksheet. Students read a short passage describing Carver's life, from his childhood to his time at Tuskegee Institute agricultural department. Students then answer who, what, where, why, and how questions to review what they have learned. Designed for a third and year five literacy curriculum, Historical Heroes: George Washington Carver lends well to units on social studies, permaculture, and American history.