Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes
Education (Title 24), ARTICLE XV. Terms and Courses of Study
(D) Special Instruction and Observances
"William Penn Day.
In pursuance to proclamation of the Governor, designating and calling
for the observance of the birthday of William Penn, appropriate exercises
with respect to the life of William Penn, the Founder and Proprietor
and Governor of Pennsylvania, and the principles advocated by him in
founding Pennsylvania, shall be held in the public schools and other
educational institutions under the Commonwealth."
The Principal at your school has been approached by the
town council. They would like your school
to share your William Penn
Day activity with the whole community. She has chosen your class to
a William Penn Day event.
Plan an event about William Penn. A Mover and a Quaker Library of Congress resource
A goal or goals
A timeline for preparation and a date for the event.
A set of activities that is of interest to more than
one age group. (Should others be honored with him?)
How will you let the town know about your event?
Thomas Jefferson called William Penn "the
greatest lawgiver the world has produced."
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