Download and print these FREE Ben Carson notebooking printables. The download includes 30+ pages featuring the acclaimed neurosurgeon!
As a renowned pediatric neurosurgeon, Dr. Ben Carson has achieved great heights in his career and has become an inspiration for many. His is a story of perseverance, hard work, and determination, and it deserves to be shared with everyone. That is why I created these FREE printable notebooking pages all about Dr. Carson.
About Dr. Ben Carson
Dr. Benjamin Carson was born in Detroit, Michigan on September 18, 1951. He grew up in a low-income family with his brother and mother. Despite facing numerous challenges and obstacles, he excelled in his studies and went on to attend Yale University, earning a degree in psychology.
After graduating from Yale, Dr. Carson attended the University of Michigan Medical School, where he discovered his passion for neurosurgery. Then he went on to complete his residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and became their Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the age of 33!
Throughout his career, Dr. Carson has performed many groundbreaking surgeries and has received numerous accolades for his work. Most notably, Dr. Carson was the first surgeon to successfully separate twins conjoined at the head!
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
Oscar® winner, Cuba Gooding Jr., stars in this true life story about Benjamin Carson – a young man who overcame obstacles, followed his dreams, and became one of the world’s leading neurosurgeons. Learn more about the movie.
More About Ben Carson
Dr. Carson’s accomplishments go beyond his medical achievements. He has also been recognized for his philanthropic work and his commitment to education. In 1994, he and his wife founded the Carson Scholars Fund, which awards scholarships to students who demonstrate academic excellence and humanitarian qualities.
Also, Dr. Ben Carson’s non-profit, American Cornerstone Institute, has created a free educational online program called Little Patriots to teach children civics lessons, history, and American values.
In addition to his philanthropic work and commitment to education, Dr. Carson has also been involved in politics. In 2016, he ran for the Republican nomination for President of the United States. Although he did not win the nomination, he gained a significant following and was later appointed as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
Dr. Carson truly is a remarkable man! And that is why I created these free printable notebooking pages about him – to help children document what they learn about him and his achievements.
About the Ben Carson Notebooking Printables
Since I’m a homeschooling mom, I’m always on the lookout for educational resources that can help my children learn.
Using notebooking printables is a great way for children to present, display, and document what they learn about Dr. Carson while developing their writing and research skills – all at the same time. Use them in homeschooling, classrooms, or as a fun learning activity for children to do at home.
The set of Ben Carson notebooking printables includes 30+ pages. The pdf file includes both standard and primary writing lines. Choose from plain black/white pages to full-color pages with Dr. Carson’s photo. Plus, some of the pages also include space for drawing pictures or diagrams.
Whether you’re a homeschooling mama like me or just looking for an educational resource to share with your kids, these notebooking pages are definitely worth checking out.
How to Use the Ben Carson Notebooking Pages
These printable pdf files are a fun and engaging way for kids to learn more about this fascinating and inspiring figure in American history.
My favorite way to use these notebooking pages is to first gather books and resources about Dr. Carson. (See books below.) Then, I let my kids read through and enjoy the books.
The notebooking pages serve as a way for them to choose what stood out to them most about Dr. Carson. They can write sentences and paragraphs. Make a bulleted list. Draw pictures. Or any combination of these things.
The idea is for the student to take ownership of their learning and then document it in a way that is meaningful and appealing to them!
Books About Ben Carson
Below are some books about Dr. Carson. Click on the image or the title to read more about each book.
Looking for a book for younger readers? Available on the Carson Scholars Fund website, Anything is Possible tells about how Ben went from “worst to first” when he discovered his love of reading. This book is ideal for kids from preschool to 3rd grade.
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Want to dive deeper into what made Ben Carson so successful? Be sure to check out his book below. It includes discussion questions to further the conversation!
You Have a Brain: A Teen’s Guide to THINK BIG
In this book for teens, Dr. Carson provides eight proven principles to help overcome self-doubt, conquer fear of the future, reverse negative thoughts about yourself, and hurdle any other obstacles standing in the way of your dreams. Learn how to T.H.I.N.K B.I.G!!!
In conclusion, Dr. Ben Carson is a remarkable individual who has achieved great success in his career and has made a significant impact on the world. His story is one of perseverance, hard work, and determination, and it deserves to be shared with everyone.
In the spirit of Dr. Carson, I hope that children are inspired to work hard, overcome obstacles, and make a positive impact on the world.
I hope you download, print, and enjoy using the Ben Carson printable files! Download instructions are further below.
More Notebooking Resources:
When I don’t have time to create my own notebooking pages for my kids, I usually head over to NotebookingPages.com. It’s my favorite place to grab pages in a flash. Check out some of the goodies below.
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This post was originally published on March 7, 2014.