Chocolate by Hershey Biography Study Pack - Common Core Aligned

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Biographies are an important piece of informational text. These resources will help you teach the biography genre in your classroom. The unit focuses on Chocolate by Hershey: A Story about Milton S. Hershey by Betty Burford. Included in this download are…

Chocolate by Hershey Comprehension Mini Book- This printable mini book will help guide comprehension for reading, while also building background knowledge about the life and times of Milton Hershey. Comprehension questions are provided for each chapter of the book, as well as the afterward. The teacher copy of this mini book offers possible answers to each question. Additional facts are included to support the story. A timeline of Milton Hershey’s life, a list of additional Milton Hershey resources, a map of Pennsylvania, and a map of the United States are all included.

Chocolate by Hershey Close Reading Assessments – Two close reading assessments are provided. The tests cover important reading skills such as author’s purpose, making inferences, finding main idea, identifying genre, vocabulary, comparing and contrasting, cause and effect, and summarizing. Both multiple choice and short answer questions are provided. Some questions require students to select more than one answer. An answer key is provided.

Milton Hershey Close Reading Passage – Milton Hershey was an American businessman who created a successful candy making company through hard work and perseverance. Students will read about Milton Hershey’s difficult childhood, the challenges he faced in his early career, and about his accomplishments after finding success. After reading, students will answer ten text dependent comprehension questions. Reading skills covered in this passage include identifying genre, vocabulary and affixes, main idea, nonfiction text features, making inferences, characterization, and summarizing. An answer key is provided.

Biography Research Mini Book to Teach Nonfiction Text Features – Nonfiction is made easy with this fun mini book.Students may research any person of their choice, and use their information to create their very own book. This mini book will ask students to create a table of contents, illustrations/photographs, captions, headings, glossary, and bibliography. A pre-writing graphic organizer and grading rubric are included.


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Chocolate by Hershey Biography Study Pack - Common Core Aligned
Chocolate by Hershey Biography Study Pack - Common Core Aligned
Chocolate by Hershey Biography Study Pack - Common Core Aligned
Chocolate by Hershey Biography Study Pack - Common Core Aligned