Entrepreneurs Reading Passages

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Study business leaders and innovators Henry Ford, Mary Kay Ash, Wallace Amos, Milton Hershey, and Sam Walton using single biographical paragraphs, nonfiction paired texts, or both. These entrepreneurs are specifically required in the Grade 3 Social Studies TEKS (Texas standards). Great for an economics unit or as test prep, too!

The single paragraphs include one page with a biographical paragraph and 4 multiple choice comprehension questions. The paired texts include one page with the same biographical paragraph along with another nonfiction paragraph about a related topic, and one page of 8 multiple choice comprehension questions. The very last question asks students to compare or contrast both of the paragraphs. The questions include a variety of reading skills and are modeled after the types of questions on standardized reading tests.

The thumbnails and preview show the text and question format for each set of reading passages. I have 32 years of experience in preparing students for standardized reading testing and in studying these types of tests.

Here is what you get when you purchase this resource:
• Henry Ford & The Moving Assembly Line paired texts and 8 questions (2 pages)
• Henry Ford paragraph with 4 questions (1 page)
• Mary Kay Ash & Incentive Programs paired texts and 8 questions (2 pages)
• Mary Kay Ash paragraph with 4 questions (1 page)
• Wallace Amos & Chocolate Chip Cookies paired texts and 8 questions (2 pages)
• Wallace Amos paragraph with 4 questions (1 page)
• Milton Hershey & Hershey's Kisses paired texts and 8 questions (2 pages)
• Milton Hershey paragraph with 4 questions (1 page)
• Sam Walton & Low Prices paired texts and 8 questions (2 pages)
• Sam Walton paragraph with 4 questions (1 page)
• Answer Keys (2 pages)
• TOU & Credits (1 page)

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Entrepreneurs Reading Passages
Entrepreneurs Reading Passages
Entrepreneurs Reading Passages
Entrepreneurs Reading Passages