This file includes a multiple choice quiz and vocabulary study for the nonfiction piece, "It's Plain Hard Work That Does It" by Charles Edison. (The excerpt is sometimes titled, "My Most Unforgettable Character: Thomas Edison").
The story is about Thomas Edison. Included:
* A reading quiz. The quiz has 10 questions focusing on comprehension. Use it alone as an after-reading quiz or include it in a larger test. Answer key included.
* 10 vocabulary words, defined. These words are pulled from the story. Use them to start a writing assignment, or as a vocabulary study.
* A vocabulary quiz. This covers the ten vocabulary words from the story in a matching format. Answer key included.
Other short nonfiction activities in my store:
The First Appendectomy