Celebrate Johnny Appleseed with this fun close reading passage. This article details the life and times of John Chapman as he traveled the American frontier planting apple trees.
Ten text-dependent questions are included with the passage. Reading skills including author's purpose, setting, figurative language, inference, vocabulary, main idea, character traits, sequencing, and summarizing are covered.
Some questions require students to select more than one answer.
An answer key is provided.
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