Milton Hershey was an American business man 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 early in his 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, prefixes and vocabulary, main idea, nonfiction text features, making inferences, characterization, and summarizing.
Some questions require students to select more than one answer. Some questions have two parts.
An answer key is provided.
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