Gertrude Ederle was the first woman to swim the English Channel. She has a fascinating story! This is a third grade CCSS reading assessment that includes an article about Gertrude Ederle's life with 10 multiple choice questions and 1 short answer question. The standards being assessed are: RI 3.1, RI 3.5, RI 3.6, L 3.4, and SL 3.3.
*Article about Gertrude Ederle
*Assessment (10 multiple choice and 1 short answer)
*Assessment Answer Key
Students do not need prior knowledge of Gertrude Ederle to take this assessment. This would be a great assessment to give during a Biography unit.