Who Was Milton Hershey? by James Buckley Jr. is a great biography for 3rd to 5th grade students. Most students have eaten a Hershey’s candy bar, and they love learning about the story behind the famous Milton Hershey chocolate bar.
This biography product provides a range of non-fiction reading activities that can be used with the whole class or in small reading groups. Pick and choose the activities that suit your class needs.
CCSS (4th grade)
Biography Text Features
Chapter Graphic Organizers/Charts where students locate the main idea and key details
Venn Diagram compare/contrast buying candy during Hershey's time and now
Transitional Words review and paragraph writing
Town of Hershey Map using details from the text
Timeline of Hershey's life
Persuasive Writing Paragraph (notes and sample included)
Money Math optional activity researching the cost of a Hershey's bar over the years
**Answer keys, teacher notes, and student samples included for all activity pages and handouts**
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