Entrepreneurs: Milton Hershey

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We all know Milton Hershey for his chocolates, but what other contributions to society did he make? Read an adapted article about the life and work of the candy entrepreneur.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use during a biography study of Milton Hershey or on his September 13th birthday
  • Have older readers compare and contrast the word choice and count in two passages of different reading levels
Classroom Considerations

  • The main resource passage is a Lexile® 900 reading level and intended for sixth graders
  • Assign the HTML version of the passage to your class and instruct them to complete the writing prompt, as well as the multiple choice questions
Pros

  • Works well in a study of entrepreneurs
  • The passage is available in five additional Lexile® reading levels
  • Includes four multiple choice questions
  • Includes an online version of the passage with additional features
Cons

  • None