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Milton Hershey RACES Writing Strategy Worksheets

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    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  2

  • Curriculum

    Curriculum:  CCSS, TEKS

  • Grade

    Grade:  2 - 4

Bring National Chocolate Day into your classroom with a biography and RACES writing worksheet about Milton Hershey.

Celebrate National Chocolate Day! Let’s Learn About  Milton Hershey!

Every October, the sweetest day of the year comes around. It’s National Chocolate Day! Celebrate the occasion with your students by learning about Milton Hershey, one of America’s most famous chocolatiers and businessmen. 

Integrate History and Citizenship into Reading Groups with Informational Text Worksheets

This resource is perfect for introducing citizenship traits and the founder of the Hershey’s Candy Company, Milton Hershey.

This Milton Hershey worksheet pack teaches your students about a groundbreaking American entrepreneur and businessman. This passage helps students explore the life and accomplishments of Milton Hershey during his rise to the top of the candy-making industry. This activity includes a passage, R.A.C.E.S Constructed Response graphic organizer, and a final draft worksheet with an accompanying RACES writing checklist.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:

  • Guided reading groups 
  • Lesson warm-up
  • Lesson wrap-up
  • Fast finishers 
  • Homework assignment
  • Whole-class review (via smartboard)

Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. 

To save paper, we suggest printing this 2-page worksheet double-sided. 

Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on cardstock and slipping it into a dry-erase sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse them. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks. 

This resource was created by Nicole Ellis, a teacher in New York and Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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