Chocolate Unit Study - Submitted by Joy V.
Chocolate by Hershey: A Story about Milton S. Hershey by Betty Burford
Lets Visit a Chocolate Factory by Catherine ONeill
Read : Chocolate by Hershey
Ch. 1: Milton S. Hershey lived in Eastern Pennsylvania during the Civil War. Locate Gettysburg, PA. You may wish to research the Civil War. Vocabulary: furiously, scheme
Ch. 2: Milton was apprenticed to a newspaper editor. Set up a tour of your local newspaper to see how it runs. Vocabulary: apprenticeship, confectionery
Ch. 3: Milton went to Denver, Colorado to work as a candy maker. Find Denver, Colorado. He later traveled to Chicago, Illinois and then to New Orleans, Louisiana. When his business didnt work there, he returned to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Follow his journey on a map. Vocabulary: discouragement, specialized, grateful
Ch. 4: Milton refused to give up. Can you think of a time when you didnt give up when times were tough? Look up Galatians 6:9 in your Bible and memorize it. Vocabulary: quality, success
Ch. 5: Milton visited England to see where his caramels were being shipped and sold. He then returned to the United States to Chicago where the Worlds Fair was taking place. He saw machinery from Germany that made chocolate. Find the countries on a world map. Vocabulary: lavish, precious
Ch. 6: Milton sells his caramel factory so he can build a chocolate
factory. Read Lets Visit a Chocolate Factory by Catherine
ONeill. Vocabulary: reasonably, persuaded, orphanage
How Chocolate is Made
Ch. 7: The Great Depression occurred in the 1930s. Milton Hershey worked hard to keep it from effecting his town and employees. Read about the Great Depression and how it affected the country. Vocabulary: devoted, prospered
Make a chocolaty treat on the stovetop with adult supervision- No Bake Cookies
Complete Hershey Fill in the Blank Worksheet.