Milton Hershey Chapter 4 – Big Dreams (P32-38)

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  • 1. 
    Even though the war was over, things did not go well financially for the Henry Hershey so the family had to move to a little cabin that was on land owned by Fanny’s family. This passage implies that Fanny’s family had some money.  Henry Hershey was completely broke and lost everything, even his family home.  If the Hersheys didn’t have Fanny’s family to help them, they would probably be
    • A. 

      Fine because Henry Hershey had plans to make more money

    • B. 

      Moving to New York City

    • C. 

      Homeless

    • D. 

      Living with the Snavelys

  • 2. 
    1. In this passage,  “Fanny turned from the sink with her hands on her hips. “And what is the use of a machine like that?”   Henry gaped at her. “Men have been looking for a self-renewing source of energy for centuries!"  In this conversation, gaped at, most likely means
    • A. 

      Looked relaxed

    • B. 

      Looked very surprised

    • C. 

      Looked angry

    • D. 

      Looked happy

  • 3. 
    Fanny is very frustrated with her life at the cabin. She says, “Most of our neighbors are getting wood-burning stoves, while I must do all my cooking on this kitchen hearth.”  Wood-burning stoves must be a symbol of poverty during that time. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Milton and Sarena didn’t like their parents arguing, but Milton didn't agree with his mother's anger because
    • A. 

      Money could only buy a new wood-burning stove.

    • B. 

      He didn’t think poverty was such a bad thing.

    • C. 

      His father was only lazy and that was not a big deal.

    • D. 

      Listening to his father's stories and laughter was better than being rich.

  • 5. 
    Milton’s mother sent him to a “ramshackle” cherry farm where their neighbor Mary Salisbury lived. Ramshackle most likely means
    • A. 

      Fancy

    • B. 

      Large

    • C. 

      Broken down

    • D. 

      Expensive

  • 6. 
    Mrs. Salisbury and Fanny trade with each other.  Fanny gets cherries and gives Mary
    • A. 

      Butter and dreams

    • B. 

      Butter and eggs

    • C. 

      Eggs and a muffin

    • D. 

      Eggs and a basket

  • 7. 
    Mrs. Salisbury says that dreams are good, but they need hard work to make them come true. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Why does Mary Salisbury say a dream like a cherry? (Write down her reason)
  • 9. 
    Fanny doesn’t like the farm but Henry Hershey likes it. The main reason he likes it is that it is far away from  Fanny’s _____________________.
  • 10. 
    Mary Salisbury says that her house used to be a stop on the_________________ .
  • 11. 
    The Underground Railroad was a place for runaway slaves to stop and rest.  Mary Salisbury says that it takes more than a good heart to do good work. It takes hard work but the Underground Railroad all started with a 
    • A. 

      Dream

    • B. 

      Plan

    • C. 

      Law

    • D. 

      Story

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