Nurse Edith Cavell: Patriot and Humanitarian Informational Text, Comprehension Questions and Writing Activities
British nurse Edith Cavell demonstrated a type of courage and integrity few individuals possess. Her determination to protect Allied soldiers from the Germans in World War I cost Edith her life. A biography of approximately 850 words, this reading passage will introduce students to this little-remembered heroine of history. Vocabulary and comprehension activities as well as writing prompts are included. Upper elementary school to middle school reading level.