This resource helps students delve into the accomplishments of four African American women who worked for NASA and made tremendous contributions to the space race and our country despite some of them working during segregation. Reading comprehension strategy handouts and brief biography passages will keep students engaged and help them develop a deeper understanding of how these women played a significant but once hidden role in NASA's race to get to space!
-Dr. Christine Darden
Reading Strategies highlighted:
-cause and effect
Two writing templates and a brainstorming graphic organizer are included to write an informative/explanatory essay.
Great for Women's History Month and African American History Month.
Also check out African American Inventors w/ Reading Comprehension Strategies