This lesson is based on the selection entitled "So You Want to Be an Astronaut?" (pages 76-78) from Chapter 1 of the 9th grade ELA Holt textbook. This is a non-fiction lesson.
Contents include the following:
1. Unit instructions
2. A three-page PDF of the text from the book, including annotations for the teacher
3. A three-page student packet of seventeen reading questions
4. A full teacher answer key for the reading packet
5. A supplementary article about modern space tourism (jpeg)
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