This is a comprehensive, thoroughly researched description of the very beginning of the Space Program started in 1947 through 1961.
The information is written in an interesting, detailed manner and each page is illustrated with photographs to enhance understanding.
There is a Word Find containing all of the important vocabulary, along with a color-coded answer key.
Three sets of tiered questions offer exemplary differentiation for students as well as color-coded teacher answers to all questions. Each set of questions is ready to be printed out on their own page and offer excellent challenges or opportunities to engage in meaningful class discussions. These questions can also be set up as center activities.