Objective: Read closely to decide how an author’s ideas change your own thinking.
John Glenn (JF 500+): If there is one lesson you will take about life from John Glenn’s Newsela biography, what is it – and what makes you think it’s so important? (Make sure to take the quiz before writing!)
Sputnik (JF 500+): Make an observation about our Sputnik Newsela article in I see… I think… I wonder… style. It was written in the 1950s from the point of view of an American writer.
Katherine Johnson Lessons (JF 500+): Which of the nine “Lessons” in NASA’s Katherine Johnson: A Lifetime of STEM is the most important for us to remember – and what makes you think it’s so important? (Make sure to take the quiz before writing!)