Pages 116-121 Pages 122-125 Pages 126-132 More Questions PSSA Questions

100

What is nonfiction?
Tell if the story is fiction or nonfiction.

100

What is disappointed or determined?
Use a word to describe Ellen after she was not accepted for a job in the space program in 1985.

100

What is she had to learn how to use computers and special tools.
On page 126 tell what Ellen had to learn before she could travel in space.

100

What is real?
Tell if this story is real or make believe?

100

What is a biography?
Identify what type of nonfiction is "Ellen Ochoa, Astronaut".

200

What is a true story of a person's life that is written by another person?
Define the term biography.

200

What is robots with special tools to see things around them?
Tell what Ellen made.

200

What is they must come in special packages so they cannot float away?
Tell one way that astronaut's meals are different from our meals.

200

What is a simile?
Identify the type of figurative language that compares two things using like or as.

200

What is to give information and facts?
Tell me the author's purpose for writing "Ellen Ochoa, Astronaut".

300

What is to follow your dreams?
In the passage Ellen's mother told her to "reach for the stars". Tell me what that means.

300

What is the flute?
Tell the instrument Ellen played.

300

What is Discovery?
Name the first space shuttle on which Ellen flew.

300

What is to tell a story about one special astronaut?
Tell the main reason why the author wrote "Ellen Ochoa, Astronaut".

300

What is loving or caring?
Tell me the relationship that existed between Ellen and her mother.

400

What is she was the first Hispanic woman in space?
Tell me why Ellen Ochoa's flight into space was so special.

400

What is she became a pilot and learned to fly a plane?
Tell me what Ellen learned while she was waiting to become an astronaut.

400

What is she had to control a robot arm to catch satellites?
Tell me the job Ellen had on Discovery.

400

What is she delivered supplies to astronauts on the space station so they could live and work there?
Tell me what Ellen's job was after she flew on Discovery.

400

What is information about Ellen's life when she was young and in school?
Tell me the information you will find under the heading "The Early Years"?

500

What is true?
True or False: There were no women astronauts in 1969.

500

What is in 1990 when she was chosen for the astronaut program?
Tell me when Ellen's dream became true.

500

What is "A Trip into Space"?
Identify under which heading you would look to find out about Ellen's flight on the space shuttle Discovery.

500

What is to show that Ellen was a person who did not give up?
Tell why the author included the information that Ellen failed to get into the space program in 1985.

500

What is from disappointed to proud (happy) because she was refused permission to enter the space program, but then she was accepted and became an astronaut?
Tell me how Ellen's feeling changed from the beginning to the end of the passage.

Storytown - Ellen Ochoa, Astronaut - Gr. 3- Lesson 4 - DMJ

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