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2 Houghton-Mifflin Theme Two, Story Four Space Scientist

3 Nonfiction selection describing the life and careers of Mae Jemison, the first African American female astronaut. Strategy Focus: Clarify/Monitor Comprehension Skill: Topic/Main Idea

4 Puts into action by force.

5 A person trained to participate in the flight of a spacecraft.

6 An operation that is assigned to achieve certain goals.

7 The path of a spacecraft around the earth.

8 To be able to be used again. A reusable Kleenex!

9 A device made to orbit the earth while performing a task.

10 A spacecraft launched like a rocket that can return to earth and land like an airplane.

11 One who becomes an expert in a particular field.

12 The condition of being without weight.

13 Requiring a lot of effort. In a way that involves extreme effort.

14 A drug used to treat an illness. Disciplined concentration on particular ideas.

15 To move toward something. Pioneer.

16 Reliability, trustworthiness. Headquarters of the representative of a foreign government.

17 People who apply for a job. A person versed in science.

18 Developing processes in which the qualities and properties of materials are changed.

19 Which word is: One who becomes an expert in a particular field. astronaut launches mission orbit reusable satellite space shuttle specialist weightlessness

20 Which word is: Puts into action by force. astronaut launches mission orbit reusable satellite space shuttle specialist weightlessness

21 Which word is: A device made to orbit the earth while performing a task. astronaut launches mission orbit reusable satellite space shuttle specialist weightlessness

22 Which word is: The path of a spacecraft around the earth. astronaut launches mission orbit reusable satellite space shuttle specialist weightlessness

23 Which word is: An operation that is assigned to achieve certain goals. astronaut launches mission orbit reusable satellite space shuttle specialist weightlessness

24 Which word is: A person trained to participate in the flight of a spacecraft. astronaut launches mission orbit reusable satellite space shuttle specialist weightlessness

25 Which word is: The condition of being without weight. astronaut launches mission orbit reusable satellite space shuttle specialist weightlessness

26 Which word is: A spacecraft launched like a rocket that can return to earth and land like an airplane. astronaut launches mission orbit reusable satellite space shuttle specialist weightlessness

27 Which word is: To be able to be used again. astronaut launches mission orbit reusable satellite space shuttle specialist weightlessness

28 Verbs have forms, or TENSES, that tell WHEN the action happens.

29 PAST TENSE verbs show action that has already happened. Form the past tense of most verbs by adding –ed.

30 The Past This is when an event has already happened. walked I walked across to buy some sweets from the shop. shouted I shouted to my brother in the playground. ran I ran down the lane with the dog.

31 PRESENT TENSE verbs show action that is happening NOW or that happens regularly over time. Add –s or –es to most verbs to show the present tense if the subject is singular

32 The Present This is when an event is actually happening. am walking I am walking across to buy some sweets from the shop. am shouting I am shouting to my brother in the playground. am running I am running down the lane with the dog.

33 FUTURE TENSE verbs show action that is going to happen, but hasn’t happened yet. It uses the helping verbs will or shall and the present tense form of the verb.

34 The Future This is when an event has not taken place yet. will walk I will walk across to buy some sweets from the shop. will shout I will shout to my brother in the playground. will run I will run down the lane with the dog.

35 Look at each of these sentences and decide what tense it has been written in. We went for a walk. George will rush into school today. City beat United 6-0 last week.

36 Lucy will be driving me to school today. I am smelling my supper cooking in the kitchen. Shelley will be coming for lunch on Sunday.

37 Can you make the following sentences into the past, the present and the future tense? I like going to Manchester with my Mum. I liked going to Manchester with my Mum. I will like going to Manchester with my Mum. PRESENT PAST FUTURE

38 I will laugh at the clown in the circus. I am laughing at the clown in the circus. I laughed at the clown in the circus. I will laugh at the clown in the circus. I swam in the pool on Wednesday. I am swimming in the pool on Wednesday. I swam in the pool on Wednesday. I will swim in the pool on Wednesday. PRESENT PAST FUTURE PRESENT PAST FUTURE

39 Remember! Whenever you are writing you should try to stay in the same tense all the way through.

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41 The TOPIC of a selection is the subject most of the paragraphs tell about. The TOPIC is usually found in the TITLE of the selection.

42 Main Ideas are the most important ideas about the topic. The Main Idea for a paragraph is often found in the first sentence of that paragraph.

43 However, sometimes the reader must find the main idea by inferring it from the Supporting Details in a paragraph or passage.

44  Mae Jemison loved working on science projects.  She read books about space & science.  She loved to gaze at the stars.  She dreamed of becoming an astronaut. What is the main idea, based on these details?

45  Mae Jemison took jazz dance lessons.  She took lessons in African dance.  She was an accomplished dancer in high school.  She was skilled at choreography. What is the main idea, based on these details?

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48 Suffixes are word parts that can be added to the ends of base words. -ive means “full of, or tending towards” active: act mean “to do”, and –ive turns the verb act into the adjective that means “busy, or full of energy”. supportive: mean “full of support”.

49 Suffixes are word parts that can be added to the ends of base words. -ic means “having the qualities of ” artistic: artist is a person who practices an art such as painting. Adding –ic to artist turns it into an adjective that means “having the talents of an artist.” Futuristic: means “having the qualities of the future”.

50 Historic means having the qualities that deal with history. Massive means full of mass Volcanic means having the qualities that deal with a volcano

51 My sister, who is always busy with school clubs or teams, is an ______ person. My dad is _________ and encourages me to do well. My mom likes reading books about astronomy and other ________ topics. Did you read the article about _______ eruptions on the island? massive scientific majestic volcanic historic supportive active scientific supportive volcanic

52 The rock was so _______ we could not move or lift it at all. The king and queen looked very dignified and ________. The day the first person stepped on the moon was a _______ moment in time. massive scientific majestic volcanic historic supportive active massive historic majestic


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