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Going to the Moon

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Blue (Levels 9-11)
  • Year: One
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Non-fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Discovery, Earth science, Exploration, Science and technology, Space
  • Genre: Recount
  • Strategy/Skills: Questioning, Monitoring and Clarifying, Sequencing, Using graphic sources
  • Page Count: 12
  • Reading Level: 11
  • Item Code: 220031
  • High Frequency Words: back, big, call, can, down, look, see, take, there
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1447, ACELA14478, ACELA1449, ACELA1450, ACELA1453, ACELA1457, ACELA1458, ACELA1459, ACELA11778, ACELA1455, ACELA1821, ACELT1581, ACELT1582, ACELT1583, ACELT1584, ACELT1581, ACELY1655, ACELY1659, ACELY1660
Reader Description

When did you last look up at the moon? Do you know anything about the moon and the people who have visited it?

After you have completed the Reader

When the three astronauts landed on the moon, it was big news. Write a short TV report about the moon landing as if you were a reporter in 1969. Remember that reports can be more informal than a non-fiction book.

Support Materials

Blackline Master


Lesson Plan


Printable Reader


Printable Reader (Wordless)


Sequence Strip