Mae Jemison is a pioneer; she was the first African American female to enter space! This biography of her life details her early life, education, experience as an astronaut, and her life after NASA.
Introduce students to the inspiring environmental activist Wangari Maathai. Children will read a short biography about the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize and answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
Introduce your second and third graders to the inspiring mathematician and physicist Katherine Johnson. After reading a short biography, children will use what they've learned to answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about a famous person. Learners will research an important figure and then write down two true statements and one false statement.
When Christina Koch and Jessica Meir traveled to the International Space Station in October 2019, they went down in history as having completed the first all-female spacewalk. Children can learn about this momentous trip with the help of this worksheet.