This guided reading comprehension unit for the realistic fiction book, “Mae Among the Stars” about Dr. Mae Jemison and written by Roda Ahmed focuses on comparing nonfiction vs fiction texts. This unit will have students becoming experts on astronauts and these reading comprehension activities are wonderful supplements to your space research or outer space-themed studies.
Mae Among the Stars activities included:
- a unique craft
- writing prompts
- graphic organizers
- story element posters
- anchor chart headers
- focused worksheets to deepen understanding of the story elements
- book talk questions
- home connection materials
- lesson plan ideas and more!
This easy-to-implement guided reading set is an engaging space-themed unit that will help to extend your learning with both fiction and nonfiction texts! Get your students excited about space exploration.
Read about this unit and download a FREE nonfiction reading passage in my blog post, “Space Reading Comprehension Activities”
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