Reading Strategies: Thursday, August 23, 2012: Your next vacation: outer space???

DRO: Daily Reading Objective:

Before We Read:

1) True or False: The first ever spaceship for tourists is blasting off next year. 

2) If you could vacation anywhere, where would you go?

3) If you could, would you visit space, why or why not?

4) What would the benefits be of traveling to space?

5) What would be the disadvantages of traveling to space?

 

Lets watch these clip:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jzEIZ2LKlU

During Reading:

Define:

1) maiden voyage

2)fragility

3) rigorous

4) immune system

After Reading:

1) Complete the chart, find arguments that support each side of this debate>: If you had $200,000, would you buy a ticket to space?

2) Examine Points on both sides of the debate- as well as your own beliefs and decide what you think about this issue.  State your opinion in one sentence.

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6 thoughts on “Reading Strategies: Thursday, August 23, 2012: Your next vacation: outer space???

  1. 1.) True
    2. )I would go to Amsterdam
    3.) yes if I could i would it would be a great experience
    4.) To have the experience
    5.) To have to train a long time

  2. 1.) True, I guess! 2.) Um, Barbados. 3.) Yes, because it would be diffrent from earth, & what I’m use to. 4.) The benefits for traveling space would be you being away from earth. 5.) Not use to what the space is like,

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