Learning with Chapter Slices: A Trip to the Moon

Did you know that we have chapter slices of all our full resources? These are great if you want just one chapter from a complete book. Available in easy-to-use .PDF eBook format that can be downloaded instantly whenever you need it. Our chapter slice format follows our established teaching pedagogy, but more streamlined:

  • A teacher section highlighting the resource, focusing on the specific chapter.
  • The chapter content with before you read, reading passage, after you read activities, and answer key.
  • Bonus extension activities from the full resource, with crossword, word search, comprehension quiz, and mini posters.

Choose from over 1200 chapters in Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, and Spanish. These chapter slices are ideal for 2-to-5-day lessons, extension activities, introduction to a new topic, specific curriculum content, and are great for substitute teachers.

Check out our selection of Chapter Slices with a look at our chapter “A Trip to the Moon” from our Space Travel & Technology full resource. Celebrate the anniversary of the first humans to set foot on the moon with the Apollo 11 mission lifting off on July 17, 1969, and landing on the moon on July 20, 1969. The latter date is now recognized as National Moon Day.

Learn about the events surrounding the momentous historical moment from the lift off, to the landing, to the return. Become familiar with the different parts that make up the Apollo 11 rocket. Get to know the astronauts who made history. Conduct research on the previous Apollo missions, and how each one led to the success of landing on the moon. To watch footage of the first moon landing, click here. To hear a recording of Neil Armstrong stepping onto the moon, click here.

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